U New South Wales job ad (Australia)

Associate Professor in International Studies

UNSW Australia is a progressive research-intensive university committed to academic excellence, social engagement and an international perspective. In 2013, both the Times Higher Education and Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings placed Social Sciences at UNSW in the top 40 in the world.

UNSW Arts & Social Sciences wishes to appoint an energetic and experienced scholar, at Associate Professor level, to provide academic leadership over the next five years for its prestigious Bachelor of International Studies program.  We welcome applications from scholars in disciplines such as Cultures and Languages; International Relations or International Politics; Transnational History; Comparative Literature; Area Studies, etc.  The person we are looking for will have an outstanding record in research and teaching, as well as experience of effective academic management.

The position is based in the School of Humanities and Languages, which is home to many internationally recognised scholars who are leaders in their fields. Humanities and Languages ranks as a national leader in a number of disciplines (Excellence in Research for Australia 2012), and in the top 150 internationally (QS World University Rankings 2014).

The UNSW Bachelor of International Studies program is a rigorous four year degree program which attracts bright and globally conscious students who, as graduates, go on to pursue exciting and unpredictable international careers.

The appointee will be expected to build academic staff capacity and rejuvenate the curriculum in the Bachelor of International Studies, and also to play an active role in the collegial life of the Humanities and Languages.

· The position is available on a continuing basis.
· The current salary range for an Associate Professor (Level D) is AUD$134,916 – $148,917 per annum.
· The position attracts up to 17% employer superannuation and leave loading.
· Base salary on appointment will be determined on the basis of previous experience and qualifications.
· The successful applicant is expected to commence in the role by January 2015.

Please direct enquiries about this post to Professor Vanessa Lemm, Head of School.