Thursday, March 31, 2016

University of Melbourne seeks Senior Tutor or Lecturer for Global Competition and Consumer Law fully online program


Job no: 0040542
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Parkville

Melbourne Law School

Salary: Senior Tutor, Level A - AU$64,863 - $88,016 p.a. or Lecturer, Level B – AU$92,654 - $110,022 p.a., plus 9.5% superannuation

Melbourne Law School (MLS) is Australia's first all-graduate law faculty. It was the first Law School in Australia to teach law, and awarded this country's first law degrees. MLS is ranked the Number 1 Law School in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region and sits within the top 10 law schools in the world.

About the role

This is an academic position within Melbourne Law School (MLS) at the University of Melbourne on a fixed term (one year) contract, intended to commence in the second half of 2016 (start date negotiable). The position relates to the development and delivery of a fully online Masters program in Global Competition and Consumer Law. This program uses cutting edge technology and the expertise of an international faculty to deliver in-depth rigorous interactive postgraduate courses in this field to students around the world. For more information about the program, see its website at:

You will contribute substantively to the development of content for a range of subjects in the program, including subjects in the areas of unilateral conduct, cartels, mergers and institutions, all of which have an international and comparative law orientation.  This contribution will involve elements of research, curriculum planning, script drafting, review and editing and assessment task design and editing.

You will also contribute to aspects of the teaching in the program, including review of student posts and interaction with students on discussion boards and in live tutorials, and assessment grading. 

Working under the direct supervision of the Program Director, Professor Caron Beaton-Wells, you will also work closely with other academic staff of the Law School (including external academics who are leading experts in the field from around the world) to support them in their contributions to the program.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading Law School, be associated with and make an important contribution to a pioneering initiative, and develop a global network of eminent academics, practitioners, and others who are involved in the program.

About you

You will have an excellent degree in law, and based on your prior studies and/or professional work experience, a sound knowledge of competition laws, and associated policies, practices and institutions in an international and comparative context.

Experience in teaching, including in developing curricula and teaching materials, and a keen interest and skills (or the capacity to develop) skills in online teaching, are required.

You will have demonstrated ability to work both independently and as a member of a team, high level organisational and time management skills, as well as excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.

Close date: 28 Apr 2016

Position Description*
(*includes Selection Criteria or Core Accountabilities and Competencies)

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