Lecturer in Political Science (Public Policy)The University of Western Australia (UWA)

14/02/2019 Team IPPA


About the opportunity

In this role, you will undertake research, teaching, unit coordination and student supervision in collaboration with colleagues and under the direction of the Head of School of Social Sciences. Your responsibilities will include teaching in the UWA's Master of Public Policy and conducting research in collaboration with the UWA Public Policy Institute. The applicant must be motivated to contribute to the academic environment of the School and have a strong research portfolio within Public Policy, as well as the ability to contribute to the broader research environment in the School.


To be considered for this role, you will demonstrate:


  • PhD in Political Science or cognate discipline.
  • Strong record of research publication relative to career stage.
  • Demonstrated research program in a research area that complements and grows the research currently conducted in the Discipline Group.
  • Demonstrated ability to build research collaboration.
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to co-ordinate and teach units at all postgraduate and undergraduate levels in public policy and related areas of Political Science and International Relations.
  • Demonstrated commitment to pursue the best educational practices, and to implement institutional goals.
  • Demonstrated ability to relate well to staff and students at all levels and evidence of a commitment to equity and diversity principles.


Application Details: 

  • Please apply online via the Apply Now button.
  • Full details of the position’s responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description and applicants should clearly demonstrate they meet the selection criteria
  • Please see the position description prior to applying. You can find it here.
  • Closing date: 13 March 2019
  • This position is open to international applicants.


For more information,please you can visit the UWA website.