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Lecturer in Buddhism Studies (EXPIRED)

School of Historical and Philosophical Studies, University of Melbourne

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Buddhism Studies
AOS categories Asian Philosophy
AOC Buddhism Studies
AOC categories Asian Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 0055541
Location Parkville, Victoria, Australia
Start date 1 July 2022 or a later date to be negotiated.
Job description

Job no: 0055541
Location: Parkville
Role type: Full time; Fixed-term for 2 years
Faculty: Arts
Department/School: School of Historical and Philosophical Studies
Salary: Level B - $107,547 - $127,707 p.a. plus 17% Super 

Founded in 1853, the University of Melbourne is Australia’s #1 university and is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

About the Faculty of Arts 

The Faculty of Arts is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and strongly encourages people with diverse experiences to apply. This includes First Nations people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, Deaf and hard of hearing people, people with a disability, LGBTIQ+, and neurodiverse people. If you have any accessibility requirements for the application or interview, please contact us. We are dedicated to ensuring barrier-free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. A position description is available in alternate formats if required, including USB, Large Print and Plain English.

The Faculty actively seeks to welcome and value the unique contributions of people from all backgrounds and is committed to diversity and inclusion practices to achieve our vision.

About the Role

Supported by the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies (60%) and the Contemplative Studies Centre (40%), this position is in part designed for an expert to establish for the first time a curriculum of study in Buddhism Studies. The goal is to create an interdisciplinary undergraduate program of study with a basis in the discipline of Philosophy and the newly established Contemplative Studies Centre that align with its aims and objectives.

About You

A confident communicator who can work independently as well as in teams to utilise conceptual and innovative problem-solving skills for managing conflicting priorities.  You will be a critical thinker and who has the capacity to provide support for the development and implementation of teaching and research activities.

Ideally, you will further have:

  • PhD in Philosophy, Psychology, Religious Studies or similar
  • Teaching experience, including subject design, in Buddhism Studies or similar
  • Record of research in Buddhism Studies or similar
  • Demonstrated experience working within the university sector

To ensure the University continues to provide a safe environment for everyone, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

Benefits of Working with Us

In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

  • Flexible working arrangements and generous personal, parental and cultural leave options
  • Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary packaging and leave loading
  • Free and subsidised health and wellbeing services, and access to fitness and cultural clubs
  • Discounts on a wide range of products and services including Myki cards and Qantas Club
  • Career development opportunities and 25% off graduate courses for staff and their immediate families

To find out more, please visit https://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers.

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We recognise that our employees are at the core of all our successes and achievements. We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community, and we encourage and celebrate diversity. We promote inclusive behaviour, and we actively seek to learn from each other. Indigenous Australians are strongly encouraged to apply for our roles.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://jobs.unimelb.edu.au/en/job/908228/lecturer...
Hard deadline April 5, 2022, 11:55pm +10:00
Contact name Howard Sankey
Contact email
Contact phone 610383446558
Time created March 10, 2022, 10:12pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date April 5, 2022, 11:55pm +10:00
Expired on April 7, 2022, 12:46am +10:00
Last updated April 6, 2022, 2:46pm UTC
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