Applicants are sought for a 4-year full-time appointment as Lecturer (Level B) in Indigenous History at the University of Western Australia (Crawley campus). Indigenous applicants are encouraged to apply.

The Discipline of History, within the School of Humanities at UWA, and the School of Indigenous Studies, are currently seeking a Lecturer (Level B) in Indigenous History. The successful candidate will specialise in the history of Aboriginal Australia. She/He will have an established track record of research and publication, teaching experience, and a record of applying for external grant funding.

To be considered for this role, you will demonstrate:

  • Doctoral qualification in Indigenous Australian History.
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching Indigenous Australian history in higher education environments.
  • A developing reputation in historical research including an active publication record in Indigenous Australian history.
  • Demonstrated commitment to collegiality, team work, and administrative duties.
  • Demonstrated experience in applying for external research grants

Full details of the position’s responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description, which is available here. Please direct queries about the position to the Chair of the History Discipline Group, Andrea Gaynor: [email protected]

Closing date: 31 August 2017

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities. With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to ‘innovate and inspire’ there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top University.

Image: Composite created from Panoramic View of King George’s Sound, part of the Colony of Swan River (1834) by Robert Havell from sketches by Robert Dale.