Thank you for your interest in employment at the Singapore campus of James Cook University.

We take exceptional pride in recruiting and developing outstanding individuals who share our vision to be the leading Australian provider of higher education in Asia. At the Singapore campus of James Cook University, we believe in the importance of providing a great place for our employees to grow and develop professionally. We have a culture that values mutual respect, integrity, creativity and teamwork.

Join us as we continue our development as a vibrant, multicultural and excellent organisation in education and research.

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer Law*

Job no: 492843
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Singapore

*The level of the position offered will be determined by the interview panel.

The appointee will be an experienced academic / faculty member and will join a young, dynamic and growing team of academics.  The academic is expected to play an important role in research and research development at the Singapore campus which includes mentorship, guest lecturing and industry engagement.

Applications are invited from candidates in any area of research and practice with expertise in Commercial law and Taxation Law with a focus on Australian practices.


  • A leadership role in research training and development.
  • Supervision of postgraduate research projects.
  • Supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate students engaged in course work.
  • Research, including, where appropriate, leadership of a large research team.
  • Significant contribution to the profession, and/or discipline.
  • Mentorship of junior academic staff.


Key Selection Criteria:

  • A PhD in Law or a related discipline
  • A substantial publication record relative to career stage.
  • Success in obtaining research funding.
  • Demonstrate the potential for high-quality research activities, as well as the commitment to excellent teaching. 
  • Evidence of quality teaching and supervision of students at under- and postgraduate levels.
  • Knowledge and Ability to develop industry networks for Research, Teaching & Learning and Service Engagements.
  • The ability to teach across a range of subjects at various levels. While accounting is a specialization we are looking for, candidates should also possess a broader overview in on one or several areas: digital marketing, e-commerce, marketing research, analytics, international marketing, business-to-business marketing, law and supply chain management
  • Evidence of academic leadership.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective relations with colleagues in an academic environment and with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.


Enquiries: Dr K Thirumaran, Academic Head: Telephone: +65-67093716

Employment type: Fulltime tenure subject to Ministry-of-Manpower-Singapore jurisdiction and probationary period.

Remuneration and conditions: The positions command an appropriate remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and experience. All employment salary arrangements are offered in SGD. Candidates must consider the lower tax structure in Singapore and the organisational practice of Annual-Wage-Supplement equal to a month’s salary at the end of the calendar year(as eligible) subject to JCU board’s decision.

Lecturer: SGD 77 000 per annum - 119 000 per annum
Senior Lecturer: SGD 104 000 per annum - SGD147 000 per annum

Applications should provide all of the following in order to be considered:

  • Up-to-date CV
  • All qualifications
  • Teaching profile and recent teaching evaluations
  • Contact information of 3 Referees

Applications without any of the above will not be considered.

Please send your application via

Closing Date:  11 August 2022

We thank you for your interest and regret we are only able to notify shortlisted candidates. The University reserves the right to invite applications or, alternatively, not to make an appointment.

The Singapore campus of James Cook University (registered as James Cook University Pte Ltd in Singapore) is a wholly owned company of James Cook University Australia. 



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