This position might potentially suit a recent environmental history graduate with a research focus on nature tourism, heritage and/or public history.

Closing Date: 21 May 2017

Ref 641/17 Lecturer in Heritage and Tourism, School of Social Sciences and Psychology, Western Sydney University

Full-Time, Ongoing Position

The School of Social Sciences and Psychology is looking to appoint a highly motivated individual with expertise in the broadly defined areas of heritage and/or tourism and/or development. This position is expected to coordinate and teach units associated with the Bachelor of Tourism Management degree and Heritage and Tourism specialisation. In addition, the appointee will coordinate one of the School’s core units, Working with Communities (101900). Lecturers are required to conduct lectures and tutorials. They are also expected to participate in the administration of the School, including Open Days and information sessions. Appointees will also be expected to undertake development of their teaching and learning skills.

Applicants may have a disciplinary background in heritage studies, tourism studies, development studies, cultural geography, museum studies, archaeology, history or other cognate areas. Candidates whose research will contribute to any of the following fields of research are strongly encouraged to apply: Human Geography (1604), Curatorial and Related Studies (2102), Anthropology (1601) and Sociology (1608). The appointee will be expected to conduct research in their area of expertise, work co-operatively and collaboratively with Academic and Professional members of the School, and maintain and develop their scholarly, research and/or professional activities relevant to the teaching profession

Remuneration Package: Academic Level B $115,647 to $136,463 p.a. (Comprising Salary $97,723 to $115,393 p.a. plus 17% Superannuation plus Leave Loading.)

Position Enquiries: Associate Professor Emma Waterton, (02) 4736 0056, e.waterton@westernsydney.edu.au

Image: Caves House, Jenolan Caves, Blue Mountains Local Studies via Flickr