Lecturer in Risk and Actuarial Studies

University of New South Wales

Lecturer Education Focused School of Risk and Actuarial Studies

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Lecturer

Employment Type: Full-time (35 hour week)

Duration: Continuing

Remuneration: Level B 110K – 130K (plus 17% superannuation and leave loading)

  • Work with some of the best minds in your field.
  • Work at one of the leading places where new ideas can come to life and impact lives.
  • Here, your work makes a real difference to people’s lives.

UNSW isn’t like other places you’ve worked. Yes, we’re a large organisation with a diverse and talented community; a community doing great things. But what makes us different isn’t what we do, it’s how we do it. Together, we are driven to be thoughtful, practical, and purposeful in all we do.

Taking this combined approach is what makes our work matter. It’s the reason we’re Australia’s number one university for impact and among the nation’s Top 20 employers. And it’s why we come to campus each day.
If you want a career where you can thrive, be challenged and do meaningful work, you’re in the right place.

Why your role matters

UNSW’s Education Focussed roles (EF) enable academics to specialise in education and devote their time to delivering high-quality teaching and pursuing initiatives to enhance the educational experience of our students.

Those who are appointed to this prestigious specialism will be expected to successfully drive educational excellence within the university’s teaching and learning communities

This EF role sit within the School of Risk and Actuarial Studies, which hosts the largest and most in-demand actuarial program in Australia, and is one of the most successful, innovative, and prestigious actuarial programs in the world. The school also offers courses in the areas of superannuation and retirement savings, in business analytics and communication, and in risk management. The role is expected to particularly contribute to the school’s strategic goal in further enhancing the embedding of authentic experiences through out the school’s courses at scale.

The reputation that UNSW has built is highly valued by employers of our graduates. The actuarial studies program at UNSW has close links with major employers, especially through our School’s Industry Advisory Board, the Co-op Steering Committee, as well as major collaborative research projects linking UNSW and industry partners.

Skills and Experience

  • A PhD in a related discipline, and/or relevant work experience;
  • Actively stays up to date with discipline knowledge and professional development
  • Demonstrated experience in teaching and learning design, development and delivery at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level.
  • Experience using and/or designing with educational technologies and online delivery methods
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness and passion for educational excellence (e.g. relevant discipline- based curriculum design and development at a variety of levels and scales)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of industry or experience of work-integrated learning (desirable)
  • Evidence of highly developed interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Evidence of ability to support and inspire students from diverse backgrounds and support student equity, diversity and inclusion initiatives.
  • An understanding of and commitment to UNSW’s aims, objectives and values in action, together with relevant policies and guidelines.

UNSW is committed to equity diversity and inclusion. Applications from women, people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, those living with disabilities, members of the LGBTIQ+ community; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged. UNSW provides workplace adjustments for people with disability, and access to flexible work options for eligible staff.

The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

Within your application you should address the selection criteria which are listed above and within the position description (skills and experience). 

  • Pre-employment checks are required for this position. 

Please apply online. Applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed below. Applications close Sunday 24th October.


Kim Symons


Advertised: 24 Sep 2021 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 24 Oct 2021 AUS Eastern Daylight Time