Jordan is a stipendiary lecturer in law at Wadham College, Oxford and a DPhil Candidate at Magdalen College, Oxford. He also holds a non-stipendiary lectureship at Lady Margaret Hall. His college teaching comprises contract, land, and tort law. He has previously held a non-stipendiary lectureship at Magdalen College and teaching positions at various other colleges.
Jordan holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons I, Medal) and a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) from the University of Queensland, and a Bachelor of Civil Law (Dist) from the University of Oxford. Before coming to Oxford he worked as a solicitor at an international law firm and as an Associate to Justice James Edelman at the High Court of Australia. He has taught corporations law at Australian National University, and also worked as a research assistant at the University of Queensland.
Jordan has published widely in all areas of private law and in addition to his current research is writing (with a colleague) a book on the law of tracing to be published by Federation Press.
As an Indigenous Australian, Jordan is committed to increasing Indigenous representation in the law, being a role model and mentor for other Indigenous Australians and positively influencing the perspectives of non-Indigenous Australians.