Director of the Technology Education Centre

University of Adelaide


Director of the Technology Education Centre

Job no: 503934
Work type: Fixed term - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide, Australia
Categories: Faculty of Engineering, Computer & Mathematical Sciences, Level D, Level E


Level D / Level E five year fixed-term position plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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The Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences is a thriving centre of learning, teaching and research in a vast range of engineering disciplines, computer science - including machine learning, high-level mathematics and architecture, planning and landscape architecture. Many of its academic staff are world leaders in their fields and graduates are highly regarded by employers.

The Director of the Technology Education Centre (TEC) is an academic leadership role within the Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences (ECMS) at the University of Adelaide. ECMS educates the STEM professionals of the future and delivers excellent stakeholder-connected research.

The Director of the TEC will lead the Centre’s evolution, building its capacity and consolidating its role in the delivery of outstanding cross-disciplinary, industry-focussed technology education. This exciting opportunity will enable you to lead the continued enhancement and expansion of the Centre’s educational offerings through a rigorous and scholarly approach, in which activities are continuously evaluated, benchmarked and enhanced with reference to educational theory and best practices.

Your extensive knowledge and experience will be paramount in developing a culture of excellence in technology teaching that brings together staff from across disciplines to deliver outstanding learning opportunities.

This position comes at a crucial and very exciting time for the Faculty and University with new strategic priorities identified in the strategic pillar of 21st Century Education for a Growing Community of Learners, in the University’s strategic plan “Future Making.”

This five year fixed term appointment to the role of Director of TEC, with an underlying continuing position at Level D/E within the relevant School on completion of the initial term, is available immediately. An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click on the 'Apply Now' button to be taken through to our online application form. Please ensure you address and upload your responses to all of the selection criteria. Applications close 11:55pm, Tuesday 10 March 2020.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Dr Braden Phillips
Senior Lecturer
School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
P: +61 (8) 8313 5114

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


Advertised: 07 Feb 2020 12:00 PM
Applications close:10 Mar 2020 11:55 PM

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