Senior Lecturer in Education

University of Queensland

Australia

  • ­School of Education

  • Join a university ranked in the world’s top 50

  • Educate future generations & create an exceptional student experience

  • Collaborate with highly awarded, world-class colleagues

  • Based at our vibrant and picturesque St Lucia Campus

 

About UQ

As part of the UQ community, you will have the opportunity to work alongside the brightest minds, who have joined us from all over the world, and within an environment where interdisciplinary collaborations are encouraged.

 

At the core of our teaching remains our students, and their experience with us sets a foundation for success far beyond graduation. UQ has made a commitment to making education opportunities available for all Queenslanders, regardless of personal, financial, or geographical barriers.

 

As part of our commitment to excellence in research and professional practice in academic contexts, we are proud to provide our staff with access to world-class facilities and equipment, grant writing support, greater research funding opportunities, and other forms of staff support and development.

 

About This Opportunity 

This is an exciting opportunity available for a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer within the School of Education. We are seeking academics with an ambitious, innovative and creative research agenda and an established and growing program of high-quality, impactful research. The successful candidate will teach courses in the School’s initial teacher education programs and/or the Master of Educational Studies and will be able to supervise research students. In addition, they will provide leadership and undertake service to support the successful implementation and ongoing development the School’s teaching and research.

 

The area of appointment is open, but we value applicants who can enrich and expand the School's strategic research and teaching direction. Candidates must also demonstrate the capacity to embed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives and knowledges in their teaching and research contributions.

 

For further information, please click here to view the information booklet.

 

This is a teaching & research position. Further information can be found by viewing UQ’s Criteria for Academic Performance.

 

This is a full-time (100%), continuing position, at Academic Level B or C.

 

At Academic Level B, the full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $108,201 - $128,201, plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be up to $126,595 - $149,996 annually.

 

At Academic Level C, the full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $132,201 - $152,202, plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be up to $154,676 - $178,076 annually.

 

As these roles are covered by an Enterprise Agreement, you will also receive regular remuneration increases in line with the Enterprise Agreement.

 

The greater benefits of joining the UQ community are broad:  from being part of a Group of Eight university, to recognition of prior service with other Australian universities, up to 26 weeks of paid parental leave, 17.5% annual leave loading, flexible working arrangements including hybrid on site/WFH options and flexible start/finish times, and genuine career progression opportunities via the academic promotions process.

 

About You  

Applicants should possess a PhD in a relevant field.

 

In addition, successful Level B candidates will demonstrate

  • A growing profile in teaching and research in the discipline area.

  • A developing reputation and track record of publications in reputed refereed journals and presenting at conferences.

  • Evidence of successfully seeking, obtaining and managing external research funding.

  • Evidence of a high level of quality teaching in the Initial Teacher Education programs, honours and postgraduate level across a variety of settings, including small and large groups.

  • Experience in course coordination and contribution to the development and continuous innovation of new programs, curriculum design and course material in the discipline area.

  • A growing record of supervision of Honours and Research Higher Degree students to successful completion.

  • Experience in meaningful internal service roles in conjunction with active contributions to external activities for example relevant professional organisations, industry, government and community groups.

 

In addition to the above, successful Level C candidates will demonstrate

  • An established profile in teaching and research in the discipline area.

  • National recognition in the area of expertise, with an internationally developing profile and an established record of publications in reputed refereed journal and presenting at conferences.

  • A strong record of successfully seeking, obtaining and managing external research funding.

  • Evidence of a high level of quality teaching at undergraduate, honours and postgraduate level across a variety of settings, including small and large groups.

  • A strong track record of course coordination and participation in the development and continuous innovation of new programs, curriculum design and course material in the discipline area.

  • A solid record of supervision of Honours and Research Higher Degree students to successful completion.

  • A growing record of meaningful internal service roles in conjunction with a strong contribution to external activities.

 

In addition, the following mandatory requirements apply:

  • Background Checks: All final applicants for this position may be asked to consent to a criminal record check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits. 

  • Teaching Registration: Registration with the Queensland College of Teachers, or eligibility for registration upon appointment is desirable, but not a requirement.

  • Working with Children Check (Blue Card): Is it a requirement of this position that the incumbent holds or is eligible to hold a Blue Card.  

 

Relocating from interstate or overseas? We will support you with the visa sponsorship process and a relocation support package if applicable. You can find out more about life in Australia’s Sunshine State here.


Questions? 

For more information about this opportunity, please contact Professor Robin Shields, Head of School. For application queries, please contact talent@uq.edu.au stating the job reference number (below) in the subject line.

 

Want to Apply? 

All applicants must upload the following documents in order for your application to be considered:

  • Resume

  • Cover letter

  • Responses to the ‘About You’ section

 

Applicants should specifically address in their cover letter at what Academic Level (B or C) they are interested in applying for.

 

Other Information 

At UQ we know that our greatest strengths come from our diverse mix of colleagues, this is reflected in our ongoing commitment to creating an environment focused on equity, diversity and inclusion.  We ensure that we are always attracting, retaining and promoting colleagues who are representative of the diversity in the broader community, whether that be gender identityLGBTQIA+cultural and/or linguisticAboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, or people with a disability. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to talent@uq.edu.au.

 

If you are a current employee (including casual staff and HDR scholars) or hold an unpaid/affiliate appointment, please login to your staff Workday account and visit the internal careers board to apply for this opportunity. Please do NOT apply via the external job board.

 

Applications close Friday, 31 May 2024 at 11.00pm AEST (R-38364).


In your application, please refer to Professorpositions.com

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