Associate Professor in School of Education
University of Queensland, School of Education

The School of Education is consistently ranked as one of Australia’s leading research and teaching institutions in the field of education. It has been ranked as above world standard in the most recent ERA, and received the ranking of “high” in all three categories in its Engagement and Impact Assessment  for 2018-2019 (See  It has a strong commitment to addressing issues of education and equity in the context of rapid social, economic and cultural change.

About This Opportunity

Applicants will be expected to teach in the Educational Leadership field of study in the postgraduate programs and in the School’s Initial Teacher Education programs (primary and/or secondary) in areas relevant to their expertise. The successful appointee will have the capacity to pursue a strong and productive program of research relevant to the School’s existing and emerging research priorities ( and to supervise research students. The appointee will be expected to undertake administration, service, and leadership roles commensurate with their level of appointment.  

The Ideal Candidate

Applicants should possess a PhD in Education, show evidence of innovative teaching contributions to undergraduate and postgraduate coursework degree programs. The appointee should have a track record of leadership in education.

You should have a national or international research reputation with strong networks to leverage to assist in developing a world class program of research with demonstrated impact. You should demonstrate your ability to contribute to research or lead significant teams, attract significant external funding, and capacity to work collaboratively across discipline boundaries. You should be an experienced and engaging teacher and have mastery of current pedagogy in education.

We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support.

Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

What We Can Offer

The position is full time, continuing appointment at Academic Level D. The remuneration package will be in the range $141,261 - $155,627p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $165,276 - $182,084p.a.).

Our Selection Process

As part of the Selection Process, applicants shortlisted for interview may be required to present a research and/or teaching seminar to members of the school community prior to their scheduled interview. Research and/or teaching seminars topics will be provided with adequate notice to shortlisted candidates.

The University of Queensland is committed to ensuring all candidates are provided with the opportunity to attend the panel interviews, however, for those candidates who are unable to attend in person, video interview options will be available.



To discuss this role please contact Professor Patricia Morrell on +61 7 3365 6227 or email

For application queries, please contact stating UQJob 507670 in the subject line.

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses. For information on completing the application process click here.

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