Lecturer in Education
University of New South Wales

Lecturer in Education

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Work type: full time
Location: Canberra, ACT
Categories: Senior Lecturer, Lecturer

Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer – Education focused, School of Engineering and Technology, UNSW Canberra
Employment type: Part time or Full time
Duration: Fixed term, for a period up to 5 years
Remuneration: Academic Level B $112,679 - $132,832 (pro-rata) plus 17% Superannuation
                         Academic Level C $136,859 - $157,014 (pro-rata) plus 17% Superannuation
Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 

About UNSW Canberra
University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Canberra is a campus of UNSW located at the Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra. UNSW is not like other places you have worked, we are driven to be thoughtful, practical, and purposeful in all we do. Taking this combined approach is what makes our work matter. It is the reason we are one of the top 50 universities in the world and a member of Australia’s prestigious Group of Eight. If you want a career where you can thrive, be challenged and do meaningful work, you’re in the right place.  

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work. 

Why Your Role Matters:
The School of Engineering and Technology (SET) is seeking applications for Education Focused lecturer positions in the following courses (single or multiple courses) which are part of the UNSW Canberra Master of Capability Development:

Master of Capability Development Courses (CTMC):

  • ZEIT8016 Capability Development
  • ZEIT8213 Communications and Information Systems
  • ZEIT8205 Fundamentals of Surveillance Technologies

These courses are offered in face-to-face semester-based delivery mode at UNSW Canberra. This role works extensively with Defence and will be educating the next generation of Australian defence leaders and scholars in areas of capability management and communications, information, and surveillance systems.

UNSW’s Education Focused 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 specialisation will be expected to successfully drive educational excellence within the University’s teaching and learning communities.

These roles will contribute to course and program delivery, development and innovation, in a collaborative environment.

We strongly encourage applications from those with traditional academic backgrounds, but we equally encourage applications from those outside academia who bring other discipline related experiences.

Who You Are: 
Our ideal candidate will:

  • Have a PhD in a related discipline, and/or relevant work experience.
  • Actively stays up to date with discipline knowledge and professional development.
  • Experience in teaching and learning design, development and delivery at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level and/or Defence leadership cohorts. 
  • Experience working with defence areas such as capability management and communications, information, and surveillance systems.
  • Demonstrated experience in teaching and learning design using a range of pedagogical approaches (including implementing educational technologies and innovative and effective delivery methods), development and delivery of courses and programs, to undergraduate/postgraduate and/or Defence leadership cohorts.
  • Demonstrated experience of working with Defence and/or industry to create applied learning.
  • Evidence of professional development of teaching practice in self and others with the ability to advance and lead an inclusive culture of excellence in learning and teaching.
  • Demonstrated success in initiating curriculum development and improvement.
  • 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.

Benefits and Culture:  
UNSW is committed to helping staff balance work-life responsibilities, by providing access to high-quality services, facilities, and flexible work and leave arrangements.

  • Generous superannuation contributions 
  • Employee discounts  
  • A commitment to life long learning  
  • UNSW-wide strategy to focus on Healthy Body, Heathy Mind, Healthy Places and Healthy Culture. 

SET offers:

  • A flexible, friendly working environment that is well-resourced. 
  • A chance to deliver research-informed education to undergraduate and graduate students and professionals who will be Australia’s future technology decision makers. 
  • An opportunity to be part of a school with education programs that are globally recognised.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake pre-employment checks prior to commencement in this role. The checks that will be undertaken are listed in the Position Description. You will not be required to provide any further documentation or information regarding the checks until directly requested by UNSW.  

The successful candidate will be required to work from the UNSW Canberra campus. To be successful you will hold Australian Working Rights or Australian Citizenship. UNSW is unable to offer visa sponsorship for this position.  

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

How to apply:  
Make each day matter with a meaningful career at UNSW. Please apply via our online recruitment system.

In your application, please include:

  • your CV
  • a 2-page pitch addressing the Skills and Experience outlined in the Position Description.

In order to view the Download File Position Description  please ensure that you allow pop-ups for Jobs@UNSW Portal. 

Applications Close: Monday September 4, 11:30pm AEST


Associate Professor Neda Aboutorab
E:  n.aboutorab@unsw.edu.au


Any questions about the application process - please email unswcanberra.recruitment@adfa.edu.au  

For further information about UNSW Canberra, please visit our website: UNSW Canberra 


Find out more about the lifestyle and benefits when working with UNSW  

UNSW is committed to evolving a culture that embraces equity and supports a diverse and inclusive community where everyone can participate fairly, in a safe and respectful environment. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and encourage applications from people of diverse gender, sexual orientation, cultural and linguistic backgrounds, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background, people with disability and those with caring and family responsibilities. UNSW provides workplace adjustments for people with disability, and access to flexible work options for staff. 

Position Description

Advertised: 08 Aug 2023 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 04 Sep 2023 AUS Eastern Standard Time

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