Lecturer in Education
University of New South Wales, School of Social Sciences

Education Focussed (EF) Lecturer, Global Development


Job no: 498701
Work type: Fixed term / Full time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Lecturer


The Opportunity

The School of Social Sciences is an exceptional community of scholars who are at the forefront of a wide range of social science and humanities disciplines, including Anthropology, Criminology, Development Studies, International Relations, Social Research and Policy, Politics, Social Work, and Sociology.  The School hosts the UNSW Chair in Intellectual Disability Behaviour Support, the Gender Violence Research Network, the Globalisation and Governance Research network and collaborates with the Centre for Social Research in Health and the Social Policy Research Centre (located within the Faculty). The School combines rigorous scholarship in the social science disciplines with effective engagement with key contemporary social issues, both locally and globally.


This position is a Level B, 3 year fixed-term Education Focused appointment.  In the School of Social Sciences mixed-track academics teach a set number of hours per term in two out of UNSW’s three terms. An Education Focussed academic teaches the same set number of hours per term, but across all three terms. They also have responsibility for a special project to contribute to the learning and teaching activities of the School

  • Salary: B $107,201- $126,386 + 17% superannuation & Annual Leave loading
  • Full time- 35hr/per week 
  • 3 year fixed term
  • Location: Kensington Campus – Sydney, Australia


About UNSW

UNSW is currently implementing a ten-year strategy to 2025 and our ambition for the next decade is nothing less than to establish UNSW as Australia’s global university. We aspire to this in the belief that a great university, which is a global leader in discovery, innovation, impact, education and thought leadership, can make an enormous difference to the lives of people in Australia and around the world.



  • Conduct classes, assess student learning achievements and support students in postgraduate and undergraduate courses in line with UNSW policy;
  • Design and develop learning activities and resources, and assessment and feedback using a range of suitable approaches and learning environments
  • Initiate the development of experimental approaches to teaching and learning
  • Support learning progression with students as individuals (through such activities as one-to-one consultation) and as a cohort (through general course related advice) to achieve positive learning and employability outcomes for students;
  • Manage course administration as Course Authority, including academic quality assurance;
  • Maintain professional development in pedagogy, disciplinary knowledge
  • Make a positive contribution to School meetings and seminars and be a member of School/Faculty committees as required;
  • Contribute to developing and leading work-integrated learning opportunities, such as Global Change Internship.

Within your application you should address the selection criteria which are listed within the position description. 

  • Pre-employment checks required for this position. 

Please apply online. Applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed below. 



Steve Lalic

E: steve.lalic@unsw.edu.au 

Applications close: 11:50pm, Thursday 16th  January 2020 (AEDT)


UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity or Indigenous heritage. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.

UNSW partners with Australia’s leading diversity organisations, networks, and campaigns. Please refer to UNSW’s diversity offerings for further information on our flexible work and leave options, and support for carers (childcare, parent rooms, parental leave).

Position Description

Advertised: 17 Dec 2019 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 16 Jan 2020 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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