Lecturer in Secondary English/Literacies Education
University of Tasmania College of Arts, Law and Education

Lecturer in Secondary English/Literacies Education

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Work type: Full time
Location: Hobart, Launceston
Categories: Academic - Teaching & Research

Lecturer in Secondary English/Literacies Education

  •  Contribute to the development of innovative methodologies and pedagogies for teaching Secondary English and literacies
  • ongoing role, based in Hobart or Launceston

Your New Role 

In this newly created role, you will be contributing to the development of innovative methodologies and pedagogies for teaching Secondary English and literacies in the Tasmanian context and assisting with administrative tasks to support the operation of the School of Education. As an innovative educator-researcher with expertise in the field of Secondary English Education, this exciting new role will deliver programs in flexible, fully online, and face-to-face modes. In building a research portfolio that contributes to the research productivity of the School of Education, you will contribute their expertise to the intellectual life of the School, pursue external research funding, publish independently and collaboratively, supervise postgraduate students, and where appropriate, engage in consultancies and professional development. In addition, you will work with external stakeholders and community groups to build the profile of science education in Tasmania.

About the College 

The College of Arts, Law and Education (CALE) provides world-class research and teaching including undergraduate and postgraduate programs at campuses in Hobart, Launceston, and Cradle Coast (Burnie), and online. Each of the three campuses has recently or is about to, move to new buildings and new centrally located campuses, each with state-of-the-art teaching and learning spaces. CALE’s mission is to develop the next generation of thinkers and professionals in education, social work, law, media, policing and justice, and the cultural and creative industries. We strive to contribute a highly skilled and integrated workforce in these disciplines to every region of our island. Our research seeks a deep engagement with our place and a global impact that begins with our local communities. 

CALE brings together teaching and research expertise from five Schools: Creative Arts and Media, Education, Humanities, Law and Social Sciences. We offer distinctive and sustainable courses with a strong connection to our place, its history, Aboriginal knowledge and culture, its social foundations, and its evolving identity. Please see more about our College here. 

What You’ll Need to Succeed 

With a profile that allows you to teach across multiple areas, you will have a strong commitment to the crucial role of education in enabling individuals and communities to flourish. As an innovative and energetic educator-researcher with demonstrable expertise in one or more of these key areas, you will love working in teams as well as independently. With highly effective communication skills, you will work with external stakeholders and community groups towards a step-change in educational attainment in Tasmania. As a strong collaborator, you will demonstrate the ability to build effective relationships locally and nationally within the discipline, industry, and wider community. Evidence of quality University-level teaching in Secondary English/Literacies Education will be the key in delivering successful outcomes of this role.

What’s On Offer 

The University of Tasmania is one of the largest employers in the State and people are at the heart of everything we do. We strive to create nurturing, inclusive, and collaborative working environments, enabling us to nurture a vital & sustainable community. On offer is a full-time ongoing opportunity, with a competitive remuneration package at Academic Level B including 17% superannuation.  

How to apply 

If this role is of interest, we look forward to hearing from you. Please provide your up-to-date resume, a cover letter outlining your motivation for the role, and full responses to the selection criteria outlined in the Position Description.  

If you would like to discuss this position, please contact Dean and Head of School, Professor Victoria Carrington Victoria.Carrington@utas.edu.au 

Applications close 11:55pm Sunday 17th October 2021.

To be eligible for this position, you are required to have Australian citizenship, permanent residence or a current valid visa that allows you to fulfil the requirements of this role.

Download File Position Description - Lecturer in Secondary English.pdf

Advertised: 17 Sep 2021 Tasmania Standard Time
Applications close: 17 Oct 2021 Tasmania Daylight Time

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