Senior Lecturer in Education
RMIT University
Australia

Senior Lecturer in Education

Overview:

  • Full time, Continuing position
  • Salary Academic Level C ($134,469 - $155,057) / Level D ($161,919 - $178,382) + 17% Superannuation
  • Based at the Bundoora campus

 

About the Role

The Senior Lecturer is expected to contribute to the teaching and research efforts of the school, in disciplines related to Literacy Education. The successful applicant is also expected to supervise research projects and theses at the postgraduate level in areas related to their areas of expertise, contribute to School, College, and University strategic plan targets in research and/or consultancy, and maintain and develop his/her professional standing within the profession or discipline.

 

The Associate Professor will provide leadership and foster excellence in teaching and research efforts of the School, within the University, and with the community, professional, commercial and industrial sectors.  More specifically, the Associate Professor is responsible for providing original, innovative and distinguished contributions to the School’s programs for maintaining and advancing their scholarly, research and/or professional capabilities relevant to this discipline at a national and international level. 

The Associate Professor will also teach and make a significant contribution to teaching and learning in the literacy discipline with the aim of improving learning outcomes for students.  

 

To be successful for level C appointment, you will have:

  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate large courses and prepare and delivery programs at undergraduate and post-graduate levels, including high quality curriculum and program materials and ability to implement innovative approaches to student-centred learning and quality improvement.
  • Ability to manage a large program or a number of small programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to support student issues related to effective learning.
  • Emerging nationally recognised research track record including substantial record of research outputs in high quality outlets.

Please view position description for further selection criteria

 

In addition to the above criteria, to be successful for level D appointment, you will also have:

  • Demonstrated ability to direct an award program/s and implement program improvements and innovative approaches to student-centred learning and quality improvement programs.
  • Nationally recognised research track record including substantial record of research outputs in high quality outlets and emerging international recognition.
  • Extensive experience in research leadership with the ability to build and develop collaborative research teams, mentor academic staff to deliver high quality outcomes, attract and secure external research funding to sustain research effort, manage funded research projects including complex budgets and reporting requirements.
  • Extensive experience in supervising higher degree by research candidates to maximise research performance.

Please view position description for further selection criteria

 

Qualifications

Mandatory: PhD in relevant field

Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children and National Police Check.

 

About the School

The School of Education is one school within the College of Design and Social Context and offers undergraduate and postgraduate studies in education, pre-service teacher education, early childhood education, educational research, professional learning and short courses.

 

The school is committed to teaching, research and engagement that improves the quality of education, work and life for people and systems in formal and informal settings. Collaborating with a variety of partners, we strive to co-create teaching, learning and professional development experiences that are engaging, industry responsive and evidence informed. The school’s research is innovative, with academic staff and HDR students employing a variety of traditional and cutting-edge methods and theories that contribute to our understanding of education in domestic and international education settings. We examine important educational issues, and work to contribute new insights that will advance equity, excellence, and efficiency that benefits individuals and educational organisations in the spirit of reconciliation.

 

To Apply 

Please submit your CV, covering letter and separate document addressing the Key Selection Criteria for this position by clicking on the ‘Apply’ link at the top of this page.

 

Candidates are asked to specify level of the appointment they are applying for in the cover letter.

 

For further information about this position, please see the Position Description hyperlinked below or contact Jessica Bernardo (Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor) via email jessica.bernardo@rmit.edu.au

 

PD – Senior Lecturer, Literacy Education

 

PD - Associate Professor, Literacy Education

 

Please note, if you are viewing this advert from an external site, please click ‘apply’ and you will be redirected to RMIT's Jobs website to access the Position Description at the bottom of the page.

 

Applications Close:

25 June 2024 11.59 pm

 

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community. 

 

At RMIT, we are committed to supporting adjustments throughout the recruitment and selection process, as well as during employment. We actively support and encourage people with disability to apply to RMIT. To discuss adjustment requirements, please contact Kassie (Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor), via talentsupport@rmit.edu.au or visit our Careers page for more contact information - https://www.rmit.edu.au/careers.

 

We are a Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant. 


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