Lecturer, Melbourne Graduate School of Education

Melbourne, Australia
Tuesday, 27 July 2021
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 11 August 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Parkville
Division/Faculty: Melbourne Graduate School of Education
Salary: $107,547 - $127,707 (Level B)
Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Full time - 17% super

About the Melbourne Graduate School of Education

The Melbourne Graduate School of Education is a global leader in teaching and education research, offering challenging courses, world-changing research and contemporary learning spaces.

About the role

MGSE is seeking expressions of interest from academic staff with an ongoing commitment to the Graduate School for a range of fixed-term Teaching Specialist positions.

Up to 7.0 FTE continuing positions across diverse range of specialist areas and professional practice are available:

  • Well-being
  • Youth pathways
  • Leadership
  • Health and PE
  • Social transformations
  • Evaluation and or Assessment
  • Positive Psychology

About you

Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to advancing the Graduate School’s teaching and learning, research, and engagement priorities through the delivery of quality teaching and supervision, impactful research and scholarly activity, and visionary leadership and service.

Candidates will demonstrate an ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams and promote a high-performance culture fostering collaboration and leadership which will continue to nurture the collegiality and diversity amongst both academic and professional members of staff.

A diverse range of expertise is sought from staff who, demonstrate mastery of their field; authenticate the research-teaching nexus by creating innovative teaching and learning pedagogy; and engage actively in the community to showcase our work on a global platform, and sustain MGSE’s reputation as world-wide leader.

The Graduate School is deeply committed to embedding a learning culture at all levels of the faculty and the Australian Qualifications Framework guides our minimum expectations for the appointment to all positions. In recognising the wealth of knowledge and experience of our existing workforce, MGSE strongly encourages all staff who wish to continue their engagement with MGSE to apply for the advertised positions.

Staff who do not hold a Doctoral qualification and meet the AQF requirements to teach across the full spectrum of undergraduate to doctorate-level studies may be considered for other positions, subject to workforce needs, and/or progress of existing doctorate studies. 

The University recognises that the many differences in our people bring richness to our work environment. Indigenous Australians are encouraged to apply.


  • Maximise your benefits through our Salary Packaging scheme.
  • Flexible family friendly policies, providing generous leave and working conditions;
  • Working for one of Australia's top Universities.
  • Growing your expertise and innovative thinking in an environment that leaves an impact; and
  • The opportunity to work in a culturally rich environment.

To find out more, go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/working/benefits


The University is a vibrant campus. We have well established clubs and networks giving the opportunity to engage and collaborate with other staff around the University. We strive to create an environment where staff and students promote culturally inclusive behaviour and activities, ensure cultural differences are heard and explored, and actively seek to learn from other cultures.

How to apply

Your complete application will include your Cover Letter, your address of the Selection Criteria and your CV.

For information to assist you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria, please go to: https://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria

To ensure the University provides a safe environment for children, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

Position Description: Download File Lecturer (TS) PD.pdf

Applications close: 11 Aug 2021 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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