Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Kurongkurl Katitjin

Perth, Australia
Oct 10, 2019
End of advertisement period
Oct 28, 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • $99,043 to $117,312 (ALEVB) $120,961 to $139,228 (ALEVC)


An exciting opportunity is available within Kurongkurl Katijin, the University’s Centre for Indigenous Education and Research, for an experienced Academic to make a difference to ECU and the wider Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Western Australian community, through research, teaching and cultural awareness raising. The academic team you will be a part of is an inter-disciplinary team teaching across a number of majors offered at ECU. This role presents an exciting opportunity to innovate, develop new offerings and refresh existing units in collaboration with key stakeholders within the institution. While we are particularly interested in academics with a background in health, teacher education, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander studies and/or enabling education, we welcome candidates from a range of disciplinary backgrounds.

The Role

The focus of this role is to enhance, lead and deliver Kurongkurl Katitjin’s teaching and learning program. Your experience and understanding will enable you to identify, create and develop teaching and learning curricula and materials that ensure Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander knowledge and perspectives are taught across a range of the University’s qualifications thus ensuring our students are better prepared when working with First Nations communities. Your successful work experience and/or research track record, including collaborative work with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people will be a critical aspect to your success in this position.

You will be an Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person as provided for under s 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA).

You will also demonstrate personal attributes that are congruent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry and Personal Excellence.

The five key selection requirements (attached) relate to:

  • Qualifications
  • Teaching: excellence, scholarship, impact and engagement
  • Research: training, metrics, engagement and impact
  • University service (internal and external) and Professional standing
  • Other specific skill requirements

Benefits & Remuneration

This position is initially offered as a full time, fixed-term position, with the potential for further opportunities based on project outcome and attracts a remuneration of $99,043 to $117,312 (ALEVB) $120,961 to $139,228 (ALEVC) plus 9.5% University superannuation contribution.

ECU supports a work/life balance for staff. Benefits such as flexible working arrangements may also be negotiated to meet your personal circumstances.

ECU has an Award-winning Health and Wellness Program and an extensive range of staff benefits across entertainment, financial, health, travel and consumer goods and services.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our Employment Opportunities website.


Interested applicants are welcome to call Professor Braden Hill on 08 6304 6689 for more information.

How to Apply

Please upload an up-to-date resume along with a statement outlining your suitability for the role, with a particular focus on items 1.1, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 and 4.2 of the selection criteria attached.

Closing Date:

Applications close on Monday 28th October 2019 at 11.30 pm AWST.


The filling of this position is intended to constitute a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and s 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA

ECU is a diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address under representation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.