Associate Professor, Transforming Learning

Hawthorn, Australia
$139,132 - $153,093 + 17% Super
01 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
12 Nov 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Transforming Learning, Education & Quality Services
  • Academic Level D, $139,132 - $153,093 + 17% Super
  • 3 years fixed term contract, Hawthorn location

About the job

The Associate Director, Transforming Learning is part of Education and Quality Services in the Academic Portfolio. The key function of the role is to assist the Pro-Vice Chancellor (Education and Quality) in the design and delivery of the Transforming Learning strategic initiatives, including course review processes and implementation of new product formats and delivery modes. The incumbent will provide thought leadership and advice on ensuring the Transforming Learning strategy maintains a strong pedagogical base and leads in innovation. As part of this function, the role will work with education leaders across the faculties and support areas in the delivery of the Transforming Learning strategy. 

About Swinburne 

Swinburne’s emphasis is on high quality, engaged teaching and research in science, technology, business, design and innovation – teaching and research that makes a difference in the lives of individuals and contributes to national economic and social objectives. 

About you

To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • Demonstrated strong academic leadership in a tertiary environment and capacity to lead initiatives in learning and teaching
  • Demonstrated ability to foster a culture of teaching excellence, and to promote and foster collaborations with academic staff
  • A demonstrated track record of research or scholarship including contributions and outputs relating to learning and teaching innovations and the scholarship of teaching

A full list of the selection criteria is available within the position description


  • Enjoy 50% study fee reduction
  • Participate in regular staff and management development programs
  • Private health insurance discounts

Discover more discounts when you start at Swinburne. Receive movie tickets and staff membership options at the Swinburne bookshop. There's news subscriptions and computer and software discounts on offer. 

Further information and how to apply

The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2018 and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2025 vision to be world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation. Swinburne has also received the Victorian “High Commendation” Multicultural Excellence Award (Business Category).
To view the position description or to start an application click on 'apply' at the bottom of this page and submit a resume, cover letter and response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the Position Description.

Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.

For further information about the position, please Ania Gruba (Recruitment Consultant) on 03 9214 4856. 

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on +61 3 9214 8600 (option 2).

Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact our Diversity Consultant, Dr. Walter Robles, on, or our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Officer, Sherrin Trautmann on

Applications close at: 5pm on Monday 12th November 2018