Lecturer in Sociology, Early Career Development Fellowship

Coffs Harbour, Australia
21 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
10 Dec 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

About the role

This Lecturer in Sociology will contribute to the development and delivery of the Bachelor of Social Welfare degree.

This position is a designated Early Career Development Fellowship offered for a fixed term period of three years. To be eligible for appointment, you must have been awarded a PhD or made satisfactory progress towards completion of a PhD. As well, you must have performed casual teaching work for an Australian University in, and for the majority of, three teaching sessions over the preceding two years.

About you

This position is only open to employees of Australian Universities who are employed on a current casual contract at the date of publication of this advertisement. You will hold, or demonstrate significant progress towards, a PhD in a relevant field.

You will be a passionate and engaged academic with experience teaching within a university environment and demonstrated success in the use of contemporary educational technologies in blended and online environments.

For a teaching and research appointment you will have an emerging research portfolio.

About us

Southern Cross University, ranked in the Asia-Pacific's top 100 universities and the top 100 universities in the world under 50 years old (Times Higher Education Young University Rankings for 2018), is a progressive, young and connected research university, with vibrant campuses in two states. They are in locations of extraordinary natural beauty and creativity: Coffs Harbour in the Mid North Coast and Lismore in the Northern Rivers of New South Wales, while our fastest-growing campus is located at the Gold Coast Airport in southern Queensland.

Our growing world-class status is reinforced by our outstanding research reputation. The Excellence in Research for Australia report has ranked Southern Cross as ‘at world standard or above’ across 24 diverse research fields of global and national significance.

Coffs Harbour campus, located midway between Sydney and Brisbane, offers a friendly learning environment, close to some of the finest surf beaches and a spectacular World Heritage rainforest. Contemporary teaching facilities include a purpose-built nursing laboratory complete with simulated wards, physiology and neuroscience laboratories and early childhood teaching facilities. The University operates the world-class National Marine Science Centre on the northern side of Coffs Harbour, adjacent to the Solitary Islands Marine Park.

The School of Arts and Social Sciences is a large, multi-disciplinary School which offers programs across SCU’s Lismore, Coffs Harbour and Gold Coast campuses, and via distance education. The School offers a range of awards in the areas of Humanities, Media, Contemporary Music, Visual Arts, Social Sciences and Social Welfare on-campus and in flexible delivery modes, many of which include Honours programs.

Applications close at 9:00am AEDT on Monday, 10 December 2018.

To view the full position advertisement and details of the application process please click on the APPLY button where you will be redirected to the Southern Cross University website. The Vacancy ID is 18090.