Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Work Integrated Learning

Sydney, Australia
11 Mar 2019
End of advertisement period
04 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Transdisciplinary Innovation 

Our vision is to be a leading public university of technology recognised for our global impact. We are a dynamic and innovative university, ranked by the Times Higher Education as Australia’s top young university, and located centrally in one of the world’s most liveable cities. With a culturally diverse campus life and extensive international exchange and research programs, UTS prepares graduates for the workplaces of today and tomorrow. 

About the Faculty

As we move into a new world of work, there is a pressing demand for professionals who can take a transdisciplinary approach to solving problems, creating solutions, and identifying opportunities that would otherwise go untapped.

In the UTS Faculty of Transdisciplinary Innovation (FTDi), we’re focused on producing graduates who can deliver creative, entrepreneurial and highly collaborative solutions. Our courses are about building expertise that’s unhindered by traditional discipline boundaries. We have a vision to advance learning beyond professional silos, to push boundaries and to explore the role of transdisciplinarity in creating new solutions for a future world.

To do this, we offer a unique style of learning that emphasises collaboration across disciplines. It’s based on extensive research into the future economy, and shaped by the input of our industry partners, who play an active role in developing our courses.

About the role

In this role will lead the Faculty of Transdisciplinary Innovation’s extensive efforts in work integrated learning, a strong feature across all coursework programs.  You will bring experience and expertise in the areas of career management, internships and work integrated learning. There will be opportunities to collaborate across the faculty and wider university to design and develop innovative educational experiences, lead research that is addressing the future of work and engage with the Faculty’s extensive industry and partner network.


About you

To be successful in securing this opportunity you will have:

  • PhD or equivalent with a knowledge of transdisciplinary educational and industry work practices. Applicants with extensive industry experience are encouraged to apply.
  • Demonstrated capacity in learner focused curriculum development, including:
  • Development and delivery of innovative learning experiences in the WIL area
  • A track record of scholarship, impact and excellence in research, relative to opportunity and level of appointment sought. This may include:
    • academic publications
    • industry project outcomes
    • competitive external funding
    • successful PhD supervision
    • or others forms of professional practice
  • Demonstrated high level communication, interpersonal and organisational skills with a commitment to the development of a collegial and collaborative working environment.
  • Effective and productive collaboration with external stakeholders, both locally and internationally

We look forward to receiving your application.

Remuneration & Benefits

Base Salary Range: $102,952AUD to $143,725AUD pa (Level B/C)

This role attracts 17% superannuation (pension) in addition to the base salary.

UTS staff also benefit from a wide range of Employee Benefits include flexible work practices, child care centres, generous parental leave and salary packaging opportunities.

This position is full-time and appointment will be made on a continuing basis.

How To Apply

You are required to submit the following with your application

  • a cover letter (maximum one page) indicating the role level you are applying for
  • a limited CV (no more than 5 pages) plus an ORCID or equivalent
  • a response to question 1) and a response to question 2. Maximum 500 word response to each question.
  1. Describe how you apply transdisciplinarity in your professional practice (e.g. Industry, academic, teaching, research)
  2. This role works with multiple groups of stakeholders, including the Faculty, students, and external clients. Describe how you have delivered successful outcomes across diverse groups of stakeholders.

For the full list of the selection criteria and role responsibilities please click the apply link and download the Position Statement from the UTS website.

Please ensure that the file name for each document submitted includes IRC125506.

Specific enquiries or issues with your application may be directed to the UTS Recruitment Team at recruitment@uts.edu.au or on +61 (0) 2 9514 1080.

Please be advised that as part of the selection process that you may be requested to deliver a presentation, the audience for which may include individuals not on the Selection Panel.

Closing Date:  April 4th , 2019 at 11.59pm (AEST)

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