Associate Lecturer/Lecturer in Contextual Studies

Armidale, Australia
15 May 2019
End of advertisement period
02 Jun 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type

School of Education

  • Continuing full time (part time may be considered)
  • $66,670 to $ 90,056 per annum (Associate Lecturer Level A)
     or $94,736 to $112,279 per annum (Lecturer Level B)
  • Plus 17% employer superannuation. Salary packaging options are available.
  • Relocation assistance provided for Lecturer Level B only
  • Please note visa sponsorship is not available for this position
  • This position is an identified Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander position

The University of New England in Armidale, Australia boasts an excellent national and international reputation being a leader in research and academic innovation.  We aim to foster a constructive and engaged culture where creative ideas and innovation thrive. 

The School of Education offers a positive and dynamic environment where staff and students enjoy a friendly, collegial and socially inclusive working environment. The School is a leading provider of primary, secondary and early childhood teacher education courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, with courses offered via on-campus and flexible online education modes. To find out more about the School of Education, please visit:

About the role

This position is an identified Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander position and it is therefore a genuine requirement that this position be filled by an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person.

As an Associate Lecturer/Lecturer in Contextual Studies in Education, you will work with a highly productive team who teach in undergraduate and postgraduate courses.  You will be required to align with the UNE’s Strategic Plan.  In particular, the following will be important to demonstrate achievement in delivering: high impact research, digital dominance, outstanding student experience and creating a bold and innovative culture.  Education Context is a disciplinary team within UNE School of Education where the relationship between education and broader social contexts are explored from various disciplinary perspectives, including sociology, anthropology, history, philosophy, adult education, and comparative & international education.

Skills & Experience

The successful applicant for this role will be a specialist in the field of Contextual Studies and will have significant school teaching experience and knowledge of current curriculum and pedagogy in this field.

Additional information

To discuss this role please contact Professor Sue Gregory:  phone 02 6773 3716 or email To find out more about the School in the Faculty of Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences & Education, visit

About Armidale

Living in Armidale you will experience the best of both city and rural living. Enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle with access to shopping, gourmet food, top sporting facilities and cultural delights all for a fraction of the price you’d expect to pay in a major city. You can live in the heart of Armidale or experience the tranquillity of the New England on a rural property.

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Closing Date: Midnight, Sunday 2 June 2019

To demonstrate your suitability for this role, please respond to the selection criteria, contained in the position statement, in your application.