Associate Lecturer in Education (Early Career Development Fellowship)

Coffs Harbour/Gold Coast/Lismore, Australia
18 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
15 Oct 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type

Organisational Unit: School of Education

Appointment type: Continuing appointment, with flexibility for the successful candidate/s to nominate a part-time or full-time placement.

Remuneration: A remuneration package of up to $109,325 per annum (inclusive of base salary $69,275-$93,440 per annum and 17% employer's contribution to superannuation). Candidates who hold a PhD qualification will have a minimum remuneration package of $101,971. 
Pro-rata for part-time appointments.

Location: Coffs Harbour, Gold Coast or Lismore

Closing date: 9.00am AEDT on Tuesday, 15 October 2019

Open to: Public

Job Summary: An excellent opportunity for an early career academic to join a team of outstanding researchers and teachers within the School of Education.

  • Salary package up to $109,325 per annum
  • 3 year fixed-term role
  • Successful candidate/s can nominate full-time or part-time
  • Choice of Coffs Harbour, Gold Coast or Lismore campus
  • Relocation support available

About the role

The Early Career Development Fellow will be employed as an Associate Lecturer in Education and undertake student centred teaching practice and development in initial teacher education, and contribute to the profile of the School through research activities, publications and industry and community engagement.

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.

The successful candidate can nominate a part-time or full-time placement, and Coffs Harbour, Gold Coast or Lismore campus as their location. The University may make two appointments as part of this recruitment process.

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.

To be successful in this role you will hold, or be working towards, a PhD in Education. You will be committed to the enhancement of the student experience and graduate outcomes, displayed by your innovative and energetic approach to teaching. Demonstration of alignment with the University’s values, collegiality and integrity, is a fundamental requirement of the role, along with a proven record of making a positive contribution to your team.

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 an outstanding research reputation. The Excellence in Research for Australia report has ranked Southern Cross as ‘at world standard or above’ across 23 diverse research fields of global and national significance.

The School of Education is a dynamic learning community dedicated to fostering excellence in education. The School offers teacher education courses in Early Childhood, Primary and Secondary at undergraduate, postgraduate and graduate-entry levels along with Masters and Research Higher Degree programs. Courses are offered at the Lismore, Gold Coast and Coffs Harbour campuses and online.

Southern Cross University is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent; and equity target groups including women, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people with disabilities, and people who identify as LGBTIQ. The University is a proud participant in the Athena SWAN gender equity accreditation program and has committed to the 10 principles of the Athena SWAN Charter. 

Southern Cross University offers flexible work arrangements, generous parental and carer’s leave provisions, wellbeing initiatives, professional learning opportunities, mentoring programs and support to undertake further study.

Applications close at 9:00am AEDT on Tuesday, 15 October 2019.

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 19101.