Associate Lecturer in Education

Coffs Harbour (LGA), Mid North Coast
04 Dec 2019
End of advertisement period
23 Dec 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
  • Continuing appointment, with flexibility for the successful candidate to nominate a part-time or full-time placement
  • Located at Coffs Harbour, Gold Coast or Lismore, relocation support available
  • Salary package up to $109,325 per annum, excellent conditions and benefits

About the role

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.

We are seeking applications from early career academics and/or researchers to join our successful team.

The Associate Lecturer will 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.

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.

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 appointment.

About you

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 is a progressive, young and connected research university with vibrant campuses in two states. 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 23 diverse research fields of global and national significance.

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.

Applicant information

Job applicants must be Australian or New Zealand citizens, Australian permanent residents or currently hold a visa with ongoing work rights in Australia. Employer visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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.

Applications close at 9:00am AEDT on Monday 23 December 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 292_12/19.