Lecturer in Teaching and Learning

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Lismore/Gold Coast, Australia
23 Dec 2020
End of advertisement period
27 Jan 2021
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
  • 2 year fixed-term appointment, option of full-time or part-time
  • Located at either Lismore or Gold Coast, relocation support may be available
  • Remuneration package up to $138,092 per annum, with excellent conditions and benefits

About the role

The Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL) provides resources, advice and manages strategies to support and advance teaching and learning excellence for students and staff at Southern Cross University. The Centre’s work is underpinned by a learning-centred approach which positions learning at the centre of decisions and practice.

The Lecturer in Teaching and Learning plays a key role in the delivery of service and support to our academic colleagues to enhance the teaching practices and student learning outcomes. The appointee will provide leadership in educational design and delivery, and teaching and learning, to improve pedagogy and quality across the University. You will apply your expertise in contemporary learning and curriculum design and assessment to lead the application of contemporary learning theory to practice, including involvement in practice-based research in the scholarship of teaching and learning.

Driving excellence in curriculum design and delivery, the successful candidate will develop strong working relationships with academic staff across the University.

A remuneration package of up to $138,091 per annum is offered for a Lecturer appointment, inclusive of base salary $99,649-$118,027 per annum and 17% employer contribution to superannuation.  Pro-rata for part-time appointment(s).

The successful candidate(s) may negotiate a full-time or part-time appointment based at either our Gold Coast or Lismore (NSW) campuses. The University may make up to two appointments as part of this recruitment process.

About you

We are seeking applications from successful university teaching and learning academics with a passion for driving innovation and continuous improvement in curriculum design and delivery.You will have a strong working knowledge of contemporary learning practices and educational technologies, and have proven success in engaging academic colleagues in the pursuit of excellence.

With an energetic and collaborative approach, you will be committed to applying evidenced-based best practice to deliver the highest standard of tertiary education. You will demonstrate strong knowledge of Higher Education Standards and substantial experience designing and coordinating work-integrated professional learning activities. In addition to your doctoral studies, applicants should demonstrate a track record of practice-based research, publication and scholarship related to learning and teaching in higher education.

Our staff are passionate about the success of our students and dedicated to striving for excellence, and we are seeking applications from individuals who share the same values and attitudes. We know that a degree from Southern Cross University will change lives and careers, and our staff are committed to the ongoing enhancement of the learning experience and graduate outcomes.

The University’s values are integrity and collegiality. Alignment with these values, along with the ability to actively contribute to the success of a team, are inherent requirements of the role.

About us

Southern Cross University is powered by passion to deliver the best learning, teaching and research possible. Our graduates stride a global stage with confidence as proud alumni. Working at Southern Cross combines a rare privilege of being surrounded by ambitious students, amazing and dedicated colleagues and an environment of stunning natural beauty. Independent benchmarks place Southern Cross at the forefront of its key research areas, student experience and graduate salaries, largely due to the tireless collaboration to create something special across our communities of the Northern Rivers, Coffs Harbour, Gold Coast and online.

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 resident or currently hold a visa with unrestricted work rights in Australia for the entire duration of the appointment. Employer visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Southern Cross University is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; 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 Wednesday, 27 January 2021 and must be submitted through the online portal.

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. 

Please note:

The University is closed from Friday 25 December to Friday 1 January (inclusive). Enquiries regarding the role can be submitted by email to the appropriate contact listed above and this will be checked intermittently during the University Christmas closure. The positive part of this? If you join our team you will have time off work from Christmas to New Year every year with additional paid leave, allowing you to enjoy this time with your family and friends.

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