Lecturer in Indigenous Studies

Dubbo, Australia
07 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
31 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Contribute to contemporary undergraduate and postgraduate teaching
  • Support and engage in relevant research
  • Connect with community and continue to build and foster relationships

The Role

  • Continuing, Full Time
  • $97,910 to $116,171pa (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Dubbo

In this role you will actively engage in teaching, research and curriculum development related to Indigenous Studies. You will be responsible for teaching a range of Indigenous-related subjects, and it will be expected that multiple teaching methods (face to face and online delivery) methods are utilised. You will participate in the administration and ongoing curriculum development and progress an active research profile that aligns with both the University and Schools direction.

The role of Lecturer is applying learning and teaching methodologies, processes, technologies and tools to deliver high-quality student-centred learning opportunities in the relevant discipline. You will strive to build strong professional relations with students and provide timely and appropriate consultation and feedback. You will also actively contribute to collaborative processes to design, deliver and continually improve high quality courses and learning experiences for students including the giving and receiving of constructive feedback.

To be successful you will have:

  • A qualification relevant to the discipline and at the level being applied for
  • Capacity to undertake or a record of research/ creative works or professional activity related to the discipline
  • High level communication skills with demonstrated ability to network and build partnerships
  • Demonstrated capacity to utilise and embrace current and emerging technologies to achieve work objectives
  • Extensive experience working with Indigenous Australian peoples, knowledges, communities, history and cultural heritage

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Faculty of Arts and Education is one of three Faculties within the University. Eight Schools and Centres offer a diversity of courses in education, communication, creative industries, social work and human services, library and information studies, theology, humanities, Indigenous Australian studies and Islamic studies.

With approximately 9,000 online students and 3,000 on campus students, the Faculty is an innovator in online and blended learning modes. Over 200 academic staff deliver distinctive courses, and are supported by a skilled team of professional staff. On campus courses are delivered at the Universitys Wagga Wagga, Albury-Wodonga, Bathurst, Dubbo, and Port Macquarie campuses, and at other locations including Sydney and Canberra.

Academic staff within the Faculty undertake high quality, impactful research that engages with governments and professional organisations, nationally, internationally and in regional communities, ensuring excellent supervision for Higher Degree Research students.

The School of Indigenous and Australian Studies is located primarily on the Dubbo campus with staff also on Wagga Wagga, Port Macquarie and Bathurst campuses. The school develops, delivers and promotes Indigenous Australian Studies to all students studying at Charles Sturt University. The School develops research and consultancy links with local communities, institutions, services and agencies, together with national and international scholarly communities.

Charles Stuart University offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the Position Description or by contacting:

Associate Professor Jay Phillips | Head, School of Indigenous Australian Studies | jayphillips@csu.edu.au | Ph: 02 6885 7330

Closing Date: 11 pm, 31 January 2021

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