Academic Position in Indigenous Studies, Identified Position

Dubbo/Orange/Port Macquarie/Wagga Wagga, Australia
07 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
31 Jan 2021
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
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
  • $68,696 to $93,037 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Dubbo, Orange, Port Macquarie or Wagga Wagga

In this role you will contribute to the collaborative scholarly environment of the School of Indigenous Australian Studies through engaged, dynamic teaching, and relevant and connected scholarship and research. 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. The appointee will participate in the administration and ongoing curriculum development and progress an active research profile that aligns with both the University and Schools direction.

This position may also be offered as a Scholarly Teaching Fellow under Clause 30 of the Charles Sturt University Enterprise Agreement 2018-2021. Applicants who are employed on a casual or fixed term basis with at least 12 months of academic employment within the last three years, and who have never held an ongoing position at an Australian University are strongly encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will be appointed to a teaching research work function unless employed under the Scholarly Teaching Fellow condition where a teaching focused appointment may be allocated.

To be successful you will be:

  • A qualification relevant to the discipline of Indigenous Australian studies and at the level being applied for
  • Commitment to or evidence of the delivery of high quality student centred learning and teaching with particular experience or capacity in online curriculum design
  • 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 across the university and with external organisations
  • Demonstrated capacity to utilise and embrace current and emerging technologies to achieve work objectives

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 is an identified Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander position under section 14 of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act, 1977. Please be aware you may be asked to provide confirmation of Indigenous Australian Identity.

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

Associate Professor Jay Phillips | Head, School of Indigenous Australian Studies | | Ph: 02 6885 7330

Closing Date: 11 pm, 31 January 2021

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