Senior Lecturer in STEM Education

Canberra, Australia
Academic Level C, Salary Range is $125,180pa-$143,950pa plus 17% Super
22 May 2022
End of advertisement period
19 Jun 2022
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Foster Excellence in Teaching and Research within innovative academic team
  • Academic Level C, Salary Range is $125,180pa-$143,950pa plus 17% Super
  • Continuing, Full-Time opportunity within a thriving research community

The University of Canberra is a dynamic university with great ambition. The University partners with government, business and industry locally and internationally to challenge the status quo through the pursuit of best practice in teaching, learning and research. UC’s place-based identity ensures that it exists to serve Australia’s capital community and its surrounding region with a strong impact on the nation. The University’s continued success has resulted in UC being recognised in the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings (2021) as number one in the world for our activities aimed at reducing inequalities and, in the most recent QS Rankings 2021, as Australia’s fastest rising university and one of the fastest rising in the world.

We are seeking applicants for the position of Senior Lecturer in STEM Education. The successful candidate will join the team in the STEM Education Research Centre (SERC), within the Faculty of Education.  SERC is an internationally renowned research centre, established in 2014, led by Centenary Professor Tom Lowrie. Since its establishment the Centre has won more than AUD$22 million in competitive grants. SERC’s focus is on innovations in technology and mathematics education research, with a mission to shape the direction of research in these teaching professions and enhance pedagogical content knowledge whilst using innovative technology to assist children’s learning.

The successful applicant will add value to the leadership of the Faculty’s academic programs, teach within the Faculty’s courses and carry out scholarly, research and/or professional activities relevant to the profession or discipline.

This role requires candidates to contribute to a collaborative, collegial and supportive team environment, have demonstrated experience mentoring or supervising others and have a passion for growing the next generation of educators.

You would relish the opportunity of creating novel and innovative teaching and learning programs and lead exciting research projects.

To be considered you will hold a PhD in Education, have extensive experience as a classroom teacher and have a publication portfolio within a relevant area.

It is highly desirable for the applicant to specialise in STEM, with a deep understanding of Technologies.

UC’s Strategic Plan 2018-2022 sets a goal to be the national sector leader in equity, diversity, inclusion and access, and the ambitious goals of our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Strategic Plan are designed to ensure that our Indigenous students and staff flourish in a welcoming and culturally safe environment. UC encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups.

The University of Canberra is committed to the safety of vulnerable and young people. As such, successful applicants will be required to have a current ACT working with vulnerable people registration. For further details on how to apply please click

The University offers excellent conditions and benefits such as flexible, family-friendly policies, on-site gym, on-site medical services, a supermarket and childcare facilities.

To be considered for this position your application must include your CV demonstrating your skills and experience in line with the key capabilities outlined in the position description and a cover letter referencing your two most relevant articles.

If you are initially shortlisted, you may be asked to complete an online one-way video interview.

Working Rights: Applicants who wish to apply for this position should have valid working rights or eligibility to obtain a work visa for Australia.

For job specific information: please contact Annabel Fagence, Senior Operations Co-ordinator SERC at or via telephone on  02 62015667

Recruitment and application questions: please contact the Talent Acquisition team on 02 6206 3867 or email

Closing Date: 11:55pm, Sunday 19th June 2022