Senior Lecturer / Lecturer, Pathways (Teaching Scholar)

Gold Coast, Australia
$101,544 to $166,761 per annum, plus 17% employers contribution to superannuation
24 May 2022
End of advertisement period
10 Jun 2022
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Full-time, continuing position (permanent)
  • Located at our seaside Gold Coast campus
  • Remuneration package up to $166,761 including 17% employer's super

About us

Southern Cross University is a young, dynamic and rising institution of excellence committed to transforming tomorrow. Our game changing new education model brings a deeper learning experience, improving individual student outcomes and quality of life.

Working at Southern Cross University combines a rare combination of being surrounded by ambitious students, amazing and dedicated colleagues and an environment of stunning natural beauty. We are leaders in our communities in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales, Coffs Harbour and the Gold Coast and pride ourselves on helping shape a better tomorrow.

About the opportunity

Southern Cross University’s SCU College one of six academic units at Southern Cross University (two Colleges and four Faculties) and sits within the portfolio of the Pro Vice Chancellor (Academic Quality).

SCU College offers award, pre-degree and English language programs that provide pathways to university study and can transform lives of Australian and international students. The College is distinctive for its care of students and the highest quality of teaching underpinned by scholarship. The College focuses on the development of academic and English skills often combined.

The Senior Lecturer/Lecturer Pathways (Teaching Scholar) will undertake student centred teaching into the award and pre-degree programs as required, both in face-to-face and online modes.

Your core responsibilities will include:

  • Deliver student centred teaching into the award and pre-degree programs as required, both in face-to-face and online modes
  • Teach and lead units in maths and science within award programs, and other pathway programs e.g. English Language, Preparing for Success and Transition to Uni, as they emerge

About you

You will have an energetic and collegial approach and be passionate about student teaching and supporting student learning. More specifically, you will have:

  • A PhD, teaching qualification and relevant experience teaching maths and science within award and other pathway programs;
  • Experience teaching on-campus and online with a proven ability to effectively adapt contemporary educational teaching technologies.

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.

Salary and benefits

Our staff benefit from flexible work arrangements, including hybrid work models, generous parental and carer’s leave provisions, wellbeing initiatives, employee assistance programs and professional learning opportunities.

This position is:

  • Full-time, continuing (permanent)
  • Located at Gold Coast
  • Academic Level C or B:
    • Level C: The base salary ranges from $123,900 - $142,531 per annum, plus 17% employers contribution to superannuation. The total remuneration package is up to $166,761.
    • Level B: The base salary ranges from $101,544 - $120,179 per annum, plus 17% employers contribution to superannuation. The total remuneration package is up to $140,609.

Find out more about working at SCU by visiting Why Work at SCU.

Application requirements

Your expression of interest should comprise a current  CV and covering note outlining your interest in the role and suitability based on the selection criteria within the position description.

If you experience difficulties applying online or need reasonable adjustments at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know by contacting

Applicants must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen, Australian permanent resident or currently hold a visa with ongoing work rights in Australia. Employer visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Further information

Additional information is available in the position description or by contacting:

For more information about the role, please contact:

Name: Associate Professor Suzi Syme
Phone: 0429 984 301

Closing Date: 9:00am AEST, Friday 10 June 2022

Southern Cross University is committed to diversity and social inclusion and aim to ensure equality in the recruitment of our staff. Applications are supported and encouraged from those that bring diversity to the University.

Together, we are Transforming Tomorrow.

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