Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Learning Intervention

Melbourne, Australia
$110,236 to $155,698 p.a. plus 17% super
15 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
19 Dec 2022
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Location: Parkville
Role type: Full time; Continuing, Teaching and Research
Department/School: Melbourne Graduate School of Education

  • Level B - $110,236 - $130,900 p.a. plus 17% super
  • Level C – $135,032 - $155,698 p.a. plus 17% super

The University of Melbourne would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated, the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung Peoples, the Yorta Yorta Nation, the Dja Dja Wurrung People. We acknowledge that the land on which we meet and learn was the place of age-old ceremonies, of celebration, initiation and renewal, and that the local Aboriginal Peoples have had and continue to have a unique role in the life of these lands.

About – Melbourne Graduate School of Education

The Melbourne Graduate School of Education (MGSE) fosters staff productivity, growth, and engagement in a collective effort to enrich the contribution that education makes to society. We conduct research and teaching that leads to the transformation of education practice both within and beyond the profession. The MGSE stimulates learning that enriches the potential of students from around the world, enabling meaningful careers and profound contributions to communities.

About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity to utilise your commitment to both tertiary teaching and research, and to be at the forefront of learning intervention in Australia. You will undertake a breadth of development tasks, relating to supporting students with learning and/or behavioural difficulties and disabilities in educational contexts. You will contribute to and lead key scholarly and research projects undertaken by the Learning Intervention Team nationally and internationally. You will be involved with subject development, including the development of online pedagogies, subject coordination and course coordination. You will also contribute to graduate research student supervision and training and liaise with colleagues in educational and developmental psychology, the science of learning, the Disability Research Collaboration, and other academic groups within the MGSE.

Responsibilities include to:

  • Support the development of subjects, online pedagogies and subject and course coordination
  • Teach into the Master of Learning Intervention and Master of Teaching courses
  • Contribute to scholarly research projects undertaken by the Learning Intervention Team nationally and internationally
  • Publish in quality journals 
  • Provide supervision for graduate research students
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues in academic groups within the Melbourne Graduate School of Education

About You

You will demonstrate a high degree of productivity and independence under minimum supervision. As a keen problem-solver, your strong analytical thinking skills and solution-orientated approach will allow you to balance the demands of teaching, research, leadership, and community engagement. You will have teaching experience in a variety of educational settings and be familiar with and contribute to current developments and policy debates relating to supporting students with learning and/or behaviour difficulties and disabilities. You will have an active and impactful program of research activity, the proven ability to attract significant funding and a growing profile of research publications in quality journals. Your ability to influence and stimulate the student experience through innovative teaching and learning will set you up for success in this role.

You will also have:

  • A doctoral degree in education, or in a related discipline, and an established track record of publications in inclusive education, learning and/or behaviour difficulties and/or disability
  • A growing profile of publications in inclusive education, learning and/or behaviour difficulties and/or disability

To ensure the University continues to provide a safe environment for everyone, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

Please note: To be considered for this role you must have current valid work rights for Australia.

About the University

The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

Benefits of Working with Us

In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

  • Flexible working arrangements, generous personal, parental and cultural leave
  • Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary packaging and leave loading
  • Free and subsidised health and wellbeing services, and access to fitness and cultural clubs
  • Discounts on a wide range of products and services including Myki cards and Qantas Club
  • Career development opportunities and 25% off graduate courses for staff and their immediate families

To find out more, visit https://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/staff-benefits.

Be Yourself

We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and encourage and celebrate diversity.  First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

Join Us!

If you feel this role is right for you, please submit your application including a brief cover letter, your resume and your responses against the selection criteria^ (found in the Position Description) for the role.

^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria

We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact  us at hr-talent@unimelb.edu.au.

Applications close: 19 December 2022 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Position description: 0049593_Senior Lecturer_Lecturer Learning Intervention_PD.pdf