Lecturer in Educational Development (Education-focused)

Darlington, Australia
$113,184- $134,403 + 17% superannuation
16 May 2023
End of advertisement period
05 Jun 2023
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Maternity Cover
Full Time
  • Full time, fixed term until 26 July 2024, located The University of Sydney Business School
  • Seeking a Lecturer (Education Focused) who is keen to redesign teaching and learning to transform business education
  • Academic Level B, Base Salary $113,184- $134,403 + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

The University of Sydney is Australia's first university and has an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. The University of Sydney Business School is one of the Asia Pacific region's premier centres for engaged and innovative business education and research and is in the one per cent of business schools globally to hold accreditation from AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA. It is the only Australian member school of CEMS, the Community of European Management Schools & International Companies

The Business Co-Design unit is seeking to make a Level B (Education Focused) fixed-term appointment to our educational design and development team, who are responsible for delivering programs of work to transform the educational and student experience at the Business School. You will be joining a team of experienced and innovative educational developers, learning designers and media specialists to lead curriculum and pedagogical work on key undergraduate and postgraduate programs.

Education-focused roles are a specialised category of academic engagement reserved for talented educators with a passion for, and demonstrated excellence in, pedagogical practice and design. In this role, you will be expected to make a significant contribution to teaching and learning practice, design and evaluation within the program (including extra and co-curricular design and delivery) and will be on a trajectory towards leadership in educational design and delivery. The majority of your contribution will be within education (up to 70% - or 80% by mutual agreement), with a small proportion of workload (up to 20%) available for research.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • contribute to outstanding educational design, delivery, evaluation and outcomes
  • apply scholarship and knowledge of contemporary pedagogical practice to innovate education
  • contributes to the education and administrative activities of the School
  • contribute to a positive workplace culture within the School
  • contribute to the strategic direction of the University and engage beyond the University.

About you

  • a PhD or equivalent in Education, Learning Technology, or other relevant higher professional qualifications
  • evidence of leading or being a member of a team that has deployed educational development and learning design approaches to transform teaching and learning particularly at scale, at a course or program level
  • evidence of experience integrating learning technology solutions into an educational development and learning design approach at a course or program level
  • evidence of high-quality teaching capability with experience in course and program design, development and evaluation
  • evidence of being able to work collegially and collaboratively with a team of academic and professional services staff to deliver pedagogical change
  • evidence of the ability to engage as a member of the University community in committees, administrative duties, and governance at any or all of school, faculty, or University level, as appropriate.

To be considered for this position, please address the above criteria in your cover letter and upload it online. Where possible, please provide examples of your achievements against these criteria.

To keep our community safe, please be aware of our COVID safety precautions which form our conditions of entry for all staff, students and visitors coming to campus.

Sponsorship / work rights for Australi

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a fixed term position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

How to apply

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For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Lesley George, Recruitment Operations, by email to

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Applications Close

Monday 05 June 2023 11:59 PM

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