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Professor of Practice - STEM Education

Employer
UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY
Location
Camperdown, Australia
Closing date
16 May 2024

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Academic Discipline
Education, Social Sciences
Job Type
Academic Posts, Professors / Chairs
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Part Time

Job Details

  • We are seeking a Professor of Practice - STEM Education
  • Located in Camperdown
  • 3 year FIXED-TERM (0.2 FTE 1 day per week) position with an attractive remuneration package

About the opportunity

The Sydney School of Education and Social Work manages successful funded partnerships with local schools and communities, state and federal government departments, through to international scholarly collaborations on global standards of education and social policy.

Some of our recent research partners include: NSW Department of Education and Communities, Telstra, SAX Institute, Department of Industry and Science, Office for Learning and Teaching and the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council.

A Professor of Practice is an esteemed leader in their profession with an international reputation for outstanding impact, achievement and influence. A Professor of Practice brings their extensive professional experience to the University and actively contributes to the furthering of the profession through their engagement with collaborators, students and the broader community.

A Professor of Practice contributes to the leadership and strategic direction of the University by participating in collegial governance and decision-making and fosters a culture of excellence through guiding academic staff and students towards success. A Professor of Practice maintains their reputation by actively contributing to innovation in the profession, scholarship relating to the profession, academic debate and policy development within the University and beyond.

About you (skills, capabilities and experience)

  • Professional qualifications appropriate to the discipline of STEM education and significant experience as a leader within the profession
  • An international reputation as a leading authority in the profession
  • Demonstrated success in integrating and applying complex theoretical concepts to advance professional practice
  • A wide network of established relationships with key industry and professional institutions, partners and stakeholders that can be leveraged to enhance the standing of the discipline, School/ Faculty and University
  • Significant experience in people leadership and management, including demonstrated excellence in supervising and/or mentoring others to success
  • An understanding of the key strategic issues in the higher education sector related to initial teacher education and STEM education.

Term and remuneration

This position is 3 years fixed term position offering 0.2 FTE (1 day per week). The successful candidate will be offered a competitive remuneration package commensurate with the responsibilities of the position and the candidate's relevant experience and qualifications.

How to apply

Applications (including a CV and cover letter outlining how your skills, capabilities and experience meet the requirements for the role) must be submitted via the link above. Please refer to the candidate information brochure for further details.

Candidate Information Brochure

If you are a current employee of the University or a contingent worker with access to Workday, please login into your Workday account and navigate to the Career icon on your Dashboard. Click on USYD Find Jobs and apply.

For a copy of the candidate information brochure, a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact:

Lucy Porter (Senior Talent Partner, Recruitment Operations, Human Resources) on + 61 429 771 115 or by email lucy.porter@sydney.edu.au

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.

This position is designated as involving child-related work. To undertake or remain in this position, you are required to apply for and obtain a Working With Children Check clearance in accordance with the Child Protection (Working With Children) Act 2012.

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.

Visa sponsorship will not be provided for this position.

EEO statement

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, women, people living with a disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

Copyright The University of Sydney

The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

Applications Close

Thursday 16 May 2024 11:59 PM

Company

The University of Sydney was established in 1850 and is consistently recognised, both locally and internationally, for its outstanding teaching and research excellence. Sydney alumni include Prime Ministers, Governor Generals, Nobel Prize winners and leaders in every field of endeavour.

The University offers a comprehensive range of courses, including a number of disciplines unique in Australia. Teaching is spread across nine different state-of-the art campuses, located across New South Wales.

The University of Sydney’s commitment to excellence in research has resulted in an outstanding record in national competitive funding and underpins an approach to teaching which has won nominations for excellence and resulted in high student satisfaction ratings. The University has 78 research centres and institutes and is home to three ARC Centres of Excellence.

The teaching, research and cultural life of the University is supported by extensive facilities, including the largest library collection in the Southern Hemisphere, the world-class Nicholson Museum of archaeological antiquities, the Macleay Museum of natural history and ethnographic collections and the University Art Gallery. Its outstanding sporting and recreation facilities provide a training centre for students and Olympic athletes.

The University of Sydney is a key member of the Group of Eight Australian major research-intensive universities, and the Worldwide Universities Network.

Campuses

The University of Sydney has nine official campuses.

1.         Camperdown/Darlington Campus.

2.         Cumberland Campus. Home to the Faculty of Health Sciences (based in Lidcombe).

3.         Mallett Street Campus. Home of the Sydney Nursing School.

4.         Sydney Conservatorium of Music Campus. In Macquarie Street, central Sydney.

5.         Rozelle Campus. Home to Sydney College of the Arts.

6.         Surry Hills Campus. Home to the Faculty of Dentistry.

7.         Camden Campus. Contains facilities connected to the Faculty of Veterinary Science and the Faculty of Agriculture and Environment.

8.         Burren Street Campus. Facilties are currently under development.

9.         Sydney Medical School campuses. These include the School of Rural Health (in Dubbo and Orange), the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Concord Hospital, Westmead Hospital, the Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Nepean Hospital, Northern Clinical School, Sydney Adventist Hospital, Broken Hill University Department of Rural Health, and Northern Rivers University Department of Rural Health.

Faculties

The University of Sydney has 16 faculties.

1. Agriculture and Environment

2. Architecture, Design and Planning

3. Arts and Social Sciences

4. Business (Business School)

5. Dentistry

6. Education and Social Work

7. Engineering and Information Technologies

8. Health Sciences

9. Law (Sydney Law School)

10. Medicine (Sydney Medical School)

11. Nursing and Midwifery

12. Pharmacy

13. Science

14. Sydney College of the Arts

15. Sydney Conservatorium of Music

16. Veterinary Science

Number of Employees

Full-time employees: 7616

For more information, please visit: http://sydney.edu.au/

Company info
Telephone
+(61) 2 9351 2222
Location
UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY
NEW SOUTH WALES
2006
AU

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