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Lecturer in Human Geography

Employer
FLINDERS UNIVERSITY
Location
Adelaide, Australia
Salary
$106,403 - $125,917 p.a.
Closing date
7 Jul 2024

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Position Details

  • Fixed Term until June 2027 | Full-Time
  • Academic Level B | $106,403 - $125,917 p.a.
  • Location: Bedford Park / Kaurna Country
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College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

At the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences we inspire ground-breaking ways of viewing the world. Encompassing teaching and research activities in history and archaeology, social sciences, language, literature and culture, and the creative arts, the College aim to bring together high profile interdisciplinary and disciplinary projects dedicated to major cultural, environmental, geographical, historical, and social challenges of our time.

About the Role

Flinders University is seeking a Lecturer in Human Geography to contribute to its excellence in teaching and learning within the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. The successful incumbent will work across the suite of urban and regional planning-related topics and be responsible for making independent contributions to teaching and the scholarship of teaching, using innovations and technologies.

More specifically, as the Lecturer in Human Geography, you will:

  • Create, coordinate and conduct inspiring teaching informed by approaches that enhance the student experience, with a focus on urban and regional planning topics.
  • Provide support, academic counselling and professional advice to students concerning their studies, professional development and career opportunities.
  • Undertake activities that promote the development of productive partnerships to provide opportunities for students and promote graduate employability.

About You

As the successful incumbent, you will be an excellent communicator with the ability to establish positive relationships with staff, students and industry partners. You will demonstrate a student-centred approach and be passionate about achieving optimum learning outcomes for students. Independently, and in collaboration with your team, you will actively work towards growing the Human Geography discipline at Flinders University.

You will also demonstrate:

  • Evidence of successful and independent innovation in learning and teaching delivery or design, including use of e-learning technologies.
  • Experience of significant teaching and learning experience at a tertiary level.
  • Completion of a PhD or EdD in a relevant area, or equivalent qualification; a particular focus on an aspect of urban and regional planning will be highly valued.
  • Current or eligible membership to the Planning Institute of Australia is highly desirable. 

Life at Flinders

We're transforming and investing in people and facilities to create contemporary, stimulating, and satisfying learning and work environments that reflect our core values of excellence, innovation, courage, and integrity. Flinders is refocusing its strategic priorities with the aim of elevating its performance to be a top ten Australian university, and amongst the top 1% in the world.

Reaching beyond the limits of buildings, borders, and backgrounds, ours is an inclusive culture that believes absolutely in equality and opportunity for all. We don't just accommodate differences; we embrace and celebrate them. So, why work at Flinders?

  • 17% Superannuation + salary packaging options
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Wide range of professional development activities and services
  • We embrace diversity and promote equity and inclusion for all students and staff
  • Vibrant campus life and amenities including on campus health care servicesgym and childcare centre (Bedford Park, South Australia).

Prescribed Conditions for Employment

  • A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.
  • Please note that you may be required to provide evidence that you are up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations, in line with the Flinders University COVID-19 Vaccination Policy 

How to Apply and Information

  • You are required to submit Suitability Statement of no more than 3 pages, addressing the below four Key Position Capabilities of the position description.
    • Experience of significant teaching and learning experience at a tertiary level.
    • Evidence of successful and independent innovation in learning and teaching delivery or design, including use of e-learning technologies.
    • Completion of a PhD or EdD in a relevant area, or equivalent qualification; a particular focus on an aspect of urban and regional planning will be highly valued.
    • Evidence of use of student-centred learning and teaching approaches which enhance student success, transition and retention.
  • For more information regarding this position, please contact Gerti Szili.
  • Please see here for our Reconciliation Action Plan
  • Please see here for our Indigenous Workforce Strategy

Certification

Applications to be submitted before 10:00 pm:

07 July 2024

At Flinders we embrace and celebrate diversity and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and people of all ages, ethnicities, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities.

Flinders. Fearless.

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