Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Learning Transformations

Penrith (Suburb), Sydney (AU)
23 Sep 2016
End of advertisement period
23 Oct 2016
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Ref 1462/16
Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Learning Transformations)
Penrith Campus

Full-Time, Fixed-Term Positions for 5 Years

The Learning Futures portfolio is seeking three exceptional new colleagues with expertise in innovative academic development and specific curriculum leadership expertise to join the team. The roles will provide institutional leadership and support for the development of transformative curriculum and learning experiences.  In particular, we are seeking colleagues with expertise in transition pedagogies and pathways; experiential and work integrated learning, and contemporary higher education curriculum architecture to complement our existing expertise.

The Learning Futures Portfolio comprises a new network of teams with expertise in curriculum and pedagogy development, technology enhanced learning, learning support, and education for sustainability. It works closely with the Senior Executive, other groups in the Academic Division and with teams across the University to support the university community to innovate and excel in curriculum design and teaching in today's technology rich learning environments.

The new positions provide an opportunity to lead strategic curriculum initiatives that cross disciplines and realise new synergies between research, education, industry and our communities, to offer transformative educational opportunities for all students with the capability and desire to succeed. This is an opportunity to join a vibrant young university as a key member of an energetic and creative team with strong leadership and a genuinely collaborative approach to research-led educational innovation.

Please note that the University reserves the right to appoint at Academic Level B (Lecturer) or Academic Level C (Senior Lecturer) depending on the applicants qualifications, skills and experience.

Remuneration Package: Academic Level B $104,403 to $123,190 per annum (comprising Salary $94,191 to $111,223 p.a.; 9.5% Superannuation and Leave Loading); Academic Level C $126,916 to $145,574 per annum (comprising Salary $114,626 to $131,665 p.a., 9.5% Superannuation and Leave Loading)

Position Enquiries: Professor Simon Barrie, Pro Vice Chancellor (Learning Transformation) (02) 9685 9658 or email s.barrie@westernsydney.edu.au

Closing Date:  4 November 2016