Academic Roles in Education

Melbourne, Australia
28 Sep 2016
End of advertisement period
23 Oct 2016
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Educate and inspire students while contributing to our research
  • Get in at the beginning of an exciting new era
  • Full Time, Continuing academic positions

About La Trobe

La Trobe University's success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is among the top 100 universities in the world under the age of 50 (Times Higher Education Rankings 2016), one of Australia's research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we're passionate about driving change to benefit the communities we serve.

The School of Education has a long and distinctive history of progressive and socially engaged teaching and research in education and a reputation of high quality leadership in outdoor and environmental education. The School provides for the professional preparation of teachers in primary, secondary, community, vocational, higher education, recreation and tourism, . The School also has a dedicated partnership with the newly established P‐12 Charles La Trobe College which is also home to Quantum Victoria - the Centre of Excellence in Science and Mathematics Education.

About the role

The School of Education at La Trobe University is seeking committed and innovative professionals with a world class reputation in five positions at a range of experience levels. We are seeking applicants with a PhD and program of research, professional practice and teaching experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Early Childhood Education (senior appointment)
  • Secondary Mathematics Education (senior appointment)
  • Indigenous Teacher Education
  • Special and Inclusive Education
  • Literacy Education
  • Professional Experience / Professional Learning (senior appointment)
  • Curriculum Theory & Philosophy
  • Educational Leadership
  • Educational Psychology
  • Rural Education
  • Assessment

Key elements of the position include on-campus and online teaching, advising and supervision of graduate student research, and collaborating with colleagues in interdisciplinary research initiatives, program development, support and implementation.


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How to Apply

Closing date: Sunday 23rd October, 2016

Position Enquiries: Head of School, Professor Lynn Bosetti:

Applicants are invited to submit a curriculum vitae, a statement outlining research, post-secondary teaching and leadership experience, evidence of collaboration, a brief description of present and aspiring contributions to the field, reprints of two (2) representative academic publications, and the names of and contact information for three referees.

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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For further enquiries on how to apply for this role, please contact HR Assist on 9479 1234.

To apply and to view position description please visit and search for position no 551689 under current vacancies.

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