Scholarly Teaching Fellow (STF)

Sydney (Suburb), New South Wales (AU)
16 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
14 Dec 2016
Academic Discipline
Engineering & Technology
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Engineering and IT

The Faculty

UTS: Engineering and IT is an innovative and research intensive faculty with a strong reputation for practice-based learning programs and industry engagement.

Our goal is to produce impact-driven, user-centred research outcomes and to incorporate this into our students’ learning.  Our industry internship programs give students real experiences to match the needs of their own career pathways to their employers, and this is reflected in our high graduate employment rate.

Our learning and teaching is shaped by our unique UTS Model of Learning framework, which encourages a practice-based, collaborative and globally relevant learning approach and development of graduate attributes.

The STF Role

The Scholarly Teaching Fellow will undertake activities to apply scholarly expertise to develop rich and authentic student learning experiences in collaboration with other staff.

Scholarly Teaching Fellows will be allocated work on the following basis: (1) teaching and related duties 70%, (2) scholarship and research 20% and (3) other duties 10%. 

UTS delivers subjects over three equal 11 week teaching periods per year.

Main duties/responsibilities:


  • Curriculum development in the areas of project management and/or engineering management
  • Preparation and conduct of learning activities, face-to-face and online
  • Assessment of student work, including feedback to students
  • Active participation in course and/or subject teaching teams
  • Administration connected with teaching activities
  • Participation in teaching teams, discipline and school meetings
  • Engagement with teaching-related scholarship

Main skills/experience required:


  • Demonstrated ability to effectively facilitate learning in the tertiary sector
  • Experience in supervising undergraduate and post-graduate student projects in the areas of project management and/or engineering management
  • Substantial industry experience in the areas of senior level project/product management and enterprise leadership.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with industry and/or government.
  • A commitment to reflective improvement in their own practice.
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to curriculum review and renewal.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with students and staff with cross cultural sensitivity.
  • An understanding of and commitment to UTS learning.futures approaches
  • A postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline is desirable.
  • Substantial progression towards, or completion of a PhD is highly desirable.


Appointments to STF positions are made between Level A Step 3 and Level B Step 2 (inclusive) in line with experience and qualification.

The current salary range applicable is $83,974 to $98,447.

The university offers 17% superannuation. This appointment will be on a continuing basis.


The maximum level that an STF can reach is Level B Step 2. If an STF is initially appointed below this level, then (subject to normal requirements) they will progress through incremental steps up to this maximum. An STF may apply for promotion to a different academic role in accordance with the University policies and guidelines.

Who is eligible to apply

Applicants for a STF position can be existing or former academic fixed term or casual staff of any Australian University who have at least 12 months’ employment in total at Australian Universities (this can be a combination of fixed term and casual employment at a number of Australian Universities during the last few years).

How To Apply

Please click on the apply button to be taken to the advertisement on our careers page where you will find links with instructions on how to apply and the full position description.

Specific enquiries or issues with your application may be directed to the UTS Recruitment Team at or on +61 (0) 2 9514 1080.

Closing Date:  Wednesday 14th December at 11:59pm

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