Scholarly Teaching Fellow

Sydney, Australia
31 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Health      

Job Summary          

UTS has a bold vision to be a world-leading university of technology. We are a dynamic and innovative university in central Sydney, consistently ranked the top young university in Australia. With a culturally diverse campus life and extensive international exchange and research programs, UTS prepares graduates for the workplaces of today and tomorrow. 

The Faculty of Health is recruiting several roles to contribute to teaching and learning activities across a range of Health discipline areas including: Nursing, Health Science, Global Health, Primary Health Care, Public Health.

Detailed Description          

About Us

UTS: Health offers innovative, practice-based education and high impact research that focuses in improving health outcome sin both local and global communities. Our learning and teaching is shaped on our unique UTS Model of Learning framework, which encourages a 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:

  • Preparation and of learning activities, face-to-face and online
  • Assessment of student work
  • Active participation in a course and/or subject teaching team
  • Administration connected with teaching activities, including coordination duties as required
  • Participation in teaching team, discipline and school meetings
  • Engagement with teaching-related scholarship

Main skills/experience required:

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively facilitate learning in tertiary sector
  • A commitment to reflective improvement in their own practice
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to curriculum review and renewal
  • The ability to interact with students and staff with cross cultural sensitivity
  • A postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline
  • Current registration as a Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia for teaching into the Nursing discipline
  • Substantial progression towards, or completion of a PhD is highly desirable

An understanding of and commitment to UTS learning.futures approaches with evidence of the same is highly desirable.

The full list of selection criteria is available on the position description.


Base salary: $85,234 to $99,924. Appointments to STF positions are made between Level A Step 3 and Level B Step 2 (inclusive) in line with experience and qualification. 

This role attracts 17% superannuation in addition to the base salary. Employee benefits include flexible work practices, child care centres, generous parental leave and salary packaging opportunities.

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 they will progress through incremental steps (over a 3 year period) up to this maximum. Unless subsequently promoted to a different academic role, an STF will remain at Level B Step 2.

How to Apply          

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

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Prior to commencing your application for IRC98748, please review the Position Statement and the relevant selection criteria, which you are required to address in your submission in a separate document. For information to assist you with compiling statements to answer the selection criteria, please visit Answering Selection Criteria

Please note that only those applications submitted via the UTS online recruitment system will be accepted. 

Current UTS employees should apply through their UTS Employee Self Service function.

As you will be unable to save your application once started, please have all required documents and information available prior to commencing.

Specific enquiries regarding the role may be directed to Professor Joanne Gray via email at

Specific issues with your application may be directed to the UTS Recruitment Team at  or 02 9514 1080.

Closing Date:  Monday 21st August 2017 at 11.59pm (AEST)

Please note: If you have a disability that requires adjustment to the recruitment process or an alternative application pathway please contact for assistance.

We are committed to diversity and social inclusion, evidenced by our WGEA Employer of Choice citation, Wingara Indigenous Employment Strategy and the UTS Access and Inclusion Plan. We welcome applications from women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles), Indigenous Australians, people with disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.