Research Fellow in Education

Melbourne, Australia
01 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
15 Nov 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time
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Who says you can't change the world? We expect to do nothing less.

Melbourne Graduate School of Education
Science of Learning Research Hub

Salary:  $69,148 - $93,830 p.a. (Level A) or $98,775 - $117,290 p.a. (Level B) plus 9.5% superannuation (pro-rata).
Level of appointment is subject to qualifications and experience.  

The Melbourne Graduate School of Education is at the forefront of innovation in education, constantly seeking new and improved ways to support Australia’s education system. The Science of Learning Research Hub, located within the Melbourne Graduate School of Education, aims to translate robust learning sciences into educational and pedagogical practice. 

The Science of Learning Schools Hub (SLSH) aims to invite up to 20 Victorian schools to join a 2018 Science of Learning Schools Partnership, focused on creating a community in which the foundational principles of the Science of Learning can be validly translated.  We are seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified Research Fellow/s with demonstrated knowledge of science of learning research, to fulfil the following positions:

  • Program Co-ordinator (Transition) 0.5 FTE

    • The Program Co-ordinator (Transition) is responsible for coordinating the program to ensure program philosophy, design and objectives are implemented and evaluated.  This will include substantial liaison with the leadership teams of participating schools.

      The successful incumbent will have demonstrated experience in coordinating and liaising with multiple schools.

  • Program Co-ordinator (Design) 0.5 FTE
    • The Program Co-ordinator (Design) will be responsible for researching and developing the philosophy, objectives, curricula and  content for the program.  This will include design and implementation of both face-to-face and online delivery modules, identification of appropriate content components for a valid Science of Learning curriculum, and co-ordination of participant’s contributions to the program. 

The successful incumbent will have intermediate to advanced technology literacy, and a proven ability to design, or co-ordinate the design of, online educational platforms.

Both positions will work closely together to achieve the objectives of the program. 

Consideration will be given to applicants who may meet the selection criteria for both roles and would prefer to combine the opportunities into one full-time position.

Applicants wishing to apply for one or both positions should clearly indicate in their application the position/s they are applying for and address the relevant selection criteria.

Please refer to the position descriptions for further information.  

Please note:  These positions are subject to confirmation of funding for the 2018 Science of Learning Schools Partnership program.     


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 Close date:    15 Nov 2017               

Position Descriptions and Selection Criteria

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