Senior Lecturer in Education

Bendigo, Australia
25 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Feb 2018
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 position based at our Bendigo Campus

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 one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. La Trobe University turned 50 in 2017, and over the half century of its existence it has established a reputation as an innovative and accessible university, willing to take risks and take on challenges. 

Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence 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. The School provides for the professional preparation of teachers in primary, secondary, community, vocational and higher education. 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 – Level C academic in STEM/ STEAM Education

The School of Education at La Trobe University is seeking a committed and innovative academic with a world class reputation to join the School on the Bendigo campus. We are seeking applicants with a PhD and program of research, professional practice and evidence of quality teaching experience, with potential to lead innovation in STEM and STEAM education. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander teacher educators to apply.

Along with expertise in STEM and/or STEAM education we are interested in candidate with experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Indigenous Education
  • Professional experience and school and community-based practice
  • Educational leadership
  • Learning sciences
  • Inclusive Education
  • Educational Psychology

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.

Applicants are invited to submit a curriculum vita, 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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How to Apply

Closing date: Sunday 18th February, 2018 (11:55pm)

Position Enquiries: Professor Lynn Bosetti, Head of School -

Please address Key Selection Criteria and attach these with your application.

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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 (553328) under current vacancies.

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the SAGE Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. 

If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.