Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Educational Leadership

Armidale, Australia
12 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
12 Mar 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences (HASS) & Education

School of Education

  • Continuing, full time
  • $114,074 to $131,360 per annum (Senior Lecturer)
  • $137,117to $150,941per annum (Associate Professor)
  • Plus 17% employer superannuation.Salary packaging options are available
  • Relocation assistance provided
  • Applicants must have ongoing full time work rights

The University of New England in Armidale, Australia boasts an excellent national and international reputation being a leader in research and academic innovation that has industry impact. We aim to foster a constructive and engaged culture where creative ideas and innovation thrive.

The School of Education offers a positive and dynamic environment where Staff and Students enjoy a friendly, collegial and socially inclusive working environment. The School is a leading provider of primary, secondary and early childhood teacher education courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, with courses offered via on-campus and flexible online education modes.  

About the role

Applications are invited for the position of Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor in Educational Leadership. Scholarship of Educational Leadership is a growth area in the School of Education, and within this new role your focus would be to build and grow a successful master’s program (Master of Applied Leadership in Positive Education). Additionally you would take a leadership role in teaching and research across the various disciplines of the School of Education, where your expertise in innovative pedagogical, theoretical and content knowledge in leadership and one additional discipline of education would be required.

The successful applicant will have demonstrated capacity in teaching and research and service of Educational Leadership spanning the areas of Professional Studies e.g., School, Health and Vocational Education and Training.  A strength in Action Research or other applied research models would also be desirable for this role.

Skills & Experience

For appointment at Senior Lecturer Level, you will have a doctoral qualification in an education field with a sound scholarly research record in the discipline area of Leadership and one other discipline area, and extensive experience in an Education setting as well as sound knowledge of contemporary Leadership research, policies and practices. 

For appointment at Associate Professor Level, you will have a doctoral qualification in an education field with a leading scholarly research record in the discipline area of Leadership and one other discipline area, with extensive experience in an education setting as well as extensive knowledge of key research theories, policies, trends and practices, in Leadership.

The full selection criteria applicable for each level can be viewed in the position information document.

To apply

To demonstrate your suitability for this role, please include your responses to the selection criteria, relevant to level, in your application.

Additional information

To discuss this opportunity, please contact the School of Education by phoning 02 6773 2560 or via email to To find out more about the School visit

About Armidale

Living in Armidale you will experience the best of both city and rural living. Enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle with access to shopping, gourmet food, top sporting facilities and cultural delights. You can live in the heart of Armidale or experience the tranquillity of the New England on a rural property.

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Closing Date:   Monday, 26th February 2018 
Extended Closing Date: Monday, 12th March 2018 
Reference No:  218032

To demonstrate your suitability for this role, please respond to the selection criteria, contained in the position statement, in your application.

Equity principles underpin all UNE policies and procedures. As a University committed to engaging a diverse workforce, UNE encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.