Associate Lecturer/Lecturer in Cultural Awareness, Aboriginal Studies

Hobart, Australia
27 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
21 May 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

The School of Education is a vibrant community of professionals committed to the preparation of educators able to foster the creativity, knowledge and skills of learners and enhance the organisations in which they work. 

The incumbent will undertake teaching and research within an academic staff team in the School of Education and the position will be teaching intensive. The incumbent is expected to teach in and coordinate units as required.

In the role you will:

  • Make an effective and sustained contribution to the University in achieving its strategic objectives and fulfilling its operational responsibilities.
  • Undertake scholarly undergraduate (and if relevant postgraduate) coursework teaching.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of productive and effective links inside the University and locally and nationally.
  • Undertake high-quality research of national and increasingly of international standing, secure external competitive and other funding, publish research findings and as appropriate contribute to the successful supervision of research higher degree students.
  • Undertake other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

You will be employed on a full-time, fixed term basis for a period of three years.


To be considered, you will have:

  • For appointment at level A: a Masters level tertiary degree or substantial progress towards completion of a PhD degree as a minimum. For appointment at level B: a PhD or equivalent in a relevant field.
  • Experience in university-level teaching and learning in Cultural Awareness: Aboriginal Studies in both the online and face-to-face modes.
  • For appointment at level A: a commitment to and ability to conduct independent research leading to scholarly publication in high quality journals and worthwhile contribution to the field of Cultural Awareness: Aboriginal Studies. For appointment at level B: a good record of, and continuing commitment to, research that has achieved recognition and made worthwhile contributions to the field of Cultural Awareness: Aboriginal Studies, demonstrated by a record of publications and presentations at conferences.
  • A record of contributing to building and maintaining effective and productive links locally and nationally with the discipline, profession, industry

Appointment to this role will be at Academic Level A or Level B and will have a total remuneration package of up to $127,368 comprising base salary within the range of $65,798 to $108,862 plus 17% superannuation.

For further information about this position please contact Associate Professor Karen Swabey, Acting Dean, Faculty of Education, / 03 6324 3512.

**Please note, your application must as a minimum include your resume, a cover letter and your responses to the position/selection criteria. The position description for this role is available on the University of Tasmania website.

Applications close 21 May 2018.