Associate Lecturer, Teaching Scholar

Coffs Harbour, Australia
05 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
22 Jun 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

About us

Southern Cross University, ranked in the Asia-Pacific's top 100 universities and the top 150 universities in the world under 50 years old (Times Higher Education Young University Rankings for 2017), is a progressive, young and connected research university, with vibrant campuses in two states. They are in locations of extraordinary natural beauty and creativity: Coffs Harbour in the Mid North Coast and Lismore in the Northern Rivers of New South Wales, while our fastest-growing campus is located near the Gold Coast Airport in southern Queensland.

Located halfway between Sydney and Brisbane, the Coffs Harbour campus is close to some of the finest surf beaches and a spectacular World Heritage listed rainforest. Situated on the southern side of the city, the campus is minutes from international standard sporting facilities and the airport. Student accommodation in a peaceful setting is located just minutes away from the academic precinct.

SCU College is one of eight Schools and Colleges at Southern Cross University and sits within the portfolio of the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic).

SCU College offers pre-degree, award and English language programs that offer pathways for university study and can transform lives of Australian and international students. The College is distinctive for its care of students and the highest quality of teaching underpinned by scholarship. The College focuses on the development of academic and English skills often combined with discipline knowledge in the areas such as mathematics and science, arts, health and business studies.

The Preparing for Success Program (PSP) is an award winning enabling program for Australian students and one of the largest programs at the University enrolling 800-1000 each year. The diplomas and associate degree programs are emerging at the Coffs Harbour campus.

About the role

As Associate Lecturer (Teaching Scholar), you will teach into the College’s successful pre-degree (PSP) and/or award programs, both in face-to-face and online modes. You will join the College teaching team, made up of team members located on all campuses of the University.

Working closely with the Deputy Director of SCU College and the Academic Coordinator of the Preparing for Success Program, you will teach and lead units within the Preparing for Success Program and award programs as they emerge, including teaching foundational mathematical, learning and/or communication skills.

About you

You will have post graduate level qualifications in teaching, experience teaching in a variety of modes, and have the ability to adapt educational teaching technologies as needed.

In supporting the College’s values for the care and commitment to its students, you will demonstrate both excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and a student focussed approach to your work.

Contact for further information

Name:         Associate Professor Thomas Roche, Deputy Director SCU College
Phone:        02 6626 9148

Applications close on Friday 22 June 2018

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