Senior Lecturer, 50D Position

Location
Perth, Australia
Posted
09 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
01 Jul 2018
Ref
163/2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

FULL-TIME, ONGOING
JOONDALUP AND MOUNT LAWLEY CAMPUSES

KURONGKURL KATITJIN
CENTRE FOR INDIGENOUS AUSTRALIAN EDUCATION AND RESEARCH
OPEN TO ABORIGINAL AND/OR TORRES STRAIT ISLANDERS ONLY
SALARY: $119,173 - $137,170 PA

  • Enhance the quality of scholarship and research within Kurongkurl Katitjin by strengthening Indigenous Australian cultural perspectives and knowledge to teaching and research programmes and enhancing the potential community impact of those activities;
  • Take a lead role in the Centre’s activities and engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and communities to improve teaching and research program content and delivery.

Overview

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Academic with a broad recognition of, and knowledge and expertise in Indigenous Australian culture, to make a significant difference to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students at ECU, and the wider Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, through research, teaching and leadership.

The Role

The focus of this role is to coordinate and enhance Kurongkurl Katitjin’s teaching and learning program. Your experience and understanding will enable you to identify, create and develop teaching and learning curricula and materials appropriate to all Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples studying at ECU. Your significant research track record, including collaborative work with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in an area directly relevant to those involved, will enhance, and be enhanced by, further collaborative work with Researchers across ECU and nationally.  As coordinator of the Centre staff, and leader/mentor of others, your experience of leading, developing and managing staff will be a strong advantage.

You will also demonstrate personal attributes that are congruent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry and Personal Excellence.

ECU is a smoke-free environment.

Benefits & Remuneration

This full time ongoing position attracts remuneration of $119,173 - $137,170 pa plus 17% University superannuation contribution.

ECU supports a work/life balance for staff. Benefits such as flexible working arrangements may also be negotiated to meet your personal circumstances.

ECU has an Award-winning Health and Wellness Program and an extensive range of staff benefits across entertainment, financial, health, travel and consumer goods and services.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our Employment Opportunities website.

Contact

Interested applicants are welcome to call Dr Dan McAullay/Ms Melissa Van Elburg for more information on 08 9370 6689.

How to Apply

Please upload your resume along with a covering letter (maximum 3 pages) demonstrating why you would be suitable for this role, in the context of the information above and the attached Selection Criteria.  

Closing Date:

Applications close on Sunday 1 July, 2018 at 11:30pm WST.

IT IS A GENUINE REQUIREMENT FOR THIS POSITION THAT THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE BE ABORIGINAL AND/OR TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER AS PER SECTION 50D OF THE EQUAL OPPORTUNITY ACT 1984.

ECU is diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address underrepresentation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds.