Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor - Guidance, Counselling and Careers

Location
Australia
Posted
Aug 10, 2019
Closes
Sep 09, 2019
Ref
116726
Organization Type
University and College
Hours
Full Time
School of Education

The School of Education is consistently ranked as one of Australia's leading research and teaching institutions in the field of education. It has a strong commitment to addressing issues of education and equity in the context of rapid social, economic and cultural change. The School's education programs and research agendas have focused on driving state and national educational innovation and reform.

About This Opportunity

A Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor will be expected to teach in the Guidance, Counselling and Careers field of study in the postgraduate program and in the School's Initial Teacher Education programs (undergraduate and Masters' levels) in areas relevant to their expertise.

The successful appointee will have the capacity to pursue a strong and productive program of research relevant to the School's existing and emerging research priorities and to supervise research students. The appointee will be expected to undertake administration, service, and leadership roles commensurate with their level of appointment.

The School has existing research strengths in the following fields: education policy; social justice and inclusive education; youth studies; pedagogies and learning sciences; and educational technologies. The successful appointee will further strengthen the School's theoretical and methodological expertise, interdisciplinary research agendas, and global focus on educational issues.

This position is located at our picturesque St Lucia campus , renowned as one of Australia's most attractive university campuses, and located just 7km from Brisbane's city centre. Bounded by the Brisbane River on three sides, and with outstanding public transport connections, our 114-hectare site provides a perfect work environment - you can enjoy the best of both worlds: a vibrant campus with the tradition of an established university.

For US applicants, please note that Australian Universities use British terminology, as such a Lecturer (Level B) position is equivalent to that of an Assistant Professor position in the US.

Our Ideal Candidate

Applicants should possess a PhD in Education, show evidence of innovative teaching contributions to undergraduate and postgraduate coursework degree programs. The appointee will be expected to undertake administration, service, and leadership roles commensurate with their level of appointment.

Applicants should have the capacity to pursue a strong and productive program of research relevant to the School's research priorities and to supervise research students. Applicants will be able to further strengthen the School's theoretical and methodological expertise, interdisciplinary research agendas, and global focus on educational issues.

Applicants should have a national or international research reputation with strong networks to leverage to assist in developing a world class program of research with demonstrated impact. They should demonstrate their ability to contribute to research or lead significant teams, attract significant external funding, and work collaboratively across discipline boundaries. Applicants should be an experienced and engaging teacher and have mastery of current pedagogy in education.

We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to recruitment@uq.edu.au .

What We Can Offer

This is a full-time, continuing position at Academic level C or D.

Academic Level C

The remuneration package will be in the range $117,319 - $135,276 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $137,263 - $158,272 p.a.).

Academic Level D

The remuneration package will be in the range $141,261 - $155,627 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $165,275 - $182,083p.a.).

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities , salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, cheap parking, development programs and many other benefits.

For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021 .

Our Selection Process

As part of the Selection Process, applicants shortlisted for interview will be required to present a seminar and mock lecture to members of the school community prior to their scheduled interview. Research seminars and lecture topics will be provided with adequate notice to shortlisted candidates.

The University of Queensland is committed to ensuring all candidates are provided with the opportunity to attend the panel interviews, however, for those candidates who are unable to attend in person, video interview options will be available.

Questions?

To discuss this role please contact Professor Patricia Morrell on +61 7 3365 6227 or email head@education.uq.edu.au .

For application queries, please contact recruitment@uq.edu.au stating UQJob 508141 in the subject line.

Want to Apply?

To submit an application for this role, use the APPLY NOW button below. All applicants must supply the following documents:
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Responses to the Selection Criteria

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