Associate Professor in Education Leadership and Evidence-based Pedagogy

La Trobe University
February 18, 2024
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Associate Professor in Education Leadership and Evidence-based Pedagogy

Job No.: 566897

Work type: Continuing

  • Play a key role in the academic leadership team for the School of Education
  • Lead teams to design innovative & effective curriculum which reflects best practice
  • Full Time, Continuing / Teaching & Research
  • Remuneration at Academic Level D / Can be located at any La Trobe Campus
  • About the position

    The School of Education has a long and proud history of helping to build a quality profession for all and is changing the face of education in Australia and abroad. As an industry leader, our vision is to prepare high quality education professionals who want every learner to reach their full potential. Our success is directly linked to our outstanding partnership with schools, early learning centres and other education providers. Fostering lifelong learning for education professionals through undergraduate, postgraduate, graduate research degrees and continuing professional development.

    Due to growth in the School of Education, we have an exciting opportunity. As the successful incumbent, you will be expected to make contributions to the teaching and research objectives of the School of Education. Leadership in areas such as student experience, academic staff development, teaching and learning innovation and initiatives, research innovation and projects is an essential element of the work of the School in achieving its strategic goals. In conjunction with this, leadership and research into innovation in flexible delivery and on‐line learning approaches is critical to the future of the School across all campuses.

    Reporting to the Associate Dean, Academic and Deputy Dean as a Level D teaching and research Academic you will be recognised nationally/internationally as a contributor to the development of their discipline or profession. You will provide leadership and foster excellence in teaching and learning in their discipline. You will provide leadership in developing curriculum and teaching, and undertake high quality and/or high impact research/scholarship.

    Duties at this level will include:

  • Develop, teach and coordinate subjects and courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels that engage and motivate students whilst providing a high quality learning experience.
  • Lead the development, design and review of curriculum and/or programs of study.
  • Proven ability to encourage intellectual development and career aspirations of students.
  • Make a leading/national contribution to scholarship of learning and teaching and disciplinary teaching pedagogy and evidence-based research.
  • Conduct and lead outstanding innovative and high impact research and produce conference and seminar papers and publications arising from the research.
  • Lead and manage large research projects and/or teams and play a major role in all aspects of major research projects.
  • Undertake other duties commensurate with the classification and scope of the position as required by the Associate Deans or Dean.
  • Skills and knowledge required for this position:

  • Completion of a PhD or equivalent accreditation and standing recognised by the University/profession as appropriate for the relevant discipline areas.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness and leadership in curriculum development and teaching with a proven commitment to excellence in teaching.
  • Record of attracting honours/research students and successful supervision
  • Evidence of effective contributions to leadership and management at the Department/School/College or University level.
  • Strong record of publications, including papers in leading international journals and/or invited presentation at international conferences.
  • Proven leadership skills with a demonstrated capacity to manage and mentor less senior teaching and research staff.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to interact effectively with people for a diverse range of backgrounds.
  • Highly desirable criteria:

  • Graduate Certificate in Higher Education or equivalent.
  • Please refer to the Position Descriptions for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

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  • 17% employer contributed superannuation
  • On site childcare facilities
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Discounts for staff and their family members to study a range of La Trobe courses
  • How to apply Closing date: By Sunday 18th February, 2024

    Position Enquiries: Position Enquiries: Bernadette Walker-Gibbs, Associate Dean, Academic and Deputy Dean Email: [email protected], Phone: (03) 9479 5377

    Recruitment Enquiries: Vicki Stavrou, Senior Talent Acquisition Business Partner, Email: [email protected], Phone: (03) 9479 5191

    Position Description below:

    PD-Associate Professor in Education Leadership and Evidence-based Pedagogy.pdf

    Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up-to-date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description
  • Only candidates who possess the full rights to work in Australia will be considered for this opportunity

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    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

    La Trobe University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We take an intersectional approach by actively supporting and encouraging people of all backgrounds and abilities to submit an application and aim to ensure that the recruitment and employee experience is as accessible and inclusive as possible. Flexibility in interview format will be offered to shortlisted candidates.

    Why La Trobe:

  • Develop your career at an innovative, global university where you'll collaborate with community and industry to create impact.
  • Enjoy working on our inspiring and stunning campuses – the perfect hub for industry, students and academics
  • Help transform the lives of students, partners and communities now and in future
  • All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

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