Lecturer (A/B) - Centre for STEM Education and Innovation

The University of Adelaide
December 01, 2023
Offerd Salary:$107,276-$126,894
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Contract Type:Other
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Level A (75,888- $102,040) per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation

Level B ($107,276-$126,894) per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation

The Centre for STEM Education and Innovation in the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology (SET) seeks to appoint two Education Specialist with a keen interest in student engagement and outreach activities to coordinate and deliver STEM-related courses to undergraduate, postgraduate and industry-based students.

This exciting opportunity will enable an early career academic to join a team of world class STEM specialists and fully utilise their skills in education and outreach in developing innovative and non-traditional approaches to teaching and assessment. The appointee will have the opportunity to contribute collaboratively to curriculum design for both undergraduate and postgraduate courses/programs in STEM and also drive our outreach programs in delivering short-courses to industry-based students.

The Centre for STEM Education and Innovation is based at the North Terrace campus in Adelaide and liaises closely with all Schools in the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology, providing a range of engaging core and custom-designed courses for students.

To be successful you will need:

  • An undergraduate degree in engineering and a PhD (or equivalent experience) in a relevant area.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach effectively at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in engineering foundational skills and professional practice, using evidence-based pedagogy that promotes student engagement as well as in one or more of the areas of project management, systems engineering, academic and research skills.
  • Evidence of teaching innovation and experience in curriculum development, coordination and delivery as this relates to engineering and STEM professional practice courses.
  • Effectively undertake administrative duties related to teaching of identified courses and programs.
  • Ability to coordinate and supervise student research and/or other student project activities, including demonstrated skills in mentoring, planning, overseeing and delivering projects.
  • Ability to supervise and motivate undergraduate students including encouraging intellectual development and career aspirations.
  • High-level communication and interpersonal skills including demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate and build partnerships with team members, colleagues, and industry stakeholders.
  • Enjoy an outstanding career environment

    The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

    It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

    Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

    We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

    In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

    Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs

    Your faculty's broader role

    The Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology is a multidisciplinary hub of cutting-edge teaching and research. Many of its academic staff are world leaders in their fields and graduates are highly regarded by employers. The Faculty actively partners with innovative industries to solve problems of global significance.

    Learn more at: set.adelaide.edu.au

    If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

    Click on the ‘Apply Now' button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

    Applications close 11:55pm, Friday 1st December 2023

    For further information

    For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

    Dr. Bree Bennett Director of Centre for STEM Education and Innovation P: +61 (8) 8313 1114 E: [email protected]

    You'll find a full position description and selection criteria below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

    The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.

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