Lecturer (Teaching & Outreach)

University of Melbourne
September 20, 2023
Offerd Salary:$114,645-$136,136
Working address:N/A
Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full time
Working type:N/A
Ref info:N/A
Lecturer (Teaching & Outreach)

Job no: 0054887 Location: Parkville Role type: Full-Time 1.0 FTE (Continuing) Faculty: Faculty of Science Department/School: School of Mathematics and Statistics Salary: UOM Level B - $114,645-$136,136 p.a. plus 17% super

  • Undertake and coordinate lectures and small group classes.
  • Contribute to research and innovation in mathematics/statistics education.
  • Assist in outreach programs, resources and events promoting mathematics and statistics.
  • Salary packaging, subsidised health and wellbeing services, fitness and cultural clubs, Myki discounts, and a 25% discount on graduate courses to our staff and their immediate families!
  • About the Role In addition to delivering lectures and coordinating subjects at the undergraduate level and contributing the MSLC's activities, including new tutor selection and training, you will contribute to learning and teaching innovation in the School and is expected to undertake research/scholarship of teaching and learning in tertiary mathematics or statistics education. You will also work with the outreach team in the School of Mathematics and Statistics, to develop and implement a targeted suite of programs, resources and events for the purpose of promoting mathematics and statistics

    Your responsibilities will include:

  • Undertaking lectures and small group classes including Workshops, Tutorials and Computer Laboratories

  • Contribute to research into mathematics or statistics education and teaching pedagogies, especially at the undergraduate level.

  • Advising students on academic and administrative matters pertaining to the subject and course

  • Developing and coordinating extension programs and resources for primary and secondary school students
  • Actively participate and contribute to planning activities or committee work to support capacity building in the School and discipline
  • Who We Are Looking For You will have a strong background in mathematics or statistics education, showcasing exceptional teaching prowess and innovative methods. You will posses a proven record of enhancing teaching practices, contributing to educational research and have a good familiarity with Victoria's school curriculum.

    You will also have:

  • A PhD in mathematics, statistics, or another relevant discipline
  • Excellent presentation skills, both in a face to face and in a virtual environment
  • An understanding of issues relevant to first year University students in Australia
  • Evidence of contributions to the landscape of the scholarship of teaching and learning
  • For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.

    This position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check to ensure the University provides a safe environment for everyone.

    Visa sponsorship may be available for this position.

    Your New Team – “The School of Mathematics and Statistics “ The University of Melbourne's School of Mathematics and Statistics is one of Australia's leading mathematics and statistics schools. It has achieved this status through the high quality of its research and teaching programs. The School offers a wide range of subjects to undergraduate and postgraduate students and is involved in aspects of community life that impact on the interests of the School and the discipline.

    The School of Mathematics and Statistics has a total of 70 continuing teaching and/or research staff; 34 research only staff and consultants; 16 academic specialists and 16 support staff. In 2020, there were 90 Research Higher Degree and 278 Coursework Master of Science students. Five members of the School staff and one Emeritus Professor are members of the Australian Academy of Science. The school currently hosts two ARC Centres of Excellence, and has hosted four ARC Laureate Fellows, ten ARC Future Fellows and fourteen DECRA Fellows.

    What We Offer You! In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information, check out our benefits page!

    About the University of Melbourne We're tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via our website and stay connected with our stories and people on LinkedIn.

    Be Yourself We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community. For more information, please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

    We encourage and welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds.

    We are dedicated to ensuring barrier-free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact us at [email protected].

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We recognise that reconciliation is central to our purpose. For more information, please visit our Reconciliation page.

    Join Us! If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience
  • The responses against the Selection Criteria^ (found in the Position Description)
  • ^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to https:// about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria

    If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Ana Gencic via email at [email protected], ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.

    Advertised: 23 Aug 2023 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time

    Applications close: 20 Sep 2023 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

    From this employer

    Recent blogs

    Recent news