Senior Lecturer in Higher Education

University of Melbourne
April 21, 2024
Offerd Salary:$140,433 – $161,926
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Senior Lecturer in Higher Education

Job no: 0062064 Location: Parkville Role type: Full-time; Continuing Faculty: Faculty of Education Department/School: Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education Salary: Level C – $140,433 – $161,926 p.a. plus 17% super

  • Play a pivotal role in ensuring university staff are equipped with the latest knowledge and skills to excel.
  • Join a stimulating environment where you can contribute to cutting-edge research in teaching and learning.
  • 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 This dynamic position offers a unique opportunity to work with the Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education (CSHE) to shape the future of teaching and learning across the University of Melbourne. As Senior Lecturer, you will design and deliver innovative programs, workshops, and resources, informed by the latest educational research. You will help foster a community of excellence among our staff, ensuring they possess the knowledge and skills to empower students to thrive.

    Your responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing and delivering lectures, tutorials and seminars, including in person, online, blended and flexible delivery methods.
  • Initiating, developing and reviewing professional development programs and resources.
  • Delivering programs, assessments, and feedback to academics. Contributing to program improvement through evaluation and scholarship of teaching and learning.
  • Contributing to the university community through participation in committees, projects, and professional associations to advance CSHE, the Faculty of Education, and the wider university.
  • Who We Are Looking For You are a passionate leader and innovator in higher education, bringing a wealth of experience and expertise to the role. You possess deep knowledge of contemporary theoretical and policy debates. Your proven record of excellence in university teaching and learning, coupled with your collaborative spirit and leadership skills allow you to expertly guide and motivating both colleagues and students. You thrive in diverse environments and excel at working effectively within multidisciplinary teams.

    You also have:

  • A doctoral degree completed in a relevant discipline.
  • A strong track record of teaching at the university level, with a particular talent for leading the design, coordination, and delivery of innovative and distinguished programs.
  • Proven ability to empower colleagues through professional development, streamlining program coordination, and offering specialised support to academic divisions, to enhance teaching and learning outcomes.
  • For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.

    This role requires that the successful candidate must undergo and maintain an up-to-date Working with Children Check. This is essential to guarantee a secure environment for all individuals at the University. In the case the selected candidate doesn't have a valid Working with Children Check, they will be able to apply for the WWCC as part of the initial onboarding procedures.

    Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

    Your New Team The Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education (CSHE) is a leading national and international centre for higher education research. It has significant responsibility for the provision of professional development for staff in teaching and learning across the University of Melbourne.

    Based within the Faculty of Education, the Melbourne CSHE supports the professional development of University of Melbourne staff through its suite of programs, activities and resources. The Senior Lecturer will make an active contribution to staff professional development by co-ordinating and teaching into award and non-award programs offered by the Centre; running seminars and workshops for staff; contributing to professional development events run by the Centre; and developing stand-alone resources for professional development. The Senior Lecturer will be expected to draw on the latest educational policy and research in the contribution to professional development programs, activities and resources. It is expected that the Senior Lecturer will undertake research in teaching and learning.

    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 The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

    We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require reasonable adjustments, please contact Kim Groizard at [email protected], with an email containing your name and contact details for a confidential discussion. Please ensure your email is titled "Reasonable Adjustments Request".

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.

    For further information, including our 2023-2027 Indigenous strategy please visit -https: //

    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://

    If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Petra Newton 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.

    If you have any particular questions regarding the job please follow the details listed on the Position Description.

    Advertised: 25 Mar 2024 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

    Applications close: 21 Apr 2024 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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