Sunday, 31 July 2016

Edith Cowan University,Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Jobs in Australia



LECTURER/SENIOR LECTURER, PRIMARY EDUCATION
SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
JOONDALUP AND MOUNT LAWLEY CAMPUS
$95,979 TO $113,978 (ALEVB)
$117,573 TO $135,570 (ALEVC)

ONGOING, FULL-TIME CONTRACT

Overview
Edith Cowan University is a large, multi-campus institution serving communities nationally and internationally. The University has two metropolitan campuses at Mount Lawley and Joondalup, and also serves Western Australia’s South West Region from a campus at Bunbury, 200 km south of Perth.

ECU has been at the forefront of teacher education for over 100 years and is the largest School of Education in Western Australia. The School of Education provides up-to-date and progressive courses giving students the opportunity to gather the knowledge, skills and hands-on experience needed to graduate as an outstanding teacher. Courses are available in a range of early childhood, primary and secondary education settings. The primary education course is a progressive course dedicated to producing future teachers ready to enter the primary education teaching profession. A key feature of this course is the range and number of professional practice experiences offered to pre-service teacher education students, ensuring they can make the essential connection between theory and practice, while building both professional and generic employability skills in real teaching environments.

This academic position will have a focus on Primary Education and in particular leading the teaching at undergraduate and Graduate Diploma units with a focus on English as an additional language or dialect (EAL/D). It would be expected that the successful candidate will also have a proven track record (or demonstrated potential) in contemporary and innovative research in Primary Education and other associated fields.

The successful applicant will have:
•    A PhD in a related discipline;
•    Extensive practical experience in EAL/D teaching (preferably at the Primary level).
•    Experience of successful teaching and research in Primary Education and broader educational settings;
•    Experience in course and/or unit development, including a demonstrated ability to design innovative and contemporary curriculum, assessment and pedagogical teaching and learning at tertiary level in the field of Primary Education. Experience in teaching EAL/D at the tertiary level preferable.
•    Experience in course and/or unit coordination within a higher education institution.
•    Demonstrated commitment to developing a research profile;
•    Capacity to foster research with other groups and individuals within the School and across the University;

To be considered as a Senior Lecturer, applicants in addition to the above points will need to have the following:
•    A proven record of research and publication relevant to primary education preferably in the area of EAL/D and English as a Foreign Language (EFL).
•    Considerable PhD Supervision experience with students who specialise in EAL/D or English as a Foreign Language (EFL).
•    Clearly demonstrated leadership skills
•    Must have a proven track record of obtaining grant applications.

This position offers a unique opportunity to be part of an energetic forward-thinking trans-disciplinary team at the cutting edge of teacher education and research.

You will also demonstrate personal attributes that are congruent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry and Personal Excellence.

Benefits & Remuneration
This full-time, ongoing position attracts remuneration of $95,979 to $113,978 (ALEVB) or $117,573 to $135,570 (ALEVC) plus 17% University superannuation contribution.

ECU supports a work/life balance for staff. Benefits such as flexible working arrangements may also be negotiated to meet your personal circumstances.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our Future Staff website.

Contact
Interested applicants are welcome to call Dr Matt Byrne on 08 6304 5470 for more information.

Closing Date:
Applications close on 7 August 2016 at 9:30pm AWST.

How to Apply:
Please forward your application (2-3 pages) describing your suitability for this position, addressing the selection criteria, and attach a copy of your current CV to your online application.

PLEASE NOTE:  APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED FROM CANDIDATES WHO HAVE EITHER PERMANENT RESIDENCY OR AUSTRALIAN CITIZENSHIP.
 

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