Lecturer (Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants only) (BB-81CFD)

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About Flinders

Our bold vision, captured in our Strategic Plan: making a Difference: The 2025 Agenda, is to be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, an innovator in contemporary education, and the source of Australia’s most enterprising graduates.

To realise this ambition, we recently made a significant organisation change to a six College structure with a professional staff and services alignment.

We recognise the key to our success is exceptional people and we’re seeking an outstanding individual to join the team of our transformed university.

Employment Type:

Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Position Summary

Fixed-term, full-time available until 21 January 2023

Compensation Grade:

Academic Level B

Salary Range:

$98,062 - $116,046 pa

Reporting to:

Dean, People and Resources

College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

The filling of this position is intended to constitute a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and s65 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA). The position is therefore only open to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants.

The Lecturer will, under routine to general supervision, contribute to quality research and/or evaluation endeavours and the planning and delivery of topics within the suite of undergraduate and/or postgraduate topics/courses in Indigenous Studies in the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences. This includes the development of teaching materials, delivery of lectures/tutorials or other innovative teaching and learning strategies, examinations and placement education.

The incumbent will also contribute to strengthening existing partnerships or exploring new partnerships with external stakeholders that have potential for providing improved teaching, learning and/or research outcomes for the University.

The incumbent will prioritise, coordinate, monitor workflow and provide informal day‐to-day feedback to research support staff and casual academic teaching staff according to the University’s policies, practices and standards.

Key Position Responsibilities

The Lecturer is accountable for:

  • Contributing to the planning, delivery and evaluation of lectures, tutorials, laboratory-based material or other teaching strategies, including placement education for topics, primarily within the suite of undergraduate and/or postgraduate topics/courses and undertake topic coordination.

  • Delivering inspiring and innovative teaching informed by approaches that enhance the student experience and support students with academic and/or other challenges impeding their academic progress.

  • Participating in and contributing to ethical, high quality and innovative research and evaluation through activities such as scholarship, quality publication, external grant acquisition and presentation that aligns with the College areas of research strength and focus and contribute to supervision of student research programs.

  • Actively participating in College internal and external quality assurance and accreditation processes.

  • Actively participating in high performing multi-disciplinary teams with an education and research focus and contribute to the development of a respectful, trusting and collaborative working environment.

  • Developing and maintaining strategic relationships and networks with a range of stakeholders including industry and professional associations and organisations.

  • Actively contribute to the integration and management of aspects of the academic and administrative life of the College.

  • Some out of hours work (including weekends) as well as rural SA, interstate and overseas travel, may be required.

  • Any other responsibilities in line with the level of the position as assigned by the Supervisor and/or the University.

Key Position Capabilities

  • Completion of a PhD or EdD or equivalent qualification in a relevant area, or any one of the following:

  • evidence of peer-reviewed independent research demonstrated to be of an equivalent standard in the discipline area;

  • evidence of professional standing, reputation and qualifications demonstrated to be of an equivalent standard in the discipline area;

  • completion of a higher degree at Masters level or substantial progress towards a doctoral degree in the discipline area;

  • for Indigenous staff members whose duties involve cultural activity which prioritises Indigenous knowledges and practices requiring community cultural recognition: evidence of such recognition plus completion or near completion of a postgraduate degree or substantive experience in some branch of Indigenous studies/education.

  • Current registration or eligibility for registration with the South Australian Teachers Registration Board is desirable.

  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

  • Demonstrated experience in delivery in teaching in tertiary education of Indigenous Studies topics and education.

  • Evidence of excellence in teaching performance at a tertiary level.

  • Evidence of an independent contribution to the development, delivery and evaluation of innovative teaching and learning strategies.

  • Evidence of reflective practice.

  • Demonstrated understanding of curriculum reviews.

  • Demonstrated understanding of the nexus between teaching and learning, research and scholarship

  • Experience in coordinating and/or leading the activities of other staff.

  • Demonstrated evidence of a strong research track record (for career stage) in an area of focus for the College, including evidence of quality publications and attraction of competitive grants.

  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, collaborative and communication skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with staff, students and industry.

  • Evidence of upholding the values and ethos of the University

  • Experience with e-learning technologies.

  • Experience in grant writing.

  • Experience in Industry and Community Engagement.

For application enquiries please contact: Dr Ali Baker

Information for Applicants:

You are required to provide a suitability statement of no more than three pages, addressing the key capabilities of the position as outlined above. In addition, you are required to upload your CV.

A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.

We are seeking to increase the diversity to improve equal opportunity outcomes for employees, and therefore we encourage female applicants, people with a disability and/or from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders descent to apply.

Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.

Applications Close 11:59 pm:

25 Feb 2021

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