La Trobe University

La Trobe University

Lecturer in Teacher Education and Pedagogy

Australia

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Lecturer in Teacher Education and Pedagogy

Job No.: 566977

Work type: Continuing

  • Full-Time, Continuing role
  • Teaching & Research opportunity
  • Can be based at La Trobe University's Melbourne (Bundoora) or Victorian regional campuses
  • About the position

    The School of Education has a long and distinctive history of progressive and socially engaged teaching and research in education. The School provides for the professional preparation of teachers and educators in early childhood, primary, secondary, community, outdoor and higher education.

    A Level B teaching and research academic is expected to develop curriculum, teach and undertake research or other scholarly work relevant to the development of their discipline or professional field.

    The position holder will have a strong understanding and experience of designing learnings on a range of platforms with a strong understanding and application skills in digital learning. The position holder will have a research track-record, scholarship of teaching outputs and a program of research that will inform evidence-based approaches to research projects, course, and teaching delivery.

    The incumbent will be required to undertake travel to other La Trobe University campuses.

    Skills and Experience

    To be considered for this position, you will have;

  • PhD or equivalent accreditation and standing recognised by the University/profession as appropriate for the relevant discipline areas.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing humanities curriculum and pedagogy in initial teacher education programs, and an understanding of current research and trends that inform quality teaching standards.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing innovative curriculum using evidence-based approaches for quality learning opportunities.
  • Demonstrated ability to engage with industry leaders in education to develop opportunities for course and research collaborations.
  • Demonstrated competence in teaching and curriculum development.
  • Evidence of high quality and/or high impact research conducted and published or otherwise disseminated, and/or scholarship of teaching outputs, relative to opportunity.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise, or co-supervise, honours and postgraduate students.
  • Sound analytical skills with an ability to communicate complex information clearly both verbally and in writing.
  • Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

    Welcome to Bundoora campus – Please click on the video link below:

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    Benefits:

  • 17% employer contributed superannuation
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Discounts for staff and their family members to study a range of La Trobe courses
  • How to apply

    Closing date: By 11:55pm Tuesday, 27th February 2024

    Position Enquiries: Bernadette Walker-Gibbs, Associate Dean, Academic and Deputy Dean

    Email: [email protected]

    Recruitment Enquiries: Bianca Trajanov, Talent Acquisition Consultant

    Email: [email protected]

    Position Description below:

    PD - Lecturer in Teacher Education and Pedagogy.pdf

    Only candidates with Full Working Rights in Australia may apply for this position.

    Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume; and
  • A separate document responding to "Skills and knowledge required for the position" which is located within the position description
  • Please scroll down to apply.

    We'd love to stay connected! If you would like to find out more about this School, please follow us on LinkedIn: https: // www. linkedin.com/company/76215971

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

    La Trobe University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We take an intersectional approach by actively supporting and encouraging people of all backgrounds and abilities to submit an application and aim to ensure that the recruitment and employee experience is as accessible and inclusive as possible. Flexibility in interview format will be offered to shortlisted candidates.

    All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

    Job details

    Title

    Lecturer in Teacher Education and Pedagogy

    Employer

    La Trobe University

    Location

    Australia

    Published

    February 06, 2024

    Application deadline

    February 27, 2024

    Job type

    Lecturer

    Field

    Education,Social Science

    About the employer

    La Trobe University is a public research university based in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Its main campus is located in the Melbourne suburb of Bundoora. The university was established in 1964, becoming the third university in the state of Victoria and the twelfth university in Australia. La Trobe is one of the Australian verdant universities and also part of the Innovative Research Universities group.

    La Trobe's original and principal campus is located in the Melbourne metropolitan area, within the northern Melbourne suburb of Bundoora. It is the largest metropolitan campus in the country, occupying over 267 hectares (660 acres). It has two other major campuses located in the regional Victorian city of Bendigo and the twin border cities of Albury-Wodonga. There are two smaller regional campuses in Mildura and Shepparton and a city campus in Melbourne's CBD on Collins Street and in Sydney on Elizabeth Street.

    La Trobe offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses across its two colleges of Arts, Social Science and Commerce (ASSC) and Science, Health and Engineering (SHE).

    In 2015, it was ranked in the top 100 universities under 50 by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.[9] In the 2021 QS World University Rankings, it was ranked in the top 300 universities for arts and humanities.

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