Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor - School of Education

Country: Australia;

City: Queensland

Vacancy added: 23.08.2019

Employer: The University of Queensland

Resumes due: 20.09.2019


School of Education

The School of Education is consistently ranked as one of Australia’s leading research and teaching institutions in the field of education. It has a strong commitment to addressing issues of education and equity in the context of rapid social, economic and cultural change. The School’s education programs and research agendas have focused on driving state and national educational innovation and reform.

About the Opportunity

A Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor with expertise in the Sociology of Education and/or Philosophy of Education who has the capacity to teach into an Initial Teacher Education (ITE) curriculum area. An established track record using critical theory/ies will be regarded highly. 

You will be expected to teach in the postgraduate program and in the School’s Initial Teacher Education programs (undergraduate and Masters’ levels) in areas relevant to their expertise. You will have the capacity to pursue a strong and productive program of research relevant to the School’s existing and emerging research priorities and to supervise research students. You will also be expected to undertake administration, service, and leadership roles commensurate with their level of appointment.

The School has existing research strengths in the following fields: education policy; social justice and inclusive education; youth studies; pedagogies and learning sciences; and educational technologies. You will further strengthen the School’s theoretical and methodological expertise, interdisciplinary research agendas, and global focus on educational issues

Our Ideal Candidate

You will possess a PhD in Education, along with proven innovative teaching contributions to undergraduate and postgraduate coursework degree programs.

Applicants should have a national or international research reputation with strong networks to leverage to assist in developing a world class program of research with demonstrated impact. They should demonstrate their ability to contribute to research or lead significant teams, attract significant external funding, and work collaboratively across discipline boundaries. Applicants should be an experienced and engaging teacher and have mastery of current pedagogy in education.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University’s Diversity and Inclusion webpage (https://staff.uq.edu.au/information-and-services/human-resources/diversity) for further information and points of contact if you require additional support.  

This role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to the contact person listed in the job advertisement.

What We Can Offer

 Academic Level B

The remuneration package will be in the range $95,771 - $113,728 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $112,052 - $133,061 p.a.).

 Academic Level C

The remuneration package will be in the range $117,319 - $135,276 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $137,263 - $158,272 p.a.).

Academic Level D

The remuneration package will be in the range $141,261 - $155,627 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $165,275 - $182,083p.a.).

Our Selection Process

As part of the Selection Process, applicants shortlisted for interview may be required to present a research and/or teaching seminar to members of the school community prior to their scheduled interview. Research and/or teaching seminars topics will be provided with adequate notice to shortlisted candidates.

The University of Queensland is committed to ensuring all candidates are provided with the opportunity to attend the panel interviews, however, for those candidates who are unable to attend in person, video interview options will be available.

Position Description

508288 Sociology of Education PD.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Professor Patricia Morrell on head@education.uq.edu.au.

For any application enquiries, please email recruitment@uq.edu.au

Want to Apply?

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume 
  • Selection Criteria responses
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