Lecturer, Learning Transformations

at Western Sydney University

Full-Time, Fixed-Term Position for 5 Years, Lecturer Level B, Penrith Campus

The Office of the PVC Learning Transformations is seeking to appoint one full-time (or two part-time pending negotiation) Lecturer level B with expertise in innovative academic development and curriculum leadership experience to join the team. The role will provide institutional leadership and support for the development of transformative curriculum and learning experiences. In particular, we are seeking colleagues with expertise in professional learning and development of university staff as expert teachers and curriculum designers in today’s technology enabled learning environments. A key element of this role is in developing peer review of educational practices and supporting academic staff in evaluating their teaching using qualitative and quantitative data and developing new forms of recognition of excellence in educational practice.

The Learning Futures Portfolio is a network of teams with expertise in curriculum and pedagogy development, technology enhanced learning, learning support, placements and education for sustainability. It works closely with the Senior Executive, other groups in the Academic Division and with teams across the University to support the university community to innovate and excel in curriculum design and teaching.

The new position provides an opportunity to lead strategic curriculum initiatives that cross disciplines and realise new synergies between research, education, industry and our communities, to offer transformative educational opportunities for all students with the capability and desire to succeed. This is an opportunity to join a vibrant, young university as a key member of an energetic and highly respected, creative team with strong leadership and a genuinely collaborative approach to research-led educational innovation.

Please note that the University reserves the right to appoint an Academic Level B (Lecturer) or two part-time Academics depending on the applicant’s qualifications, skills and experience.

For more information, please view the Position Description.

Remuneration Package: Academic Level B $120,440 to $142,118 p.a. (comprising base salary of $101,773 to $120,175 p.a., plus Superannuation and Leave Loading)

Position Enquiries: Please contact Simon Bedford (Director of Learning Transformation) on (02) 9678 7178 or via email s.bedford@westernsydney.edu.au

Closing Date: 11:30pm Sunday 24 March 2019

Penrith New South Wales Australia

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