Senior Lecturer, Education (Pedagogy And Curriculum)

at Deakin University

The role

Deakin is recognised as a leader in early childhood, primary and secondary teacher preparation, educational leadership and adult vocational and applied learning education.

The Senior Lecturer in Education is expected to teach and undertake research and publish within the area of Pedagogy and Curriculum in the Education discipline. The appointee will be expected to take on Unit chairing of subjects, curriculum design, teaching and be a part of a teaching team.

This is a full time on-going role based at our Burwood Campus.

To be successful, you'll have:

  • phD in pedagogy or curriculum education or other relevant education area
  • ability to make a significant contribution to the Faculty's teaching programs in the pedagogy and curriculum discipline through personal teaching and academic leadership
  • a record of achievement in contributing to undergraduate and post graduate teaching programs in a manner that influences, motivates and inspires students
  • ability to develop and administer assessment regimes and provide feedback that fosters understanding and curiosity
  • experience in developing curricula and resources that reflect an understanding of the field of curriculum and pedagogy.
  • experience in supervising research students
  • successful track record of research and publication in highly ranked academic journals
  • previous experience / specialisation in the areas of assessments and early childhood would be highly desirable

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • contribute to the Faculty's undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programs that is consistent with the University's Strategic Plan and core commitments
  • supervise honours and HDR students, ensuring successful and timely completions
  • develop collaborative research projects, including those with junior colleagues and postgraduate students in one of the School or Faculty's areas of research strength
  • contribute to local and international student recruitment strategies
  • make a significant contribution to research, scholarly publication and the generation of research funding
  • develop learning environments that are flexible, student centred and accessible, and utilise appropriate technology


Deakin University is proud to be recognised as an organisation that offers a friendly, supportive and challenging working environment. Our staff are committed to making a genuine difference to people's lives through excellence in education and research.

We acknowledge the importance of providing a dynamic and diverse working environment and offer variety in day-to-day roles as well as professional development opportunities to assist staff to grow and progress their careers.

Deakin University staff have the opportunity to interact with colleagues from a diverse range of cultures and professional backgrounds, all of whom share a common interest in lifelong learning.


We value our staff and understand that they are more than just their jobs, that's why we offer benefits that enhance work life. Some of Deakin's workplace benefits include:

  • 17% superannuation
  • flexible work arrangements
  • discounts with third party suppliers for health insurance, car rentals IT and more

About us

The flexible learning options we provide our students and our diverse team of professionals and academic experts has enabled us to achieve a 5-star rating by the prestigious university ranking organisation Quacquarelli Symonds. For eight consecutive years, we've achieved the highest level of overall student satisfaction among Victorian universities.

We have a network of campuses, learning centres and research centres across Victoria and corporate offices in Melbourne, China, Indonesia, India and Sri Lanka. Our online Cloud campus provides more than 13,000 students with access to state-of-the-art digital tools and direct access to world-renowned academics.

As a Victorian university with a global impact, Deakin is translating its research into commercial outcomes that will help drive innovation for Australia's economy.

All applicants must submit the responses to Key Selection Criteria along with a Cover Letter and a Resume

Job Closes on 16 June 2019

Position Description: Download File PD - Senior Lecturer, Education (Pedagogy and Curriculum).pdf

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*At Deakin we value diversity, embrace difference and nurture a connected, safe and respectful community. We recognise that our academic workforce is increasingly diverse with a variety of backgrounds, experiences and responsibilities. In many cases, academic careers can be put on hold through career breaks or part-time work arrangements to take on caring duties, gain experience in other industries, for medical reasons or other personal circumstances. *

Achievement relative to opportunity places more emphasis on the quality as opposed to the quantity of research outputs. In your application, we encourage you to comment on your achievements relative to opportunity.

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