Lecturer in Science Education
School of Education
Continuous, Full Time position
Lecturer Level B | $92k-$109k plus 17% employer superannuation contributions
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The School of Education has a research culture rich in quality, breadth and depth. Our research is World Class (ERA). The School of Education is one of five Murdoch disciplines ranked in the world’s top 1% (QS University Rankings). We are globally connected, with a diverse academic staff and student profile. We publish in leading international journals, our research is widely cited by researchers in Australia and overseas, and we collaborate with colleagues all over the world. Research in our School falls into three categories: Learning and Teaching; Curriculum; and Contexts and Systems. Cutting across all of these groupings are three interrelated research themes: wellbeing, equity and innovation.
The School of Education seeks a Lecturer to develop scholarly research outputs and professional activities relevant to Science Education (Secondary). Applicants with additional school curriculum experience will be viewed favourably, particularly in areas such as integrated STEM education, mathematics/numeracy, science (Primary). This position has the opportunity to further craft and integrate Education Technology throughout our Initial Teacher Education programs and will contribute to the teaching effort of the School through the preparation and delivery of lectures, tutorials, other types of teaching activities, as well as the supervision of postgraduate students.
For further information about this position, please refer to the Position Description.
Skills and Experience
A doctorate in an area relevant to appointment, or significant progress towards that higher research degree
Demonstrated successful experience in teaching Science in high schools
Demonstrated ability to work under broad direction only, exercise initiative in undertaking responsibilities and work effectively as a team member.
Demonstrated knowledge of contemporary approaches to Science curriculum and pedagogy
Demonstrated ability to engage in high quality independent research with an established record of scholarly publications.
With strong links to government, business and the community, Murdoch University helps people discover how to make a difference. Our staff and students are committed to high quality education, innovative research, and strong community engagement both locally and internationally.
Prospective staff can expect to enjoy the lively, natural campus and dynamic work environment, as well as a range of benefits and services unique to employment at Murdoch. There’s never been a better time to join us.
Please submit the following documents via the Apply Online button below:
A cover letter
Your most recent resume (CV)
A statement addressing the selection criteria (found in the Position Description)
Applications sent by post or email will not be accepted.
Murdoch University values workplace diversity, promotes inclusion, and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, women, and individuals with disability. Applicants who have support or access requirements, are encouraged to advise this at the time of their application, to ensure appropriate assistance is provided throughout the recruitment process.
Position contact: Professor Stephen Ritchie, School Dean at S.Ritchie@murdoch.edu.au.
Closing date: Monday 18 December 2017 (11:59pm)