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• Based at our Melbourne, Burwood Campus
• Full-time and continuing
• Level B $108,804 - $128,689 + 17% Superannuation (pro rata, part time)

Who are we?

Deakin University stands as a beacon of educational excellence and innovation, nestled in the vibrant city of Melbourne and across Victoria. With a strong commitment to cutting-edge research and a diverse, global community, Deakin empowers students to shape their futures and embrace transformative learning experiences. Join us in this intellectual adventure and let Deakin's passion for learning and innovation inspire your own.

The Faculty of Arts and Education is dedicated to being at the forefront of teaching, learning, creating and social development and fostering cutting-edge research and discovery. The School of Education places high emphasis on research that makes a difference and is solution-led. We work closely with industry partners and the government to put findings into practice.

The Lecturer, Early Childhood Education... will include a particular focus on mathematics and STEM, and will lead unit teaching teams in UG and/or PG programs to improve the student learning experience and outcomes. The position will initiate, design and conduct productive, high-quality research, scholarship and creative activities generating high impact outputs in their discipline area. The Lecturer may lead and undertake research activities and is expected to engage collaboratively to develop novel research outcomes.

As a Lecturer, you will:
• Lead unit teaching teams and work collaboratively with other unit teaching teams in the course to develop effective unit curricula and learning resources (including through unit leadership roles). Contribute to the review of units and courses and implement refinements.
• Assist in applying industry, clinical and/or research practice into student learning experiences, success, engagement and resources.
• Develop effective assessment tasks and rubrics at unit level. Provide clear assessment criteria and timely feedback to learners to demonstrate learning outcomes. Monitor and adapt assessment practices to improve learning outcomes.
• Contribute effectively to a culture of educational excellence and engage collaboratively with peers. Build teaching and learning capability related to discipline or pedagogy and effective unit teaching teams and support the professional development of junior colleagues.
• Assist in integrating new pedagogical research across all aspects of education. Advance knowledge within their specific fields/areas of teaching, scholarship and pedagogical research activity.
• Contribute to discipline-based educational or pedagogy research projects and demonstrate an emerging reputation in teaching scholarship and pedagogical research.

To be successful, you’ll have:
• PhD in a relevant discipline and/or other relevant qualifications and experience
• Experience in Mathematics and/or STEM in early childhood preferred.
• Excellent record of scholarly learning and teaching in UG and/or PG programs, including innovative curriculum design
• Emerging reputation in research and scholarship through publications and/or exhibitions and/or success in obtaining external research funding.
• Ability to contribute to communities through research.
• Capacity to contribute to leadership of research and administration.
• Excellent interpersonal skills and a proven ability to establish good working relationships with colleagues.

Here's how to apply:

Please submit your updated resume, a short cover letter and responses to the Key Selection Criteria.

For a confidential discussion regarding this role, please contact Damian Blake (Head of School Education) via email at damian.blake@deakin.edu.au

For a copy of the position description, please visit the Deakin Careers website below:


Applications for this position close on Wednesday 12th June

Are You Ready?

Deakin is a Victorian university with a global impact. We are an agile, dynamic, and innovative university committed to making a positive impact through our excellence in education, research and innovation and the contributions we make to the wider community.

We understand that our reputation has been built on the dedication and expertise of our staff and we offer a dynamic and diverse working environment with opportunities to grow and develop careers. We believe that a progressive, thriving culture will ensure that people choose to come, and stay at Deakin and contribute to our ongoing success.

We value diversity and aim to build an inclusive environment that champions, embraces and respects differences. We support and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people of all abilities, cultures, sexual orientation, and genders
Melbourne VIC Australia


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