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Professor, Education

Job no: 850203
Campus: Mt Helen, Berwick or Gippsland Campus
Categories: Academic
School/Area: School of Education

  • School of Education – Berwick, Gippsland or Mt Helen Campus
  • Full-time, continuing appointment – flexible work options available
  • Academic Level E - $184,418 p.a. plus 17% superannuation

The Professor, Education is a senior academic and eminent researcher in a relevant specialist field, contributing significantly to teaching and research outputs, building capability of staff and promoting strong academic performance. You will provide high level research leadership developing and leading research project teams and programs and fostering a vibrant research culture. You will be required to develop a high-quality and productivity-driven research network across Federation University and with external partners.

About the role

You will develop and implement long and short-term research strategies for the School of Education, and

will work collaboratively with the Academic leadership team across the University to strengthen the School’s teaching and research programs in one or more discipline areas of education and be responsible for managerial decision-making within the School.

You will make a significant contribution to the planning and strategic direction of the School, taking on major academic leadership roles involving participation in various committees.

About you

You will be a passionate, agile, collegiate and innovative Academic, with experience as a Professor, or an accomplished Associate Professor ready to take the next step in your career.

Together with your national and international research reputation, you have proven experience growing and sustaining Research Groups and Centres through the attraction of external funding, including the ability to attract funds from a variety of sources including significant success with national and/or international competitive research grants. You will also possess extensive experience in developing research programs in Education, establishing, leading and managing research groups, and attracting and supervising research candidates to maximise research performance, and Doctoral students to completion.

Ideally you will hold relationships within the partnership community, education providers, and schools across Victoria and interstate. A specialisation in Educational leadership, Literacy or Digital learning will be highly advantageous.

Please note that applications will be prioritised for those with current working rights in Australia and who are not affected by travel restrictions. 

How to apply

Please apply by 7 March 2021.

Applicants are required to submit a resume and address the Key Selection Criteria.

For further information about this position, please review the following documentation: 

At Federation University Australia we value diversity, embrace difference and nurture a connected, safe and respectful community. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people of all cultures, abilities, sexualities and genders. Should you require additional support please contact please contact our Diversity and Inclusion Partner, Elizabeth Spark, via email.  To find out more about our Aboriginal and Torres Islander Employment Strategy, please click here

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team via email or on 03 5327 9756. 

All University positions delivering education and/or services to children must hold a valid Working With Children Check (WWCC). Please refer to the position description for WWCC requirements.

What we offer

You will be able to take advantage of our Uni Sports Health and Fitness Centre in Mt Helen, in addition to benefits such as purchased leave, annualised hours, blended workforce options (work from home flexibility), salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare (Mt Helen and Gippsland), discounted private health insurance, affordable parking, wellness programs, professional development programs and many other benefits. For further information, please visit our website.

For more information on a career with us, please visit our website or let our staff tell you more.

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