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Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor

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Work type: Full Time
Vacancy type: External Vacancy
Categories: Academic - All Academic positions

Associate Professor or Senior Lecturer (Primary Mathematics and STEM Education)

Macquarie University is seeking an experienced academic for a teaching and research position with a focus on primary Mathematics and STEM education.

  • Salary Package: Senior Lecturer (Level C), from $129,416 to $148,830 or Associate Professor (Level D), from $155,425 to $170,959 p.a. plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading
  • Appointment Type:  Full-time, continuing
  • Macquarie University (North Ryde) location
  • Given current Australian Government COVID-19 border restrictions applications for this position are only being accepted from Australian citizens or permanent residents or people currently residing in Australia with full working rights.

The Role

Macquarie University is seeking an experienced Academic for a teaching and research position with a focus on primary Mathematics and STEM education. The successful applicant will engage in an active research program and supervise research students, contribute to curriculum development and teaching across the School of Education's undergraduate and postgraduate programs, engage in service activities within the University and their professional community, and contribute to the School's outreach activities.

About You

You will have completed a PhD or evidence of equivalent recognition in Mathematics or STEM education. You will have a good track record of delivering high quality learning and teaching in primary Mathematics and preferably also STEM education and will have a program of research (preferably school-based) with a track record of quality publications. Experience teaching in primary classroom environments is considered an asset. If you are an excellent communicator and you are flexible and resilient in your approach, then this is a role you will thrive in and a School where you will enjoy working.

About Us

Within the Faculty of Arts, the School of Education aspires to be a leader in education across the life-span. Our mission is to be a global leader in education and an institution of service and engagement which delivers a transformative learning experience and impactful research. We are committed to maximising opportunities for children, families, schools and communities through research, teaching, learning and advocacy.

Macquarie is a university engaged with the real and often complex problems and opportunities that define our lives. Since our foundation 55 years ago, we have aspired to be a different type of university. Over the years, we’ve grown to become the centre of a vibrant local and global community. Connect with us today.

To Apply

To be considered for this position, please apply online by submitting your CV and a separate cover letter that indicates whether you are applying for consideration as an Associate Professor (Level D) or a Senior Lecturer (Level C) and which demonstrates how you meet the following selection criteria:

Selection Criteria for Associate Professor - Level D applicants:

  • A PhD or evidence of equivalent research recognition in a relevant discipline
  • A well-articulated research agenda and a track record of publications in high quality journals
  • A demonstrated ability to attract external funding for research and a record of competitive grant successes
  • Demonstrated academic knowledge in the discipline and a commitment and capability to deliver high quality learning and teaching, including the design, delivery, and management of programs, lectures, tutorials, and assessments     
  • Record of enhancing the University's reputation through engagement and fostering relationships with relevant external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated experience to make a useful contribution to the academic life and administrative tasks of the School with a track record of effective teamwork
  • Extensive experience with research student supervision
  • Experience and interest in interdisciplinary research (desirable)

Selection Criteria for Senior Lecturer - Level C applicants:

  • A PhD or evidence of equivalent research recognition in a relevant discipline
  • A well-articulated research agenda and a track record of publications in high quality journals
  • Demonstrated ability to secure research funding
  • Demonstrated academic knowledge in the discipline and ability to develop and lead scholarly and innovative approaches to teaching and learning
  • Record of contributing, or capacity to contribute, to administration in a University or a professional setting and to interact meaningfully within these settings
  • Experience with research student supervision

This position may require a Working with Children Check Clearance.

Specific Role Enquiries: Professor Mary Ryan, Dean of Education, Macquarie School of Education on

General Enquiries: Mal Sawley, HR Administrator at

Applications Close: Sunday 4 October at 11:55pm EST

At Macquarie University, we are committed to providing a working environment where each individual is valued, respected and supported to progress. Our priority is to ensure culture, policies and processes are truly inclusive and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander identity, gender, culture, disability, LGBTIQA+ identities, family and caring responsibilities, age, or religion. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria and shares Macquarie University’s values of scholarship, empowerment and integrity to apply.

Learn more about our progress towards Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.

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