Lecturer in Ethics and Professional Practice

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Deadline: 17 Nov 2023

Job no: 0056076
Location: Parkville
Role type: 
Part-time; Continuing 0.2 FTE
Department/School: Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Level B - $114,645 – $136,136 p.a. plus 17% super (pro rata for part-time)

  • Flexible and hybrid working environment  
  • Competitive salary package with a range of benefits including generous personal, parental and cultural leave  
  • Salary packaging, subsidised health and wellbeing services, fitness and cultural clubs, Myki discounts, and a 25% discount on graduate courses to our staff and their immediate families!

About the Role
As the Lecturer, you will have the capacity to teach in the areas of thinking and acting ethically, as well as in skills relevant to the EMA, such as project and organisational management, leadership skills and the history of books and ideas.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Design and delivery of overseas subjects and other student mobility programs
  • Active engagement in service, leadership and coordination roles in the discipline, School and Faculty demonstrating respectful, inclusive behaviours at all times and building trust amongst colleagues
  • Subject delivery, including preparing and conducting lectures, tutorials and seminars

Who We Are Looking For
We are seeking a Lecturer who is passionate about Ethics and Professional Practice and who can teach professional communications at the graduate level to combine theory and practice in the classroom. Your Excellent communication and interpersonal skills will assist you in working effectively as part of a team and liaising with a wide range of people from all diversities.

You will also have:

  • A completed or near-completed PhD in a relevant discipline
  • Demonstrated ability for excellence in teaching ethics and professional practice, including the capacity for syllabus/curriculum design and subject (module) coordination
  • Ability to supervise honours and postgraduate theses

For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.

This position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check to ensure the University provides a safe environment for everyone.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

Your New Team – Arts
The Faculty of Arts is a leading academic community dedicated to exploring and understanding the complexities of our ever-changing world. With a rich history since 1855, we foster bold critical thinkers and effective communicators who can navigate global challenges and delve into the essence of humanity.   

Our five schools, including the Asia Institute, School of Culture and Communication, School of Historical and Philosophical Studies, School of Languages and Linguistics, and School of Social and Political Sciences, house renowned researchers and intellectually engaged students. We embrace diversity and inclusion, actively welcoming and valuing the unique contributions of individuals from all backgrounds to achieve our vision. 

What We Offer You!
In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information, check out our benefits  page!

About the University of Melbourne
We’re tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via our website  and stay connected with our stories and people on LinkedIn .   

Be Yourself
The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity.  First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact the email address listed at the bottom of the page.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants
We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.

For further information, including our 2023-2027 Indigenous strategy please visit -https://about.unimelb.edu.au/reconciliation/murmuk-djerring

Join Us!
If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents: 

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience
  • The responses against the Selection Criteria^ (found in the Position Description)

^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria

If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact us via email at [email protected] , ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.

If you have any particular questions regarding the job please follow the details listed on the Position Description.

Position Description

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