Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Engineering - Work Integrated Learning (Teaching Focussed)

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Deadline: 18 Jun 2023

  • Full Time, Continuing / Located at (Bundoora) Campus
  • Generous salary package, including 17% superannuation and a range of employee benefits
  • Level B or Level C Lecturer/Senior Lecturer
  • Share your knowledge of innovative teaching methods

About the Position

This position is located in the Department of Engineering, part of the School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences in Melbourne (Bundoora) campus. The school has three departments: Computer Science and Information Technology, Engineering, and Mathematical and Physical Sciences on both Melbourne (Bundoora) and Bendigo campuses. The school hosts three Research Centres: the Centre for Technology Infusion (CTI), the CISCO Latrobe Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things, and the Centre for Materials and Surface Science, and one Research Node: the Cybersecurity Innovation Node. The school has a reputation for innovative course design, the maintenance of a supportive student-centered learning environment and an outstanding research profile. The school offers a range of general and specialist undergraduate and postgraduate courses that are rigorous, attuned to emerging trends and taught by staff at the forefront of their fields.

A Teaching focussed academic is expected to demonstrate teaching excellence in keeping with the La Trobe Teaching Excellence Principles and maintain a track record of excellence as evidenced by Student Feedback on Teaching (SFT) surveys, peer feedback on teaching and through other evidence-based measures. Further, a level C teaching focussed academic will co-ordinate and/or lead the activities of other staff, as appropriate to learning and teaching in the discipline.

Duties at this level will include:

  • Collaborate with the Partnership Operations team and academic staff to develop and facilitate systems and processes to support WIL activities undertaken in the Department of Engineering.
  • Provide leadership and strategic input into the development of the Engineering Work Integrated Learning program.
  • Implement policies and procedures and develop documentation and resources necessary to efficiently and effectively manage WIL as relevant to the role.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant legislation and University policies and procedures, including TEQSA, equity and health and safety and exhibit good practice in these areas.
  • Travel to industry partner locations, including regional Victoria, and facilitate industry/academia co-design of curriculum

Skills and Experience 

  • PhD degree in engineering or STEM-related field recognised by the University/profession as appropriate for the relevant discipline areas.
  • Demonstrated evidence of innovative initiatives undertaken in the last three years that have improved the student experience, employability and the evaluation of effectiveness of these initiatives.
  • Demonstrated experience in coordinating work experience programs or work-integrated learning programs in engineering
  • Demonstrated evidence in effectively managing industry partner relationships in regional Victoria and Metropolitan Melbourne to establish mutually beneficial opportunities
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching, curriculum development and subject coordination in face-to-face, blended and/or online modes with a commitment to excellence in teaching, as evidenced by sustained high results on student feedback on teaching surveys, teaching excellence awards or through other forms of evidence.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

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  • 17% employer contributed superannuation
  • On site child care facilities
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Discounts for staff and their family members to study a range of La Trobe courses

How to apply

Closing date: By 11:55pm, Sunday 18th June, 2023

Position Enquiries: Professor & Head, Department of Engineering Hossam Aboel Naga, Email:  H.AboEl-Naga@latrobe.edu.au , Phone 03 9479 1181

Recruitment Enquiries: Vicki Stavrou, Senior Talent Acquisition Business Partner, Email v.stavrou@latrobe.edu.au , Phone 03 9479 5191

Position Description below:

 PD-Lecturer Engineering-WIL Teaching-focused-Level B.pdf

 PD-Senior Lecturer Engineering-WIL (TF)-Level C.pdf

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up-to-date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants
We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 

La Trobe University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We take an intersectional approach by actively supporting and encouraging people of all backgrounds and abilities to submit an application and aim to ensure that the recruitment and employee experience is as accessible and inclusive as possible. Flexibility in interview format will be offered to shortlisted candidates.

Why La Trobe:

  • Develop your career at an innovative, global university where you’ll collaborate with community and industry to create impact.
  • Enjoy working on our inspiring and stunning campuses – the perfect hub for industry, students and academics
  • Help transform the lives of students, partners and communities now and in future

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

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