Multiple Education Specialists - Level A/B | Mathematical Sciences

Job no: 514478
Work type: Fixed term - Full-time, Fixed term - Part-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Level A, Level B, Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology

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(Level A) $95,053 to $105,611 per annum plus 17% Superannuation.

(Level B) $111,031 - $131,335 per annum 17% Superannuation.

We have multiple opportunities available to join our team of collaborative experts!

Work Hours:
0.8FTE Part Time or 1.0 Full Time; enjoy work life balance
Fixed term from 12 - 18 months
Adelaide, South Australia
Commencement:  Immediate or future commencement

Are you passionate about mathematics and eager to inspire the next generation of problem solvers and innovators? Do you have a passion for inspiring students and fostering their intellectual growth? If so, we invite you to consider the exciting Education Specialist opportunities to join our esteemed institution!

We have multiple opportunities available for Education Specialists at Level A or Level B in Mathematical Sciences. Whether you specialise in applied mathematics, pure mathematics or statistics, your expertise will be valued in our diverse academic environment. 

The successful candidates will demonstrate a high level of teaching expertise and the ability to provide positive student feedback through the use of innovative strategies. Successful candidates will be well versed in teaching pedagogy that delivers outstanding results for students in a collaborative and dynamic learning environment. The roles may include online course development and delivery through University partners, converting existing material and developing new material for the School’s undergraduate and Masters programs.

The University believes strongly in equal opportunity for women and gender diverse people and have a long history of championing the rights of these groups in higher education. Women and gender diverse candidates are encouraged to apply for these positions as the University continues to diversify the culture and build on the existing inclusive environment. You can visit more information in relation to Gender Equity on The University of Adelaide’s website via this link: Gender Equity

To be successful at Level A we are seeking:

  • A PhD in mathematical sciences awarded or near completion, or equivalent qualification
  • Ability to teach effectively using evidence-based pedagogy that promotes student engagement
  • Commitment to delivering quality teaching at the university level
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in English with both students and staff
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to carry out administrative duties, as directed by the Head of School, effectively and efficiently
  • Commitment to the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion, and ability to contribute to the diversity of the School community

To be successful at Level B we are additionally seeking:

  • A PhD in mathematical sciences equivalent qualification
  • Demonstrated ability to teach effectively using evidence-based pedagogy that promotes student engagement
  • Record of success in delivering quality teaching and coordinating courses at the university level

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology is a multidisciplinary hub of cutting-edge teaching and research. Many of its academic staff are world leaders in their fields and graduates are highly regarded by employers. The Faculty actively partners with innovative industries to solve problems of global significance. 

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If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received, immediate applications and discussions are welcomed.

Applications close 11:55pm, Sunday, 11 August 2024. 

The University reserves the right to close this advertisement before the closing date if suitable candidates are identified.

For further information

We understand that a career change is a big decision. This role may even have you considering a move to Adelaide to embark on your next career chapter?

If you have any questions or would like to learn more about this role, please contact us for a confidential discussion:

Prof. Finnur Larusson
Discipline Lead
The School of Computer and Mathematical Sciences
P: +61 (8) 8313 3538


Dr Cheryl Pope
Senior Lecturer
The School of Computer and Mathematical Sciences
P: +61 (8) 8313 6744

You'll find a full selection criteria below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Female applicants, people with a disability and/or and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application. 

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