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Senior Lecturer, Early Childhood Education/Primary (Teaching / Research)

Job No.:561093

Work type:Continuing

  • Full-time, Continuing position
  • Located at Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus
  • Level C Classification

About the position

This position is expected to make a significant contribution to early childhood education at the national level, demonstrated by a strong record of published work or other scholarly activities. They will engage with local communities and stakeholder groups to engage in research to provide leadership and mentoring to others in subject or course level curriculum design and development and delivery of teaching. You will also work to obtain necessary research funding from contracts/grants/consultancies.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will have demonstrated experience in designing, coordinating and teaching high-quality learning experiences that engage students through the conduct of tutorials, online learning, demonstrations, workshops, student field excursions, clinical sessions and/or studio sessions.  You will make a significant contribution to the discipline at the national level, demonstrated by a strong research trackrecord of published work and successful external grants.  You will also provide leadership and mentoring to others in learning and teaching and research.

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

About La Trobe

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria.  Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.


Please click on this link for a full list of Benefits http://www.latrobe.edu.au/jobs/working/benefits

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.

How to apply

Closing date:  Sunday, 23 May 2021 by 11.55pm AEST.

Position Enquiries:  Professor Joanna Barbousas, +61 3 9479 2190, j.barbousas@latrobe.edu.au

Recruitment Enquiries:  Deborah Dare, Senior Recruitment Business Partner, +61 3 9479 1241 or d.dare@latrobe.edu.au

Position Description below:

Download File PD - Senior Lecturer, Early Childhood Education_Primary (Teaching and Research).docx

Only candidates with full working rights in Australia may apply for this position.

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

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

Please scroll down to apply.


La Trobe Cultural Qualities: 
We are Accountable, We are Connected, We are Innovative, We Care

La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a diverse, inclusive and respectful working environment for all staff. We offer flexible work arrangements that can assist you in balancing your work and other responsibilities.

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.


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