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Australian Catholic University (ACU) is an inclusive community which welcomes students and staff of all beliefs. ACU has over 2,500 staff supporting more than 34,000 students across seven campuses – Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney and Strathfield.
As valued members of our community, all staff members are expected to have an understanding of ACU's mission and values and to demonstrate an active contribution to them.
The Institute for Learning Sciences & Teacher Education (ILSTE) is a national research institute hosting a team of internationally-renowned researchers and international scholars undertaking nationally-funded research studies with a range of industry-funded partners Our research draws on both qualitative and quantitative methodologies and includes large-scale, longitudinal studies and meta-analyses. A priority focus is on research relating to policy and practice.
ILSTE’s research focuses across six research programs:
The Professor will contribute to the research enterprise of the ILSTE and work within a high performing research team of senior internationally recognised scholars. The successful applicant will contribute to the development of scholarship, research and/or professional activities in the Institute.
The position provides exciting opportunities to contribute to large-scale mixed method longitudinal research examining the quality and impact of teacher education on student learning as well as the impact of policy changes on the teaching workforce. In exploring the abstract notion of teacher/teaching quality, the research engages with the numerous international and national reviews and reform agenda that call for improved quality in teacher education and the already strong interest of governments in evidence of the quality of schooling and its effectiveness. Research projects underway in ILSTE focus on continuity and change in teacher education policy, practice and professional standards and the notion of accountability, examining their effects, particularly in the context of teacher preparation for diversity and human dignity.
More specifically the successful applicant will:
The successful applicant will need to have:
The University pursues an excellence agenda and offers an environment where staff are welcomed and safe, and valued through development, participation and involvement.
How to Apply:
This role is at Academic Level E. Appointment will be based on the successful candidates experience and research track record.
Obtain the Position Description here Professor (E) in Educational Assessment Evaluation and Policy PD.pdf. Applicants are expected to address all selection criteria listed in the position description. To apply for this role click the "Apply" link below. Visit Hints and Tips on how to apply.
Total remuneration valued to AUD $212,205 pa, including salary component AUD$ $180,212 p.a. plus employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
General enquiries can be sent to the Institute Manager at Alison.Curtis@acu.edu.au
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Applications Close: Tuesday 25 June 2019 at 11.55pm
ACU is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged.
Advertised: 14 May 2019 E. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: 25 Jun 2019 E. Australia Standard Time
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