University of Newcastle, School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Excellent opportunity to be part of a dynamic discipline with an emerging research strenght and an excellent teaching track record
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Faculty of Education and Arts
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Lecturer in Australian History
Position No. 2594
The University of Newcastle is one of Australia's leading universities, with a global reputation for its innovative approaches to research and teaching. It is ranked in the top 3% of universities worldwide in the QS and the Times Higher Education global ranking systems.
About the School of Humanities and Social Sciences
The School of Humanities and Social Science, one of the largest in the University, actively researches and teaches across a wide variety of disciplines, offering a suite of programs from undergraduate teaching to postgraduate research.
About the role
The discipline of history is keen to increase its national and international profile over the coming years and to this end, is seeking to appoint a dynamic teaching and research academic to work within an emerging research strength in the School, the Centre for the History of Violence. The main responsibilities of the role include:
- Support the emerging research strengths in the History of Violence, working to build capacity for securing competitive grants and building international research networks.
- You will contribute to quality teaching and learning in the discipline through development, delivery, and coordination of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
- You will assist in development of the discipline’s curriculum and its delivery including the compulsory sequence of History courses
Skills and Experience
- A PhD in an appropriate field.
- A track record of research excellence demonstrated through scholarly publication. Research in an aspect of the history of violence will be an added advantage.
- Demonstrated potential for success in competitive grant acquisition.
- Proven ability to deliver high-quality, innovative teaching and effective course administration; experience in online and blended delivery is desirable.
- Ability to teach into the History sequence of compulsory courses
- Capacity to supervise Honours and RHD candidates.
Please note: In accordance with the University's Staff Selection Guidelines, your application will be assessed on the selection criteria found at the link below. It is essential that you address each criterion to enable the selection committee to properly assess your application and suitability for interview.
Academic Level B - $84,700 to $100,582 per annum, plus a generous employer superannuation contribution of up to 17%
Applications close: Friday 31 October 2014
To apply please refer to http://www.newcastle.edu.au/about-uon/jobs-at-uon/job-vacancies
Dr. James Bennett
(+61) 02 4348 4057
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