Associate Lecturer/Lecturer - Curriculum and Educational Designer University of Queensland School of Agriculture and Food Sciences Australia

Associate Lecturer/Lecturer - Curriculum and Educational Designer

Job no:505170
Area:Faculty of Science
Salary (FTE):Acad Teach Focused Level B ($95,771.32 - $113,728.12)
Work type:Full Time - Fixed Term
Location: Gatton

The School of Agriculture and Food Sciences 

The School of Agriculture and Food Sciences is Australia’s most diversified agriculture research and teaching School, comprising research and teaching experts in agribusiness and the science disciplines of animals and wildlife, plants and soil sciences, food and nutrition science. With nearly 350 staff, 300 higher degree research students and over $33 million in operating and research income, the School has helped UQ to become recognised as the world’s top ranked tropical agriculture university, and the leading agriculture university in Australia.


Located at St Lucia and Gatton, the School is a large and dynamic multidisciplinary hub focused on applied research and teaching within the Faculty of Science committed to finding innovative and technology focused solutions to global challenges.  The School offers a range of undergraduate postgraduate coursework and research degrees encompassing agriculture and related disciplines ranging from Bachelor Degree to Doctorate.


With a diverse group of internationally regarded scientists, the School hosts six research concentrations, of which three are aligned with the Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation– a joint initiative between The University of Queensland and the Queensland State Government. Quality laboratories and facilities and strong partnerships with industry, community and government bodies, provide an environment that enables world class research and research training in a collaborative and cooperative spirit for postgraduate students and researchers.


The role

This role will be central to the development, practice, evaluation and communication of improved pedagogies, learning processes, curricula, policies and learning materials. The role will have a clear focus on course delivery at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level including face to face, on-line and distance learning.


This position will be a vital conduit for the flow of information and service delivery for a range of key stakeholders both within the School and the broader UQ community with a view to enhancing and transforming the learning and teaching experience and the provision of expert advice on emerging trends in educational technologies and the use of these technologies.


This position is based on the Gatton campus however travel to St Lucia campus will be a requirement of the role. 


The person

To be successful in this position you will possess a relevant degree with experience and expertise in educational/instructional design and educational technologies, or an equivalent combination of relevant knowledge, training and/or experience.


You will also have a demonstrated commitment to the scholarship of teaching, including capability to engage and facilitate learning and teaching and to deliver innovative course and program material for effective learning practices in the fields of agriculture, biology, ecology, food and environmental science.


The successful applicant will also require experience in the pedagogy of using technologies to develop e-learning materials and programs including programs such as Google Apps for Education, Moodle, Turnitin, and EQUELLA.


The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University’s Diversity and Inclusion webpage ( for further information and points of contact if you require additional support.  


This role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.


Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to the contact person listed below.


This is a full-time fixed term appointment for five years at Academic Level A or B.


The remuneration for Academic Level A will be in the range $67,542 - $90,982 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be $78,514 - $100,080 p.a.). 


The remuneration for Academic Level B will be in the range $95,771 - $113,728 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be $112,052 - $133,061 p.a.). 


To discuss this role please contact Associate Professor Victor Galea on +61 7 5460 1282 or email

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.


For information on completing the application process click here.


Advertised: 26 Mar 2019

Applications close: 28 Apr 2019 (11:55 PM) E. Australia Standard Time

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