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Job as Associate Professor of Digital Education at University of Melbourne in Parkville, USA

Important role in positioning the Melbourne Graduate School of Education (MGSE) as a global contributor to research and scholarship in the field of digital education

Job number: 0056931
Salary: Associate Professor
Level D $162,590 to $179,123 per year
Retirement: Employer contribution of 17%
Business hours: Full time 1.0 FTE
Employment basis: After

The Associate Professor of Digital Education will play an important role in positioning the Melbourne Graduate School of Education (MGSE) as a global contributor to research and scholarship in the field of digital education, including by highlighting the focus on participation, access, equity and success for all students; develop and support the growth of digital pedagogies and literacy among MGSE staff and students; develop leadership in digital education through research; and improving digital capabilities within our community.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to public and professional debates on digital education and contribute to the MGSE and the University by participating in leadership, service and engagement activities. Strengthening diversity and inclusion is a priority for the Doctoral School and the University.

About you
You will have a national and international profile, evidence of specialist knowledge and significant achievement in one or more relevant research areas related to digital education and an excellent record of sustained academic leadership. You will also possess a distinguished record of achievement, related to teaching and learning, and you will be expected to actively contribute to pedagogical innovations related to digital education, both within the MGSE and across all sectors of the education.

You will own;

  • A doctorate or equivalent research doctorate relevant to digital education.
  • An established international research profile, with a significant number of publications in the main relevant media, and evidence of the ability to initiate and lead new research programs in digital education.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership contribution to future directions of digital education as an area of ​​research, knowledge and practice.
  • A successful record in competitive grant applications and/or attracting other external funding.

Full criteria listed in attached job description.

About Us

Melbourne Graduate School of Education
The Melbourne Graduate School of Education (MGSE) fosters staff productivity, growth and engagement in a collective effort to enrich education’s contribution to society. We conduct research and teaching that leads to the transformation of the practice of education both within and beyond the profession. MGSE stimulates learning that enriches the potential of students around the world, enabling meaningful careers and profound contributions to communities. We provide research leadership, setting the direction for high-impact, innovative and responsive research that addresses the pressing issues of our time. We lead a deliberate engagement with society, sharing our resources and expertise in collaborative efforts to build a resilient, equitable and sustainable future.

The University of Melbourne
Founded in 1853, the University of Melbourne is a public-spirited institution with an outstanding reputation for excellence in research, learning and teaching, and engagement.

With a rich history spanning over 160 years, the University of Melbourne also holds a special place in the heart of the city. Since its founding, the University has been a public-spirited institution committed to making distinctive contributions to the intellectual, cultural, social and economic life of the region and beyond.

Ranked 31st in the latest Times Higher Education* World University Rankings, Melbourne competes internationally with the world’s top institutions and has an international outlook and reach to match.

Social advantages
We offer generous employee benefits to help you maximize your working life. These include flexible and family-friendly working conditions, a salary package, in-school and faculty grant programs, including a dedicated women’s program, and generous holidays. This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a culturally rich and values-based environment.

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How to register
Your submitted application should include a CV as well as your responses against the selection criteria listed in the job description for the role.

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