Senior Lecturer in Academic Language and Learning

Charles Darwin University

  • Competitive salary package plus 17% superannuation and 6 weeks annual leave.
  • Continuing full time appointment
  • Research Active Level C $114,929 - $134,601 

Are you committed to providing and promoting Academic Language and Learning development and opportunity through teaching and research practice?

Are you passionate about helping students from a diverse range of ages and backgrounds to achieve their full academic potential?

Do you want to be part of a dynamic tertiary environment focused on building and enhancing teaching and learning opportunities for students?

If this sounds like you, Charles Darwin University and the School of Academic Language and Learning are seeking a highly motivated and skilled senior lecturer to help shape our students’ experience and academic development.  

Charles Darwin University is an internationally renowned University delivering Higher Education (HE) and Vocational Education and Training (VET) at several campuses and also online. Based in beautiful, tropical Darwin, we are an innovative and technology-enabled University ranked by the Times Higher Education Supplement in the top 2 percent of universities worldwide and in 31st place for universities under 50 years of age.

As the Senior Lecturer Academic Language and Learning, working with the Head of School, you will lead, inspire and mentor other academic staff within the Academic Language and Learning Success Program (ALLSP) to deliver educational programs focused on providing students with the academic skills and confidence to successfully function within the world of higher education.  In achieving this, you will liaise closely with other faculties and stakeholders across the wider university in promoting the development of academic language and literacy.

A strong communicator and relationship developer, you will encourage innovation by working with other programs within the school to develop a unified approach to the development of language and learning pedagogies, whilst ensuring that all student service delivery requirements are met. Ideally, you will have postgraduate qualifications and a strong academic background in education and language, including extensive knowledge of delivering educational packages to students from diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds, as well as technical expertise in the effective application of online learning technologies. 

For more information and an informal discussion about this role, please contact Associate Professor Douglas Bell, Head of the School of Academic Language & Learning on 08 8946 6779 or via

Applications Close 28 October 2016

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