Professor in Indigenous Knowledges

    Institution Info
    University of New England
    Elm Avenue, Armidale, NSW, Australia
    Phone: 02 6773 3333
    Web Site: www.une.edu.au/

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Job ID:

44078

Location:

Armidale, NSW 

Discipline:

Indigenous Studies
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Job Views:

117

Post Code:

2351

Employment Type:

Full Time - Continuing
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Occupations:

Academic: Professor

Job Description:


School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS)
 
  • Continuing, full-time
  • $197,560 per annum (Level E)
  • Plus 17% employer superannuation
  • Salary packaging options are available
  • 4 weeks annual leave plus Christmas week shutdown, per annum
  • Relocation assistance provided
 
Acknowledgement of Country
 
This position is an identified Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander position and it is, therefore, a genuine requirement that this position be filled by an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person. To perform this role, it is essential that the person who holds the position be an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person. It is, therefore a genuine requirement under Section 14(d) of the Anti-Discrimination Act, 1977 (NSW) (Act) that applicants are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.  
 
The University of New England (UNE) is a regionally based, globally networked university renowned for the quality of its student experience and the excellence of its research specialisations. In addition, UNE pioneered teaching to external students making it the most experienced provider of distance and innovative online education.
UNE emphasises its people, staff and students' growth and development. We aspire to be a leader in innovation and change and a centre for the Armidale and the North-West communities.
 
Equity, diversity and inclusion are central to the core values of UNE and we are committed to engaging, supporting and growing a richly diverse workforce. From the Oorala Aboriginal Centre at the heart of our campus, to the inclusive organisations such as the UNE Ally Network, the UNE Women’s Society, and the many international cultural groups - all will feel valued and respected at UNE.
You will embody the UNE values and strive to be Open, Enquiring, Exceptional and Making a Difference. Additionally, you will be committed to achieving the goals embedded in the Future Fit Strategic Plan Future Fit 2021-2030: Personalised Learning Journeys, Empowering Communities, and Building Resilience.
 
The University of New England Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Strategy 2019-2024 provides a platform to improve employment outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The UNE Employment Strategy 2019-2024 will guide the development of action and approaches that support culturally aware workplaces and practices, improved employment opportunities, career development options, including academic career paths, for current and prospective Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff and students.
 
Genuinely consulting and collaborating with local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities where UNE conducts its business is an integral part of UNE. Adopting a strengths-based approach by consulting with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community in the design, delivery and evaluation of strategies that build on and enhance the capacity of the local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community and further solidify our working relationships.


About the role

This role will lead Indigenous Knowledges initiatives across the faculty and support development of new units to update/replace existing offerings, as well as the application of new knowledge and expertise to support curriculum innovation across other existing units. The successful applicant will preferably have experience with high quality development of digital-first course/unit design and of online and hybrid modes of teaching. As a senior academic, the successful applicant will have a strong track record of research outputs, external funding, and a clear strategy for future leadership in research. 
 

About you
 
To be successful in this role, you will have relevant experience demonstrating the ability to:
  • Lead Indigenous Knowledges initiatives across the faculty and support development of new units to update/replace existing offerings, as well as the application of new knowledge and expertise to support curriculum innovation.
  • Develop digital-first course/unit design and online and hybrid modes of teaching.
  • Build and maintain relationships with community, and broker opportunities for UNE to connect and innovate with Indigenous communities, especially locally.
As a senior academic, you will have a strong track record of research outputs, external funding for research and projects, and a clear strategy for future leadership in research.
 

About the Faculty
 
The Faculty of Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences and Education (HASSE) offers innovative programs across a range of disciplines and professions, underpinned by the University’s commitment to provide excellent teaching, flexible and outstanding learning facilities and a first-rate student learning experience. The Faculty consists of the Schools: School of Education and the School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS).  Further information can be found on the website: Faculty of Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences and Education.
 

About Armidale
 
Armidale is an attractive and vibrant city that combines all the features of a bustling regional town centre with the tranquility of rural living. It boasts gourmet restaurants and cafes, boutique shopping, quality schools and sporting facilities. Surrounded by mountain gorges, waterfalls and national parks, Armidale’s natural beauty and distinct seasons make it an ideal place to live and thrive. To find out more, visit https://www.visitarmidale.com.au/experience
 
Enquiries and additional information
 
To make a time to confidentially discuss this role please contact Professor Jane Edwards, phone: (02) 6773 2017, email: [email protected]   
 
Closing Date: Midnight, Sunday 9 June 2024
 
Reference No: 224060
 
Please visit www.une.edu.au/jobs-at-une for further information about this position and other career opportunities at UNE.
 

To Apply
 
Submit your application through www.une.edu.au/jobs-at-une and refer to vacancy ref 224060.
 
Your application should be comprised of:
  1. Covering letter
  2. Responses to selection criteria
  3. Current CV

About Our Process

At UNE, we are committed to employing individuals who meet the requirements of this role and align with our values. All applicants will be contacted and advised of an outcome. The successful candidate will be required to undertake pre-employment checks prior to commencing in this role as indicated in the position statement. Please visit our Privacy Statement to understand how your information is collected, stored, accessed and used.
 

National Police Check

If you are the successful candidate for this role you will be required to provide UNE with a National Police Check prior to your commencement. Please note that people with criminal records are NOT automatically barred from applying for this position (unless there is a particular requirement under law).
 
 
 

Posted:

09/05/2024

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