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Job no: 0038442
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Parkville

School of Mathematics and Statistics
Faculty of Science

Salary: $66,809 - $90,657 p.a. (Level A PhD entry level $84,458 p.a.) plus 17% superannuation

In the position of Learning and Teaching Innovation Research Assistant, you will sit within the School of Mathematics and Statistics in the Learning and Teaching Innovation Group, whose focus is to:

  1. develop innovative teaching methods to enhance students' learning;

  2. explore the possible inclusion of technology in existing subjects, if appropriate;  

  3. conduct evidence based research of the effectiveness of teaching practices;

  4. support excellence in learning and teaching through professional development; and

  5. develop collaborative learning and teaching projects with the broader mathematical community.

This is an Academic Specialist position.

Focusing on the School's strategic research priorities, you will work closely with the Coordinator of Learning and Teaching Innovation to provide research support for learning and teaching initiatives within the School of Mathematics and Statistics, and to the Learning and Teaching Innovation Group in the successful delivery of collaborative disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research within and across universities and with government partners.

This includes project management of national and local mathematics networks and research projects, competitive bids for research funding and government partnerships, keeping abreast of national and international initiatives in mathematics education, strategy development, implementation and promotion, writing articles, reports and media releases, management of project budgets and resources and collaborative partnerships.

Close date: 1 Jun 2017

Position Description and Selection Criteria*

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