The ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) is dedicated to contributing to The Australian National University’s reputation for excellence in research and research-led education, bringing together expertise across a range of areas to reimagine the role of engineering and computing for future generations. CECS is a diverse and vibrant community dedicated to discovery and to making knowledge matter.
These positions are fixed term appointments for a period of 2 years. There are up to four positions available to contribute to development of engineering labs in courses within the Bachelor of Engineering program, which offers majors (specializations) in Electronics and Communications, Renewable Energy Systems, Mechatronics, Environmental and *Aerospace (*subject to formal approval). These majors align with the four research activity clusters for the School which are Electrical, Mechatronics, Environmental and Aerospace engineering. The positions sit within the Transformative Education Experiences portfolio and report to the Associate Director (Education). Under broad direction, the Educational Lab Developer will: 1. Proactively consult with the academic community within the School and College with the view to provide creative and innovative concepts and solutions to questions around education. This involves consulting with the technical services team to determine how these concepts may be implemented and overseeing the projects as they arise through to completion. 2. Acting as a project lead, organise and administer relevant activities, meetings and project tasks in support of educational development initiatives and new or revised courses, in consultation with team members, technical services and academic staff. 3. Organise and lead reviews on experimental new concepts, determining metrics for success and advising the Associate Director (Education) on results with a view to continuous service improvement. 4. Act as a first point of contact for staff and students seeking support for teaching and learning activities & projects, with particular responsibility for supporting users of educational technologies. 5. Provide expert support with engineering educational technology, administration and training at School level, as required. 6. Maintain a working knowledge of the academic and technical function within the School and broader College to provide a translational service between the academic and technical community. 7. Provide support and assistance to School staff in rethinking teaching practice and in the design, use and implementation of innovative teaching and learning approaches, technologies and software. 8. Take responsibility for your own and others health and safety in the workplace and undertake WHS roles as required in the work area. 9. Other duties as consistent with the classification of this position.
The successful applicant is expected to focus on educational lab development and work closely with the academic and technical staff within the School of Engineering to design and translate innovative concepts and activities into practical educational lab activities, aligned with the course learning outcomes, to enhance the educational experiences of our students. The successful applicant will be an enthusiastic and creative person with a passion for engineering education, and be knowledgeable about innovative lab-based teaching and learning approaches, technologies and software. We strongly encourage and support applications from First Nations people for this role. SELECTION CRITERIA: 1. A degree in a relevant field or an equivalent combination of extensive relevant experience (minimum 4 years), having technical skills and an interest in engineering education and courseware. 2. Demonstrated experience working in an engineering laboratory environment, preferably in an educational context, across any of the four activity clusters: Aerospace, Electrical, Environmental, or Mechatronics Engineering. 3. Demonstrated initiative, the ability to think strategically and the ability to work as part of a small, client-focused team and organise competing work priorities. 4. Demonstrated ability to communicate academic concepts to a diverse range of stakeholders with the view to create a shared vision and understanding. 5. Demonstrated high level of oral and written communication, facilitation and interpersonal skills. Regard for academic values and ability to work with academics and students in a collegial environment. 6. Demonstrated ability to respond to inquiries, identify problems, provide advice or support and initiate followup action in a client-service role. 7. Demonstrated ability to develop and manage educational resource materials, collect and collate data, prepare reports and documentation using a range of technologies. 8. A demonstrated general knowledge and understanding of equal opportunity principles and policies and a commitment to their application in a university context. ANU Officer Levels 6 and 7 are broad banded in this stream. It is expected that at the higher levels within the broadband occupants, through experience, will have developed skills and expertise enabling them to more independently perform the full range of duties at a higher level, and that more time will be spent on the more complex functions of the position.
Multiple Canberra based positions available across a range of classifications (four positions available) Classification: ANU Officer 7 (Technical), Academic Level A and Academic Level B Salary package: - ANUO7: $86,523 - $92,957 per annum plus 17% superannuation - Level A: $73,309 - $92,015 per annum plus 17% superannuation - Level B: $99,809 - $113,165 per annum plus 17% superannuation Terms: Full time, Fixed term (2 years) - Join a dynamic team in developing transformative lab-based engineering educational activities - A fulfilling role providing world class educational experiences to our students - Combine pedagogical and technical knowledge in this exciting role - There are four positions available addressing the four focus areas of the School
Canberra, ACT Applicants must apply online via the ANU recruitment portal and should upload the following separate documents: - A clear indication of the role you wish to apply for; - A statement addressing the selection criteria. - A detailed curriculum vitae or resume outlining relevant engineering education and lab experiences, outputs, technical skills, technologies and software. - The names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV or resume does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form. - Other documents, if required. Applications that do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for this position. The successful candidate will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process. An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results. Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country. For more information, please contact: Associate Professor Salman Durrani E: [email protected] Applications close: 09 May 2021 11:55:00 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time