First listed on: 21 December 2017

  • Contribute to STEM in Education/Design and growth: Mathematics Education across the disciplines
  • Work within a high performing research team of eminent researchers and international scholars
  • Full time, Continuing role based in Brisbane CBD  

Australian Catholic University (ACU) is an inclusive community which welcomes students and staff of all beliefs. ACU has over 2,500 staff supporting more than 34,000 students across seven campuses – Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney and Strathfield. 

As valued members of our community, all staff members are expected to have an understanding of ACU’s mission and values and to demonstrate an active contribution to them. 

The Learning Sciences Institute Australia (LSIA) is a national education research institute engaging in vigorous, socially relevant and ethically committed research to improve outcomes for children and young adults. LSIA provides a forum for researchers, scholars, policy makers and practitioners to generate new knowledge about 21st Century teaching and learning, diversity, engagement and well-being. Further information about the Institute can be found at: 

As Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow you will contribute to generating new understandings of how to strengthen mathematical knowledge and develop the capacity to apply mathematics when solving real world problems in personal, civic and work life. Your research activity and output will support the enhancement of mathematics and numeracy teaching and learning practices across all disciplines both within and outside of school contexts.  

To be successful in this position you will need to demonstrate: 

  • a PhD in a relevant research field
  • evidence of strong (RF) or outstanding (SRF) research achievement
  • success in working within a research team on competitive grants
  • experience in co-supervising Honours and/or Master’s projects. 

The University pursues an excellence agenda and offers an environment where staff are welcomed and safe and valued through development, participation and involvement.


How to Apply:
Obtain the Position Description from the ACU Careers website and apply online. Applicants are expected to address all selection criteria listed in the position description.

Total remuneration valued to $114,172 - $134,629 pa, including salary component $96,477 - $113,908 pa (Academic Classification Level B) or to $142,789 - $155,030 pa, including salary component $120,882 - $131,344 pa (Academic Classification Level C), employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading. 

General enquiries can be directed to Professor Vincent Geiger on 07 3623 7188. 

ACU is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged. 

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APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Sunday 28 January 2018

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