Lecturer/Senior Lecturer - Academic Communication Development

Curtin University

Faculty of Business and Law

  • Innovative Environment
  • Fun and Collaborative Team
  • Amazing Employee Value Propositions
Job Reference: 229525
ALA/ALB $81,690 - $118,115 plus 17% Superannuation

Three Year Fixed Term (31/12/2022)
Curtin University is ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide (ARWU 2018 and QS World University Rankings 2019), and is placed 20th in the world for universities less than 50 years old (QS Top 50 Under 50 2019). Curtin is WA’s most preferred university, with highly engaged industry-facing partners. A major global player, with well-integrated campuses in Singapore, Malaysia, Mauritius and Dubai.

About us

The Faculty of Business and Law comprises of Curtin Law School and Curtin Business School which ranks in the top ten business schools across Australia. It stands at the forefront of contemporary debate and analysis and strategic forecasting. Curtin Business School is recognised as an elite global business school through accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business and offers a wide range of internationally recognised courses.
The Faculty values all forms of student experience and student engagement across our diverse student cohorts and has a centralised Faculty Student Engagement Portfolio, which supports our students at all stages of the student life-cycle.

Your new role

The Academic Communication Development (ACD) Lecturer provides expertise and support for all students developing academic literacies, language and learning skills. The ACD team predominately focuses on the transition and preparedness to tertiary studies of our student cohorts but also includes communication literacies, language and learning skills needed across our educational programs/ business disciplines.

This is delivered through comprehensive curriculum design, extra curricula initiatives, and support resource development at all course/ student levels, and creates the opportunities that students engage with and practice the transferable communication skills needed in an ever-changing and fast paced business world.
You will bring to the role
  • To be successful in this role, you will require a doctoral qualification, or significant progress in PhD studies, in a relevant discipline, and or a combination of teaching qualification/ experience, such as Master of Education in a complimentary areas such as:
    • Applied Linguistic, Literacies, English as a Second Language instruction and Post Compulsory Education
  • Established high level teaching skills with a reflective approach to teaching delivery.
  • Demonstrated experience to undertake unit coordination.
  • Well-developed organisational skills with a student centric approach.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and oral communication skills with the ability to liaise effectively with a diverse range of participants.
  • Ability to work independently with limited direction as well as collaboratively and effectively as part of a team.
What we offer you
  • Agile and flexible working environment with great work life balance
  • The opportunity to grow, develop and diversify your own skill set
  • Opportunity to work in a highly productive and engaged team
  • Competitive remuneration package with 17% Superannuation
  • Beautiful Campus offering excellent facilities
  • Health and Retail Discounts
Next steps

Curtin University requires you to provide a cover letter and resume including a document outlining your suitability for the role against the "What you will bring to the role"

To view a more detailed role statement, please copy and paste the following link into your browser:


Please note that we will be conducting interviews week beginning 9 December 2019.

Valuing Diversity and Inclusion

At Curtin, we are committed to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander reconciliation, diversity and social justice and aim to create an inclusive environment where our staff and students are valued and inspired. This includes a supportive recruitment process should you require any access assistance.  

Contact details

To apply complete the application form below, or for more information contact:

Hannah Wilkinson
Email:  hannah.wilkinson@curtin.edu.au


Miriam Sullivan
Email: miriam.sullivan@curtin.edu.au

Please apply via the attached link; we cannot accept resumes sent to the above contact. Once you have applied, you will receive an email confirming that we have received your application.  If you do not receive confirmation via email, please email our team at curtincareers@curtin.edu. Please ensure you check your spam folders for this email before contacting the team.

Applications close: 9:00 PM, Friday 29 November 2019

Curtin reserves the right at its sole discretion to withdraw from the recruitment process, not to make an appointment, or to appoint by invitation, at any time. We reserve the right to remove the advert earlier than the date on the advert.