HERDSA Notices 19 December 2018

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* New Perspectives on Reading and Writing Across the Disciplines
* Lecturer - Preparation for Tertiary Success, Batchelor Institute
* Lecturer - Initial Teacher Education, Batchelor Institute
* Lecturer - Preparation for Tertiary Success - ongoing, Batchelor Institute
* Job opportunity: Director Academic Strategic Projects, University of Tasmania
* Academic Development Symposium report
​* New online first articles in Higher Education Research and Development

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New Perspectives on Reading and Writing Across the Disciplines

The first issue of Higher Education Research & Development for 2019, v.39 n.1, a special issue on "New Perspectives on Reading and Writing Across the
Disciplines", is now online at https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/cher20/38/1

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Lecturer - Preparation for Tertiary Success, Batchelor Institute
Closing date 06 January 2019

A vacancy exists for a suitably qualified Lecturer B - Preparation for Tertiary Success, for a two-year, fixed-term appointment, commencing in February 2019, at our Alice Springs campus.

Further information: www.batchelor.edu.au/people/current-vacancies

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Lecturer - Initial Teacher Education, Batchelor Institute
Closing date 06 January 2019

Batchelor Institute is seeking a suitably qualified Lecturer B - Initial Teacher Education, for a two-year, fixed-term appointment, commencing in February 2019.

Further information: www.batchelor.edu.au/people/current-vacancies

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Lecturer - Preparation for Tertiary Success - ongoing, Batchelor Institute
Closing date 13 January 2019

An opportunity exists for a suitably qualified Lecturer B - Preparation for Tertiary Success, commencing in March 2019, for an ongoing appointment, based in Alice Springs.

Further information: www.batchelor.edu.au/prople/current-vacancies

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Job opportunity: Director Academic Strategic Projects, University of Tasmania
Applications close Friday, 1 February 2019 11:55pm. 

The Director Academic Strategic Projects is a newly created position which provides an exciting opportunity for an outstanding collaborative Project leader to contribute to the University of Tasmania during a period of strategic transformation.  Reporting directly to the Provost, this key position identifies and guides the successful implementation of a portfolio of major projects and programs within the Office of the Provost and the Academic Division, relating to the wider University.  The Director is responsible for ensuring that the projects align with the broader Divisional and University strategies, bringing strategic and operational insight to bear, and providing expert guidance on project methodology and delivery.

To be successful in this role, you will have a proven ability to operate in a complex environment, be able to lead with a consultative and pragmatic style, and have highly developed strategic capabilities.  You will utilise a range of structured, best practice approaches to identifying and developing solutions to complex problems, and will work effectively to those goals in conjunction with staff across the University.  You will have strong project management and leadership skills and breadth of experience in strategic and operational project and program delivery, preferably applied within large organisations.  You will bring exceptional stakeholder management, strategic thinking and judgement, together with innovative ideas and solutions.  The role will require collaboration with stakeholders at all levels across the University, to ensure the Academic Division’s projects and programs are delivered successfully.

This exciting opportunity based in Hobart or Launceston is offered for an initial period of three years.

For further information about this position please contact Jandy Godfrey, Academic Search Manager, University of Tasmania on +61 (0)408 039 833 or email Jandy.Godfrey@utas.edu.au.

To apply http://careers.utas.edu.au/cw/en/job/493157/director-academic-strategic-...

**Please note, your application must as a minimum include your resume, a cover letter and your responses to the position criteria.

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Academic Development Symposium report

The final report on the Academic Development Symposium held in Wellington, New Zealand on October 25, 2018, is available here: https://tinyurl.com/ad-symposium-2018-report

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New online first articles in Higher Education Research and Development

Contribution of the doctoral education environment to PhD candidates’ mental health problems: a scoping review, Sylvia Anne Mackie & Glen William Bates,
https://doi.org/10.1080/07294360.2018.1556620

Disruptions and bridges in rural Australia: higher education aspiration to expectation of participation, Sue Kilpatrick, Robin Katersky Barnes, Jennifer Heath, Alex Lovat, Wee-Ching Kong, Nicholas Flittner & Samantha Avitaia, https://doi.org/10.1080/07294360.2018.1556619

From the outside in: tutor perspectives of student transformative experiences within Indigenous Studies health education, Jonathan Bullen & Lynne Roberts, https://doi.org/10.1080/07294360.2018.1549538

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