Professor in Early Childhood Education

  • University of New England
  • Armidale, Australia
  • Apr 02, 2021
Full time Education: (i.e. Schools/Colleges of Education) Social & Behavioral Sciences

Job Description

School of Education, Faculty of Humanities, Arts, Social Science and Education

  • Continuing, full-time,
  • $186,165 (Level E)
  • Plus 17% employer superannuation
  • Relocation assistance provided
  • Please note visa sponsorship is not available for this position

The University of New England in Armidale, Australia is a unique university, in the enviable position of boasting an excellent international reputation as well as being a leader in research and academic innovation.  We aim to foster a constructive and engaged culture where creative ideas and innovation thrive.

The Faculty of Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences and Education (HASSE) offers innovative programs across a range of disciplines and professions, underpinned by the University's commitment to provide excellent teaching, flexible and outstanding learning facilities and a first-rate student learning experience. The Faculty consists of the Schools: School of Education and the School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS).  Further information can be found on the website: Faculty of Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences and Education.

The School of Education offers a positive and dynamic environment where staff and students enjoy a friendly, collegial and socially inclusive working environment. The School is a leading provider of primary, secondary and early childhood teacher education courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, with courses offered via on-campus and flexible online education modes.To find out more about the School of Education, please visit:

About the role

The position of Professor in Early Childhood Education provides strategic and supervisory support to the School of Education and leadership in high impact research, digital dominance, outstanding student experience and creation of a bold and innovative culture. As a Professor in Early Childhood Education, you will need to demonstrate overarching insights into contemporary early childhood education issues, challenges and affordances in research specialisations and practice dynamics.  For further information about this position, please refer to the Position Description document.

To Apply

Please visit to submit your application comprising of the following documents:

  • Covering letter
  • Responses to selection criteria
  • Current CV

Reference No: 221099

Closing Date: 2 May 2021

Equity principles underpin all UNE policies and procedures. As a University committed to engaging a diverse workforce, UNE encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

Additional information

To discuss this role please contact Professor Sue Gregory, Head of School, Education:  phone 02 6773 5054 or email To find out more about the School of Education visit

About Armidale

Living in Armidale you will experience the best of both city and rural living. Enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle with access to shopping, gourmet food, top sporting facilities and cultural delights all for a fraction of the price you'd expect to pay in a major city. You can live in the heart of Armidale or experience the tranquillity of the New England on a rural property.

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