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									               FLINDERS UNIVERSITY ACADEMIC PROFILE:                                           FLINDERS UNIVERSITY ACADEMIC PROFILE:
               ASSOCIATE LECTURER (ACADEMIC LEVEL A)                                                LECTURER (ACADEMIC LEVEL B)

                           (APPROVED: December 2009)                                                    (APPROVED: December 2009)

 Qualifications      The entry qualifications of an Associate Lecturer vary           Qualifications   Appointment or promotion to a Lecturer position would
                     greatly, ranging from those who have completed an                                 normally require completion of a research higher
                     honours degree to those who have completed a PhD                                  degree, and where this not a PhD, at least substantial
                     degree and possess extensive experience. This means                               progress toward a doctoral degree.
                     that within the Level A category, there are at least two
                     levels of duties and expectations of performance based on
                     the qualifications, skills and experience of the staff member.                    Variations to this requirement in particular Schools are
                                                                                                       as follows:
                     Variations to this requirement in particular Schools are as
                     follows:                                                                          School of Education: Appointment or promotion to a
                                                                                                       Lecturer position would require holding or working
                                                                                                       towards a higher degree in Education or allied
                                                                                                       discipline.

                                                                                                       Flinders Business School: Normally requires a higher
                                                                                                       degree in a business related discipline.

                     School of Humanities: For staff whose responsibilities are                        School of Humanities: For staff whose responsibilities
                     principally concerned with professional practice or creative                      are principally concerned with professional practice or
                     arts, evidence of independent or professional work which                          creative arts, evidence of independent or professional
                     has recognised professional standing and can be                                   work which has recognised professional standing and
                     considered equivalent may be an acceptable alternative to a                       can be considered equivalent may be an acceptable
                     research higher degree.                                                           alternative to a research higher degree.

                     School of Computer Science, Engineering and                                       School of Computer Science, Engineering and
                     Mathematics: An Associate Lecturer in Computing                                   Mathematics: A Lecturer in Computing Science/IT will
                     Science/IT will normally have completed four years of                             normally have advanced qualifications or recognised
                     tertiary study in the relevant discipline and/or have                             significant experience in the relevant discipline area. A
                     equivalent qualifications and/or professional experience. A                       position at this level will normally require a doctoral
                     position at this level will normally require an honours degree                    qualification or equivalent accreditation and standing.
                     or higher qualifications.

                                                                                                       The Flinders Law School: A coursework higher
                                                                                                       degree, or evidence of independent or professional
                                                                                                       work considered to be of an equivalent standard may be
                                                                                                       an acceptable alternative to a research higher degree.


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                 FLINDERS UNIVERSITY ACADEMIC PROFILE:                                                      FLINDERS UNIVERSITY ACADEMIC PROFILE:
                 ASSOCIATE LECTURER (ACADEMIC LEVEL A)                                                           LECTURER (ACADEMIC LEVEL B)

                            (APPROVED: December 2009)                                                                  (APPROVED: December 2009)


    Qualifications    School of Medicine: A BMBS or equivalent degree may be                     Qualifications       School of Medicine: For other than medically
    (cont)            an acceptable alternative for clinical academic staff.                     (cont)               qualified applicants, a coursework qualification or
                                                                                                                      equivalent accreditation and standing may be an
                                                                                                                      acceptable alternative to a research higher degree.

                                                                                                                      Medically qualified applicants who are undertaking
                                                                                                                      clinical practice require a Fellowship of a recognised
                                                                                                                      Professional Medical College or higher clinical
                                                                                                                      qualification or, in exceptional circumstances,
                                                                                                                      extensive relevant professional experience and
                                                                                                                      recognised professional standing may be acceptable
                                                                                                                      as an alternative.

                                                                                                                      (NB: Fellowship of a Professional Medical College
                                                                                                                      requires at least six years of professional training and
                                                                                                                      may include some research training and experience. It
                                                                                                                      is considered equivalent to a PhD at Lecturer level in
                                                                                                                      recognition of the time and effort to achieve the
                                                                                                                      professional qualification.)
                      School of Nursing and Midwifery: For staff with academic
                      status, a BN or equivalent degree may be an acceptable
                      alternative.
                                                                                                                                                                           *
                                                                                                                      School of Political and International Studies :
                                                                                                                      Normally require completion of a PhD. Alternatively,
                                                                                                                      some combination of an almost-complete PhD and/or a
                                                                                                                      good Masters degree and/or publications.
                                                                                                                      School of International Studies (Flinders Asia
                                                                                                                      Centre [previously Asian Studies and Languages]):
                                                                                                                      In addition to the generic qualifications criteria, a good
                                                                                                                      command of at least one Asian language is desirable.
                                                                                                                      School of Social and Policy Studies (Flinders
                                                                                                                      Institute of Public Policy and Management):
                                                                                                                      Normally require completion of a relevant postgraduate
                                                                                                                      qualification or equivalent research or management or
                                                                                                                      policy experience deemed to be appropriate.

*
    Applies to academic staff in this former School who, with effect from 1/1/10, have transferred to either the School of International Studies or School of Social and Policy Studies.
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               FLINDERS UNIVERSITY ACADEMIC PROFILE:                                             FLINDERS UNIVERSITY ACADEMIC PROFILE:
               ASSOCIATE LECTURER (ACADEMIC LEVEL A)                                                  LECTURER (ACADEMIC LEVEL B)

                           (APPROVED: December 2009)                                                       (APPROVED: December 2009)

                                                                                      Qualifications   School of Psychology: A PhD is an essential
                                                                                      (cont)           requirement.
                                                                                                       Student Learning Centre: A research higher degree,
                                                                                                       a coursework higher degree or a professional higher
                                                                                                       degree is normally required.

 Teaching            The activities in which a staff member could be expected to      Teaching         The activities in which a staff member could be
                     be involved, and provide evidence of, include but are not                         expected to be involved, and provide evidence of,
                     limited to:                                                                       include but are not limited to:
                      preparing and delivering lectures and seminars, with                             experience in the delivery of teaching, including
                          indications of the skill, quality and effectiveness as                            evidence of the types of teaching undertaken, with
                          evidenced by Student Evaluations of Teaching,                                     indications of the skill, quality, and effectiveness as
                          supervisor, peers;                                                                evidenced by Student Evaluations of Teaching,
                      tutorials, practical classes, demonstrations, workshops,                             supervisor, peers;
                          student field excursions, clinical sessions and/or studio
                          sessions, with evidence of the skill, quality and
                          effectiveness;
                      the development of an explicit teaching philosophy (i.e.                             the development of an explicit teaching philosophy
                          approach to teaching);                                                             (i.e. approach to teaching);
                      developing topic material (including study guides) with                              initiation and development of topic material;
                          appropriate guidance from the topic or course                                     development of study guides;
                          coordinator;
                      supervision of students;                                                             supervision of the program of study of honours
                                                                                                             students and postgraduate students engaged in
                                                                                                             higher degree programs is desirable;
                                                                                                            supervision of students in work-based education
                                                                                                             settings i.e. clinical, professional settings;
                        teaching awards;                                                                   teaching awards;
                        acting as topic coordinator, where appropriate, provided                           involvement in topic/course coordination;
                         that the skills and experience demonstrate this capacity;
                        consultation with students;
                        marking and assessment primarily connected with
                         topics in which the staff member teaches;
                        producing teaching materials for students for whom the
                         staff member has responsibility;
                                                                                                            reflective/responsive teaching, i.e. appropriate
                                                                                                             response to feedback;
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               FLINDERS UNIVERSITY ACADEMIC PROFILE:                                          FLINDERS UNIVERSITY ACADEMIC PROFILE:
               ASSOCIATE LECTURER (ACADEMIC LEVEL A)                                               LECTURER (ACADEMIC LEVEL B)

                           (APPROVED: December 2009)                                                   (APPROVED: December 2009)

 Teaching                                                                          Teaching            teaching which is informed by current research and
 (cont)                                                                            (cont)               practice in the substantive area of the applicant's
                                                                                                        discipline/field;
                                                                                                    new approaches to the preparation and delivery of
                                                                                                        teaching e.g. multi-media, on-line, web-based,
                                                                                                        work-based education;
                        participating in international teaching delivery or                        significant role in international teaching delivery or
                         collaboration;                                                                 collaboration;
                      undertaking on-campus teaching or student support in                         significant role in on-campus teaching or student
                         the area of internationalisation.                                              support in the area of internationalisation.
                    In the case of the following Schools, other requirements,                      In the case of the following Schools, other
                    activities and/or evidence with respect to teaching may also                   requirements, activities and/or evidence with respect to
                    include:                                                                       teaching may also include:
                      School of Medicine:                                                          School of Medicine:
                      participation in the provision of accredited post                            participation in the provision of accredited post-
                          graduate vocational education programs of                                     graduate vocational education programs of
                          Professional Medical Colleges;                                                Professional Medical Colleges.
                      a clinical academic is expected to be involved in
                          bedside teaching.                                                        School of Nursing and Midwifery:
                                                                                                    evidence of continued involvement in a clinical or
                                                                                                      health-related speciality or clinical field of research,
                                                                                                      if relevant.
                     Student Learning Centre:                                                      Student Learning Centre:
                     the effectiveness of 1:1 teaching as evidenced by the                         the effectiveness of 1:1 teaching as evidenced by
                        results of the Student Learning Centre Individual                             the results of the Study Skills Centre Individual
                        Student Evaluation of Teaching Form (ISET) is an                              Student Evaluation of Teaching Form (ISET) is an
                        acceptable alternative to SETs;                                               acceptable alternative to SETs;
                     evidence of the presentation of lectures/seminars/                            evidence of the presentation of lectures/ seminars/
                        workshops for students, at the request of Schools or                          workshops for students, at the request of Schools
                        Faculties, on aspects of teaching and learning.                               or Faculties, on aspects of teaching and learning.
                                                                                                   School of Theology:
                                                                                                    involvement in the training of field education
                                                                                                      program supervisors.




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               FLINDERS UNIVERSITY ACADEMIC PROFILE:                                         FLINDERS UNIVERSITY ACADEMIC PROFILE:
               ASSOCIATE LECTURER (ACADEMIC LEVEL A)                                              LECTURER (ACADEMIC LEVEL B)

                           (APPROVED: December 2009)                                                 (APPROVED: December 2009)


 Research and/       A staff member should prepare this section of her/his          Research and/   A staff member should prepare this section of
 or Creative         report/application on the basis of research activity and/or    or Creative     her/his report/application on the basis of research
 Activity            creative activity.                                             Activity        activity and/or creative activity.

                    The kinds of evidence that applicants may provide include                       The kinds of evidence that applicants may provide
                    but are not limited to:                                                         include but are not limited to:
                    Research                                                                        Research
                     Research activity:                                                             Research activity:
                     description of actual research activity;                                       description of actual research activity;
                     grant applications submitted, grants and other funding                         grant applications submitted, grants received from
                        attracted;                                                                       both traditional and non-traditional sources;
                     research projects;                                                             ability to initiate and to resource a research project
                                                                                                         (with external funding where appropriate);
                        limited number of publications (includes conference                         publications (includes books, chapters in books,
                         papers, refereed and non-refereed journal articles,                             refereed and non-refereed journal articles);
                         book(s) and book chapter(s), translations, film/play
                         reviews);
                        papers published or presented at conferences in                               published conference papers;
                         association with research and/or higher degree work;
                        research collaborations or contributions to research                          significant role in collaborative research projects;
                         groups;
                         participating in international research collaborations.                      significant role in international research
                                                                                                        collaborations.
                        participation in research seminars;                                           participation in research seminars;
                        membership of and activities related to professional                          membership of and activities related to
                         bodies, etc;                                                                   professional bodies, etc;
                                                                                                       research reports which demonstrate original
                                                                                                        observations;
                                                                                                       contributions to reports and submissions to
                                                                                                        government or other agencies drawing on
                                                                                                        knowledge of discipline;
                                                                                                       approved patents, including any funding received
                                                                                                        in lodging and/or in commercial application of
                                                                                                        patents.
                                                                                                       PhDs recently completed or submitted.

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               FLINDERS UNIVERSITY ACADEMIC PROFILE:                                          FLINDERS UNIVERSITY ACADEMIC PROFILE:
               ASSOCIATE LECTURER (ACADEMIC LEVEL A)                                               LECTURER (ACADEMIC LEVEL B)

                           (APPROVED: December 2009)                                                 (APPROVED: December 2009)

 Research and/      Scholarly standing in the area of research:                      Research and/   Scholarly standing in the area of research:
 or Creative                                                                         or Creative
 Activity
                     some experience in refereeing articles in scholarly            Activity
                                                                                                      some experience in refereeing articles in scholarly
 (cont)                journals;                                                     (cont)             journals;
                     invitation to apply for non-traditional research funding.                       invitation to apply for non-traditional research
                                                                                                        funding;
                                                                                                      some experience in examining higher degree
                                                                                                        theses and/or external examination of Honours
                                                                                                        theses;
                                                                                                      citations;
                                                                                                      invitation to referee grant applications from
                                                                                                        national agencies.
                    Creative activity:                                                               Creative Activity:
                    Details of degree of originality, level of competence and
                    recognition by peers for the work should also be addressed.
                     contribution to exhibitions at the state/national level;                         exhibitions (at the state/national/international
                                                                                                        level);
                        original performance as an individual or part of a group.                    original professional performances (include both
                                                                                                        live and screen performances);
                                                                                                      ability to initiate and resource a creative activity
                                                                                                        project (with external funding where appropriate);
                                                                                                      significant role in collaborative creative activity
                                                                                                        projects;
                                                                                                      publications (include translations which may take
                                                                                                        the form of written work, videos and CD ROM);
                                                                                                      production of new works of fine arts;
                                                                                                      critique or review of an article/ play/ film which
                                                                                                        offers a new or original interpretation to the
                                                                                                        article/ play/ film;
                                                                                                      curating exhibitions.
                                                                                                     Scholarly standing in the area of creative activity:
                                                                                                      some experience in refereeing articles in
                                                                                                        scholarly journals;
                                                                                                      some experience in examining higher degree
                                                                                                        theses;
                                                                                                      citations.

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               FLINDERS UNIVERSITY ACADEMIC PROFILE:                                          FLINDERS UNIVERSITY ACADEMIC PROFILE:
               ASSOCIATE LECTURER (ACADEMIC LEVEL A)                                               LECTURER (ACADEMIC LEVEL B)

                           (APPROVED: December 2009)                                                   (APPROVED: December 2009)


 Research and/   In the case of the following Schools, other requirements,
 or Creative     activities and/or evidence may also include:
 Activity        School of Medicine:
 (cont)
                   for a non-clinical staff member, evidence of research
                       activity should include publications arising from
                       Honours, Masters or other degree or other research
                       activities;
                   clinical staff should demonstrate that they have started
                       to engage in research.
                A lesser expectation in research output for those with
                medical qualifications, assumes that a proportion of their
                week is occupied with clinical practice. In those cases,
                where a medically qualified person is not engaged in clinical
                work, expectations regarding research output would be
                increased to coincide with those required for a non-clinical
                staff member.
 Administration The activities in which a staff member could be expected to          Administration   The activities in which a staff member could be
 (Including     be involved, and provide evidence of, include but are not            (including       expected to be involved, and provide evidence of,
 Service to the limited to:                                                          Service to the   include but are not limited to:
 University)                                                                         University)
                  attendance at School/departmental and/or Faculty                                    a range of administrative functions related to the
                     meetings and/or membership of a limited number of                                     teaching of individual topics, and indications or
                     committees;                                                                           evidence of the potential for wider responsibilities
                                                                                                           related to the teaching function. These include
                        limited administrative functions primarily connected with                         participation in School/department and/or Faculty
                         topics in which the staff member teaches.                                         meetings and committees and might involve an
                                                                                                           active role in occasional working parties, or other
                                                                                                           functional responsibilities within the School/
                                                                                                           department, e.g. student counselling;
                                                                                                       liaison with industry and community agencies to
                                                                                                           establish work-based, professional and clinical
                                                                                                           placements as part of academic programs;
                                                                                                       effective and efficient performance in carrying out
                                                                                                           these administrative functions;
                                                                                                       working with other staff in areas of collective
                                                                                                           responsibility.


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               FLINDERS UNIVERSITY ACADEMIC PROFILE:                                           FLINDERS UNIVERSITY ACADEMIC PROFILE:
               ASSOCIATE LECTURER (ACADEMIC LEVEL A)                                                LECTURER (ACADEMIC LEVEL B)

                           (APPROVED: December 2009)                                                   (APPROVED: December 2009)


 Administration In the case of the following Schools, other requirements,             Administration   In the case of the following Schools, other
 (Including     activities and/or evidence with respect to administration and         (Including       requirements, activities and/or evidence with respect
 Service to the service to the University may also include:                           Service to the   to administration and service to the University may
 University                                                                           University       also include:
 (cont)                                                                               (cont)
                     School of Medicine:                                                              School of Medicine:
                       clinical staff are expected to be participating in clinical                     for clinical academics, participation in clinical
                         services at least at Registrar or equivalent level.                                service at least at junior consultant or equivalent
                                                                                                            level and/or co-ordination of in-service
                                                                                                            undergraduate and/or postgraduate teaching is
                                                                                                            expected;
                                                                                                        participation in teaching or clinical service
                                                                                                            administration may be an acceptable example of
                                                                                                            administrative function;
                                                                                                        for non-clinical academics, a demonstrated
                                                                                                            capacity to administer personal research programs
                                                                                                            is expected.
                     The difference in expectation with regard to administration                       The difference in expectation with regard to
                     between clinical academics (medically qualified) and non-                         administration between clinical academics (medically
                     medically qualified staff relates to the difference in their                      qualified) and non-medically qualified staff relates to
                     work content and professional lives. For some activities,                         the difference in their work content and professional
                     Flinders-linked teaching hospitals may be treated as                              lives. For some activities, Flinders-linked teaching
                     equivalent to the University for the purposes of                                  hospitals may be treated as equivalent to the
                     administration/service; other activities in Flinders Medical                      University for the purposes of administration/service;
                     Centre or other affiliated health services and institutions                       other activities in Flinders Medical Centre or other
                     may be more appropriately listed under professional                               health services and affiliated institutions may be more
                     performance.                                                                      appropriately listed under professional performance.
                     Student Learning Centre:                                                          Student Learning Centre:
                       the design and/or presentation of teaching programs                             the design and/or presentation of teaching
                          focussing on student learning in higher education                                 programs focussing on student learning in
                          which can be contracted to agencies in the University                             higher education which can be contracted to
                          or externally.                                                                    agencies in the University or externally.
                                                                                                       School of Theology:
                                                                                                        evidence of contribution to the administration of
                                                                                                            the Adelaide College of Divinity and its
                                                                                                            member colleges is expected.


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               FLINDERS UNIVERSITY ACADEMIC PROFILE:                                       FLINDERS UNIVERSITY ACADEMIC PROFILE:
               ASSOCIATE LECTURER (ACADEMIC LEVEL A)                                            LECTURER (ACADEMIC LEVEL B)

                           (APPROVED: December 2009)                                                (APPROVED: December 2009)


 Professional         The activities in which a staff member could be expected    Professional     The activities in which a staff member could be
 Performance          to be involved, and provide evidence of, include but are    Performance      expected to be involved, and provide evidence of,
 (including           not limited to:                                             (including       include but are not limited to:
 Service to the                                                                   Service to the
 Community)
                        professional activity of relevance to the                Community)
                                                                                                    professional activity of relevance to the
                           School/department within the wider community, e.g.                           School/department within the wider community, e.g.
                             involvement with relevant community groups,                                membership of and contributions to
                                professional organisations, government or                                     government bodies, community groups or
                                private sector organisations e.g. membership of                               professional organisations;
                                professional organisations, external liaison                             participation in activities for secondary
                                groups;                                                                       schools involving promotion of the
                                                                                                              department's interests, such as Year 12
                                                                                                              student conferences, contributions to in-
                                                                                                              service programs for teachers, Open Days.
                          attendance at conferences/workshops;                                     active conference and/or workshop participation,
                                                                                                        i.e. involvement beyond role of attendance such
                                                                                                        as through presentation of papers; participation in
                                                                                                        discussion panels, or assistance with conference/
                                                                                                        workshop organisation;
                          consultancy or advisory work undertaken outside the                      involvement in professional consultancy work for
                           University.                                                                  community, government or private sector
                                                                                                        organisations;
                                                                                                    contribution to the development and provision of
                                                                                                        continuing education programs;
                                                                                                    development of mutually beneficial and
                                                                                                        collaborative relationships with industry,
                                                                                                        community and professional organisations.
                                                                                                   In the case of the following Schools, other
                                                                                                   requirements, activities and/or evidence with respect
                                                                                                   to professional performance and service to the
                                                                                                   community may also include:




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               FLINDERS UNIVERSITY ACADEMIC PROFILE:            FLINDERS UNIVERSITY ACADEMIC PROFILE:
               ASSOCIATE LECTURER (ACADEMIC LEVEL A)                 LECTURER (ACADEMIC LEVEL B)

                           (APPROVED: December 2009)                     (APPROVED: December 2009)


                                                       Professional     School of Medicine:
                                                       Performance       evidence of professional activity may also
                                                       (including          include early committee work for hospitals,
                                                       Service to the
                                                                           health services, postgraduate colleges or other
                                                       Community)
                                                       (cont)              professional bodies;
                                                                         interactions with lay organisations/media.

                                                                        School of Nursing and Midwifery:
                                                                         for staff with academic status, contribution to
                                                                           policy development.




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