Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor in Geotechnical Engineering

University of New South Wales

Australia

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Geotechnical Engineering

 


Job no: 498053
Work type: Fixed term / Full time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Senior Lecturer, Professor, Associate Professor, Lecturer

About UNSW 

UNSW is currently implementing a ten-year strategy to 2025 and our ambition for the next decade is nothing less than to establish UNSW as Australia’s global university.

 

The Opportunity 

The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering is the largest School in the Faculty of Engineering with over 3,300 students and an operating budget of over $23 million. The School has 55 full time academic staff, 30 professional and technical staff and 80 research only appointments. The School’s mission is to develop well-educated graduates with the essential skills, attributes and knowledge that will enable them to practice as professional civil or environmental engineers; and to conduct research and development of international distinction to meet the needs of the discipline, industry and society.

The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering are seeking a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor to conduct high impact research, deliver outstanding teaching and student experience and build industry engagement in the field of Geotechnical Engineering. Based within the School's internationally recognised Centre for Infrastructure Engineering and Safety (CIES), the appointees will join existing, dynamic discipline group with strong research.

 

Exceptional candidates with expertise in one or more of the following are encouraged to apply:

  • Soil mechanics
  • Geotechnical earthquake engineering
  • Soft soils and rock engineering
  • Micro-mechanics of multi-phase porous media spaning solid-fluid interaction processes and scaled simulation techniques
  • Reservoir engineering
  • Uncertainty and geo-variability
  • Geo-energy
  • Sustainability and geo-environmental engineering.

A successful Level B, C or D candidate will also be considered for nomination for a UNSW Scientia Fellowship. 

Find out more at www. www.scientia.unsw.edu.au/scientia-fellowships

 

  • Lecturer (Level B): $107,210 + 17% Superannuation
  • Senior Lecturer (Level C): $130,216 - $149,394 +17% Superannuation
  • Associate Professor (Level D): $155,785 - $171,120 +17% Superannuation
  • 5 year convertible track tenure
  • Full-time position (35 hour week)

About the successful applicant: 

 Lecturer (Level B)

  • PhD in Geotechnical Engineering or related area.
  • Demonstrated track record in research with outcomes of high quality and high impact with clear evidence of the desire and ability to continually achieve research excellence as well as the capacity for research leadership.
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to deliver high quality and innovative teaching and student experience to both undergraduate and postgraduate students.
  • A track record of significant involvement with the profession and/or industry.
  • High level communication skills and ability to network effectively and interact with a diverse range of students and staff.

Senior Lecturer (Level C)

  • PhD in Geotechnical Engineering or related area.
  • Demonstrated track record in research with outcomes of high quality and high international impact with clear evidence of the desire and ability to continually achieve research excellence as well as the capacity for research leadership.
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to deliver high quality and innovative teaching and student experience to both undergraduate and postgraduate students.
  • Experience in successfully recruiting and supervising high calibre students.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with the profession and industry.

Associate Professor (Level D)

  • PhD in Geotechnical Engineering or related area.
  • Significant track record in research leadership with outcomes of high quality and high international impact with clear evidence of the desire and ability to continually achieve research excellence and deliver research leadership.
  • Record of outstanding delivery of high quality of teaching and student experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels and ability to develop innovative teaching methods.
  • Excellent record of recruiting and supervising high calibre students.
  • Demonstrated leadership in building engagement and partnerships with the profession and industry.

 

Additional details about the specific responsibilities for this role can be found in the attached position description below. 

Download File PD - Lecturer_Senior Lecturer_Associate Professor in Geotechnical Engineering (498053).pdf

Within your application you should address the selection criteria which are listed within the position description.  

 

Please apply online. Applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed below.  

 Contact: 

Penny Spencer – penny.spencer@unsw.edu.au

Phone: 02 9385 0708

 

Applications close: 1st December 2019  

 

UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. 

UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff, and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply. 

Position Description

Advertised: 01 Nov 2019 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 01 Dec 2019 AUS Eastern Daylight Time


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