Lecturer, Traffic and Transportation Engineering

Gold Coast, Australia
Monday, 26 August 2019
End of advertisement period
Friday, 27 September 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

About Griffith University

At Griffith University we believe in, strive for and celebrate the remarkable.

We are known for our high impact research, outstanding student experience, our commitment to social justice and our welcoming environment. We rank in the top 2% of universities worldwide and we're proud of our remarkable achievements, of our people and their passion for making a positive difference. Together we contribute to the development of knowledge and learning in an attractive environment which values excellence, equity, diversity, and innovation.

Griffith University has been providing tertiary qualifications to the Engineering, Architecture and Aviation professions for over two decades. Recently these disciplines merged to form the School of Engineering and Built Environment, which is known for its innovative and student focussed teaching approaches and its strong industry relationships. There has been a rapid growth in student numbers since 2007 and we now teach over 3000 students at both undergraduate and postgraduate programs at our Nathan and Gold Coast campuses in several disciplines, including Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Electronic, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Design, Construction Management, Architecture and Aviation.

Civil and Environmental Engineering Discipline is the largest in the School on both Gold Coast and Nathan campuses with significant research strength in Structural, Geotechnical, Water and Wastewater, and Ocean and Marine Engineering. Traffic and Transportation Engineering is one of the key sub-disciplines in Civil Engineering.

The opportunity

We are currently looking for a Lecturer to teach courses in in traffic and transportation engineering which may include traffic operation modelling, intelligent transportation systems, traffic and transportation design and safety, and urban transportation systems and management. The successful candidate will be required to contribute to the School's research outcomes including publications and research funding success, higher degree research supervision and completions, and engagement activities.

This is a continuing, full time position based at either the Gold Coast or Nathan campuses.

About you

To be successful within this role, you will be passionate about teaching innovation and will actively and effectively supervise Honours and postgraduate research student projects. Proven success in attracting research grant funding together with the ability to contribute to an area of research strength in the School will be required.

Salary range

Lecturer Level B: $94,361 - $112,057 per annum. Salary package including 17% superannuation: $110,403 - $131,108 per annum.

How to apply

Please submit your application online and ensure your application includes the following:

  • Statement addressing each of the selection criteria in the position description:
  • One page covering letter outlining your suitability for the role
  • Current curriculum vitae/resume which should include:
    • Full name, address, telephone number and email address;
    • Details of education, professional training and qualifications;
    • Employment history, including present position and details of relevant professional, consulting or industry experience;
    • Research interests and list of publications;
    • Research grants awarded and any other relevant information, such as offices held in professional bodies, community services etc.

Obtain the position description by clicking on the Apply button. You will be redirected to the Griffith University job search page where you will be able to access the position description.

What we offer

Working for one of the most influential universities in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, you will join a University that spans six campuses in South East Queensland and all disciplines, while our network of more than 200,000 graduates extends around the world.

At Griffith, we've worked hard to create a culture that will challenge you to be curious, creative and courageous. We also support the professional and personal development of all our employees and invest in the skills of our people.

Griffith University values diversity, inclusion and flexibility and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and people of all backgrounds to apply. Griffith's strategic goals are to also increase the proportion of women in senior academic and administrative roles and in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM).

Further information

For further information about this role, please contact Professor Bofu Yu, Discipline Head, Civil and Environmental Engineering, on +61 (0)7 3735 7486 or at b.yu@griffith.edu.au

For application queries, please contact Ms Busra Sevimli, HR Officer on +61 (0)7 3735 7359 or at b.sevimli@griffith.edu.au

Closing date: Friday, 27 September at 5pm AEST. All applications must be submitted online.

Female applicants are particularly encouraged to apply and while this position is advertised as full time, a fractional appointment with flexible working can be negotiated.