Lecturer in Civil and Environmental Engineering

Hobart, Australia
Thursday, 26 September 2019
End of advertisement period
Monday, 28 October 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Full time ongoing position
  • Initially Teaching Intensive
  • Based in Hobart
  • Opportunity to contribute to the School of Engineering

The School of Engineering at the University of Tasmania is an active player in community engagement through STEM education. We are the top provider of applied and exploratory engineering research and development in Tasmania, with industry connections reaching back decades. Our strengths reflect the sustainable yet dynamic nature of our state, and lay in alternative and renewable energy systems, including hydro and wind-power, high-speed catamarans, and biomedical implants.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Head of Engineering you will carry out appropriate teaching and research, undertake supervision of research higher degree students, liaise with industry and contribute to the general management of the School. As the successful applicant you will have the opportunity to be involved in projects related to Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Make an effective and sustained contribution to the University in achieving its strategic objectives and fulfilling its operational responsibilities
  • Undertake scholarly undergraduate (and if relevant postgraduate) coursework teaching of a high quality. This may include teaching into first and second year Civil and Environmental Engineering units and Environmental units in third and fourth year as well as in the Master program.
  • Contribute to the ongoing development of the School’s engineering syllabi and accreditation in line with advances in technology, including the further development and Engineers Australia Accreditation of Masters program in Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Undertake high-quality research of national and increasingly of international standing and/or scholarly research, secure external competitive and other funding, publish research findings and contribute to the successful supervision of research higher degree students, in order to meet and regularly exceed the University’s research performance expectations for Level B
  • The position is initially teaching intensive with 60% teaching, 20% research and 20% service and the proportion may change subject to the agreement of the Head of School.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of productive and effective links inside the University and locally and nationally with the discipline, relevant interdisciplinary domains, profession, industry and/or wider community

Your Application

To be successful in the role, your application will need to demonstrate;

  • A PhD in Civil or Environmental Engineering
  • Proven experience in high quality university-level teaching and learning
  • A record of contributing effectively to building and maintaining effective and productive links locally and nationally with the discipline, profession, industry (where relevant) and wider community
  • Experience in unit and program development especially at postgraduate level
  • A good record in, and continuing commitment to, research that has achieved national recognition and made notable contributions to the field of Civil and Environmental engineering and/or engineering education, demonstrated by a record of high-quality publications, presentations at conferences, and potential and preferably success in securing external competitive and other funding


Appointment to this role will be at Academic Level B and will have a total remuneration package of up to $133,842 comprising base salary within the range of $98,537 to $114,395 plus 17% superannuation.

How to Apply

  • To apply online, please provide your resume, cover letter outlining your suitability and motivation for the role, and your responses to the position/selection criteria
  • For further information about this position, please contact Professor Andrew Chan, Head of School, Andrew.Chan@utas.edu.au or 6226 2954.
  • Please visit http://www.utas.edu.au/jobs/applying2 for our guide to applying and details on the recruitment process.

Applications close Monday, 28 October 2019, 11:55 pm