Senior Lecturer, Level C in Applied Mathematics

Gold Coast, Australia
£53,576.96 - £75,679.28 per annum + 17% Super
Monday, 11 January 2021
End of advertisement period
Monday, 15 February 2021
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.

The School of Environment and Science offers a comprehensive range of environmental and science programs which include options to combine data science with the common science majors to better equip our graduates for the digitally enabled workplace of the future.

The opportunity

A Lecturer is expected to make contributions to the teaching effort of the University and to carry out activities to maintain and develop scholarly, research and/or professional activities relevant to the discipline. A Lecturer is expected to carry out independent and/or team research and may supervise postgraduate research students.A Senior Lecturer is expected to make significant contributions to the teaching effort of the Department/School and Academic Group and play a major role in scholarship, research and/or professional activities. A Senior Lecturer is expected to make independent and original contributions to research which have significant impact on the field of expertise.

The position will commence with a Teaching and Research profile of which the appointee will be required to undertake teaching and research in their chosen area of expertise (Applied Mathematics), as well as contribute to the School/Centre/Institute's teaching outcomes supporting teaching excellence and research outcomes including alignment with relevant Centre/Institutes research agendas, publications and research success, and higher degree research supervision and completions, and engagement activities.

This is a continuing, fulltime position based at the Gold Coast campus. Griffith is a multi-campus university and therefore it is understood that this position will work across campuses as required.

About you

You will be an excellent and inspiring teacher and researcher in Applied Mathematics. You will have a strong and rapidly developing research profile in Applied Mathematical modelling (preference will be given to alignment with Griffith University's strengths in the Physical, Quantum, Environmental, or Data Science fields). You will attract external research funding and supervise research student projects, building your own research group allied to one of our leading research Institutes or centres.

Salary range

Senior Lecturer, Level C: $117,905 - $135,955 per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $137,949 - $159,068 per annum.

Lecturer, Level B: $96,249 - $114,299 per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $112,611 - $133,370 per annum.

How to apply

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

  • Covering letter outlining your suitability for the role, Please indicate on you cover letter which level you are applying for.
  • 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.

Note: Application attachments should be saved as .doc, .docx or .pdf only. File names should be no more than 25 characters long and should include letters and numbers only.

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 University, 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 Geoff Pryde, Discipline Head, School of Environment and Science on +61 (0) 7 373 57894.

For application queries, please contact the People Support Team on +61 (0) 7 3735 4011 or at

Closing date: Monday, 15 February 2021 at 5pm AEST. All applications must be submitted online.