Lecturer, Community Planning and Development, Social Inquiry

Bendigo, Australia
Thursday, 22 April 2021
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 16 May 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Full-time, Fixed term position until December 2023
  • Located at the Bendigo Campus
  • Level B Classification

About the position

This position is responsible for teaching and research within urban and regional planning and in human geography. This position operates within a research-active team that values ongoing community and industry partnerships, and the delivery of PIA accredited planning education.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will have completed a PhD or equivalent accreditation and standing recognised by the University and profession as appropriate in the areas of urban, regional or environmental planning. The incumbent will have demonstrated experience in teaching and curriculum development with a sound understanding of the system of urban and regional planning in Australia and in Victoria. You will have evidence of high quality and/or high impact research conducted and published or otherwise disseminated, relative to opportunity.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

About La Trobe

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria.  Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.


Please click on this link for a full list of Benefits http://www.latrobe.edu.au/jobs/working/benefits

How to apply

Closing date: Sunday, 16 May 2021 by 11.55pm AEST.

Position Enquiries: Dr Raelene Wilding, +61 3 9479 2679, r.wilding@latrobe.edu.au

Recruitment Enquiries: Deborah Dare, Senior Recruitment Business Partner, +61 3 9479 1241 or d.dare@latrobe.edu.au

Only candidates with full working rights in Australia may apply for this position.

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing each essential and desirable bullet point in the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description.

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La Trobe Cultural Qualities: 

We are Accountable, We are Connected, We are Innovative, We Care

La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a diverse, inclusive and respectful working environment for all staff. We offer flexible work arrangements that can assist you in balancing your work and other responsibilities.

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.