Lecturer, Astrophysics

Canberra, Australia
Wednesday, 16 June 2021
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 14 July 2021
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Location: Other location, Canberra, ACT
Categories: Lecturer

UNSW Canberra is a campus of the University of New South Wales located at the Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra. UNSW Canberra endeavours to offer staff a rewarding experience and offers many opportunities and attractive benefits, including:

  • One of Australia’s leading research and teaching universities
  • Strong commitment to staff development and learning
  • Strong commitment to work life and family balance
  • Generous superannuation opportunities

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

UNSW is seeking to employ an Astrophysicist to undertake research and related teaching activities in the School of Science, UNSW Canberra. The Lecturer in Astrophysics will be involved in advancing the School’s international profile by conducting scholarly research, contributing to the supervision of research students, and will be required to teach in a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered by the School. The appointee Lecturer in Astrophysics will also contribute to the effective functioning of the School by undertaking a range of administrative duties.

About the Role:

Role:                Lecturer in Astrophysics
Salary:              Level B: $ 110,459 - $ 130,215 plus 17% Superannuation    
Term:                  Full Time, 5 years

 About the Successful Applicants

To be successful in this role you will:        

  • Be able to apply new and innovative methods for teaching including the capacity to use current and new technologies for delivery in a flexible learning environment.
  • Have excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills appropriate for interacting effectively team members, collaborators and colleagues across the Faculty and University.
  • Demonstrate an emerging ability to successfully supervise Higher Degree Research students.

In your application you should systematically address the Skills and Experience outlined in the Position Description.

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The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks prior to appointment to this role. The checks that will be undertaken are listed in the Position Description. You will not be required to provide any further documentation or information regarding the checks until directly requested by UNSW. The position is located in Canberra, ACT. The successful candidate will be required to work from the UNSW Canberra campus. To be successful you will hold Australian Working Rights or Australian Citizenship and currently located within Australia. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.

For further information about UNSW Canberra, please visit our website: UNSW Canberra

Contact: Professor John David Dewsbury, Head of School, School of Science
E:  JD.Dewsbury@adfa.edu.au

Applications Close: 18 July 2021 11:30PM

Find out more about working at UNSW Canberra

At UNSW Canberra, we celebrate diversity and understand the benefits that inclusion brings to the university. We aim to ensure that our culture, policies, and processes are truly inclusive. We are committed to developing and maintaining a workplace where everyone is valued and respected for who they are and supported in achieving their professional goals. We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Women at all levels, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse People, People with Disability, LGBTIQ+ People, people with family and caring responsibilities and people at all stages of their careers. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria and shares our commitment to inclusion to apply.

       Any questions about the application process - please email unswcanberra.recruitment@adfa.edu.au