Lecturer in Urban Horticulture

Melbourne, Australia
11 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
09 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Burnley
Division/Faculty: Faculty of Science
Salary: $98,775 - $117,290 (Level B)
Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - 17% superannuation

The School of Ecosystem and Forest Sciences (SEFS) is Australia’s leading research and education provider dedicated to the study of ecosystem processes, sustainable land management, and environmental social science across forest and urban ecosystems. We combine our expertise in biological, physical and social sciences to enrich our teaching in applied science, contributing to the development of innovative solutions to environmental issues faced by a rapidly growing global community.

The appointee is expected to have a significant teaching background and be a highly qualified and motivated individual with relevant expertise in one of the following areas: urban horticulture, green infrastructure, urban forestry or urban green space management. You will teach in urban horticulture and conduct a review of related curricula that will increase enrolments and build academic capacity in the discipline across the School.

You will provide leadership in the development of new outreach and fee-for-service initiatives in urban horticulture, including executive education and professional programs. These will be established in collaboration with industry, government and other partners, with support provided by the Melbourne School of Professional and Continuing Education (MSPACE). During the tenure of the fixed-term contract the appointee will play a major role in the establishment of an Outreach Centre in Urban Horticulture at the Burnley Campus centered around these new programs.

You will be located primarily at the Burnley Campus, but will be required at times to work from the Parkville Campus. This is a Teaching Specialist role.

Position Description

Applications close: 09 Nov 2018 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time