Lecturer/Associate Lecturer in Marine Science

Coffs Harbour, Australia
24 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
19 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Full-time, fixed-term (2 years)
  • Based in Coffs Harbour, nearby to beaches and rainforests
  • Excellent remuneration and benefits
  • Relocation assistance may be available to the successful applicant

About the role

The opportunity exists to join an innovative and world renowned research and learning community in the School of Environment, Science and Engineering. The Lecturer or Associate Lecturer will work collaboratively with a team of academics to deliver the marine science and management programs, and support the introduction of the three year bachelor programs at the National Marine Science Centre. This position will undertaking teaching in units including Environmental Mapping, Earth Systems and Chemistry. 

The successful applicant will actively contribute to the School through student centred teaching practice and development, contribute to the research and/or scholarship of teaching profile of the School through their publications, and undertake relevant engagement and service activities to support the School.

About you

You will be an energetic academic, ready to commit to the University’s values and priorities, engaged and innovative in your approach to the role, and keen to make a contribution to the University and the community through your activities.

To be successful in this role you will have experience in developing and supporting flexible and/or blended course delivery in marine science and management education. You will display a student centred approach to your teaching, enjoy applying new and existing technology and have a commitment to reflective teaching practice. You will have a publication track record, reflective to opportunity, with a research profile that aligns with the School’s.

About us

Southern Cross University, ranked in the Asia-Pacific's top 100 universities and the top 100 universities in the world under 50 years old (Times Higher Education Young University Rankings for 2018), is a progressive, young and connected research university, with vibrant campuses in two states. They are in locations of extraordinary natural beauty and creativity: Coffs Harbour in the Mid North Coast and Lismore in the Northern Rivers of New South Wales, while our fastest-growing campus is located at the Gold Coast Airport in southern Queensland.

Our growing world-class status is reinforced by our outstanding research reputation. The Excellence in Research for Australia report has ranked Southern Cross as ‘at world standard or above’ across 24 diverse research fields of global and national significance. With a long history of excellence in teaching and research, the School of Environment, Science and Engineering has an outstanding international research profile.

The National Marine Science Centre (NMSC) is part of the School of Environment, Science and Engineering. It is located in Coffs Harbour on the east coast of Australia and adjacent to the Solitary Islands Marine Park, where both tropical and temperate currents meet. This interesting setting provides practical opportunities in the study of marine science and management for both students and researchers.

Contact for further information

Name: Dr Anna Scott
Phone: +61 2 6659 8123
Email: anna.scott@scu.edu.au


Name: Professor Jerry Vanclay
Phone: +61 2 6620 3147
Email: jerry.vanclay@scu.edu.au

Applications close at 9:00 am AEDT on Monday, 19 November 2018.

To view the full position advertisement and details of the application process please click on the APPLY button where you will be redirected to the Southern Cross University website. The Vacancy ID is 18084.