Lecturer in Project Management

Sydney, Australia
29 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
23 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

School of Civil Engineering
Faculty of Engineering & Information Technology

  • Opportunity to provide superb teaching and research outcomes in project management
  • Full-time, fixed term for 2 years, Located at Camperdown Campus
  • Remuneration package; Up to $126,279 (which includes a base salary, leave loading and 17% employer’s contribution

About the opportunity

In this role you will be asked to design and deliver research into project, program and/or portfolio management, for publication in the leading academic journals and conferences. Preference will be given to people with a background of qualitative research in the social aspects of project management, although other approaches to project management research will also be considered. Preference will be given if you have a history of project research that is transferrable between industry sectors, rather than research that is limited to project management in a single industry.

The Project Management academic program at the University of Sydney aims to deliver world class teaching for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. The program courseware is accredited by the Global Accreditation Centre for Project Management Institute. It builds the capacity of graduates to examine the key interdependencies inherent in managing and leading complex projects. The program engages with these dynamics to develop skills for effective planning, management and leadership. The academic program structure and courses for the undergraduate program and postgraduate program are on the website. Detailed course outcomes are available on this link

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity.

It is expected that the successful candidate would be able to develop and sustain teaching excellence and contribute to research in Project Management. We are seeking a Lecturer who has

  • completed or is near completion of a Ph.D. in a project management related area;
  • project management, undergraduate and/or postgraduate course development skills, inspired by academic research excellence and industry engaged inquiry;
  • quality teaching and learning delivery approaches;
  • a track record of securing external funding and performing high-quality, independent and collaborative research
  • a track record of publication in leading international peer reviewed journals, with a commensurate citation impact
  • experience in supervising undergraduate and postgraduate research students
  • the ability to develop new areas of curriculum should the need arise
  • potential for industry interaction and liaison
  • the ability to contribute to the administration of the School, the University and the wider community

The appointees will contribute to academic scholarship, research excellence and community service at the University of Sydney.

About us
Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 6000 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change, which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number 2106/1018F to apply.

Closing date: 11:30pm 23 November 2018 (Sydney Time)

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

If we think your skills are needed in other areas of the University, we will be sure to contact you about other opportunities.

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