Lecturer in Building Surveying

Maribyrnong, Australia
$92,946 - $110,372 per annum plus 17% employer superannuation contribution
21 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
11 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Academic B, $92,946 - $110,372 per annum plus 17% employer superannuation contribution. This is a full time, ongoing contract.

  • Make a positive impact on the lives of our students
  • Join a highly motivated and enthusiastic team
  • Located at our Footscray Park Campus, just 10 minutes from the CBD

About the Role

Based in our College of Engineering and Science, and reporting to the Head of Built Environment, the Lecturer in Building Surveying will be expected to make significant contributions to the teaching effort, particularly in the broad areas of Building Surveying, Construction Management, and Building Design. This position will teach into both the undergraduate and postgraduate programs at the University, as well as supervising Honours, and higher degree students, and having some supervisory responsibilities for sessional staffing. It is expected that the Lecturer in Building Surveying will participate in, or undertake activities that enhance student learning and engagement to improve the quality, innovation and the evidence-base of teaching in the University. This role will meet the educational needs of the students, and provide an appropriate level of support required for students from a range of demographic subgroups.

About the Person

You will possess excellent communication skills, allowing you to work effectively in a collaborative environment, but will also be able to work independently with strong results. You are someone who likes to ensure they are kept up to date with current best practice and ideas, as well as consistently upskilling yourself and honing your abilities. You will have a strong commitment to student centred learning and teaching methods and should hold a PhD in Building Surveying or related discipline. You will preferably be a member of a relevant professional body and ideally will have somewhat recent industry experience to harness in your teaching.


An example of duties you may perform will include:

  • Prepare and deliver undergraduate and postgraduate lectures, tutorials, design projects and laboratory classes
  • Develop innovate student centred teaching and learning methods
  • Supervise postgraduate research students


  • Salary sacrifice options
  • Paid study leave
  • On-site gym, parking and more!

How to apply:

For a Position Description and to submit an application please visit our website www.vu.edu.au/jobs

Applications must be submitted as a single document comprising;

  • A cover letter
  • Your CV
  • Your responses to the selection criteria listed in the Position Description

Please note:  Applications which do not address the selection criteria will not be considered.