Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor, Construction Management and Property Development

Location
Sydney, Australia
Posted
28 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
14 Jan 2019
Ref
495675
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
  • Academic Leadership role in One of Australia’s leading research & teaching universities
  • Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community & inclusion
  • Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating & learning from the best
  • Location-Kensington Campus, Sydney Australia 

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

We shape future cities. Cities that are resilient, informed, healthy and smart – that are connected, green, liveable and inclusive.

Our vision is to be a global leader through high impact research and education that transforms built environments and improves the lives of the people who live and work in these communities. We have an intentionally broad focus to foster cross-cutting collaboration: from future focused products, design, and development, through to the policy and planning needed to support and promote innovation. We are tackling pressing environmental and societal challenges such as urban heat and urban heat, and the spatial inequality so present in many of our cities globally.

We are focused on high performing built environments that are sustainable and resilient, anticipating future ecological needs – always based on a design ethos that promotes, and responds to, the needs of the individual, communities and the broader cultural landscape. To do this we are building an agile platform for education, research and exchange that can respond to the changing needs of the profession. We also engender a culture and capacity to anticipate the unknown; by developing skilled and enquiring graduates, with conscience, who can positively engage, adapt and shape future cities – but always in a way that puts the planet, its people, first.

About the role

  • $127,633- $167,765 plus 17% Superannuation and annual leave loading
  • Continuing-Full Time 
  • Full-time (35 hours per week)

POSITION SUMMARY

The Construction Management and Property Discipline in the Faculty of Built Environment, University of New South Wales (UNSW) is expanding its research and teaching strengths and directions in alignment with the new Strategy-2025 of the UNSW. In this line, the Discipline seeks to make two new appointments:

  • One Associate Professor (Level D) in Construction Cost and Value Management
  • One Senior Lecturer (Level C) in Real Estate Property Development

The successful candidate will have a proven capability to make significant contributions to teaching, research and engagement in the field of Construction Management or Real Estate Property Development, evidenced by a high level of past performance and/or potential, relative to the level of appointment. 

KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The new appointees are expected to contribute to the growth of the Discipline through their teaching, research and engagement efforts as described below.

The Senior Lecturer (Level C) is expected to:

  • Develop and deliver high quality subjects, at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, preferably in (but not limited to) the areas of real estate property investment, finance, valuation, land economics and real property law etc.
  • Adopt a scholarly, inspiring approach to teaching and learning, with the applications of digital technologies and strategies in course delivery.
  • Participate in the supervision of higher degree research, and masters by coursework and undergraduate honours theses across inter- and multi-disciplinary research relating to the field of real estate property development and management
  • Work with the Discipline colleagues and the Faculty to continually enhance and deliver world-class degree programs.
  • Conduct high impact research and publications and apply for research grants from both external and internal sources.
  • Cultivate research links with other groups and Disciplines within the Faculty and on campus, and with the industry and the professions.
  • Contribute to the engagement of the Discipline/Faculty with the broader community in line with the university’s strategic directions.
  • Actively participate in the Discipline activities; demonstrate an ability and willingness to take on leadership roles in the Faculty.
  • Undertake administrative duties as specified by the Discipline and participate in Faculty and/or University committees as required.
  • Cooperate with all health and safety policies and procedures of the university and take all reasonable care to ensure that your actions or omissions do not impact on the health and safety of yourself or others.
  • Participate in continual professional development activities in the field of real estate property investment, development and management.
  • Make major contributions to research projects including, where appropriate, leadership of a research team.
  • Maintain a higher performance record in research outputs and impact on other researchers and profession.
  • Undertake a major role in planning, committee and administrative duties. 

The Associate Professor (Level D) is expected to:

  • Develop and deliver high quality subjects, at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, preferably in (but not limited to) the areas of construction cost and value management, building measurement and/or construction and property economics.
  • Adopt a scholarly, inspiring approach to teaching and learning, with the applications of digital technologies and strategies in course delivery.
  • Participate in the supervision of higher degree research, and masters by coursework and undergraduate honours theses across inter- and multi-disciplinary research relating to the field of construction cost and value management.
  • Work with the Discipline colleagues and the Faculty to continually enhance and deliver world-class degree programs.
  • Conduct high impact research and publications and apply for research grants from both external and internal sources.
  • Cultivate research links with other groups and Disciplines within the Faculty and on campus, and with the industry and the professions.
  • Contribute to the engagement of the Discipline/Faculty with the broader community in line with the university’s strategic directions.
  • Actively participate in the Discipline activities; demonstrate an ability and willingness to take on leadership roles in the Faculty.
  • Undertake administrative duties as specified by the Discipline and participate in Faculty and/or University committees as required.
  • Cooperate with all health and safety policies and procedures of the university and take all reasonable care to ensure that your actions or omissions do not impact on the health and safety of yourself or others.
  • Participate in continual professional development activities relating to quantity surveying, cost management and value management.\
  • Make major contributions to research projects including, where appropriate, leadership of a research team.
  • Maintain a higher performance record in research outputs and impact on other researchers and profession.
  • Undertake a major role in planning, committee and administrative duties
  • Undertake a significant role in securing and delivering collaborative research projects through external funding including, where appropriate, leadership of a research team.
  • Make significant contributions to the Discipline, taking leadership in its research, teaching and industry engagement aspects.
  • Make significant contributions to the governance inside and outside the Faculty.
  • Build connections and networks with industry and professionals to enhance research and teaching in the Discipline.

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.

Contact:

Steve Lalic, Talent Acquisition Consultant

E:  steve.lalic@unsw.edu.au

T: (61 2) 9385 3426

Applications close: 14th January 2019 11 pm

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