Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Ergonomics, Safety and Health

Banyule, Australia
16 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
15 May 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time
  • Contribute to the discipline of the Ergonomics, Safety and Health through teaching and/or research
  • Part-time (0.6 FTE), Fixed term contract for 12 months initially
  • Primarily located at the Bundoora Campus

About La Trobe

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

About the position

The discipline area of ergonomics and human factors is based in the Department of Public Health within the School of Psychology and Public Health. It offers teaching at post graduate and undergraduate levels, including an accredited post graduate program in Ergonomics, Safety and Health (LINK). This position will require the successful candidate to teach across a range of formats including online and face to face workshops and lectures. Teaching will be in a range of areas within the disciplines of ergonomics and occupational health and safety, with some flexibility depending on the background of the preferred candidate.

Whilst primarily a teaching focussed role, candidates with a relevant research track record are encouraged to apply as some opportunities may exist for a research allocation to be negotiated.

This position will be primarily based at the Bundoora Campus, however the incumbent may be assigned responsibilities that may occasionally require travel to the Melbourne CBD or Sydney campuses.

Salary for this position is as follows:

  • Level B: $93,632 - $110,897 (FTE) per annum + up to 17% superannuation
  • Level C: $114,352 - $131,620 (FTE) per annum + up to 17% superannuation

Skills and Experience Required

To be considered for this position, you will have completed a PhD or other post graduate qualification in the area of ergonomics and/or occupational health and safety. You will have demonstrated effectiveness in teaching, as well as demonstrated professional practice.

For candidates considering a Teaching & Research appointment, it is expected that they will demonstrate a strong record of research publications and success in obtaining research funding from grants, contracts and/or consultancies.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.


Please click on this link for a full list of Benefits http://www.latrobe.edu.au/jobs/working/benefits

How to apply

Closing date: Wednesday, 15 May 2019 by 11:55 pm AEST.

Position Enquiries: Dr Rwth Stuckey, +61 3 9479 5751, r.stuckey@latrobe.edu.au

HR/Recruitment Enquiries:  Deborah Dare, Recruitment Consultant, +61 3 9479 1241 or d.dare@latrobe.edu.au

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter indicating which position you are applying for;
  • An up to date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing each essential and desirable bullet point in the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description.

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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.

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