Lecturer in Geoenvironment and Geometallurgy

Hobart, Australia
13 May 2019
End of advertisement period
30 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Full-time, ongoing
  • Exclusive – Women’s only role
  • Based in Hobart (Sandy Bay campus)

The Opportunity

The University of Tasmania invites applications from highly qualified women to join the current team of lecturers in the School of Natural Sciences. The vacancy is for a balanced teaching-research position and will involve teaching in units offered by the School, particularly in the area of Geoenvironment and Geometallurgy.  This is an exciting time to join the team and contribute to research and learning and teaching in our vibrant academic environment.

Athena Swan Program

In September 2016 the University was proud to become an inaugural member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Pilot of Athena SWAN. The Athena SWAN program is an example of just one of the initiatives being undertaken by the University towards developing a more equitable workforce.

The College of Sciences and Engineering celebrates diversity and has a range of programs available to support our staff in their academic lives.  The College provides conference travel support for caring responsibilities, research transition support for those returning from parental leave and a variety of flexible working arrangements. The University has been granted an exemption from Equal Opportunity Tasmania consistent with section 25 and 27 (1) (d) of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1988 (Tas) to enable the exclusive recruitment and employment of a woman into the position

Key Accountabilities:

  • Make an effective and sustained contribution to the University in achieving its strategic objectives and fulfilling its operational responsibilities.
  • Undertake high-quality research of national and increasingly of international standing, publish research findings and contribute to the successful supervision of research higher degree students, to meet and regularly exceed the University’s research performance expectations for Level B.
  • Undertake scholarly undergraduate and postgraduate coursework teaching of a high quality, including contributions to KEA348, KEA711 and other subjects as required; Supervise Honours and PhD/MSc/Masters of Economic Geology students.
  • Contribute to academic leadership, particularly in building teams and fostering outstanding research and/or learning and teaching.
  • Support the development of productive and effective links inside the University and locally, nationally and internationally with the discipline, relevant interdisciplinary domains, profession, industry, government and/or wider community.

Your Application

To be successful in the role, your application will need to demonstrate;

  • A PhD or equivalent in environmental geology, geometallurgy, hydrology or a related field
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake research that has achieved national and/or international recognition and made worthwhile contributions to the fields of environmental geology, geometallurgy, and/or hydrology
  • Experience with geoenvironmental, geometallurgical and/or hydrological analyses and their interpretation
  • Experience in conducting fieldwork targeting the collection of geoenvironmental, geometallurgical and/or hydrological data and/or research materials
  • A record of contributing to building and maintaining effective and productive links locally and nationally with the discipline, profession, industry (where relevant), government and wider community


Appointment to this role will be at Academic Level B and will have a total remuneration package of up to $131,864 comprising base salary within the range of $93,711 to $112,705 plus 17% superannuation.

How to Apply

  • To apply online, please provide your resume, cover letter outlining your suitability and motivation for the role, and your responses to the position/selection criteria
  • For further information about this position please contact Dr Sebastien Meffre, Head of Discipline, CODES ARC, Sebastien.Meffre@utas.edu.au / (03) 6226 7207.
  • Please visit http://www.utas.edu.au/jobs/applying2 for our guide to applying and details on the recruitment process.

Applications close Thursday, 30 May 2019. 11.55pm