Lecturer and Senior Lecturer in Aviation

Canberra, Australia
22 May 2019
End of advertisement period
30 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

UNSW Canberra is a campus of the University of New South Wales located at the Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra. UNSW Canberra endeavours to offer staff a rewarding experience and offers many opportunities and attractive benefits, including:

  • One of Australia’s leading research and teaching universities
  • Australian bush land setting with FREE parking
  • FREE Onsite GYM and Indoor Sports Centre
  • Strong commitment to staff development and learning
  • Strong commitment to work life and family balance
  • Generous superannuation and salary packaging opportunities
  • Committed and motivated professional students
  • Location: Canberra, Australia

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

Lecturer in Aviation

School of Engineering and IT

  • Academic Level B - $105,108 – 123,908 + 17% Superannuation
  • Fixed Term Appointment until December 2023
  • Up to AUD30,000 seed fund for research


Senior Lecturer in Aviation

School of Engineering and IT

  • Academic Level C - $127,663 – $146,465 + 17% Superannuation
  • Fixed Term Appointment until December 2023
  • Up to AUD50,000 seed fund for research 

The School of Engineering and Information Technology (SEIT) offers a flexible, friendly working environment that is well-resourced and delivers research-informed education as part of its accredited, globally recognised engineering and computing degrees to its undergraduate students. The School offers programs in electrical, mechanical, aeronautical, and civil engineering as well as in aviation, information technology and cyber security to graduates and professionals who will be Australia’s future technology decision makers.

The University is seeking applications from aspiring academic leaders who wish to advance their career at a Go8 University in Australia.

We have two opportunities, one position for a Lecturer and another position for a Senior Lecturer in the below field and discipline. Suitably qualified applicants are encouraged to apply;

  • Aviation with a focus in the following safety-critical areas;
  • Air traffic control
  • Airport operations
  • Aviation human factors and safety management systems
  • Flight simulation and VR training

Successful applicants will be expected to undertake a full complement of research and teaching activities, or engage in an active research program relevant to the teaching duties or discipline, and to contribute to the achievement of the research, teaching and service missions of the School.

Applicants from industry and professional backgrounds are welcome and should demonstrate their equivalent level of standing through professional experience.

We are looking for someone who has:

  • a PhD in Aviation or equivalent degree and relevant industry experience
  • a strong emerging research or aviation innovation profile
  • proven ability securing external research or industry innovation funding
  • experience in teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels, or the equivalent in the aviation industry
  • a genuine interest in promoting aviation as part of science, mathematics and engineering to a broader Australia

Experience and passion in aviation is essential. Applicants without a PhD or university teaching experience may be considered if they can propose a mutually acceptable pathway to undertake this as part of their duties.

To apply for this role:

  • Follow the link to the UNSW Careers Portal and sign in or register as a new user.
  • Attach a copy of your Resume – Instead of including a list of your publications in your CV please provide a link to either your Scopus Author Profile or Google Scholar Profile. Instructions/guidelines below.
  • Complete the online research proposal application form.

*You are not required to provide a response to the selection criteria listed in the position description

Scopus Author Profile

  1. Click here to look up your Scopus Profile
  2. Enter your name in the search form.  Click search
  3. A list of researcher profiles will be returned.  Click on your name to open your profile
  4. Copy the URL from your browser address bar and paste it in the box below (eg of URL: https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=55663xxxxxx)

Google Scholar Profile

  1. Click here to look up your Google Scholar Profile
  2. Enter your name in the search box
  3. If you have a Scholar profile click the link
  4. Copy the URL from your browser address bar and paste it in the box below (eg of URL: https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=82Y4xxxxxxxx)

An applicant may be required to undergo pre-employment checks prior to appointment to this role.

To find out more about more about this rare and exciting opportunity please contact:

Eugene Aves, Talent Acquisition Consultant

Phone: +61 2 9385 3475

Email: eugene.aves@unsw.edu.au

Applications close: 11:30 pm (AEST), 30th June 2019

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UNSW is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity

Any questions about the application process - please contact Eugene Aves or email unswcanberra.recruitment@adfa.edu.au