Lecturer, Quantity Surveying

Expiring today

Gold Coast, Australia
26 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
25 Aug 2019
Griffith University
Contract Type
Full Time

About Griffith University

At Griffith University we believe in, strive for and celebrate the remarkable.

We are known for our high impact research, outstanding student experience, our commitment to social justice and our welcoming environment. We're proud of our remarkable achievements, of our people and their passion for making a positive difference. Together we contribute to the development of knowledge and learning in an attractive environment which values excellence, equity, diversity, and innovation.

Griffith University has been providing tertiary qualifications to the Engineering, Architecture and Aviation professions for over two decades. Recently these disciplines merged to form the School of Engineering and Built Environment, which is known for its innovative and student focussed teaching approaches and its strong industry relationships. There has been a rapid growth in student numbers since 2007 and we now teach over 3000 students at both undergraduate and postgraduate programs at our Nathan and Gold Coast campuses in several disciplines, including Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Electronic, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Design, Construction Management, Architecture and Aviation.

The staff are continuously participating in research collaborations and partnerships that mainly focus on built environment issues within Australia and the Asia-pacific region. The School of Engineering and Built Environment has established strengths in a broad range of construction topics including safety, procurement, sustainability, asset and infrastructure management, and digital engineering applications.

The opportunity

We are currently looking for a Lecturer, Quantity Surveying to teach courses in quantity surveying practices or related areas such as construction measurement and estimation, construction planning and tendering, construction contract administration, construction economics, and construction business management. The successful candidate will be required to contribute to the School's research outcomes including publications and research funding success, higher degree research supervision and completions, and engagement activities.

This is a continuing, full time position based at the Gold Coast campus.

About you

The successful candidate will have a doctoral qualification in a relevant discipline or equivalent professional experience in quantity and building surveying practices. The appointee will be highly committed to teaching excellence and will actively and effectively supervise Honours and postgraduate research student projects. Proven success in attracting research grant funding together with the ability to contribute to an area of research strength in the School will be required.

Salary range

Lecturer Level B: $94,361 - $112,057 per annum. Salary package including 17% superannuation: $110,403 - $131,108 per annum.

How to apply

Please submit your application online and ensure your application includes the following:

  • Statement addressing each of the selection criteria in the position description
  • One page covering letter outlining your suitability for the role
  • Current curriculum vitae/resume which should include:
    • Full name, address, telephone number and email address;
    • Details of education, professional training and qualifications;
    • Employment history, including present position and details of relevant professional, consulting or industry experience;
    • Research interests and list of publications;
    • Research grants awarded and any other relevant information, such as offices held in professional bodies, community services etc.

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What we offer

Working for one of the most influential universities in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, you will join a University that ranks among the top 2% worldwide and spans across five campuses in South East Queensland.

At Griffith, we've worked hard to create a culture that will challenge you to be curious, creative and courageous. We also support the professional and personal development of all our employees and invest in the skills of our people.

Griffith University values diversity, inclusion and flexibility and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and people of all backgrounds to apply. Griffith's strategic goals are to also increase the proportion of women in senior academic and administrative roles and in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM).

Further information

For further information about this role, please contact Professor Rodney Stewart, Deputy Head of School (Research) on +61 (0) 7 5552 8778 or at r.stewart@griffith.edu.au.

For application queries, please contact Ms Busra Sevimli, HR Officer on +61 (0) 7 3735 7359 or at b.sevimli@griffith.edu.au.

Closing date: Monday 9 September 2019 at 5 pm AEST. All applications must be submitted online.

Female applicants are particularly encouraged to apply and while this position is advertised as full time, a fractional appointment with flexible working can be negotiated.

As the team experience high volumes of applications, we appreciate your patience to allow for a timely and fair process for all.

Please note: We do not accept unsolicited CV's from Recruitment agencies / third parties and we will not be liable or responsible for any fees or costs associated with unsolicited CV's sent directly to Line Managers.