Associate Lecturer, Minerals and Energy Resources Engineering, Education Focused

Sydney, Australia
10 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
09 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

About UNSW

UNSW is currently implementing a ten-year strategy to 2025 and our ambition for the next decade is nothing less than to establish UNSW as Australia’s global university.

The Opportunity

The School of Minerals and Energy Resources Engineering has been a provider of innovative world class engineering education and research for over sixty years, and it continues to thrive with highly sought after undergraduate and postgraduate programs. The School is committed to maintaining its high reputation committing to the UNSW Strategy 2025 in a manner that continues to provide outstanding research to support to the Australian resources sector and form the basis for expanding and strengthening its presence in new and emerging technologies.

UNSW’s Education Focussed roles (EF) enable academics to specialise in education, devoting their time to delivering high-quality teaching and pursuing initiatives to enhance the educational experience of our students. Those who are appointed to this prestigious specialism will be expected to successfully drive educational excellence within the university’s teaching and learning communities.

The School are seeking an Associate Lecturer with a track record in mine planning, resources estimation and mine management.

The role reports to the Head of School and has no direct reports.

  • Associate Lecturer (Level A): $76,570 - $102,092 + 17% Superannuation
  • 2 year fixed-term
  • Full-time position (35 hour week)

About the successful applicant:

  • A PhD in a related discipline is desirable but not essential, and/or relevant work experience
  • Relevant industry experience with a track record in mine planning, resources estimation and mine management will be considered for this role
  • Actively stays up to date with discipline knowledge and developments
  • Demonstrated experience and passion for teaching and learning design, development and/or delivery at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level
  • Knowledge of educational technologies and online delivery methods
  • A strong commitment to work-integrated learning (desirable)
  • Experience engaging students and fostering independent learning through meaningful assessment and helpful feedback.
  • Evidence of and/or preparedness to undertake professional development of teaching practice
  • Evidence of highly developed interpersonal skills
  • Evidence of ability to support and inspire students from diverse backgrounds and support student equity diversity and inclusion initiatives.

Within your application you should address the selection criteria which are listed within the position description.

Please apply online. Applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed below.


Eugene Aves, Talent Acquisition Consultant


T: (+61 2) 9385 3475

Applications close: 11:30 pm (AEST), Saturday 9th November 2019

UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds.

UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff, and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.