Associate Professor Level D, Construction Management

Gold Coast, Australia
£80606.18 - £88803.40 per annum + 17% Super
23 Dec 2021
End of advertisement period
21 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

The opportunity

Griffith Sciences has an international reputation for excellence in learning and teaching, research and professional practice, and its School of Engineering and Built Environment is known for its innovative and student focused teaching approaches and its strong industry relationships.

The School is currently looking for an Associate Professor, Construction Management to mentor the existing team of construction management academics and researchers to further strengthen and grow the construction management discipline with the School and successfully lead the application for the AIQS accreditation and secure the full accreditation from the AIB.

This is a full-time continuing position based at the Gold Coast campus and it is expected that the successful candidate will be available to attend campus in person as a normal requirement of the role. Further, you may be required to work on either a temporary or an indefinite basis at any premises, which the University currently has or may subsequently acquire or at any premises at which it may from time to time provide services.

About you

To be successful within this role, you will be an academic with particular expertise in quantity surveying and preferably, relevant association membership. You will exhibit research leadership and proficiency in attracting external funding, supervising higher degree researchers, publications excellence, and industry engagement.

You will be required to demonstrate:

  • Strong knowledge, skills and experience in teaching quantity surveying practices or related areas including construction measurements and estimating, construction technology, construction contract administration, building surveying and construction economics.
  • Ability to lead and undertake degree program and course development and coordination or other administration roles within the School.
  • Ability to conduct and publish quality referred research and attracting research grants collaborations/industry consultations.
  • Ability to build and lead a research team, develop and mentor junior academics and researchers. Ability and commitment to work in a collegial manner, engage positively with academic and professional staff, participation in committees and School activities, and liaison with industry partners.

Salary range

Associate Professor (Level D): $144,806 - $159,532 per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $169,423- $186,653 per annum.

How to apply

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

  • A¿covering letter outlining your suitability for the role, in particular addressing the Key Responsibilities listed in the Position Description (Obtain the position description by clicking on the Apply button where you will be redirected to the Griffith University job search page)
  • Current curriculum vitae/resume which should include:
    • Full name, address, telephone number and email address;
    • Details of education, professional training and qualifications;
    • Employment history, 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.

Note: Application attachments should be saved as .doc, .docx or .pdf only. File names should be no more than 25 characters long and should include letters and numbers only.

What Griffith University offers

Working for one of the most influential universities in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, you will join a University that spans five physical campuses in South East Queensland and all disciplines, while our network of more than 200,000 graduates extends around the world.

At Griffith University, 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 Gui Lohmann, Head of School of Engineering and Built Environment on +61 (0) 7 3374 9734 or

For application queries, please contact People Services on +61 (0) 7 373 54011.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply. If you wish to discuss First Peoples Employment further, please contact Joshua Long, Talent Management Partner (First Peoples) on (07) 3735 5403 or

Closing date: Friday, 21 January 2022 at 5 pm AEST. All applications must be submitted online.

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

As the team experiences 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 CVs from Recruitment agencies / third parties and we will not be liable or responsible for any fees or costs associated with unsolicited CVs sent directly to hiring managers.

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