Lecturer in Geology

Armidale, Australia
$100,535 to $119,151 p.a. Plus 17% employer superannuation.Salary packaging options are available.
19 May 2022
End of advertisement period
20 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Environmental and Rural Science

  • Continuing, Full Time position
  • $100,535 to $119,151 (Lecturer, Level B) per annum
  • Plus 17% employer superannuation.Salary packaging options are available.
  • Relocation assistance provided.
  • UNE will provide sponsorship for this position

The University of New England (UNE), Armidale is a regionally based, globally networked university that is renowned for the quality of its student experience and the excellence of its research specialisations. UNE pioneered teaching to external students making it the most experienced provider of distance and innovative online education. Currently there are over 26,000 students (84% of whom are distance/online students) and approximately 1,200 academic and general staff.

The UNE decadal strategic plan, Future Fit 2021-2030, has been developed to guide the University to deliver on its enduring vision to support the aspirations of individuals in communities, and communities within regions, in a digital age.

The Faculty and School

UNE has a vibrant research culture and a rich and extensive history in geoscience. Our Earth Sciences department achieved a ranking of 5 for the Australian Research Council’s Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA), which translates to an outstanding research record ‘well above world standard’. UNE has a long history of teaching and research in the Earth Sciences and is conveniently located in the heart of the New England region, providing an excellent natural laboratory for studying all aspects of the discipline.

The School of Environmental and Rural Science (SERS) is an active and dynamic school of environmental scientists, agronomists, geneticists, zoologists, plant scientists, soils scientists, and ecologists.The school sits within the Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business and Law, which includes internationally recognised scholars with diverse teaching, research, and professional and community backgrounds. We are a leading provider of both on-campus and online or distance education, offering flexible learning options for students throughout the year.

The Faculty’s vision, mission and aspirations are outlined in the Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business and Law Strategic Plan 2019-2025.

About the role

As a Lecturer in Geology, you will join a successful, enthusiastic and versatile team of geoscientists who teach and research across a range of areas such as economic geology, tectonics, palaeontology, petrology, structural geology, environmental geology, geochemistry, sedimentology and remote sensing. You will teach into our Bachelor of Geoscience course and lead a strong research program in your relevant area of expertise in geology. A collaborative approach to ‘team’ teaching, research student supervision, participation in community engagement programs, and applying for external research grants are expected activities of the position.

About Armidale

Living in Armidale you will experience the best of both city and rural living.  Enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle with access to shopping, gourmet food, top sporting facilities and cultural delights, all for a fraction of the price you’d expect to pay in a major city. You can live in the heart of Armidale or experience the tranquillity of the New England countryside on a rural property. To find out more visit https://www.visitarmidale.com.au/experience.

Enquiries and additional information

To discuss this role please contact:

Julius Van Der Werf, Interim Head of School, phone (02) 6773 2092, email jvanderw@une.edu.au

OR Dr Luke Milan, Senior Lecturer, Earth Sciences Phone: 02 6773 2019 email: lmilan@une.edu.au

For further information about the School visit:


Closing Date: Midnight, Monday 20 June 2022

Reference No: 222136

To Apply

To submit your application please go to www.une.edu.au/jobs-at-une and refer to vacancy ref 222136.

Equity principles underpin all UNE policies and procedures. As a University committed to engaging a diverse workforce, UNE encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.