Lecturer, Teaching and Research – Sustainability and Built Environment

21 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
05 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


Position Number: 3553824, 3553813
Tenure: Five years fixed term, full-time
Salary Range: $97,076 - $115,277 (ALB)
Location: Bentley

Description: Sustainability and the built environment is a key area of research strength in the Faculty of Humanities and a cornerstone of the Faculty’s teaching programs. It is the primary responsibility of the School of Built Environment and the Curtin University Sustainability Policy (CUSP) Institute.

This position, which is co-situated in the School of Built Environment and CUSP, has been created to advance the Faculty’s above-world-standard research performance in sustainability and urban and regional planning, and enhance its exciting cross-disciplinary teaching program in the built environment.

The successful applicant will have a demonstrated record of high quality research in urban and regional planning, sustainability policy, urban design, or geography, and a demonstrated capacity for high quality teaching and innovation in curriculum and content design. They will have the skills to undertake industry-facing and industry-embedded research, attract national and international competitive grant funding, and build strong global partnerships. They will be required to teach in the School of Built Environment degree programs and contribute to the CUSP program of scholarly research, while integrating teaching and research activities between the two areas.

To be successful, you will need:
- A doctoral qualification in planning, sustainability or a related built environment discipline with a track record of quality publications in urban and regional planning, sustainability policy, urban design, or geography.
- Demonstrated experience delivering high quality teaching and learning outcomes at a tertiary level.
- Emerging industry, government and community networks and a willingness to further develop those networks.
- Demonstrated competence in geographic information systems.
Benefits and Remuneration: The salary ranges presented are those which are contained within the University's Enterprise Agreements; as are the employee benefits which include employer superannuation contribution at the rate of the current Government Superannuation Guarantee amount up to 17 percent, study assistance, a comprehensive salary packaging and wellness programs and flexible and family friendly work practices. Contact Person: Prof. Joseli Macedo, Head of School, School of Built Environment, on telephone 08 9266 7258 or email Joseli.Macedo@curtin.edu.au

Prof. Dora Marinova, Director, Curtin University Sustainability Policy Institute, on telephone 08 9266 9033 or email D.Marinova@curtin.edu.au

Valuing Diversity and Affirmative Action: Curtin University embraces diversity and inclusion and invites applications from women, men and intersex individuals who share the University's values, ethics, international outlook, value diversity and have an informed respect for indigenous people. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive workplace, therefore, if you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application. We will then work with you to identify the best way to assist you through the recruitment process. All personal information will be kept confidential in compliance with relevant privacy legislation.

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All applications must be submitted via the Curtin Future Staff website http://futurestaff.curtin.edu.au . Applications which are sent to the contact named on the job advertisement directly or to any Curtin HR email mailboxes will NOT be considered as part of the selection process.

Disclaimer: Curtin reserves the right at its sole discretion to withdraw from the recruitment process, not to make an appointment, or to appoint by invitation, at anytime.

Applications Close: Monday 5th December 2016 at 5pm

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