Lecturer to Professor in Process Engineering - Environmental Technology

Kensington, Australia
$101,000 - $188,000
11 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
28 May 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • One of the world’s top engineering universities
  • Cutting edge facilities and world-leading researchers
  • Commitment to educational excellence and innovation in teaching

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

UNSW Engineering is recruiting outstanding and inspirational individuals to join our world-leading group of researchers and teachers to build on our success and take the Faculty into the world’s top 20 engineering faculties.

As Australia’s leading engineering faculty, we create bold new solutions to globally relevant challenges to improve lives.  We combine the world’s best facilities and innovative research with an exciting and connected education experience to open doors for our graduates.

The School of Chemical Engineering

The School of Chemical Engineering has been delivering excellent teaching and research for over sixty-five years. The research clusters in the School broadly span the areas of Energy, Food and Health, Environmental Technology, Macromolecular and Interfacial Engineering, and Product and Process Design. It offers degrees in Food Science and Technology, Chemical Engineering and Industrial Chemistry. For further information about the School, please visit www.che.unsw.edu.au

The School of Civil & Environmental Engineering

The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering is the largest School in the Faculty of Engineering, with approximately 2600 student enrolments.  The School mission is to develop well-educated graduates with the essential skills, attributes and knowledge that will enable them to practice as professional civil or environmental engineers; and to conduct research and development of international distinction to meet the needs of the discipline, industry and society. For more information visit: http://www.civeng.unsw.edu.au/

About the role

We are recruiting for an exceptional candidate into the Faculty of Engineering research priority area of Process Engineering – Environmental Technology. The Schools are seeking candidates with focus on environmental applications for resource recovery in water, wastewater and waste management. These areas have been identified complementary to the research strengths within the two Schools and where extensive cross-school collaborations already exist via the UNESCO Centre for Membrane Science and Technology and Water Research Centre. Environmental technology provides teaching opportunities across both Schools to undergraduates and postgraduate students.

The role will conduct high impact research in the area of Process Engineering – Environmental Technology, deliver outstanding teaching and student experience with contributions across both Schools, build industry engagement and contribute significantly to the leadership, service and engagement missions of the Schools and Faculty.

A senior appointment would be expected to have an international profile and reputation in their relevant discipline and to provide leadership, strategy and direction to innovative world-class research teams at UNSW.

The appointment would be:

  • at level B ($101k - $119K per annum), level C ($123k - $141k per annum) or level D ($147k - $162k per annum) or level E ($188k per annum), plus 17% superannuation and leave loading, commensurate with academic qualifications and experience,
  • full time,
  • to a Convertible Tenure Track Employment Contract for an initial fixed term period of 5 years, with conversion to continuing appointment based on satisfactory performance and there being sufficient productive work available.

The Faculty reserves the right to offer an appointment on a continuing basis or to directly appoint to advertised positions.

About you

We are looking for an exceptional candidate who has:

  • A PhD in a relevant field
  • Proven track record in research and attracting research funding
  • A commitment to delivering high quality and innovative teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels

Candidates who are able to contribute to teaching and program development broadly across the disciplines of both Schools would be highly regarded.

UNSW Engineering strongly encourages female applicants and actively supports women to succeed through specific Faculty and UNSW initiatives and generous parental leave provisions and flexible work practices.

Applicants from industry and professional backgrounds are especially welcome and should demonstrate their equivalent level of standing as demonstrated by professional experience.

UNSW desires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds.  UNSW aspires to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff, paying particular attention to ensuring no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability or Indigenous origin.

The preferred candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks prior to appointment.

How to apply

Submit your application through www.jobs.unsw.edu.au

Be sure to review the position documentation and systematically address the selection criteria in your application.

Any enquiries can be forwarded to Professor Vicki Chen, Head of School:

E: V.Chen@unsw.edu.au

T: +61 9385 4813

Applications close: Midnight, Sunday 28 May 2017 (AEST)

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