Lecturer in Environmental Studies

Gold Coast, Australia
15 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
13 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


Established in 1984, the Griffith School of Environment houses the following five disciplines alongside architecture: ecology and biodiversity; marine science; society and environment; soil, water and energy; and urban and environmental planning. The School has a national and international reputation for excellence in teaching, research and engagement with the community, and for its innovative and interdisciplinary approach to environmental education, scholarship and research.

This is a continuing, full time position based at the Gold Coast campus, however the successful applicant may also be required to work on other campuses of the University.

The role:

The position is required to contribute to the delivery of the undergraduate, Honours and Masters programs as well as the supervision of research higher degree students. It is also expected that the successful candidate will undertake their own research/scholarship, produce scholarly publications, and actively compete for funding.

The Person:

With a PhD in environmental studies, planning, geography, or an equivalent social science discipline, the candidate should demonstrate evidence of high quality learning and teaching outcomes at the tertiary level in the field of environmental studies and planning practice, as well as the ability to teach and manage large class sizes. Some evidence of achievement in research, engagement with new teaching delivery models (e.g. blended learning) and high level communication and interpersonal skills are also needed.

Salary Range:

Lecturer, Level B: $90,697 - $107,706 per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $106,116 - $126,017 per annum.

Application requirements :

Please ensure your application includes the following:

  • Statement addressing each of the selection criteria in the position description.
  • One page covering letter outlining your suitability for the role
  • Current curriculum vitae/resume which should include:
    • Full name, address, telephone number and email address;
    • Details of education, professional training and qualifications;
    • Employment history, including present position and 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.

Applications close at 5pm on the closing date. All applications must be submitted online.

Further Information:

Obtain the position description by clicking on the Apply button. You will be redirected to the Griffith University job search page where you will be able to access the position description.

For further information about this role, please contact Professor Chris Frid, Head, Griffith School of Environment at email address: c.frid@griffith.edu.au or on +61 (0) 7 5552 8019.

For application queries, please contact Ms Jacquii Nicholls, Recruitment Officer on +61 (0) 7 3735 7869.

Closing date: Friday, 13 October 2017 at 5 pm AEST.