Lecturer in Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering

Bendigo, Australia
21 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
19 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Full-time, Continuing position
  • Located at our Bendigo Campus
  • $90,748 - $107,758 per annum + up to 17% superannuation

About La Trobe

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. La Trobe University turns 50 in 2017, and over the half century of its existence it has established a reputation as an innovative and accessible university, willing to take risks and take on challenges.  Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

The School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences (SEMS) sits within the College of Science, Health and Engineering.  SEMS has over 70 academic staff and has a reputation for innovative course design, the maintenance of a supportive student-centred learning environment and an outstanding research profile.

About the position

A Level B teaching and research academic is expected to make a contribution to the discipline at the national level.  You will develop curriculum, teach and undertake research or other scholarly work relevant to the development of your discipline or professional field.  You will obtain research funding from grants, contracts and consultancies, individually or as part of a team.  You will also be required to supervise Higher Degree by Research (HDR), honours and postgraduate students.

Skills and Experience

  • A PhD in a relevant discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Research focus in areas such as environmental or hydraulic and water resources engineering.
  • Demonstrate ability to participate/lead industry/government engagement and/or relevant research.
  • Strong record of research publication, with evidence of quality and impact, relative to opportunity.
  • Experience in the preparation of research proposals submitted to external funding bodies.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching and the ability to mentor and supervise undergraduate, honours and postgraduate students.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this role.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.


Please click on this link for a full list of Benefits http://www.latrobe.edu.au/jobs/working/benefits

How to apply

Closing date:  Sunday, 19 November 2017 by 11.00pm AEDST.

Position Enquiries:  Professor Roger Lumley, +61 3 9479 5764 or r.lumley@latrobe.edu.au.

This position is open to people with a valid full-time working visa.

Please submit a cover letter, resume and a separate document addressing the Key Selection Criteria located in the Position Description.

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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For further enquiries on how to apply for this role, please contact Deborah Dare, Recruitment Consultant on +61 3 9479 1241 or d.dare@latrobe.edu.au

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.