Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Urban Water Engineering

Brisbane, Australia
10 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
30 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Advanced Water Management Centre

The Advanced Water Management Centre (AWMC) is an internationally recognised centre of excellence in innovative water technology and management. The Centre has an outstanding worldwide reputation in urban water management and related fields, and an award winning multidisciplinary team delivers practical technological solutions underpinned by fundamental scientific discoveries.

The Centre has six interlinked programs namely, next generation urban water technologies, integrated urban water management, sewer corrosion and odour management, nexus of urban water, health and environment, resource efficient agri-industry and environmental biotechnology.

The Centre recognises and values equity and diversity, and encourages applications from any individual who meets the requirements of this position irrespective of gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, age or other protected attributes. The Centre strives to provide an inclusive working environment, and along with the University is committed to supporting staff with family and caring responsibilities by providing policies, programs and initiatives to help balance work and family responsibilities.

For more Information about the Centre, please visit: www.awmc.uq.edu.au

The role

The successful appointee will be responsible for leading the design and delivery of a new two-year Master of Engineering program in Urban Water Engineering. The appointee will provide leadership in program and course design and coordination, engagement with industry and other external contributors to the program, and marketing/recruitment of students at both national and international levels.

The person

Applicants should possess a PhD in the area of Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Biotechnology, or closely related field. You should have demonstrated extensive experience in teaching undergraduate courses in water and wastewater engineering, as well as in-depth knowledge of urban water engineering, water chemistry and microbiology. The ability to communicate results in different environments (i.e., industry, conferences, etc.) as well as a track record of applying for competitive grants in either research or scholarship of teaching and learning is essential.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion.
Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Applications are also encouraged from women.


This is a full-time fixed-term appointment for 2 years at Academic Level B or Level C. Appointment level will be commensurate to qualifications and experience.

The remuneration package for Level B will be in the range $92,142 - $109,419 per annum plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $107,807 - $128,020 per annum).

The remuneration package for Level C will be in the range $112,874 - $130,151 per annum plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $132,063 - $152,277 per annum).

Position Description

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To discuss this role please contact Zhiguo Yuan via z.yuan@awmc.uq.edu.au

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