Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Maritime Engineering

Launceston, Australia
22 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
14 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Australian Maritime College (AMC) is a world leader in maritime education, training, and research. Our vision is to inspire and shape the maritime world and our aim is to lead real change, answering questions such as, "What does future technology look like for the oceans?" and "What will shipping look like in 2033?" AMC's strategic thematic areas are: Maritime Defence Education, Training and Research, Engineering for Extreme Environments, Maritime Human Factors, Sustainable Ports, Shipping and Logistics, and Learning Advances in Maritime Education and Training.

This role undertakes teaching, applied research, consultancy, and administrative duties as a Lecturer/Senior in Maritime Engineering focusing on naval architecture, ocean engineering, and Marine and Offshore Engineering. The incumbent's teaching, scholarship, and research will make original contributions that expand knowledge and practice within the discipline.

In the role you will:

  • Make an effective, strong and sustained contribution to the University in achieving its strategic objectives and fulfilling its operational responsibilities.
  • Undertake high quality research of national and increasingly of international standing in the area of maritime engineering.
  • Teach and assess students at undergraduate and post graduate level, coordinate units and programmes, conduct appropriate contemporary course and unit design, implementation and evaluation of teaching and assessment processes and tools, incorporate contemporary pedagogies, and be available for student consultation.
  • Contribute to the leadership of the physical, financial, and human resources of the Centre and actively participate in administrative committees, team planning, student support and recruitment.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of productive and effective links inside the University and locally and nationally with the discipline, relevant interdisciplinary domains, profession, industry, and wider community.

You will be employed on a full-time, 2 year fixed term basis.

To be considered, you will have:

  • A PhD in a discipline relevant to maritime engineering and hydrodynamics.
  • A strong record in, and continuing commitment to research that has achieved national and preferably international recognition and made notable contributions to the field of maritime engineering, demonstrated by a record of high-quality publications, presentations at conferences and success in securing external competitive and other funding.
  • Experience and demonstrated achievement in University-level teaching and learning in maritime engineering including the diverse needs of learners in flexible delivering modes.
  • Experience in provision of academic leadership, particularly in fostering outstanding research and/or learning and teaching.
  • A record of contributing effectively to building and maintaining effective and productive links locally and nationally with the discipline, profession, industry (where relevant) and wider community.

Appointment to this role will be at Academic Level B/C and will have a salary within the range of $92,326 to $128,548 plus superannuation.

For further information about this position please contact Associate Professor Michael Woodward, Director, National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics, Michael.Woodward@utas.edu.au / 03 6324 9385.

**Please note, your application must as a minimum include your resume, a cover letter and your responses to the position/selection criteria. The position description for this role is available on the University of Tasmania website.

Applications close Thursday, 14 December 2017.