Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Aviation and Safety Management

Mawson Lakes, Australia
25 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
19 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

About the job

UniSA is the State’s only university to offer aviation at the tertiary level and provides education for future aviation leaders in piloting and aviation management, including an increasing emphasis on non-technical skills such as human factors, crew resource management, multi-crew cooperation and safety management. The School also has extensive collaborative research projects and industry links with Australian enterprises as well as with organisations and research institutions from around the world. With more than 80 staff members and over 2000 students, the School provides a dynamic work environment.

In this role you will make a substantial contribution to the School’s teaching and leadership activities by undertaking high quality teaching, with increasing leadership responsibilities. You will be actively involved in the development and delivery of the Master programs in the areas of aviation management, human factors, occupational health and safety management, and related postgraduate coursework programs. You will also support the delivery of Bachelor of Aviation (Pilot) and Bachelor of Aviation (Management) programs.

Skills and Experience

To be eligible you will have a doctoral qualification in aviation human factors and safety management systems, or a postgraduate degree in a relevant discipline, or professional/industry experience within aviation including registration with an appropriate professional body.

You will also have the ability to undertake teaching duties including the design and preparation of teaching activities and resources using a range of contemporary teaching methodologies. To be successful you will have high level communications and organisation skills with proven experience as an effective collaborator.

A University of Enterprise

The University of South Australia (UniSA) is an innovative, outward-looking institution known for its strong and engaged research and its experientially-based teaching and learning that is conducted in close collaboration with business, industry, government and the professions.

In recent years, we have maintained a strong upward trajectory across a number of key indicators and are ranked among the world’s top 50 young institutions. We are committed to international education activities and alumni, graduates who are equipped to meet the demands and expectations of the worldwide workforce, a culturally diverse staff and increasing student mobility.

Benefits on offer

At UniSA, we seek to enrich people’s lives through the creation and application of knowledge. Our staff love to be a part of an organisational culture that promotes a strong commitment to educating professionals, sharing knowledge, and engaging with our communities.

We offer a competitive remuneration package and we have a family friendly approach to ensure you enjoy a healthy work/life balance.

Lodging your application

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Please refer to the online application form which will indicate which selection criteria you need to address. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact Amruta Das, Recruitment Consultant at Recruitment Central on +618 8302 1700 or via email to

Applications close: 9:00 am Monday 19 February 2018

Pursuant to the Children's Protection Act 1993 (SA), this position has been deemed prescribed. It is an inherent condition of appointment that the successful candidate obtains and maintains (at their own expense) a South Australian Department of Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI) Criminal History Assessment determining them fit to work with children. Further information regarding a DCSI Child-Related Employment screening assessment can be found via the DCSI website.

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In addition to your salary, the University will make employer superannuation contributions. The amount of superannuation you are entitled to will depend on the nature of your employment. You will also be entitled to annual leave loading, and other beneficial employment conditions. See more benefits of working for UniSA

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