Lecturer in Ecosystem Rehabilitation

Armidale, Australia
05 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
26 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business & Law
School of Environmental & Rural Science

  • 3 year Fixed-term, with the possibility of extension
  • $ 93,336 to $ 110,619 per annum (Level B)
  • Plus 17% employer superannuation. Salary packaging options are available

The University of New England in Armidale, Australia boasts an excellent national and international reputation being a leader in research and academic innovation that has industry impact. We aim to foster a constructive and engaged culture where creative ideas and innovation thrive.

The Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business & Law at UNE is currently inviting applications from highly motivated and qualified individuals for the position of Lecturer in Ecosystem Rehabilitation, in the School of Environmental and Rural Science.

About the Role

Joining the Ecology teaching team will give you the opportunity to strengthen and expand the University's research, teaching and training capacity in terrestrial and aquatic systems with the application of ecology to the rehabilitation of ecosystems. The successful applicant will serve our education needs for the professional standing of ecologists in Australia. Our programs are well established and popular with students, particularly with those living and working in rural and regional areas. Ecology at UNE is ranked at ERA 5, Well above World Standards.
This role includes teaching at first, second and third year level and at the course-work postgraduate level. Applicants will be expected to supervise Higher Degree Research students, to be active publishers of high impact research and have a willingness to attract research funding to the University. Service expectations will be commensurate with the level of the role and will include active participation in School and Faculty Committees, with participation with industry bodies an example of Service expectations outside of the Institution.

Skills and Experience

The successful appointee will have a PhD in Ecology and take an active role in teaching and research efforts in the School of Environmental & Rural Science and will teach into a selection of ecology units offered in on-campus and online education modes. We are looking for outstanding applicants who provide high quality curricula, teaching and assessment in ecology to enhance student learning andare able to build or participate in collaborations with researchers in the applied sciences.

Applicants with demonstrable experience with teaching and research projects involving aquatic systems and experience using technology to develop online teaching resources will be viewed favorably.

The full selection criteria can be viewed in the position information document included with the advert.Visit: www.une.edu.au/jobs-at-une/current.

To apply

To demonstrate your suitability for this role, please ensure you include responses to the selection criteria, in your application

Additional information

Informal enquiries may be directed to Professor Caroline Gross, Deputy Dean, phone: +61 2 6773 2323 or email: ers@une.edu.au or Professor Darren Ryder, Associate Dean Teaching & Learning, phone: + 61 2 6773 2323 or email: ers@une.edu.au . For further information about the School visit: www.une.edu.au/ers.

About Armidale

Living in Armidale you will experience the best of both city and rural living. Enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle with access to shopping, gourmet food, top sporting facilities and cultural delights. You can live in the heart of Armidale or experience the tranquility of the New England on a rural property.

To find out more visit:www.armidaleregion.com.au/.

Closing Date: Monday, 26th February 2018

Reference No: 218029

Equity principles underpin all UNE policies and procedures. As a University committed to engaging a diverse workforce, UNE encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.