Lecturer in Engineering

Randwick, Australia
20 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
14 May 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • One of Australia’s leading research & teaching universities
  • Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community & inclusion
  • Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating & learning from the best

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering is the largest School in the Faculty of Engineering, with approximately 2600 student enrolments and a budget of over $20 million. The School has 48 full time academic staff, 27 professional staff and technical staff and 75 research only appointments. It is ranked in the world top 20 in Civil and Structural Engineering. The School mission is to develop well-educated graduates with the essential skills, attributes and knowledge that will enable them to practice as professional civil or environmental engineers; and to conduct research and development of international distinction to meet the needs of the discipline, industry and society.

For further information about the School, please visit http://www.civeng.unsw.edu.au

About the role

  • $103K - $121K plus 17% superannuation and annual leave loading
  • Fixed Term 36 months  
  • Full-time (35 hours per week)

The lecturer will conduct independent research and deliver excellent teaching in the area of water engineering and management in collaboration with the Nuisance and Harmful Algae Science-Practice Partnership with Melbourne Water.

About the successful applicant

To be successful in this role you will:

  • PhD or equivalent in civil / environmental engineering, chemical engineering or related area
  • Demonstrated track record in research with outcomes of high quality and high international impact with clear evidence of the desire and ability to continually achieve research excellence as well as the capacity for research leadership.
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to deliver high quality and innovative teaching and student experience to both undergraduate and postgraduate students.
  • Experience in successfully recruiting and supervising high calibre students, or delivery of industry projects.
  • A track record of involvement with the profession and/or industry.
  • High level communication skills and ability to network effectively and interact with a diverse range of students and staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team, collaborate across disciplines and build effective relationships.

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent directly to the contact listed.


Professor Richard Stuetz, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

E: r.stuetz@unsw.edu.au

Applications close: 14 May 2018