Lecturer in Aviation

Boroondara, Australia
06 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
30 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Department of Aviation
  • Level B: $94,910 - $112,364 plus 17% super
  • Full-time, ongoing position, Hawthorn location

About the Aviation Department at Swinburne 

Swinburne is a progressive university that aims to increase Australia’s capacity in science, technology and innovation as the drivers of modern, internationalised economies and workplaces. Our Aviation Department has more than 25 years track record of offering high-quality teaching and learning opportunities in piloting, safety and management. Due to ongoing expansion of the Department, we are seeking to appoint a Lecturer in one of the following areas: piloting, safety and accident investigation, human factors, and management. 

About the job

As our Lecturer, you will undertake research and teaching, as well as contribute to other appropriate professional activities within the Faculty. In your research, you will make an independent contribution to expand knowledge and add to the Faculty’s research excellence and impact in collaboration with external partner.

You will contribute to the teaching programs of the Faculty, deliver executive education and consultancy, and assume administrative tasks associated with normal teaching duties, including developing and supporting academic programs and working with the academic team in the development of program change and innovation. You will be required to mentor and support students on academic matters, and supervise Honours, Masters and PhD students.

About you

To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • PhD or close to completing a PhD in a discipline relevant to the Department of Aviation
  • Demonstrated track record or potential to publish in high quality journals (please include the titles of any upcoming publications)
  • Demonstrated experience in the designated research discipline, with ability to carry out research projects, both independently and within a broader team
  • Candidates with background in either quantitative methods, big data analytics, or artificial intelligence would be desirable

A full list of the selection criteria is available within the position description.


To find out more about the extensive benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit: http://www.swinburne.edu.au/about/jobs/why-work-at-swinburne/

Promoting Gender Equity

Swinburne is enhancing gender equity and diversity in STEMM, by implementing effective best practices that improves the workplace for women in STEMM, and by participating in the programs initiated by Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE).

Further information, contacts and support

To start an application click on 'apply' at the bottom of this page  (which will take you to the Swinburne job page, where you can also find the PD) and submit a resume, cover letter and response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the Position Description.

Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.

For further information about the position, please contact Ania Gruba (Recruitment Consultant) on +61 3 9214 4856. 

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on +61 3 9214 8600 (option 2).

Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact our Diversity Consultant, Dr. Walter Robles, on inclusion@swin.edu.au, or our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Officer, Sherrin Trautmann on strautmann@swin.edu.au

Applications close at 5 pm on Saturday 30th June 2018

For further details on How to Apply, including Hints & Tips, please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions section.

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