Lecturer in Surveying/Geomatics/Geodesy

Australia (AU)
Academic Level B from $95,351 per annum plus contributory superannuation
Mar 13, 2018
Apr 12, 2018
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Lecturer in Surveying/Geomatics/Geodesy

School of Engineering, Faculty of Engineering & Built Environment, University of Newcastle, Australia

The Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment is one of the leading faculties of its kind in Australia.  We have achieved outstanding results in the Australian Research Council ERA research excellence ratings, being the only university to achieve the highest possible rating of '5' in Civil Engineering across all three ERA assessments (2010, 2012 and 2015), and one of only two to achieve a 5 in Electrical and Electronic Engineering across all three ERA assessments, and a 5 in Resources Engineering and Extractive Metallurgy.  Our position as one of the most highly ranked engineering faculties in Australia is recognised through our associate membership of the Group of Eight.

Dedicated to research and training in the disciplines of Chemical, Civil, Environmental, Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering, and Surveying, the School of Engineering is currently seeking to appoint a suitably qualified academic to a Level B, Lecturer in Surveying, on a full-time fixed-term basis for three years.

About the role
Contribute towards the three domains of academic work within the School of Engineering: Teaching and Learning, Research and Innovation and Service and Engagement in line with the Performance Expectations Framework (PEF) for Academic staff.  The incumbent will develop vigorous research activity in the areas of surveying, geomatics, or geodesy and contribute to undergraduate honours and postgraduate programs within the School of Engineering.  She/he will strengthen and complement the existing research expertise within the Discipline of Civil, Surveying, and Environmental Engineering.

Specifically, you will:

  • Build research productivity and develop recognition for academic staff, including generating quality publications, relative to opportunity;
  • Attract research higher degree students to the discipline.  Effective co-supervision of research masters and RHD students, and co-publication with RHD candidates;
  • Demonstrate educational leadership in Teaching and Learning at the course level and contribution to the program level by:
    • Actively participating in the teaching programs of the School
    • Developing course materials in collaboration with other academics in the School
    • Coordinating and reviewing undergraduate and postgraduate courses;
  • Collaborate with colleagues to contribute to the University and its academic community;
  • Contribute to the School through membership of professional associations, building partnerships with the industry and through an emerging public profile;

Essential skills and experience

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • A PhD in Surveying, Geomatics, Geodesy or Remote Sensing
  • A track record of research excellence demonstrated through quality publications
  • Demonstrated capability to deliver undergraduate teaching in Surveying
  • Capacity to supervise Honours and RHD (Masters and PhD) students
  • Good interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative team
  • Demonstrated knowledge of workplace obligations to, and experience in leading and cultivating workplace practices and behaviours that promote, support and maintain a safe, healthy, equitable, diverse and respectful workplace; including responding appropriately to adverse accidents, incidents, behaviours, issues, reports and the like

Salary package
Academic Level B from $95,351 per annum plus contributory superannuation with Unisuper, attracting a generous employer contribution of 17%.

Applications close: Saturday 14th April 2018
In accordance with the University's Staff Selection Guidelines, your application will be assessed on the selection criteria found at the link below.  It is essential that you address each of the criteria to enable the selection committee to properly assess your application and suitability for interview.