Lecturer - Environmental Science

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
July 28, 2024
Offerd Salary:$20 milli
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  • Full-time, Continuing position

  • Salary Academic Level B + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Based at the Melbourne CBD campus, but may be required to work and/or be based at other campuses of the University

  • About The Position

    The Lecturer in Environmental Science is expected to significantly contribute to the School's research and teaching efforts within the field of Environmental Science and actively engage in both internal and external activities.

    As a lecturer, you will develop, collaborate on, and lead high-quality research projects that align with the University's research focus areas. This includes attracting research funding and producing high-quality outputs. You will also make significant contributions to the School's undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programs, demonstrating a commitment to enhancing and developing your professional practice as an educator to improve student experience, outcomes, and opportunities.

    Your research and teaching expertise should encompass, but is not limited to, one or more of the following areas:

    - Soil science with an emphasis on anthropogenic change and contamination

    - Water science, including hydrology

    - Climate change science and/or atmospheric changes

    - Sustainable land use and assessment

    In addition to these responsibilities, you will coordinate courses and participate in other academic leadership and engagement activities within the School, appropriate to the Lecturer level.

    Mandatory: PhD or equivalent in relevant field.

    To be successful in this position, you'll have:

  • Values-based approach to academic and professional activities including commitment to promoting principles of inclusion, diversity, equity and wider ‘Responsible Practice'.

  • Emerging research track record, including record of research outputs in high-quality outlets. development of new research activities and ability to secure competitive research funding.

  • Ability to prepare and deliver high-quality teaching at undergraduate and post-graduate levels, including development and delivery of high quality curriculum materials and ability to implement innovative approaches to student-centred learning; ability to coordinate courses.

  • Ability to work effectively with and to negotiate sensitively with students especially on issues related to effective learning and ability to provide effective and supportive supervision of higher degree by research candidates..

  • Ability to build effective networks with both university colleagues and external stakeholders, including in industry and government and to undertake effective external engagement and outreach activities.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills appropriate for interacting with undergraduate students and higher degree by research candidates, staff colleagues and external stakeholders including in industry, together with a strong commitment to teamwork and multidisciplinary collaboration.

  • Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children and National Police Check.

    About the College

    The School of Science delivers excellence in applied research and education, engaging in strong impactful industry partnerships and producing skilled, industry-ready graduates.

    The School employs over 120 academic and 60 FTE research staff across five academic Disciplines (Applied Chemistry and Environmental Sciences; Biosciences and Food Technology; Geospatial Sciences, Mathematical Sciences; Physics).

    The School has a diverse research portfolio across science and mathematics with international research excellence in quantum science technologies, advanced materials chemistry and catalysis solutions and in water science, systems and sustainability; in addition to emerging strengths in geospatial technologies, mathematics and future food technologies. Annual research income for the School is around $20 million and the School has around 400 Higher Degree by Research students.

    The School delivers high-quality applied, authentic and active industry- engaged education and teaching to over 2,600 undergraduate- and postgraduate- taught students across 10 ongoing undergraduate and 8 postgraduate programs, in addition to offshore partnerships and delivery, including in China and Vietnam.

    Across learning and teaching and research, the School partners actively with industry and external stakeholders in Australia and internationally, delivering innovation, research translation and providing knowledge and real- world impact and solutions for societal good and to enhance sustainable development. The School is strongly committed to promoting and enhancing diversity and inclusion and seeks also to activate and develop its commitment to reconciliation.

    Details of the School can be found at:

    https: // www. rmit.edu.au/about/schools-colleges/science

    To Apply

    Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria for this position by clicking on the ‘ ' link at the top of this page.

    For further information about this position, please see the Position Description hyperlinked below or contact [email protected]

    Job Description – Lecturer, Environmental Science

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    Applications Close:

    28 July 2024 11.59 pm

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