Lecturer in Sustainable Urban Water Management

University of Melbourne
November 29, 2023
Offerd Salary:$114,645 – $136,136
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Lecturer in Sustainable Urban Water Management

Job no: 0060274 Location: Burnley Campus Role type: Full-Time 1.0 FTE; Continuing (Research Contingent) Faculty: Faculty of Science Department/School: School of Agriculture, Food and Ecosystem Sciences Salary: UOM Level B - $114,645 – $136,136 p.a. + 17% Superannuation

  • Join one of Australia's leading urban water and waterway research groups, The Waterway Ecosystem Research Group led by Prof. Tim Fletcher
  • Contribute to teaching and research in sustainable urban water management. Participate in research in collaboration with major industry leaders, and supported by an Australian Research Council Industry Laureate
  • Salary packaging, subsidised health and wellbeing services, fitness and cultural clubs, Myki discounts, and a 25% discount on graduate courses to our staff and their immediate families!
  • About the Role The School contains one of Australia's leading urban water research groups. We are looking to further expand our capability in this area and are therefore offering a 5-year lectureship in Sustainable Urban Water Management. The position results from the recent awarding of an ARC Industry Laureate Fellowship within the School to Prof. Tim Fletcher. The position is a great opportunity to establish your reputation internationally, in a group that is strongly connected to industry, and is delivering research that is making a practical difference.

    Your responsibilities will include:

  • Conduct pioneering research in areas relating to sustainable urban water management, and particularly in the areas of real-time control, rainwater harvesting and the protection of urban waterways.
  • Work in partnership with industry to deliver real-scale research.
  • Communicate your research locally, nationally and internationally, through conferences, publications and international networks.
  • Participate in teaching across the School, to inspire the next generation of urban water managers.
  • Who We Are Looking For We're looking for someone who has strong technical skills, is passionate about the sustainability of water resources, and who has a natural flare for working with collaborators and industry. You'll have an interest in technology and control of complex systems, and enjoy working in a collaborative and collegiate team.

    You will also have:

  • A PhD or equivalent in civil or environmental engineering or a related discipline
  • An emerging track-record of publications in urban water management
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to engage with collaborators and indstry
  • Experience, ideally, in programming, control systems and optimisation.
  • For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.

    This position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check to ensure the University provides a safe environment for everyone.

    Work Rights Please note: Visa sponsorship is available for this position

    Your New Team – School of Agriculture, Food and Ecosystem Sciences The School of Agriculture, Food and Ecosystem Sciences has a vision of science for flourishing environments and communities. The School brings together diverse discipline strengths to lead the development of new interdisciplinary thinking and high-impact solutions for global challenges relating to climate change, food security, healthy food systems, biodiversity conservation, sustainable forest management, invasive species, and environmentally and economically sustainable agricultural practices. Our expertise spans biophysical, social and technical sciences, and we support a large cohort of PhD students across these domains - https: // safes.unimelb.edu.au/

    What We Offer You! In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information, check outour benefits page!

    About the University of Melbourne We're tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via our website and stay connected with our stories and people on LinkedIn.

    Be Yourself The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

    We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact the email address listed at the bottom of the page.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.

    For further information, including our 2023-2027 Indigenous strategy please visit -https: // about.unimelb.edu.au/reconciliation/murmuk-djerring

    Join Us! If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience
  • The responses against the Selection Criteria^ (found in the Position Description)
  • ^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to https:// about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria

    If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Ana Gencic via email at [email protected], ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.

    Applications close: 29 NOVEMBER 2023 11:55 PM Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT)

    Position Description:0060274Lecturer Sustainable Urban Water ManagementPD.pdf

    Further Opportunities! This opportunity is one of three exciting roles currently available within the Waterway Ecosystem Research Group at the University of Melbourne.

    Applicants are highly encouraged to explore all three positions, and apply to all deemed suitable – follow the links to discover more!

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    Applications close: 29 Nov 2023 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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