Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor in Water Engineering: UNSW – Sydney, Australia

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor in Water Engineering
School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Faculty of Engineering
UNSW Australia
REF. 55953
  • Australia’s leading engineering Faculty
  • Strong regional and global engagement
  • Cutting edge facilities and equipment
  • Innovation in action
UNSW Engineering is recruiting outstanding and inspirational individuals to join our world-leading group of researchers and teachers to build on our success and take the Faculty into the world’s top 20 engineering faculties.
As Australia’s leading engineering faculty, we create bold new solutions to globally relevant challenges to improve lives.  We combine the world’s best facilities and innovative research with an exciting and connected education experience to open doors for our graduates.
The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering:
The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering is the largest School in the Faculty of Engineering, with approximately 2500 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. 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 more about the school visit: https://www.engineering.unsw.edu.au/civil-engineering/
About the role:
  • Level B (Lecturer) $98K-$116K or Level C (Senior Lecturer) $119K-$137K or Level D (Associate Professor) $143K-$157K (plus 17% superannuation and leave loading)
  • 5 year Convertible Tenure Track appointment
  • Full time
The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering is looking to recruit exceptional candidates to conduct high impact research, deliver outstanding teaching and student experience and build industry engagement in the field of Water Engineering.
 The appointee will join an existing and dynamic Water discipline group with strengths in surface and groundwater hydrology, coastal engineering and estuaries, water quality and treatment, and hydraulics and environmental fluid mechanics. Based at the School’s internationally recognised Water Research Laboratory located at UNSWs Northern Beaches Campus, Manly Vale, the appointee(s) will be expected to collaborate across Centre research activities in their field of expertise. The role will collaborate with colleagues in the School, to undertake teaching at the undergraduate level in water engineering and related courses and at the postgraduate level in their area of expertise, and to provide supervision of undergraduate thesis, postgraduate coursework and higher degree research students
We are looking for an exceptional candidate with:
  • A PhD in water engineering or related area
  • An outstanding track record of high impact international research
  • Evidence of successful engagement with industry
  • A commitment to deliver high quality teaching and student experience
Application process:
UNSW Engineering strongly encourages female applicants and actively supports women to succeed through specific Faculty and UNSW initiatives and generous parental leave provisions and flexible work practices.
Applicants with industry experience are especially welcome.
Appointments will be offered on the basis of a convertible tenure track employment contract for an initial fixed term period of five years, with conversion to a continuing appointment based on satisfactory performance.  UNSW reserves the right to offer an appointment on a continuing basis or to directly appoint to advertised positions.
The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks prior to appointment.
Applicants should review the position documentation and systematically address the selection criteria in their application.
The online Job Description, a detailed Position Description and details of How to Apply are all located at the following link:  
Any enquiries can be forwarded to Professor Ian Turner.
E:  ian.turner@unsw.edu.au
P: +61 2 8071 9800
Applications close: 11:59pm Sunday 8 May 2016
Posted on: 18/04/2016, by :