[ES_JOBS_NET] Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor in Water Engineering at UNSW

University of New South Wales

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor in Water Engineering 

School of Civil & Environmental Engineering – Water Research Laboratory

Faculty of Engineering

Ref. 56909

Australia’s leading engineering faculty

World-leading group of researchers and teachers

Cutting edge facilities and innovative research

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

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 & Environmental Engineering

The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering is the largest School in the Faculty of Engineering, with approximately 2600 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 information visit:http://ift.tt/2crmaZG

About the role

The role is with 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.

The appointment would be:

at level B ($98k – 116k per annum), level C ($119k – $137k per annum), or level D ($143k – $157k per annum), plus 17% superannuation and leave loading, commensurate with academic qualifications and experience,

full time,

to a Convertible Tenure Track Employment Contract for an initial fixed term period, with conversion to continuing appointment based on satisfactory performance and there being sufficient productive work available.

The Faculty reserves the right to offer an appointment on a continuing basis or to directly appoint to advertised positions.

About you

We are looking for an exceptional candidate to conduct high impact research, deliver outstanding teaching and student experience and build industry engagement in the field of water engineering. Applicants with industry experience are especially welcome.

As the successful candidate, you will have:

A PhD in water engineering or a related field

A demonstrated record of excellence in research with international impact

A commitment to delivering high quality and innovative teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels

The ability to actively engage with industry and the community

UNSW desires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds.  UNSW aspires to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff, paying particular attention to ensuring no-one
is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability or Indigenous origin.

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.

The preferred candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks prior to appointment.

How to apply

Submit your application through www.jobs.unsw.edu.au

Be sure to review the position documentation and systematically address the selection criteria in your application.

Any enquiries can be forwarded to Professor Ian Turner, Director Water Research Laboratory:

E:  ian.turner@unsw.edu.au    

T: +61 2 8071 9829

Applications close: Midnight, Sunday 9 October 2016

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