Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Construction Management
University of Melbourne


Job no: 0045961



Work type: Continuing

Location: Parkville

Division/Faculty: Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning

Salary: $102,967 - $122,268 (Level B)

Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Full time - 17% super

The Faculty of Architecture Building and Planning at the University of Melbourne seeks to make up to three appointments in the field of construction.

The successful candidates will demonstrate both accomplishment and continued promise in their relevant areas of expertise, with a record of recognised scholarly or professional work.  They will have a proven capability to make a significant contribution to teaching, research and engagement in specific built environment domains.

Key to this role will be the ability to influence and stimulate the experience of an international body of students through a range of learning and teaching initiatives. The successful candidate will work with Faculty colleagues to refine and deliver academic programs while enhancing the interdisciplinary culture of the Faculty. They will teach at both graduate and undergraduate levels and will participate in the supervision of research higher degree students.

Appointees will have an established research specialisation in construction and demonstrate a high level of research performance and/or potential relative to the level of appointment. They will be expected to cultivate research links with other groups and disciplines on campus, and with industry and the professions.

The University is an equal opportunity employer and our recruitment process focuses on essential skills and abilities. We welcome applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds. The University values its people and is committed to attracting, developing and retaining diverse talent. The University actively promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace and does not discriminate based on age, sex, carer or parental status, disability, race, religious belief, sexual orientation, gender identity or other characteristics.

Due a significant gender disparity in the construction program 
these positions are only open to female applicants.


The successful candidates will have a proven capability to contribute significantly to teaching and research in construction management and technology as they apply to building in Australia and internationally. An ability to teach within both construction management and construction technology areas will be highly desirable.

Expertise to teach and/or research in more than one of the identified areas is required and this must be identified within a separate page of the application. These areas include – construction planning, tendering and procurement, site management, project management, building technology, high rise construction, project financing, structural engineering, building services, prefabrication, Construction 4.0, construction robotics, lean construction, human resource management and leadership, building information modelling (BIM), humanitarian construction, building regulations and fire engineering, built environment law, technical or digital innovation and entrepreneurship.

The applicant will be able to contextualise the adoption of conventional and innovative construction methods in relation to geographic and socio-technical factors, and promote environmentally, culturally and socially sustainable building practices. The appointee should be eligible for membership of relevant professional bodies such as the Australian Institute of Building, Engineers Australia, Chartered Institute of Building or the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

The University of Melbourne is a child safe organisation. You may be required to hold a valid Working with Children Check as a condition of employment in this role.

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