Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Geotechnical Engineering
University of New South Wales Faculty of Engineering
Australia

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Geotechnical Engineering

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Senior Lecturer

Position Summary

The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering is the largest School in the Faculty of Engineering with over 3,300 students and an operating budget of over $23 million. The School has 55 full time academic staff, 30 professional and technical staff and 80 research only appointments. The School’s 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

The incumbent of this four-year position will conduct research as part of a team and make contributions that advance UNSW’s research activities in the area of tailings liquefaction. They will also deliver excellent teaching in the area of Geotechnical Engineering, especially on topics related to slope stability and foundation engineering at a Masters level.

The purpose of this role is to conduct high impact research, deliver outstanding teaching and student experience and build industry engagement in the field of Geotechnical Engineering. Based within the School's internationally recognised Centre for Infrastructure Engineering and Safety (CIES), this role will join an existing dynamic discipline group with strong research, and will work closely with a recently appointed ARC Future Fellow.
A level B academic is expected to carry out activities to develop their scholarly research and professional activities both nationally and internationally and to contribute significantly to achieving the teaching and service missions of the School and Faculty.
A Level C academic is expected to develop an internationally recognised research program in the field and to contribute significantly to achieving the teaching and service missions of the School and Faculty. The role of position reports to the Head of School and has nil direct reports.

RESPONSIBILITIES

It is expected that the appointee will progress on a continual satisfactory and upward trajectory in their performance and specific performance expectations will be set individually with the Head of School/Supervisor.
Specific responsibilities for the role of Lecturer (Level B) include (but not limited to):

• Conduct research of high quality and high impact including attainment of competitive government and industry research funding and publication of outcomes in high quality research outlets.
• Deliver high quality teaching and student experience utilising sound pedagogical methodologies and innovative technologies and from time to time, deliver teaching across topics related to slope stability and foundation engineering and other subjects in the discipline
• High quality supervision of major honours and postgraduate research projects.
• Actively engage with industry and the community to develop significant productive relationships, attract industry funding and participate in professional activities.
• Work collaboratively with peers across the Faculty and UNSW in all aspects of academic endeavour and contribute to mentoring of other staff.
• Involvement in broad administrative functions of the School and/or University, coordination of subjects, attend departmental and/or faculty meetings, involvement in Open Days and recruitment activities and 3 play a major role in planning and/or committee work or other responsibilities, as directed by the Head of School.
• Ensure hazards and risks are identified and controlled for tasks, projects and activities that pose a health and safety risk within your area of responsibility. The specific duties of the Senior Lecturer (Level C) include (but not limited to):
• Conduct research of high quality and high international impact including attainment of competitive government and industry research funding and publication of outcomes in high quality research outlets
• Play a significant role in research projects including, where appropriate, leadership of a research team • Deliver high quality teaching and student experience utilising sound pedagogical methodologies and innovative technologies and from time to time, deliver teaching across topics related to slope stability and foundation engineering and other subjects in the discipline • High quality supervision of honours and postgraduate research projects
• Actively engage with industry and the community to develop significant productive relationships, attract industry funding and participate in professional activities
• Work collaboratively with peers across the Faculty and UNSW in all aspects of academic endeavour and contribute to mentoring of other staff
• Involvement in broad administrative functions of the School and/or University, coordination of subjects, attends departmental and/or faculty meetings, involvement in Open Days and recruitment activities and play a major role in planning and/or committee work or other responsibilities, as directed by Head of School
• Ensure hazards and risks are identified and controlled for tasks, projects and activities that pose a health and safety risk within your area of responsibility. It is expected that the appointee will continue to provide a significant contribution to their discipline and deliver satisfactory performance and leadership. Specific performance expectations will be set individually with the Head of School/Supervisor.

Additional details about the specific responsibilities for these positions can be found in the position description via the advert on https://www.jobs.unsw.edu.au/

Please apply online via https://www.jobs.unsw.edu.au/. Applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed on the UNSW Jobs website.

Contact: Nikki Hayes
E: nikki.hayes@unsw.edu.au
Applications close: 11:50pm, 10 January 2021

UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds.
UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff, and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.

Advertised: 14 Dec 2020 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: 15 Jan 2021 AUS Eastern Daylight Time


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