Lecturer - Environmental Earth Sciences

James Cook University (JCU) Townsville are seeking a Lecturer, Environmental Earth Sciences to join the College of Science and Engineering on a full time and continuing basis (Academic Level B $94,056 - $110,981 plus 17% superannuation).

What you can accomplish in the role

The Lecturer, Environmental Earth Sciences undertakes teaching and research within the Earth and Environmental Sciences academic group, in addition to providing administrative, outreach and marketing services for the Group and the university.

The successful applicant will need to demonstrate the ambition to develop and deliver teaching and strategic, world-class research programs and portfolios across quaternary landscape development and processes, climate science, natural hazards, and environmental science, as applied to the tropics. Capacity to develop effective interdisciplinary collaborations, industry engagement and international partnerships with other universities are also inherent to the position.

Why JCU is right for you

JCU is playing a key role in contributing to a brighter future for life in the tropics worldwide. The University is a global leader in research of relevance to the tropics and is ranked among the top four percent of higher education institutions in the world.With approximately 20,000 students, we pride ourselves in being "human scale". Life in tropical north Queensland brings many rewarding experiences, including easy access to the World Heritage areas of the Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics rainforest. We are very fortunate that these wonderful locations are also outstanding learning and research sites, which our students and researchers are able to access and explore easily.

We support our people through the provision of:

  • generous superannuation scheme with 17% employer contributions
  • ongoing professional and career development
  • five weeks' annual recreation leave and annual leave loading
  • attractive options for salary packaging
  • up to 6 months paid parental leave
  • flexible working options
  • generous sick and carers leave
  • generous long service leave pro-rata at 7 years

How to Apply

Submit your application by 24th May 2020 via the Careers at JCU website - vacancy reference 17110.

posted: 27 April 2020     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.