Lecturer in Physical Geography
About the opportunity
The University of Sydney is seeking applications for a Lecturer in Physical Geography to complement and enhance the school's teaching and research in physical geography and environmental geosciences.
We welcome applications from people with expertise in one or more of the following areas:
The successful applicant will be expected to have teaching experience and/or capacity to teach into the School of Geosciences teaching program, servicing majors in Geography, Environmental Science and Marine Science.
Your key responsibilities will be to:
The School of Geosciences at the University of Sydney is a dynamic and collegial multi-disciplinary community of scholars and students encompassing the fields of geology and geophysics, marine science, environmental studies, and physical and human geography. It has a strong global reputation for the quality of its research and teaching across those domains. Our common passion is to engage in research and teaching that promotes a better understanding of our world and its challenges, and we address key issues facing society including climate change, resource management and sustainability.
The School of Geosciences is firmly committed to creating a diverse workplace by improving equity, access and opportunity. We want to create an environment where individuality is welcomed and celebrated, and a workplace that is open, supportive and safe for everyone. We are actively seeking to improve the diversity of our staffing profile, and welcome applications from women, people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, and members of the LGBTIQ+ community.
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The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Lecturer in Physical Geography who has:
To keep our community safe, please be aware of our COVID safety precautions which form our conditions of entry for all staff, students and visitors coming to campus.
Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all roles required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.
At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, women, people living with a disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome and encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds, particularly from underrepresented groups and other minorities.
Closing date for applications: 11.59pm, 23 October 2022