Faculty of Engineering and Science

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Applied Geology (2 vacancies)

In this role, you will make significant contributions to teaching and research and will be involved in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and supervision.

You will be responsible for the organization and delivery of teaching and assessment; conducting lectures and tutorials; coordination and management of units, providing continuous feedback to students; academic counselling of students; participating in staff development activities; conducting quality research; attract competitive research grants and playing an active role in service and leadership.

Please refer to the Academic Role Statement for further details on what this role entails.

The appointment will be made at a level appropriate to the successful applicant's academic qualifications, teaching and learning experience, and verifiable track record in the areas of Research and Development and industrial collaboration.

To assist the selection committee with the selection process, applicants must address all the criteria listed in the selection criteria below. Each selection criteria must be addressed separately. Applicants are requested to provide evidence of their ability to meet each criterion, using examples of previous experience wherever possible.

Selection Criteria:

  • PhD in Petroleum Geology/Geophysics/Tectonics/Geochemistry/Mineralogy.
  • A demonstrated record of achievement in and commitment to excellence in teaching.
  • Ability and willingness to participate in interdisciplinary teaching as required by the Faculty.
  • Demonstrated experience and record of supervising higher degree research students.
  • An established record of research output/creative works in high quality refereed academic journals/outlets consistent with the discipline.
  • A demonstrated record of ability to develop proposals for research funding, to design research projects and to lead and develop a research team.
  • Demonstrated excellent communication and presentation skills in the English language.
  • Demonstrated high level communication and interpersonal skills with a commitment to the development of a collegial and supportive working environment and the ability to interact with students and staff with cross cultural sensitivity.
  • Contribute to an active role in academic service and proven evidence of effective leadership within the department/faculty level as appropriate to the level of appointment.

Closing Date: Open until the position is filled.


For write-in application, please forward your applications to:

Staffing Management Section,
Human Resource Department,
Curtin University Sarawak,
CDT 250, 98009 Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia

Or email to: hr.recruit.acad@curtin.edu.my
(only shortlisted candidates will be notified)

Academic Role Statement: Lecturer

Academic Role Statement: Senior Lecturer

posted: 14 November 2019     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.