Lecturer in Geology (continuing, full time)



The University of New England (UNE) in Armidale, Australia is a regionally based, globally networked university that is renowned for the quality of its student experience and the excellence of its research specialisations. UNE pioneered teaching to external students making it the most experienced provider of distance and innovative online education. Currently there are over 26,000 students (84% of whom are distance/online students) and approximately 1,200 academic and general staff.

The Faculty and School

UNE has a vibrant research culture and a rich and extensive history in geoscience. Our Earth Sciences department achieved a ranking of 5 for the Australian Research Council's Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA), which translates to an outstanding research record 'well above world standard'. UNE has a long history of teaching and research in the Earth Sciences and is conveniently located in the heart of the New England region, providing an excellent natural laboratory for studying all aspects of the discipline.

The School of Environmental and Rural Science (SERS) is an active and dynamic school of environmental scientists, agronomists, geneticists, zoologists, plant scientists, soils scientists, and ecologists. The school sits within the Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business and Law, which includes internationally recognised scholars with diverse teaching, research, and professional and community backgrounds. We are a leading provider of both on-campus and online or distance education, offering flexible learning options for students throughout the year. Further information can be found on the School of Environmental and Rural Science website. UNE supports a diverse community and welcomes flexible working arrangements. Yarm Gwanga Childcare is located on campus and parent and infant care rooms are also available. SportUNE, also based on campus for easy access is a well-equipped facility hosting everything from world class mountain bike trails to high intensity training, a geothermally heated pool and gym equipment.

About the Role

  • Continuing, Full Time position
  • $100,535 to $ 119,151 (Lecturer, Level B) per annum
  • Plus 17% employer superannuation. Salary packaging options are available.
  • Relocation assistance provided
  • UNE will provide sponsorship for this position

As a Lecturer in Geology, you will join a successful, enthusiastic and versatile team of geoscientists who teach and research across a range of areas such as economic geology, tectonics, palaeontology, petrology, structural geology, environmental geology, geochemistry, sedimentology and remote sensing. You will teach into our Bachelor of Geoscience course and lead a strong research program in your relevant area of expertise in geology. A collaborative approach to `team' teaching, research student supervision, participation in community engagement programs, and applying for external research grants are expected activities of the position.

To discuss this role please contact: Dr Luke Milan, Senior Lecturer, Earth Sciences Phone: +61 2 6773 2019 email: lmilan@une.edu.au

Closing Date: Midnight, Monday 20 June 2022, Eastern Australia time.

TO APPLY:

To apply, or find out more information, including selection criteria, please go to the following page: https://www.une.edu.au/jobs-at-une/current

Job Reference no: 222136

Your application should be comprised of:

  1. 1-2 page cover letter, who you are, your strengths and qualifications, and why you are interested in the role at UNE;
  2. A current resume containing details of 3 referees. At least one referee should have a thorough knowledge of your work over the past 2 years as your manager or supervisor;
  3. Responses to the selection criteria (found under Position Statement section of the ad) explaining how you best meet these requirements. Your examples should be based on previous performance/experience and you should clearly explain your level of involvement in the example activity, what you have done, how, why, with whom and what the outcomes were.

About Armidale

Living in Armidale you will experience the best of both city and rural living. Enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle with access to shopping, gourmet food, top sporting facilities and cultural delights. You can live in the heart of Armidale or experience the tranquillity of the New England on a rural property.

To find out more, visit www.armidaleregional.nsw.gov.au.

posted: 25 May 2022     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.