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Lecturer - Environmental Studies - School of Humanities and Languages

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Work type: full time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Lecturer

  • Employment Type: Full time – 35 hours per week
  • Duration: Convertible tenure track
  • Remuneration: Level B from $119,440 + 17% superannuation
  • Location: Kensington Campus, NSW (Hybrid Flexible Working)

 

Why Your Role Matters:

The School of Humanities and Languages is seeking a Lecturer (Level B to join its Environment and Society Group.

In this position you will drive original research and innovative projects.

You will also contribute to the Environment and Society Group’s teaching programs, which includes undergraduate majors in International Studies, Geographical Studies, Environmental Humanities, as well as a Master of Environmental Management degree program.

The role of Lecturer reports to Head of School and has no direct reports.

 

Accountabilities

Specific accountabilities for this role include (but are not limited to):

  • Demonstrate and continuously develop a well-defined teaching philosophy that inspires student learning in fields of international political geography, International Studies, and environmental studies.
  • Deliver core teaching modules as part of the Environment and Society group with particular specialisations in International Studies, international political geography and environmental studies. Provide career and study guidance for International Studies students. 
  • Conduct classes, assess student learning and support students in postgraduate and undergraduate courses in line with UNSW policy.
  • Design and develop learning activities and resources and provide assessment and feedback using a range of suitable approaches and learning environments.
  • Initiate the development of experimental approaches to teaching and learning with the support of more senior academics.
  • Support learning progression with students as individuals (through such activities as one-to-one consultation) and as a cohort (through general course related advice) to achieve positive learning and employability outcomes for students.

 

Skills and Experience

Skills and experience required for this position are (but not limited to):

  • A PhD in human geography/political geography, international studies or a cognate discipline.
  • Experience working with a diversity of international organisations; experience with international environmental projects and NGOs is desirable.
  • Demonstrated track record in research with outcomes of high quality and high impact with clear evidence of the desire and ability to continually achieve research excellence as well as the capacity for research leadership.
  • Proven commitment to proactively keeping up to date with discipline knowledge and developments, particularly in fields of international studies, human geography and environmental studies.
  • Demonstrated experience in teaching and learning design, development and delivery at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level.
  • Experience using and/or designing with educational technologies and online delivery methods.

To learn more about this position, and view the comprehensive skills and criteria list, a copy of the Position Description can be found below.

 

About UNSW:

UNSW isn’t like other places you’ve worked. We’re a large organisation with a diverse and talented community; a community doing extraordinary things. Together, we are driven to be thoughtful, practical, and purposeful in all we do. Taking this combined approach is what makes our work matter. It’s the reason we’re one of the top 50 universities in the world and a member of Australia’s prestigious Group of Eight. If you want a career where you can thrive, be challenged and do meaningful work, you’re in the right place.

The School of Humanities and Languages is one of Australia’s leading centres of teaching and research excellence in humanities and languages. Our mission is to educate our students to become global citizens through critical thinking skills, historical, cultural and linguistic understanding, language learning, and an informed engagement with the world.

Our approach to teaching and research is interdisciplinary, multilingual and global. Our teachers are among the most appreciated by students across UNSW and provide the critical skills, historical perspectives, language proficiency, and sociocultural and environmental insights that equip you for a thriving career with a global perspective.

Through all our activities, we aim to engage with traditions and communities, enhance knowledge and practice, and enable positive social change.

 

 Benefits and Culture:

  • Flexible Working Options (work from home, flexible hours etc) 
  • Career development opportunities 
  • 17% Superannuation contributions and additional leave loading payments 
  • Additional 3 days of leave over Christmas period 
  • Discounts and entitlements (retail, education, fitness)


For further details on the benefits, please visit https://www.jobs.unsw.edu.au/lifestyle-benefits

 

How to Apply:

Make each day matter with a meaningful career at UNSW. Submit your application online before the Thursday 25th April 2024 at 11:30pm.

A copy of the Position Description can be on JOBS@UNSW.

 

Get in Touch:

Persa Tzakis

Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant

p.tzakis@unsw.edu.au

Please apply through the application portal and not via the contact above.

 

UNSW is committed to equity diversity and inclusion. Applications from women, people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, those living with disabilities, members of the LGBTIQ+ community; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged. UNSW provides workplace adjustments for people with disability, and access to flexible work options for eligible staff. The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

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