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Associate Lecturer/Lecturer in Chemical Engineering

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Lecturer, Associate Lecturer

The Opportunity

This is an excellent opportunity for an Academic that is looking for a role that will utilise their research and teaching skills. Working collaboratively with research partners you will be conducting and managing research projects within the Algae & Organic Matter Laboratory (AOM Lab) employing your knowledge with process engineering and analysis for water treatment and/or biotechnology applications. This role will also give you the opportunity to contribute towards teaching undergraduate and postgraduate programs through conducting classes and designing and developing learning activities.

The role of Associate Lecturer/Lecturer reports to Associate Professor Rita Henderson and has no direct reports, except for the supervision of higher-degree research (HDR) students.

  • Salary
    • Level A, Associate Lecturer: $98,342 to $105,185 per annum + 17% superannuation
    • Level B, Lecturer: $110,459 to $130,215 per annum + 17% superannuation
  • Full time
  • Fixed-Term contract – 34 months
  • Location: Kensington – Sydney, Australia

About UNSW

UNSW is currently implementing a ten-year strategy to 2025 and our ambition for the next decade is nothing less than to establish UNSW as Australia’s global university.

This opportunity is within the School of Chemical Engineering that has been delivering excellent teaching and research for over sixty-five years. The research clusters in the school broadly span the areas of Energy, Food and Health, Environmental Technology, Macromolecular and Interfacial Engineering, and Product and Process Design. It offers degrees in Food Science and Technology, Chemical Engineering and Industrial Chemistry. The school is ranked in the top 37 (QS World Ranking) in Chemical Engineering. For further information about the School, please visit http://www.engineering.unsw.edu.au/chemical-engineering/

Skills & Experience:

Associate Lecturer

  • A PhD in Chemical Engineering or Environmental Engineering, or a related discipline, and/or relevant work experience.
  • Knowledge and expertise in some or all the following research areas:
    • water treatment process technologies
    • water quality monitoring
    • solid-liquid separation
    • biotechnology processing
  • Proven commitment to proactively keeping up to date with discipline knowledge and developments.
  • Demonstrated experience in and passion for teaching and learning design, development and/or delivery at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level.
  • Knowledge of educational technologies and online delivery methods.
  • Experience engaging students and fostering independent learning through meaningful assessment and helpful feedback.
  • Evidence of and/or preparedness to undertake professional development of teaching practice. 
  • Evidence of ability to support and inspire students from diverse backgrounds and support student equity diversity and inclusion initiatives.
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake high quality academic research and conduct independent research with limited supervision.
  • Demonstrated track record of publications and conference presentations relative to opportunity.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team, collaborate across disciplines and build effective relationships.
  • Evidence of highly developed interpersonal skills.
  • An understanding of and commitment to UNSW’s aims, objectives and values in action, together with relevant policies and guidelines.
  • Knowledge of health and safety responsibilities and commitment to attending relevant health and safety training.

Lecturer

  • A PhD in a related discipline, and/or relevant work experience.
  • Proven commitment to proactively keeping up to date with discipline knowledge and developments.
  • 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.
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness and passion for educational excellence (e.g. relevant discipline-based curriculum design and development at a variety of levels and scales).
  • Demonstrated knowledge of industry or experience of work-integrated learning (desirable).
  • Evidence of ability to support and inspire students from diverse backgrounds and support student equity, diversity and inclusion initiatives.
  • 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.
  • A track record of significant involvement with the profession and/or industry.
  • High level communication skills and ability to network effectively and interact with a diverse range of students and staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team, collaborate across disciplines and build effective relationships.
  • Evidence of highly developed interpersonal and organisational skills.
  • An understanding of and commitment to UNSW’s aims, objectives and values in action, together with relevant policies and guidelines.
  • Knowledge of health and safety responsibilities and commitment to attending relevant health and safety training.

Additional details about the specific responsibilities for these positions can be found in the position description.

To Apply: If you're interested in an academic career in a role that conducts research and delivers excellent teaching, please click the apply now button and submit your CV, Cover Letter and Responses to the Skills and Experience.

Please note applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed below.

Contact:

Eugene Aves – Talent Acquisition Consultant

E: eugene.aves@unsw.edu.au

Applications close: 11:55 pm, Tuesday 28th September 2021

UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds.

UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff, and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.

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