Lecturer In Environmental Policy / Planning

at Griffith University

About Griffith University

At Griffith University we believe in, strive for and celebrate the remarkable. We are known for our high impact research, outstanding student experience, our commitment to social justice and our welcoming environment. We rank in the top 2% of universities worldwide and we're proud of our remarkable achievements, of our people and their passion for making a positive difference. Together we contribute to the development of knowledge and learning in an attractive environment which values excellence, equity, diversity, and innovation. Griffith Sciences is one of the four academic groups of the University and has an international reputation for excellence in learning and teaching, research and professional practice. The Group hosts three schools - Engineering and Built Environment, Information and Communication Technology and Environment and Sciences along with five research institutes and three centres. The School of Environment and Science offers a comprehensive range of environmental and science programs which include options to combine data science with the common science majors to better equip our graduates for the digitally enabled workplace of the future.

The opportunity

We are currently looking for a Lecturer to be responsible for teaching courses related to climate change policy and natural resource planning in the School, which may include conducting tutorials, practical classes, demonstrations, workshops, student field excursions, clinical or studio sessions, and student consultation, marking and assessment activities. The Lecturer will undertake research in the area of climate change adaptation policy and/or planning, including publication of scholarly work and generating research funding. Success in this role requires collaboration with the Environmental Policy/Planning team and external providers.

The successful candidate should be able to commence in June 2019 due to teaching requirements.

This is a fixed term (up to three years), full time position based at the Gold Coast campus, however the successful applicant may also be required to work at the Nathan campus.

About you

To be successful within this role, you will have a PhD in Environmental Policy or Planning or related Social Science discipline and will have demonstrated knowledge, skills and experience in successfully teaching in this discipline at the tertiary education level. The successful candidate will have the demonstrated ability to conduct and publish quality research. You will be able to demonstrate effective communication and interpersonal skills and contribute to the positive culture and aspirations of the School and University.

Salary range

Level B: $94,361 - $112,057 per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $110,403 - $131,108 per annum.

How to apply

Please submit your application online and ensure your application includes the following:

  • Statement addressing each of the selection criteria in the position description
  • One page covering letter outlining your suitability for the role
  • Current curriculum vitae/resume which should include:
  • Full name, address, telephone number and email address;
  • Details of education, professional training and qualifications;
  • Employment history, including present position and details of relevant professional, consulting or industry experience;
  • Research interests and list of publications;
  • Research grants awarded and any other relevant information, such as offices held in professional bodies, community services etc.

Obtain the position description by clicking the Apply button. You will be directed to the Griffith Website where you will be able to access the position description and apply for the role.

What we offer

Working for one of the most influential universities in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, you will join a University that spans six campuses in South East Queensland and all disciplines, while our network of more than 200,000 graduates extends around the world. At Griffith, we've worked hard to create a culture that will challenge you to be curious, creative and courageous. We also support the professional and personal development of all our employees and invest in the skills of our people. Griffith University values diversity, inclusion and flexibility and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and people of all backgrounds to apply. Griffith's strategic goals are to also increase the proportion of women in senior academic and administrative roles and in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM).

Further information

For further information about this role, please contact Associate Professor Michael Howes, Discipline Head of Planning and Management on +61 (0) 7 555 27264. For application queries, please contact Ms Busra Sevimli, HR Officer on +61 (0) 7 373 57359.

Closing date: Thursday 11 April 2019 at 5 pm AEST. All applications must be submitted online. Female applicants are particularly encouraged to apply and while this position is advertised as full time, a fractional appointment with flexible working can be negotiated. As the team experience high volumes of applications, we appreciate your patience to allow for a timely and fair process for all. Please note: We do not accept unsolicited CV's from Recruitment agencies / third parties and we will not be liable or responsible for any fees or costs associated with unsolicited CV's sent directly to Line Managers.

Bundall Queensland Australia

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