Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor In Aviation

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'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 Aviation, which forms part of the School of Engineering and Built Environment, has been providing tertiary qualifications to the Aviation Industry for 25 years and is known worldwide for its innovative and student focused teaching. This discipline has grown rapidly in recent years and now manages over 500 full-time equivalent students each year in both undergraduate and graduate programs. The aviation industry is growing at a rapid rate globally and especially in the Asia-Pacific region and thus requires significant numbers of highly educated new staff. Griffith Aviation is at the leading edge of providing the education, training and research needed to maintain the safety and sustainability of the aviation industry into the future. Griffith Aviation has an impressive Industry Advisory Board with representatives including Qantas, QantasLink, Virgin Australia and Queensland Airports Limited. Griffith Aviation offers both undergraduate and postgraduate programs in the areas of pilot training and aviation management. Our Bachelor of Aviation prepares students for employment in the aviation industry and, together with the Graduate Diploma of Flight Management, for work as a commercial pilot.

The opportunity

There are three positions available across three levels: Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, and Associate Professor. The positions are required to convene/teach undergraduate and/or graduate Aviation courses, and undertake high impact research in areas of expertise, including publication of scholarly work and generating research funding in Griffith Aviation's areas of interest in a professional and ethical manner. These are continuing, full-time positions based at the Nathan campus. The level of appointment will be dependent on qualifications and experience.

About you

The successful applicant will have a PhD in an appropriate discipline (or near completion of a PhD); or a suitable degree qualification together with a record of aviation industry experience appropriate to the level of appointment. You will be motivated and have a strong commitment to teaching, research/scholarship and industry service that will complement Griffith Aviation. Ideally, the successful applicant will possess significant experience in university teaching and have experience in pilot training (including as a professional pilot) or in aviation management. The successful applicant will display excellent teaching/scholarship in Aviation (both at undergraduate and graduate levels).

Salary range

Lecturer Level B: $94,361 - $112,057 per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $110,403 - $131,108 per annum. Senior Lecturer Level C: $115,593 - $133,289 per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $135,244 - $155,949 per annum. Associate Professor Level D: $139,183 - $153,337 per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $162,845 - $179,405 per annum.

How to apply

To view the application requirements and position descriptions for these roles please click the Apply button. You will be redirected to the Griffith University job search page where you will be able to access the application requirements and position descriptions.

What we offer

Working for one of the most influential universities in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, you will join a University that ranks among the top 2% worldwide and spans across five campuses in South East Queensland. 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 Professor Tim Ryley, Head of Griffith Aviation, School of Engineering & Built Environment, Nathan Campus, Griffith University on +61 (0) 7 3735 5358 or at t.ryley@griffith.edu.au. For application queries, please contact Ms Busra Sevimli, HR Officer on +61 (0) 7 3735 7359 or at b.sevimli@griffith.edu.au.

Closing date: Monday 29 April 2019 at 5 pm AEST. All applications must be submitted online through Griffith's career page.

Female applicants are particularly encouraged to apply and while this position is advert ised as full tim e, a fractional appointment with flexible working can be negotiated.

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