Associate Lecturer, Engineering (Full-time) Casual Consolidation Project (Open to LTU current casuals only)

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Deadline: 21 Apr 2024

We are reducing the overall use of academic casual employment and providing meaningful pathways for casual academic staff to ongoing academic employment through our casual consolidation project.

To be eligible, you must (a) Have casual experience totalling at least two (2) teaching sessions at La Trobe University in the previous two (2) years; (b) Have not held a continuing position in a university in the previous three (3) years.

Launch Your Academic Career in Engineering at La Trobe University!

Are you ready to be at the cutting edge of engineering education? La Trobe University is seeking an ambitious Associate Lecturer in Construction and Engineering Engineering, full-time, continuing to join our innovative School of Computing, Engineering, and Mathematical Sciences at the Melbourne (Bundoora) campus. This is a rare opportunity to step into a role where your contributions will directly shape the future of engineering education and research.

About the position

  • Develop and Evaluate Curriculum: Utilize an evidence-based approach to shape and assess the effectiveness of learning and teaching initiatives.
  • Engage in High-Quality Teaching: Deliver engaging lectures, tutorials, and practical sessions across various modes, including online, blended, and face-to-face.
  • Foster Innovation: Work alongside subject and course coordinators to design and implement innovative curriculum developments, improving the student experience.
  • Contribute to the Community: Play an integral role in knowledge transfer and building relationships within the local and academic community.

The candidate:

  • A visionary with a PhD degree in Construction and Engineering Engineering or related discipline, passionate about teaching and curriculum development.
  • A proven track record of effective teaching methods and innovative initiatives that enhance the student experience.
  • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively within a diverse academic team.
  • A commitment to continuous professional development and engagement with the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

Applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. 

How to apply

Closing date: Sunday 21 April By 11:55pm

Position Enquiries:  Hossam Aboel Naga, Professor and Head, Department of Engineering E. [email protected]

Recruitment Enquiries:  Melissa Magaton, Senior Talent Acquisition Business Partner E. [email protected]

Position Description below:

 PD - Associate Lecturer, Engineering.pdf

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

All applicants will be provided with a video interview within 24 hours of submission of their application, to be submitted by 10:00am on the 23rd of April. There may be a requirement to interview also.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants
We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 

La Trobe University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We take an intersectional approach by actively supporting and encouraging people of all backgrounds and abilities to submit an application and aim to ensure that the recruitment and employee experience is as accessible and inclusive as possible. Flexibility in interview format will be offered to shortlisted candidates.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.



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