Industry Fellow, Surveying and Geospatial Science

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 26 Nov 2023

4 Nov 2023
Job Information

Research Field

Educational sciences
Environmental science
Researcher Profile

Recognised Researcher (R2)
First Stage Researcher (R1)

Application Deadline

26 Nov 2023 - 00:00 (UTC)
Type of Contract

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Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?


Offer Description
  • Part-time 0.5FTE, 2 Year Fixed Term position
  • Salary Academic Level B ($105,548 - $125,341) + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements
  • Based at the Melbourne CBD campus

About the Role

The Industry Fellow will make significant contributions to the teaching, scholarship, research, and industry engagement efforts of the School in the field of Surveying and Geospatial Science. More specifically you are responsible for carrying out teaching activities within undergraduate programs and for maintaining and advancing your research and professional capabilities.

To be successful in this position, you'll have:

  • Demonstrated expertise in surveying, geospatial science, and related fields, with a strong background in both theoretical knowledge and practical application. This includes a deep understanding of surveying methods, equipment, data analysis, and geospatial technologies.
  • A proven track record of significant professional experience in the surveying industry, preferably with a comprehensive understanding of various surveying domains, such as land surveying, hydrographic surveying, cadastral surveying, and geodetic surveying. The candidate should have hands-on experience in diverse surveying projects.
  • Demonstrated involvement in innovative development within the surveying and geospatial science domain. This includes a history of contributing to cutting-edge projects, publications, or the application of emerging technologies in the industry.

Please view position description for further selection criteria


Mandatory: Five or more years' experience in the surveying industry

Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children and National Police Check.

About the School

The School of Science delivers excellence in applied research and education, engaging in strong impactful industry partnerships and producing skilled, industry-ready graduates.

The School has a diverse research portfolio across science and mathematics with international research excellence in quantum science technologies, advanced materials chemistry and catalysis solutions and in water science, systems and sustainability; in addition to emerging strengths in geospatial technologies, mathematics and future food technologies. Annual research income for the School is around $20 million and the School has just under 400 Higher Degree by Research students.

The School delivers high-quality applied, authentic and active industry-engaged education and teaching to over 2,600 undergraduate- and postgraduate-taught students across 10 ongoing undergraduate and 8 postgraduate programs, in addition to offshore partnerships and delivery, including in China and Vietnam.

Details of the School can be found at:

To Apply

Please submit your CV and covering letter and separate document addressing the Key Selection Criteria for this position by clicking on the 'Apply' link at the top of this page.

For further information about this position, please see the Position Description hyperlinked below or contact Professor Monica Wachowicz, Associate Dean, Geospatial Science via email [email protected] .

Position Description - Industry Fellow

Applications close on Sunday 26th November 2023 at 11.59pm.

About RMIT University

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 96,000 students and close to 10,000 staff globally. The University's mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for students to prepare them for life and work.

Why work at RMIT University

Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. Find out more about working at RMIT University, what we stand for and why we are an Employer of Choice.

We want to attract those who will make a difference. View RMIT's impressive standings in university rankings.

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RMIT has a strong dhumbali (commitment) to the employment, development and retention of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people within a culturally safe environment; we strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

At RMIT, we are committed to supporting adjustments throughout the recruitment and selection process, as well as during employment. We actively support and encourage people with disability to apply to RMIT. To discuss adjustment requirements, please contact Kassie (Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor), via [email protected] or visit our Careers page for more contact information -

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