Lecturer - Chemical Engineering

Updated: 14 days ago
Location: Perth, WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 03 Oct 2021

  • $102,253 to $120,814 pa (Level B)
  • Ongoing, Full-time, Joondalup Campus
  • Open to candidates with relevant work rights

QUALIFIED FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

LECTURER (LEVEL B) IN CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
$102,253 - $120,814 pa (Level B)
ONGOING, FULL-TIME POSITION, JOONDALUP CAMPUS

Overview
The School of Engineering at Edith Cowan University (ECU) was established in 1992. It has been one of the fastest growing engineering schools in the nation with a strong track record of success in developing and delivering quality undergraduate and postgraduate engineering programs that have strong alignment with industry and promote community and environmental sustainability. It offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in chemical, civil, civil and environmental, mechanical, mechatronics, electrical power, electrical and renewable energy, electronics and communications, instrumentation control and automation, computer systems, petroleum, and maritime engineering. In addition to the standard 4-year engineering degree courses, it was the first engineering school in Western Australia to offer the ‘3+2’ model of engineering education leading to a professionally accredited Master of Engineering. ECU has been ranked in the Top 151-175 in the 2021 Times Higher Education World University Rankings for engineering and technology. Furthermore, Engineering at ECU has been rated as above world standard, and Chemical Engineering at well above world standard, in the 2018 Excellence in Research for Australia evaluation by the Australia Research Council. The School provides a supportive and collegial work environment and enjoys outstanding teaching and research facilities that are among the best in Australia.

In the discipline of Chemical Engineering, the School offers a broad range of undergraduate, postgraduate by coursework, and higher degrees by research programs. The School is now seeking to appoint an academic staff for Chemical Engineering. We are looking for a suitably qualified person who can make a significant contribution to the School’s world-class research and teaching activities. The successful applicant will have a strong background in research and teaching in Chemical Engineering, with industry work experience being an advantage. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to leverage on the unique and world-class research facilities towards industry collaboration and high impact research outcomes. A capital seed funding of up to $50,000 may be provided to the successful applicant to help establish their research activities at ECU.

This job position is located at the Joondalup Campus, approximately 25 km north of the Perth CBD. Joondalup is a rapidly growing regional centre and supports a wide range of facilities for business, living and recreation. It is close to the northern beaches and accessible via freeway and rapid rail connections to Perth city.

As a proud member of the Athena SWAN Charter, Women in STEM Decadal Plan Champion and an WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality, ECU is committed to removing barriers to gender equity in the workplace. We aim to attract and retain those who have chosen a pathway in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM); qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

At ECU you will be encouraged and supported to further develop your career in a number of ways including tailored mentoring, networking opportunities both within the school and across the University. The university has a strong focus on being inclusive, flexible and relevant and we offer dedicated schemes to remove obstacles and enable career development and progression. ECU offers and promotes employees having flexible working arrangements that help you manage your work and life responsibilities. Additionally, the self-directed nature of an academic career allows a level of flexibility outside of timetabled commitments.

Applicants will need to demonstrate personal attributes that are congruent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry and Personal Excellence.

Benefits
ECU supports a work/life balance for staff. Benefits such as flexible working arrangements may also be negotiated to meet individual circumstances.

ECU has an Award-winning Health and Wellness Program and an extensive range of staff benefits across entertainment, financial, health, travel and consumer goods and services.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our Employment Opportunities website.

ECU is a smoke-free environment.

Contact
Interested applicants are encouraged to contact the Associate Dean (Academic), Associate Professor Douglas Chai on d.chai@ecu.edu.au for more information on this job opportunity.

How to Apply
Candidates are requested to submit their applications as one document with the inclusion of the following:
• A cover letter;
• Statement addressing the Selection Criteria;
• Current academic CV;
• Copy of your Bachelor degree transcript;
• Copy of your PhD degree certificate; and
• Copy of your Google Scholar H-index with publications sorted by year

Closing Date
Applications close on Sunday 3 October 2021 at 11.30pm (AWST).

PLEASE NOTE: BECAUSE THIS IS AN ONGOING POSITION, APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED FROM CANDIDATES WHO HAVE EITHER PERMANENT RESIDENCY OR AUSTRALIAN CITIZENSHIP.

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ECU is a diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address underrepresentation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

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