Lecturer, Civil Engineering

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Bendigo, VICTORIA
Deadline: 05 Feb 2023

  • Full time, Continuing
  • Teaching and Research
  • Located at Bendigo Campus
  • Level B – Salary range $100,480 - $118,659 (dependent on experience) plus 17% superannuation
  • Exciting time to join the School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences

About the Position

This position is located in the Department of Engineering, part of the School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences. The school has three departments: Computer Science and Information Technology, Engineering, and Mathematical and Physical Sciences on both Melbourne (Bundoora) and Bendigo campuses. The school hosts three Research Centres: the Centre for Technology Infusion (CTI), the CISCO Latrobe Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things, and the Centre for Materials and Surface Science, and one Research Node: the Cybersecurity Innovation Node. The school has a reputation for innovative course design, the maintenance of a supportive student-centred learning environment and an outstanding research profile. The school offers a range of general and specialist undergraduate and postgraduate courses that are rigorous, attuned to emerging trends and taught by staff at the forefront of their fields.

The Department of Engineering has a total of 22 staff and around 600 undergraduate and postgraduate students located across our Melbourne (Bundoora) and Bendigo campuses. The Engineering discipline at La Trobe continues to expand and revitalise its programs with an innovative curriculum that incorporates strong industry engagement. The department leads various industry sponsored multi-disciplinary research projects with national and international linkages.

Skills and Experience

  • PhD in hydraulics engineering or equivalent accreditation
  • Develop, coordinate and teach a high-quality learning experience that engages students through the conduct of tutorials, practical classes, demonstrations, workshops, student field excursions, clinical sessions and/or studio sessions.
  • Demonstrate a scholarly approach to learning and teaching and contribute to disciplinary teaching pedagogy and research.
  • Keep abreast of innovations in teaching and learning in areas such as, online and blended delivery.
  • Participate in innovative course level curriculum design, development and review.
  • Contribute to a robust and ambitious research culture by participating in writing up research findings for publication and dissemination.
  • With mentoring support, obtain necessary research funding from external funding sources.

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

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  • 17% employer contributed superannuation
  • On site child care facilities
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Discounts for staff and their family members to study a range of La Trobe courses

How to apply

Closing date: By 11:55pm Sunday 5th February, 2023

Position Enquiries: Professor & Head , Department of Engineering Hossam Aboel Naga, Email:  H.AboEl-Naga@latrobe.edu.au ,
Phone 03 9479 1181

Recruitment Enquiries:  Vicki Stavrou, Senior Talent Acquisition Business Partner via email v.stavrou@latrobe.edu.au ,
Phone 03 9479 5191

Position Description below:

 PD-Lecturer Civil Engineering Bendigo-Teaching-and-Research.pdf

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

  • Cover letter;
  • An up-to-date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing each essential and desirable bullet point in the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description.

Why La Trobe:

  • Develop your career at an innovative, global university where you’ll collaborate with community and industry to create impact.
  • Enjoy working on our inspiring and stunning campuses – the perfect hub for industry, students and academics
  • Help transform the lives of students, partners and communities now and in future

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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