Lecturer, Construction and Engineering Management

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Deadline: 25 Jun 2023

  • Full-Time, Continuing
  • Teaching & Research opportunity
  • Based at La Trobe University’s Melbourne, Bundoora campus

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 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 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.

La Trobe is a participant in the Athena SWAN Charter to enhance gender equality in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics disciplines. As such, we especially encourage female applicants to apply.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will have;

  • PhD in engineering or equivalent accreditation and standing recognised by the University/profession as appropriate for the relevant discipline areas. This includes specialisations in project management, construction technology, procurement, risk management, and modern methods of construction.
  • Demonstrated competence in teaching and curriculum development.
  • Evidence of high quality and/or high impact research conducted and published or otherwise disseminated, relative to opportunity.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise, or co-supervise, honours and postgraduate students.
  • Sound analytical skills with an ability to communicate complex information clearly both verbally and in writing.
  • High level organisational skills with the ability to set priorities, meet deadlines, initiate and follow-up actions, all with minimal or no supervision.
  • High level verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to interact effectively with people from a diverse range of backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and productively with staff and students from a diverse range of backgrounds.
  • Experience in the preparation of research proposal submissions to external funding bodies and evidence of success in securing research funding.

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

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What La Trobe University can offer you!

  • 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, 25th June 2023

Position Enquiries:  Hossam Aboel Naga, Professor and Head of Department, Engineering

Email: H.AboEl-Naga@latrobe.edu.au

Recruitment Enquiries: Bianca Trajanov, Talent Acquisition Consultant

Email:  B.trajanov@latrobe.edu.au

Position Description below:

 PD- Lecturer, Construction and Engineering Management.pdf

Only candidates with Full Working Rights in Australia may apply for this position.

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

  • Cover letter, including a paragraph outlining your suitability for the position based on   information outlined in the PD; and
  • An up to date resume

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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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