Ref 6061/23 Industry Lecturer in Environmental Health, School of Science

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: City West Campus, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 12 Dec 2023

  • Part-time, Fixed term position for 2 years based at Hawkesbury campus
  • Remuneration: $135,528 to $159,922 p.a.| Includes 17% Superannuation
  • Working at WSU means you’ll be part of an organisation that’s ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide

Part-time, Fixed term position for 2 years
Hawkesbury Campus

About Western 
Western Sydney University is a top-ranking, modern, forward-thinking institution committed to excellence in education, research, and community impact. Our core values of Boldness, Fairness, Integrity, and Excellence foster a dynamic, inclusive, and innovative culture focused on student-centered excellence. With 3,000 dedicated staff members, you can thrive professionally while making a meaningful impact. Discover exciting opportunities with us!

The School of Science is seeking an experienced Industry Lecturer in Environmental Health.

About School of Science
The School of Science is a large and comprehensive school with learning, teaching and research excellence encompassing a wide range of biological, chemical, environmental, food, forensic, medical, nutritional, and physical sciences, including agriculture and astronomy.

The School is educating tomorrow’s graduates in an environment that is contemporary, challenging, and adaptive to a rapidly evolving world. It offers a range of bachelor, masters and doctoral degrees using the excellent teaching, laboratory and fieldwork facilities at the Campbelltown, Hawkesbury, Parramatta and Penrith campuses, as well as online activities. The School’s research-led teaching is supported by state-of-the-art educational technologies. Its researchers make major contributions to the University’s high ERA (Excellence in Research for Australia) rankings, and collaborate with other schools, University Research Institutes, and external partners in Australia and overseas. The School’s bachelor degrees include a wide range of majors, minors, interdisciplinary offerings and elective subjects, with access through pathways programs, and opportunities for further study in Master of Research, PhD and coursework masters’ degrees. Work-integrated learning prepares graduates to flourish and succeed in society and the rapidly evolving world of work, both in Australia and internationally. 

The School’s vision is to be recognised as one of Australia’s engaged research leaders, producing high-quality and high-impact research outcomes with local and international collaborators. With a large and growing body of graduates, the School aims to continue building its partnerships in Western Sydney, engaging with schools and other educational providers, industries, community organisations, and Local, State and Commonwealth Government partners. Through its educational, research and engagement activities the School supports the University’s role as an advocate and champion for Greater Western Sydney and its people.

About the role
The Industry Lecturer in Environmental Health will utilise their demonstrated professional, vocational, and specialised industry expertise in a range of academic activities including the development, design and delivery of teaching and work integrated learning in relevant areas. They will also develop their scholarly, research and/or professional expertise relevant to the profession or discipline.

The appointee will be required to foster relevant relationships both internal and external to the University, and will assist in further building our Environmental Health team, working closely with research and teaching staff across the wider School of Science.

The appointee will be based at the Hawkesbury Campus, but multi-campus activities requiring travel between campuses may be required.

Skills and Experiences
The successful candidate will have a PhD, Master’s degree or equivalent and/or extensive industry experience in an area relevant to the industry applications of Environmental Health, Demonstrated experience in meaningful industry and community engagement and partnership initiatives and Expertise in the area of Environmental Health, with the ability to transfer this into meaningful educational experiences, research outputs, industry engagement and/or business and policy development.

Culture 
Western Sydney University highly values equity and inclusiveness. We have a proud history of doing so and consider this an important part of our social and civic responsibilities as a University. We strive to contribute to tackling inequalities and promoting wellbeing within our own institution, the Greater Western Sydney region, nationally and internationally. If you share our passion for creating a more equitable and inclusive world, and if you are ready to contribute to meaningful change, join us in our mission to promote equity, inclusiveness, and wellbeing. 

What We Offer in Return
At Western Sydney University, we deeply value our staff and recognise their invaluable contributions that drive our mission and uphold our values. In return for your dedication, we offer:

  • 35 hour work week
  • 17% super contributions
  • Multi-Campus opportunities

 Applicants should be aware that this role will be based at Hawkesbury campus, however as Western Sydney University is a multi-campus university travel to other campuses may be required when operational needs arise.

If this sounds like an opportunity for you, we want to hear from you! Apply now ensuring you carefully address each of the selection criteria in your application. Please review the position description for further information.

Remuneration Package: Academic Level B $135,528 to $159,922 p.a. (comprising Salary of $114,523 to $135,230 p.a., plus Superannuation and Leave Loading)

 Position Enquiries: Please contact Kim Longhurst, Business Administrative Officer via email at [email protected]
Closing Date: 8:30 pm on Tuesday 12 December 2023

Interview Date: 15 December 2023 or early January 2024

Working Rights in Australia - Eligibility 
You must provide evidence of your working rights in Australia for the full term of the appointment at time of application

Note - Only those applications submitted via the WSU online recruitment system will be accepted.

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