Senior Lecturer in BIM/Digital Engineering

Updated: 4 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 04 Jun 2023

  • Full-time, continuing opportunity with a rising regional university
  • Location choices between Lismore and Gold Coast campus
  • Remuneration up to $166,761 per annum

About us

Southern Cross University is a values-led, young, dynamic and rising institution of excellence committed to transforming tomorrow . Our gamechanging new education model brings a deeper learning experience, improving individual student outcomes, quality of life and a better way to learn.

Southern Cross University’s new 2030 strategy is founded on our people and our purpose to changelives through revolutionary learning and research with real impact.Learn more about our purpose, values and strategy by clicking here .

Working at Southern Cross University combines a rare combination of being surrounded by ambitious students, amazing and dedicated colleagues and an environment of stunning natural beauty. We are leaders in our communities in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales, Coffs Harbour and the Gold Coast and pride ourselves on helping shape a better tomorrow.

About the opportunity

The Faculty of Science and Engineering delivers undergraduate and postgraduate programs in the areas of Engineering Systems (with specialisations in Mechanical and Civil), Information Technology and Science (with specialisation in Environmental and Earth Systems, Marine Systems, Forest Systems and Regenerative Agriculture). The Faculty is committed to the delivery of high-quality courses informed by research leadership, which combine academic rigour with relevance to employment opportunities for graduates.

This is an exciting opportunity for a building information modelling (BIM) / digital engineering academic, with a particular alignment in smart infrastructure and transport systems, to play a key role in the design and delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate engineering programs offered by the Faculty.

Your core responsibilities will include:

  • Provide a high standard of teaching and learning and educational design and delivery within BIM and digital engineering in the areas aligned with smart infrastructure and transport systems.
  • Contribute to the Faculty’s research profile through publications in high-quality journals and successful applications for grant funding, independently or as a member of a team.
  • Undertake relevant community and professional engagement that supports and enhances the University and Faculty’s profile and priorities.

About you

You will have a PhD or equivalent in Engineering, professional engineering experience and expertise in BIM and digital engineering, ideally with a specialisation in transport and smart infrastructure systems. This role will draw on your experience leading and undertaking the design, implementation and evaluation of curriculum and resources that support and enhance the effectiveness of student learning. In addition, you will have:

  • An appropriate track record in research or teaching scholarship relative to level and academic profile, including where possible publications in highly ranked journals, and supervision of honours/higher degree research candidates.
  • Evidence of regular participation in and contribution to: research collaborations; placement partnerships; professional practice; staff development activities; relevant professional bodies; and/or community groups.
  • Leadership experience in teaching, research and/or professional practice and collaboration with industry partners.

Salary and benefits

Our staff benefit from flexible work arrangements, including hybrid work models, generous parental and carer’s leave provisions, wellbeing initiatives, employee assistance programs and professional learning opportunities. This position is:

  • Full-time, continuing (permanent)
  • Located at either Gold Coast or Lismore. Generous relocation support available.
  • Academic Level C. The base salary ranges from $123,900 - $142,531 per annum, plus 17% employer’s contribution to superannuation. The total remuneration package is up to $166,761.

Find out more about working at SCU by visiting Why Work at SCU.

Application requirements

Applicants must apply online and attach a CV and cover letter responding to the selection criteria within the position description by the closing date. Information to support you prepare your application is available on our website. If you experience difficulties applying online or need reasonable adjustments at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know by contacting  

This opportunity is available to candidates within Australia and located overseas. If the successful candidate requires visa sponsorship, the University will work with the appointee to support visa and travel requirements.

Further information

Additional information is available in the position description or by contacting:

Name: Professor Charles Lemckert, Chair of Engineering and IT

Closing Date: 11.30pm AEST, 4 June 2023

Southern Cross University is committed to diversity and social inclusion and aim to ensure equality in the recruitment of our staff. Applications are supported and encouraged from those that bring diversity to the University.

Together, we are Transforming Tomorrow.

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