SCHOOL OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING, THE UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND, BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA
Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Chemical Engineering
The School of Chemical Engineering is an international leader in the chemical engineering field and has an excellent reputation, built over 100 years at The University of Queensland.
We deliver quality programs and leadership in chemical engineering education, research and development, and expert consulting to support the process industries. Undergraduate teaching within the School focuses on the disciplines of chemical, bioprocess, biomedical, materials, environmental and metallurgical engineering and postgraduate programs are available in growing fields including water, sustainable energy, bioprocess and biomedical engineering. The School’s project-centred curriculum has been recognised as an international exemplar of engineering education.
Worldwide, UQ Chemical Engineering was ranked 45th in the QS World University Rankings 2021 for Chemical Engineering. Central to the School’s success are our staff, specifically the academic, research and professional staff. They are engaged in pioneering teaching and research crossing traditional disciplinary boundaries, mindful of their role in addressing the big challenges that lie ahead.
Catalysed by our move to a new home for Chemical Engineering at UQ in 2021, the soon to be completed eleven story, state-of-the-art Andrew N. Liveris Building, the School is entering an exciting growth and rejuvenation phase. We are wanting to recruit new staff who are passionate and committed to building on our long-standing acknowledged successes in cutting-edge teaching and learning, research impact and industry and public sector engagement, to further increase our local and international impact in learning and discovery in chemical engineering.
Our people are our greatest asset. We offer collaborative, inclusive work and study places, which are enriched by the significant diversity of our staff, students and community. We genuinely believe that creativity and innovation flourishes in an environment where people feel supported, valued and empowered. Mutual respect, inclusivity and accountability are at the cornerstone of UQ’s culture.
The School of Chemical Engineering is committed to supporting the career growth of women academics and have a number of initiatives to support women in developing and achieving a fulfilling career within the School.
For more information about the School, please visit: www.uq.edu.au/chemeng
About This Opportunity
This is an exciting opportunity for a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer to join the School of Chemical Engineering. In this role, you will undertake teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels (including course coordination), higher degree research (HDR) student supervision, research, and service and engagement activities. The position is open to all areas of Chemical Engineering. Areas of particular interest include electrochemical engineering, food engineering, process systems engineering and data science, and energy.
As a Lecturer (Level B), some of your duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
As a Senior Lecturer (Level C), you will complete all of the above duties as well as:
This position is located at our picturesque St Lucia campus, renowned as one of Australia’s most attractive university campuses, and located just 7km from Brisbane’s city centre. Bounded by the Brisbane River on three sides, and with outstanding public transport connections, our 114-hectare site provides a perfect work environment – you can enjoy the best of both worlds: a vibrant campus with the tradition of an established university.
For US applicants, please note that Australian Universities use British terminology, as such a Lecturer position is equivalent to that of a non-tenured Assistant Professor position in the US.
Our Ideal Candidate
As our ideal candidate for a Lecturer (Level B) role, you will have:
As our ideal candidate for a Senior Lecturer (Level C) role, you will have all the above as well as:
Visa sponsorship may be available for this appointment.
We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
What We Can Offer
This is a full-time, continuing position at Academic level B or C.
As a Level B, the full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range AUD$99,542.80 - AUD$118,206.73, plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be in the range AUD$116,465.08 - AUD$138,301.87.
As a Level C, the full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range AUD$121,939.50 - AUD$140,603.43, plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be in the range AUD$142,669.22 - AUD$164,506.01.
You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, recreation leave loading, salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, cheap parking, development programs and many other benefits.
For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.
Our Selection Process
As part of the Selection Process, applicants shortlisted for interview will be required to present a seminar and mock lecture to members of the school community prior to their scheduled interview. Research seminars and lecture topics will be provided with adequate notice to shortlisted candidates.
The University of Queensland is committed to ensuring all candidates are provided with the opportunity to attend the panel interviews, however, for those candidates who are unable to attend in person, video interview options will be available.
To discuss this role please contact Professor Justin Cooper-White on email@example.com.
For application queries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org stating the job number in the subject line.
Want to Apply?
To submit an application for this role, go to UQ Careers and use the Apply button. All applicants must supply the following documents:
To satisfy pre-requisite questions and ensure your application can be considered in full, all candidates must apply via the UQCareers portal by the job closing deadline. Applicants are encouraged to highlight performance relative to opportunity in their Cover letter. Applications received via other channels including direct email will not be accepted.
Applications close: 29 September 2021
Job No: 515937