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Associate Lecturer in Surveying and Spatial Sciences

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Work type: Full time
Location: Hobart
Categories: Balanced Research/Teaching

Associate Lecturer in Surveying and Spatial Sciences

  • Full time 3-year fixed term position, based in Hobart
  • Receive excellent benefits and 17% super
  • Contribute to the teaching activities of the Surveying and Spatial Sciences group

Your New Role

We are seeking to appoint an Associate Lecturer in Surveying and Spatial Sciences, with the primary responsibilities of this role relating to teaching and assessing laboratory and field-based practicals, managing specialist equipment, software and data, and providing technical support for research. Applications are particularly invited from individuals with a strong technical background in surveying and spatial sciences and with a desire to apply and convey their knowledge in a university setting.

About the University

The University of Tasmania is building a vision of a place-based University with a mission to enhance the intellectual, economic, social and culture future of Tasmania, and from Tasmania, contribute to the world in areas of distinctive advantage. We work in a unique setting and actively partner with the communities in which we live, in support of a healthy, civil and sustainable society. We subscribe to the fundamental values of honesty, integrity, responsibility, and trust.

The role is within School of Geography, Planning, and Spatial Sciences where we build on and advance the University’s strategic pursuit of academic and applied multi-disciplinarity, encompassing and integrating human geography, physical geography, spatial sciences, planning and environmental management.

The School’s Surveying and Spatial Sciences group is the top-ranked Geomatic Engineering research group in Australia and makes substantial contributions to ecology, physical geography, geophysics and oceanography research. We teach undergraduate and postgraduate surveying and spatial sciences units, majors and courses and supervise research higher degree students.

What You’ll Need to Succeed

Your ability to successfully engage with a variety of internal, external and collaborative stakeholders will lead to successful outcomes in this role. A three-year tertiary qualification in surveying and spatial sciences with experience in University-level teaching and/or relevant professional experience in the field of surveying and spatial sciences will be highly regarded.

What’s on Offer?

The University of Tasmania is one of the largest employers in the State and people are at the heart of everything we do. We strive to create nurturing, inclusive and collaborative working environments, enabling us to nurture a vital & sustainable community.  The University recognises that achieving this vision is dependent on the people we employ as well as creating a people-centred University that is values-based, relational, diverse, and development-focused.

On offer is a full-time 3-year fixed-term opportunity, with a competitive remuneration package including 17% superannuation.

We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people and are committed to inclusive principles. We celebrate the range of diverse assets that gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, age and life course bring. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community. Tell us how we can make this job work for you.

How to Apply?

If this role is of interest, we look forward to hearing from you. Please provide your up-to-date resume and a cover letter outlining your suitability and motivation for the role. For further information about this position, please contact Dr Rachael Hurd, Senior Lecturer in Spatial Sciences, or (03) 6226 2844

Please visit for our guide to applying and details on the recruitment process.

Applications close 11:55pm Friday 23 December 2022

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COVID-19 Update: The University of Tasmania recognises that this is critical for the workforce at the University to protect the safety of our workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians. Applicants for this role must be prepared to provide evidence of Covid-19 vaccination as a condition of employment.

To be eligible for this position, you are required to have Australian citizenship, permanent residence or a current valid visa that allows you to fulfill the requirements of this role.

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