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Lecturer in Spatial Sciences and 3D Analysis

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Work type: Full time
Location: Hobart
Categories: Academic - Teaching & Research

  • Full time ongoing position
  • Based in Hobart
  • Contribute to the research and teaching activities of the Surveying and Spatial Sciences group

The College of Sciences and Engineering (CoSE) is comprised of the following Academic Units (schools and institutes): Australian Maritime College, Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, School of Natural Sciences, School of Technology, Environments and Design, and Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture. The College’s schools and institutes have strong reputations for leading-edge teaching and research that responds to local needs and addresses globally significant issues.

The Opportunity

Surveying and Spatial Sciences at the University of Tasmania is the top-ranked ‘Geomatic Engineering’ research group in Australia and makes substantial research contributions into Physical Geography, Geophysics, Ecology and Oceanography, and a global top-100 ranked University in Remote Sensing. We teach undergraduate and postgraduate surveying and spatial sciences degrees and supervise research higher degree students. The successful applicant will contribute to the research activities of the group and play a significant role in teaching and coordinating units in the School’s undergraduate and postgraduate surveying and spatial sciences courses.

Key Accountabilities:

  • ­Make a valuable and quality contribution to the University in achieving its strategic objectives and fulfilling its operational responsibilities.
  • Develop your skills and capabilities in academic leadership and team work to foster outstanding research and/or learning and teaching.
  • Undertake high-quality research of national and increasingly of international standing, seek to secure external competitive and other funding, publish research findings and contribute to the successful supervision of research higher degree students, in order to meet and regularly exceed the University’s research performance expectations for Level B.
  • Undertake high quality, scholarly undergraduate (and, if relevant, postgraduate) coursework teaching.
  • Actively develop and nurture productive networks across the discipline, relevant interdisciplinary domains, the profession, industry and/or the wider community at both a local and national level.

Your Application

To be successful in the role, your application will need to demonstrate;

  • A PhD or equivalent in the Spatial Sciences or a closely-related field.
  • Relative to opportunity, a continuing commitment to research that has achieved national or international recognition and made worthwhile contributions, demonstrated by recent quality publications, in terrestrial laser scanning and the processing, analysis and modelling of high-resolution point cloud data in natural and/or built environments.
  • Demonstrated commitment to and potential for university-level teaching and learning in one or more of terrestrial laser scanning, airborne laser scanning, point cloud data analysis, spatial data modelling and photogrammetry.
  • A demonstrated commitment to develop and nurture effective and productive relationships within the discipline, profession, industry and wider community.
  • Demonstrated capacity to make positive contributions in teams.


Appointment to this role will be at Academic Level B and will have a total remuneration package of up to $133,842 comprising base salary within the range of $98,537 to $114,395 plus 17% superannuation.

How to Apply

  • To apply online, please provide your resume, cover letter outlining your suitability and motivation for the role, and your responses to the position/selection criteria
  • For further information about this position, please contact Professor Matt King, Head of Discipline, Geography & Spatial Sciences, or +61 3 6226 1974.
  • Please visit for our guide to applying and details on the recruitment process.

Applications close Friday, 28 February 2020, 11.55pm (Australian Eastern Summer Time)

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