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Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor - Environmental & Sustainable Design

Employer: University of Melbourne
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Education & Training, Green Architecture/Property, Policy & Research, Environment & Sustainability
Sector/s: University & Higher Education
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 11 September, 2019.
Applications close: 10 October, 2019.

  • Job no: 0045683
  • Work type: Continuing
  • Location: Parkville
  • Division/Faculty: Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning
  • Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Full time - 17% super
  • Salary: Level C $123,534 - $142,440 per annum / Level D $148,744 - $163,871 per annum plus 17% superannuation
  • Level of appointment is subject to qualifications and experience

The Faculty of Architecture Building and Planning has an opportunity for a candidate who can provide leadership in the sustainable architectural research field, and who has demonstrated accomplishment and potential in the field of environmental and sustainable design.

The ideal candidate will have a record of recognised creative, scholarly or professional work along with proven capability to make a significant contribution to teaching, research and engagement in the discipline. They will expand sustainable and environmental building knowledge and application through practice and design.

Key to the role will be leadership in the sustainable architectural research field and the demonstrated ability to influence and stimulate the student experience through a range of learning and teaching initiatives. The successful candidate will work with Faculty colleagues to produce leading research on sustainable design, both at a building and precinct scale. They will also contribute to the delivery of academic programs, enhancing the interdisciplinary design culture of the Faculty. They will teach at both graduate and undergraduate levels, including into the Bachelor of Design and will participate in the supervision of research higher degree students. The successful candidate will have an established research specialisation in sustainable and environmental architecture and associated fields, and demonstrate a high level of research performance and promise relative to the level of appointment.

They will have potential to cultivate research links with other groups and disciplines on campus, and with industry and the profession. While we are primarily interested in expanding our capacities in sustainable architectural design, we encourage applicants who also bring complementary disciplinary interests in the following areas:

  • Urban Design
  • Architectural Design
  • Construction technology and/or management

The successful candidate may undertake a leadership position in the Faculty to further develop and facilitate research programs.

How to apply for this job

For further information and initial enquiries please contact the executive search firm Cordner King via Dr Sean Davies, Managing Partner, Cordner King on 03 9617 7223, or 0408 128 116, or via email at, using the subject line: Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor Environmental and Sustainable Design enquiry via EthicalJobs.

For a full Position Description, and to apply, please visit the university's website.

To ensure the University provides a safe environment for children, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

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