Lecturer, Environmental Engineering

Deakin University

Melbourne VIC, Australia 🇦🇺

Job no: 545482
Work type: Full-time
Location: Melbourne – Burwood
Categories: Education, Science

  • Based at our Melbourne, Burwood Campus
  • Full-time and continuing
  • Level B $104,619 – $123,739 + 17% Superannuation (pro rata part time)

Founded in 1974, Deakin is a public university in Victoria with 61,000 students across five campuses: Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront, Warrnambool, and the online Campus. We are a progressive and open-minded university, with the highest student satisfaction in Victoria and consistently ranked in the top 1% of the world’s universities. 

This role will support the development and delivery of Deakin units using Project Orientated Design Based Learning (PODBL) pedagogy, with a particular focus on contribution to teaching teams in Environmental and Civil Engineering aligned unit delivery as well as contributing to core engineering units across the school.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Maintaining deep discipline knowledge which is applied to inform unit design
  • Adopting innovation in curriculum design at the unit level
  • Delivering learner-centric, research-informed teaching practices across different levels / modes of delivery
  • Integrating industry, clinical and/or research practice to teaching
  • Leading unit teaching teams and works collaboratively with other unit teaching teams in the course
  • Initiating, designing, conducting and potentially leading productive, high-quality research, scholarship and creative activities generating high impact outputs
  • Engaging collaboratively to develop novel and high-quality research or creative activities

Key selection criteria for this role:

  • PhD in Water/Environmental engineering or a relevant discipline and/or other relevant qualifications and experience
  • excellent record of scholarly learning and teaching in UG and/or PG programs, including innovative curriculum design
  • emerging reputation in research and scholarship through publications and/or exhibitions and/or success in obtaining external research funding
  • ability to make a contribution to community engagement for research and teaching
  • capacity to contribute to leadership of teaching, research and/or administration
  • excellent interpersonal skills and a proven ability to establish good working relationships with colleagues

For a copy of the position description, please see below:

Download File PD – Level B – Lecturer, Environmental Engineering (1).pdf

Applications for this position close on Monday 9 October 2023.


  • Infrequent travel will be required, including between campuses
  • Working with Children Check

Please submit your updated resume, a short cover letter and responses to the Key Selection Criteria.

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, please contact Tim Hilditch, Deputy Head Of School, Engineering via tim.hilditch@deakin.edu.au.

Are You Ready?

Deakin is a Victorian university with a global impact. We are an agile, dynamic, and innovative university committed to making a positive impact through our excellence in education, research and innovation and the contributions we make to the wider community.

We understand that our reputation has been built on the dedication and expertise of our staff and we offer a dynamic and diverse working environment with opportunities to grow and develop careers. We believe that a progressive, thriving culture will ensure that people choose to come, and stay at Deakin and contribute to our ongoing success.

We value diversity and aim to build an inclusive environment that champions, embraces and respects differences. We support and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people of all abilities, cultures, sexual orientation, and genders.

We understand that our academic workforce is increasingly diverse, and we recognise academic careers may be placed on hold throughout many life circumstances. Achievement relative to opportunity places more emphasis on the quality, as opposed to the quantity of research outputs. In your application, we strongly encourage you to comment on your achievements relative to opportunity.

Advertised: 08 Sep 2023 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 09 Oct 2023 AUS Eastern Daylight Time





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