Lecturer A- Soil Science

Job no: 513054
Work type: Continuing - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Level A, Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology

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* Level A ($72,829-$97,927) per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation applies

* Continuing appointment

The School of Agriculture, Food and Wine seeks to appoint an emerging leader in soil science with experience in undergraduate learning and teaching.

This opportunity will enable an early career researcher to join a team of world class soil science academics in teaching and researching their area of expertise. The appointee will introduce innovative approaches to teaching and assessment, and contribute collaboratively to curriculum design for both undergraduate and postgraduate courses in soil science. The appointee will also contribute to the current research strategy of the School and have the opportunity to develop and expand their research, focusing on soil science related initiatives.

The School of Agriculture, Food and Wine is one of several Schools in the Faculty of SET, and represents a world-class concentration of scientific research, education and product conferring capability, with infrastructure and resources at the Waite Campus of the University of Adelaide.

To be successful, you will need:

  • A PhD in soil science or a closely related discipline.
  • Experience in teaching at the undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels, with an ability to contribute to course development.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under limited supervision to deliver excellent educational outcomes, including demonstrated capacity to relate to students from a variety of backgrounds.
  • A track record relative to opportunity in soil science research or related field evidenced by papers in peer-reviewed journals, and trade journals, patents or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate research results to diverse audiences including academic, industry and the broader community.
  • Strong organisational, time management, intercultural and interpersonal skills.
  • Commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.

Further details and criteria provided in the attached Role Statement.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs

Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology is a multidisciplinary hub of cutting-edge teaching and research. Many of its academic staff are world leaders in their fields and graduates are highly regarded by employers. The Faculty actively partners with innovative industries to solve problems of global significance. 

Learn more at: set.adelaide.edu.au

If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications close 11:55pm, Sunday 17th December 2023.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Professor Jason Able
Head of School, Agriculture, Food & Wine
P: +61 (8) 83137075
E: jason.able@adelaide.edu.au

You'll find a full position description and selection criteria below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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