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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Hydrogeology

Job no: 498913
Work type: full-time
Location: Crawley
Categories: Science

Faculty of Science

School of Earth Sciences

  • Tenurable appointment
  • Salary range:  Level B $96,210 - $114,250 p.a. or  Level C $117,857 - $135,900 p.a. (depending on experience)

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities worldwide and is a member of the prestigious Group of Eight research-intensive universities in Australia. Groundwater and the management of this important resource is vitally important in Western Australia and we invite applications for a Lecturer (Level B) or Senior Lecturer (Level C) in Hydrogeology to join a vibrant and dynamic teaching and research environment in the School of Earth Sciences in the Faculty of Science.

About the School

The School currently offers a successful Master of Hydrogeology and staff and students undertaken broad-ranging research in Hydrogeology. In the School we have well established external industry/government agency engagement across all our applied areas in minerals, energy and groundwater with research and PhD supervision concentrated in these areas as well as more fundamental earth science research and teaching funded by competitive grants.  We attract high quality PhD students from around the world and currently offer a variety of coursework masters degrees and an undergraduate major in Geology.

About the Opportunity

The appointee will have the opportunity to grow hydrogeology research and develop interdisciplinary links particularly within the School and Faculty.  The appointee will also be primarily responsible for coordination and curriculum development of the Master of Hydrogeology.  Expertise in hydrogeology will enable the appointee to contribute to the School’s research capability and activity, teaching programs and research supervision.

To be considered for this role, you will:

  • Hold a PhD in Hydrogeology
  • Demonstrate excellence in hydrogeology research and publication of research
  • Demonstrate excellence in hydrogeology teaching and experience in supervision of graduate and postgraduate students commensurate with years since graduating
  • Have the ability to engage and develop strong relationships with academic, government and industry collaborators.

Full details of the position responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description and applicants should clearly demonstrate that they meet the selection criteria.

Closing date: Friday 28 July 2017

This position is open to international applicants

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.  

Please see the position description prior to applying: Download File 316536.pdf

If you wish to discuss the position in confidence, please contact: Professor Annette George, Head of School, Earth Sciences. Telephone: +61 8 6488 1923. Email: 

Advertised: W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: W. Australia Standard Time