Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Geography, Earth or Atmospheric Sciences - Renewable Energy Resources and the Energy Transition (Australia)

Australia. - The University of Melbourne: Lecturer / Senior Lecturer In Geography, Earth Or Atmospheric Sciences - Renewable Energy Resources And The Energy Transition. Job no: 0060713 Location: Parkville Role type: Full-time; Continuing Faculty: Faculty of Science Department/School: School of Geography, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Salary: Level B (Lecturer) - $114,645 - $136,136 p.a. OR Level C (Senior Lecturer) - $140,433 - $161,926 p.a. plus 17% super (pro rata for part-time) The appointment will be at Academic Level B/C (Lecturer/Senior Lecturer), which is roughly the equivalent of Assistant/Associate Professor in the US system, depending on applicant’s experience. Fantastic opportunity to work within a multidisciplinary research group, in partnership with the Melbourne Energy Institute Science at Melbourne is a global leader across fundamental and impactful scientific research and education Salary packaging, subsidised health and wellbeing services, fitness and cultural clubs, Myki discounts, and a 25% discount on graduate courses to our staff and their immediate families About the Role A newly created position within the School of Geography, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences, in collaboration with the Melbourne Energy Institute, is now available for an outstanding academic with a focus on the science of renewable energy resources and the energy transition. The ideal candidate should possess disciplinary or multi-disciplinary expertise that contributes to one of more of the disciplines of geography, earth science, or atmospheric science. Your research expertise may encompass various aspects, including but not limited to power sources (such as wind, solar, or hydro), potential forecasting applications, energy systems, source or system hazards, or other quantitative areas relevant to advancing Australia's shift towards a clean energy future. The successful candidate will be appointed at either Academic Level B or Level C based upon experience and achievement as determined by the Selection Committee. Your responsibilities will include: Conducting a program of research that contributes to one or more of the disciplines of geography, earth science, or atmospheric science Publishing research findings in international refereed journals and present results at seminars, conferences, and meetings Conducting research that contributes to the School’s strategic research priorities, including the energy transition Engaging with the larger community via interactions with government, industry, the media, public lectures, and/or outreach activities Who We Are Looking For Our ideal candidate demonstrates expertise and research interests in one of the disciplines of geography, earth science, and atmospheric sciences, with a demonstrated, or emerging, capacity to establish collaborations and engage with a broad range of researchers nationally and internationally. You will have excellent organisational skills including the ability to project manage, meet deadlines and work autonomously under limited supervision. You have the capacity to participate in joint applications and programs for funding, or at Level C, demonstrate the ability to lead and attract external research funding from national competitive research bodies or other sources. You will also have: A PhD in geography, earth science, atmospheric science, or a closely related discipline Expertise and research interests in the science of renewable energy and the energy transition, this may include sources of renewable power (e.g., wind, solar, or hydro), potential forecasting applications, energy systems, source or system hazards, or other quantitative areas of relevance to the transition to a clean energy future An established (level C), or emerging (level B), track record of publications on topics relevant to this position in leading international journals or other high-quality publications, relative to career opportunity Evidence of the ability to teach broadly into an undergraduate program in geography, earth science, or atmospheric science, as well as multi-disciplinary subjects, and graduate courses focused on their area of expertise. For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD. This position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check to ensure the University provides a safe environment for everyone. Please note: Visa sponsorship is available for this position . Your New Team - School of Geography, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences The School of Geography, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences synergises discipline strengths in geography, atmospheric science and geoscience. The School offers undergraduate and graduate research programs in these core discipline areas, and in the multi-disciplinary fields of Climate Change, Environmental Studies and Archaeological Science. The research within the School is built upon extensive expertise in geography, geoscience and atmospheric science, ranging from the social sciences through to the quantitative physical sciences -
https://sgeas.unimelb.edu.au/ The Melbourne Energy Institute The Melbourne Energy Institute (MEI) delivers influential, interdisciplinary research on the transition to a clean energy system. We work with the community, industry and government on some of the world's most pressing energy challenges. These positions are at the core of the MEI 2023 Strategic Plan – Mission Zero in order to build critical mass in a teaching and research capability able to deliver the technologies and workforce for Australia’s energy challenges -
https://energy.unimelb.edu.au What We Offer You In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information, check out our benefits page About the University of Melbourne We’re tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via our website and stay connected with our stories and people on LinkedIn . Be Yourself The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page. We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact the email address listed at the bottom of the page. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne. For further information, including our 2023-2027 Indigenous strategy please visit -
https://about.unimelb.edu.au/reconciliation/murmuk-djerring Join Us If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents: Resume Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience The responses against the Selection Criteria^ (found in the Position Description) ^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to
http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact us via email at Faculties-TAunimelb.edu.au , ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address. If you have any particular questions regarding the job please follow the details listed on the Position Description. Applications close: 26 January 2024 11:55 PM Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT) Position Description: 0060713 Lecturer_Senior Lecturer in Renewable Energy_PD.pdf. Publication: Sat, 09 Dec via peers24.org #assistant #professor #jobinterviews #australia


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