First listed on: 12 July 2018

Associate Lecturer in Soil Science

  • Attractive remuneration within a flexible working environment
  • Great rural location in the picturesque NSW regional city of Wagga Wagga
  • Relocation allowance is available to the successful applicant

The Role

  • Fixed Term (to June 2022), Part Time - 17.5 hours per week
  • $30,091 to $40,837 pa (plus super)
  • Wagga Wagga

This is a key teaching position within the Agricultural Science discipline group. You will be expected to conduct high quality and engaging teaching, particularly involving first year students both on campus and online. You will also work closely with colleagues in soil science and management, discipline leaders, education designers and other staff to deliver high quality student-centred learning opportunities in soil science and other related disciplines and as required to meet the teaching needs of the University.

To be successful you will have:

  • An honours degree or higher; an extended professional degree; a postgraduate diploma appropriate to the relevant discipline area; or equivalent accreditation and standing
  • Capacity and demonstrated commitment to the delivery of high quality student centred learning and teaching
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the discipline area gained through industry experience and/or scholarly activities or similar
  • Demonstrated high level communication and interpersonal skills

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Faculty of Science delivers flexible, innovative teaching programs which provide graduates with the skills and knowledge to build a career, advance their profession and contribute to their community. We currently have more than 9000 students and over 500 staff dedicated to advancing scientific knowledge.

We are a leader in strategic and applied research in a wide array of sciences. We enhance and extend knowledge, train and educate future researchers and provide scientific solutions to current challenges. We achieve this through ethical practice, professional collaborations, industry involvement and a commitment to continual improvement.

We also provide a range of health and other services to our regional communities through our enterprise activities.

The School of Agricultural and Wine Sciences teaching and research activities are conducted at the Orange and Wagga Wagga campuses. Programmes offered include agricultural business management, agricultural science, horticulture, wine science, viticulture, and applied science. The School also offers PhD supervision over a wide range of disciplines.

The School has a significant research profile with close linkages to CSU Research Centres, including the Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation, The National Wine and Grape Industry Centre, and the Institute for Land, Water and Society. School staff collaborate with external partners in education and research, especially NSW Department of Primary Industry, CSIRO, leading national and international universities, and TAFE sector institutions. Active international linkages in around 20 countries enhance the education and research programs.

CSU offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the position description or by contacting:

Ben Wilson | Head of School, Agricultural and Wine Sciences| | Ph: 02 6051 9675

Closing Date: 11pm, 2 August 2018

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