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UNSW Canberra endeavours to offer staff a rewarding experience and offers many opportunities and attractive benefits, including

UNSW Canberra is a campus of the University of New South Wales located at the Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra.

  • One of Australia’s leading research and teaching universities
  • Strong commitment to staff development and learning
  • Strong commitment to work life and family balance
  • Generous superannuation opportunities

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

As a Lecturer, you will showcase your knowledge and experience in Cultural Geography in the areas of teaching and research. The Lecturer will also be involved in advancing the School of Science at UNSW Canberra’s international profile by conducting scholarly research, contributing to the supervision of research students and teaching a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered by the School of Science.

This is a great opportunity to join at a time of growth for the UNSW Campus, with the unique opportunity to educate the undergraduate students of the Australian Defence Force Academy. UNSW Canberra has made investment into the teaching and research infrastructure of the Geography department.

About The Role

Role: Lecturer (Cultural Geography)

Salary: Level B: $110,459 – $ 130,215 plus 17% Superannuation

Term: Fixed Term, 5 years Full-time

To Be Successful In This Role You Will

About the Successful Applicants

  • Hold a PhD in an area of Human Geography or cognate Social Science disciplines.
  • An emerging record of excellence in research and publication
  • The ability to support and teach both introductory and specialist courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level

In your application you should systematically address the skills and experience outlined in the Position Description. In order to view the Position Description – please ensure that you allow pop-ups for [email protected] Portal.

An applicant will be required to undergo pre-employment checks prior to appointment to this role. The position is located in Canberra, ACT. The successful candidate will be required to work from the UNSW Canberra campus. To be successful you will hold Australian Working Rights or Australian Citizenship. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.

For further information about UNSW Canberra, please visit our website: UNSW Canberra


Professor John David Dewsbury, Head of School

E: [email protected]

Applications Close: 19 September 2021, 11:30PM

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UNSW is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity

Any questions about the application process – please email [email protected]

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    Research and Education

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    Higher Education and Research