[Iag-list] Advertised position Level B Urban Geography at U of Sydney

Philip Mcmanus phil.mcmanus at sydney.edu.au
Wed Aug 1 08:42:10 AEST 2018

Hi everyone,
We are very pleased to advertise the following position (the link to the full ad is provided below) in the School of Geosciences at the University of Sydney;

School of Geosciences
Faculty of Science
Reference no. 1441/0718F
*         Full-time / Part-time (minimum 3 days per week), Fixed-Term up to December 2020, Camperdown location
*         Academic Level B, Base Salary: $104,155 p.a. (pro-rata) plus leave loading and a generous employer's contribution to superannuation. Visa sponsorship is available if required.
About the opportunity
Applications are invited for a Lecturer in Urban Geography in the School of Geosciences, University of Sydney. This is a standard teaching-research position. The successful applicant will contribute to the urban geography teaching program in the School of Geosciences, potentially undertake some student supervision roles and will contribute to the research effort of the School through the development of their own research program.

About you
The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance in recruiting talent aligned to these values in the pursuit of research excellence and are seeking to recruit for a Lecturer role within the School of Geosciences, who will be responsible to conduct extensive experience with:

* a PhD in geography or a relevant social science discipline
* an ability to contribute to undergraduate teaching in urban geography
* a track record of research and academic publication in a relevant field
* an ability to work collaboratively in small team environments
* excellent written and verbal communication skills

The successful applicant will have a PhD in geography or a relevant social science discipline, experience in undergraduate teaching, and a track record of research and publication in urban geography.

Due to VISA restrictions on sponsoring part-time employment, flexible working arrangements are only available for local applicants only.

About us
The School of Geosciences has a strong reputation for the quality of its research and teaching in geography, including urban geography, and was ranked 22 in Geography in the 2016 QS World University Rankings. Our urban geographers are also active participants in a vibrant cross-Faculty Cities Network that brings together urban researchers across the University of Sydney.

To be considered for this position it is essential that you address the online selection criteria. For guidance on how to apply visit: How to apply for an advertised position.<http://sydney.edu.au/recruitment/recruitment-process/>

For further information contact Professor Phil McManus, Head of School HOS, School of Geosciences on +61 2 9351 8884 or geoscience.headofschool at sydney.edu.au<mailto:geoscience.headofschool at sydney.edu.au>

For information about the recruitment process, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Helen Efstathiou, Recruitment Consultant on +61 2 8627 7137 or helen.efstathiou at sydney.edu.au<mailto:helen.efstathiou at sydney.edu.au>

Closing date: 11:30pm 2 September 2018 (Sydney Time)

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

If we think your skills are needed in other areas of the University, we will be sure to contact you about other opportunities.

The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.
Candidate Information Package<https://sydney.nga.net.au/publicfiles/sydney/jobs/93069C92-FF74-43B0-9D74-A92600AABD7F/Candidate%20information%20Package%20-%201441-0718F.pdf>

The full link is;


Phil McManus
Professor of Urban and Environmental Geography
Head of School of Geosciences
The University of Sydney
email:  phil.mcmanus at sydney.edu.au
phone: 61-2-9351 4242
[Description: fb]School of Geosciences<https://www.facebook.com/pages/School-of-Geosciences-University-of-Sydney/851105098293539?ref=hl>

President - Geographical Society of New South Wales (GSNSW)

Recent publications:
Yan, L., McManus, P., Duncan, E. (2018). Understanding ethnic differences in perceptions, attitudes, and behaviours: a study of domestic water use in Sydney. Geographical Research, 56(1), 54-67

Smoleniec, L., McManus, P., Duncan, E. (2017). Understanding the dynamics of sustainability transitions: the Home Insulation Program. Australian Geographer, 48(4), 497-517

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