Lecturer in Physical Geography (Climatology)                      Job no: 492811                                                                         Work type: Full time
Location: Hobart

The Discipline of Geography and Spatial Sciences (GSS) at University of Tasmania is seeking a Lecturer in Climatology to join our team. The Discipline of Geography and Spatial Sciences addresses the challenges that arise at the intersection of science and society. Our work encompasses and integrates human geography, physical geography, spatial sciences, and environmental management. Our undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programs focus on Geography, Surveying and Spatial Sciences, Planning and Environmental Management. The position is based in Hobart, alongside climate and related researchers from the University, CSIRO, ACE CRC, Australian Antarctic Division and State Government.

Applications are invited for a physical climate scientist with expertise in microclimatology or high spatial-resolution climate studies.

In the role you will:

Make an effective and sustained contribution to the University in achieving its strategic objectives and fulfilling its operational responsibilities.

·        Undertake high-quality research of national and increasingly of international standing, secure external competitive and other funding, publish research findings and contribute to the successful supervision of research higher degree students.

·        Undertake scholarly undergraduate and postgraduate coursework teaching of a high quality.

·        Contribute to the development and maintenance of productive and effective links inside the University and locally and nationally with the discipline, relevant interdisciplinary domains, profession, industry and/or wider community.

You will be employed on an ongoing full time basis.

To be considered, you will have:

·        A PhD or equivalent in physical geography or a closely-related field.

·        A good record of, and continuing commitment to, research that has achieved national or international recognition and made worthwhile contributions to the field of microclimatology, demonstrated by a record of quality publications and presentations at conferences.

·        Demonstrated proficiency in University-level teaching and learning in physical geography.

·        A record of contributing to building and maintaining effective and productive links locally and nationally with the discipline, profession, industry (where relevant) and wider community.

·        A strong track record of quantitative analysis of observations and/or numerical model outputs within the field of microclimatology or closely related field.

Appointment to this role will be at Academic Level B and will have a total remuneration package of up to $130,572 comprising base salary within the range of $93,711 to $111,600 plus 17% superannuation.

For further information about this position please contact Matt King, Head of Discipline, Geography and Spatial Sciences, Matt.King@utas.edu.au  / 03 6226 1974.

Applications close Monday, 10 September 2018.

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