First listed on: 26 June 2019

Lecturer in Spatial Science


  • Seeking passionate academics in a growing discipline
  • Support teaching requirements in new undergraduate course
  • Join a collaborative and dynamic research team

The Role

  • Fixed Term (up to 2 years), Full Time
  • $94,478 to $112,099 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Albury Wodonga or Port Macquarie

In this newly created opportunity, contribute to the collaborative scholarly environment of the School of Environmental Sciences through engaged, dynamic teaching, and relevant and connected scholarship and research.

The successful candidate is expected to have sound knowledge and understanding of the spatial science discipline and may be appointed into a Teaching Research or Teaching Focused position.

Applicants with skills in the application of technologies for the development and teaching of subjects within GIS and remote sensing with the ability to engage with a wide range of individuals including staff, students, industry and community are encouraged to apply.

To be successful you will have:

  • A doctoral or masters qualification relevant to the spatial science discipline (spatial science, GIS, remote sensing, physical geography, soil science, fluvial geomorphology/ hydrology, geohydrology or climatology)
  • A record of research/ creative works or professional activity
  • Commitment to the delivery of high quality student centred learning and teaching
  • Capacity to utilise and embrace current and emerging technologies to achieve work objectives

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 Environmental Sciences is amongst the top five schools of its kind in Australia.

CSU is one of the few universities in Australia to be ranked as "above the world standard" in environmental science and management by the Commonwealth government in the national evaluation of research strengths of Australian universities.

We have courses in environmental science, park management, natural resource management, spatial science, and outdoor recreation and ecotourism.

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:

Associate Professor Rachel Whitsed | Acting Head, School of Environmental Sciences | | Ph: 02 6051 9641

Closing Date: 11pm, 24 July 2019

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