Lecturer in Emergency Management
University of Tasmania School of Social Sciences

Lecturer in Emergency Management

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Work type: Full time
Location: Hobart
Categories: Academic - Teaching & Research

Lecturer in Emergency Management 

  • Exciting opportunity to make a positive social impact through our Emergency Management teaching and research programs. 

  • Full-time, ongoing position available based in Hobart. 

Your new role  

In this balanced academic role, you will deliver outcomes across teaching, research, and services designed to enable us to achieve our strategic objectives. In this role, you will successfully design, deliver, and manage contemporary Emergency Management courses. Evaluation and delivery of teaching and assessments will enable you to ensure continuous development across all associated activities. Building and maintaining effective and productive professional networks, you will undertake high-quality research of national and increasingly of international standing. To meet and regularly exceed the University’s research performance expectations for Level B, you will have the knowledge and experience to contribute to the School’s record of research excellence and impact in Emergency Management. 

Emergency Management studies and our specialist research institute, the Tasmanian Institute of Law Enforcement Studies (TILES), are in a period of development, change, and growth with a focus on high-quality service provision to our government partners in Tasmania. We also invest heavily in our national and international connections. This is an exciting time to join us and contribute to the Emergency Management teaching program with support and guidance from more senior academic staff. 

About the University 

The University of Tasmania is building a vision of a place-based University with a mission to enhance the intellectual, economic, social and cultural future of Tasmania, and from Tasmania, contribute to the world in areas of distinctive advantage. The University recognises that achieving this vision is dependent on the people we employ as well as creating a people-centred University that is values-based, relational, diverse, and development-focused. We work in a unique setting and actively partner with the communities in which we live, in support of a healthy, civil, and sustainable society. We subscribe to the fundamental values of honesty, integrity, responsibility, and trust. This position is in the School of Social Sciences within the College of Arts, Law, and Education. 

What you’ll need to succeed 

As an emerging or established academic with experience in the fields of Police and/or Emergency Management or related areas, you will demonstrate a track record and success trajectory in research that aligns strategically with School, College, and University priorities. To keep up with the increasing demand and expectations on our ability to utilise technology, your well-developed digital pedagogy will be critical to your success in this role.  

You will bring to the role continuing commitment to research that has achieved national recognition and made worthwhile contributions to the field of Emergency Management. A proven track record of quality publications, presentations at conferences, and success in securing external competitive and other funding will see you succeed in this role. Focusing on continuous improvement, you will bring to the role a strong growth mindset that will enable us to nurture a diverse and sustainable community, grow our student base, and build productive links locally and nationally.  

What’s on offer 

The University of Tasmania is one of the largest employers in the State and people are at the heart of everything we do. We strive to create nurturing, inclusive, and collaborative working environments, enabling us to nurture a vital and sustainable community. This is a full-time ongoing opportunity, with excellent benefits.  

Appointment to this role will be at Academic Level B and will have a total remuneration package of up to $136,519 comprising base salary within the range of $100,508 to $116,683 plus 17% superannuation. 

How to apply 

If this role is of interest, we look forward to hearing from you. Please provide your up-to-date resume, a cover letter outlining your motivation for the role, and full responses to the selection criteria outlined in the Position Description. 

If you have any questions, please contact Professor Vaughan Higgins, Head of Discipline for Policing and Emergency Management vaughan.higgins@utas.edu.au   

Applications close Sunday 11:55pm 17th October 2021.  

Download File Position Description - Lecturer in Emergency Management.pdf

To be eligible for this position, you are required to have Australian citizenship, permanent residence or a current valid visa that allows you to fulfil the requirements of this role.

Advertised: 17 Sep 2021 Tasmania Standard Time
Applications close: 17 Oct 2021 Tasmania Daylight Time

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