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Lecturer in System Dynamics University of Queensland

Background of Organization

The University of Queensland, located in Brisbane, Australia, ranks consistently among the world’s top universities and delivers unparalleled teaching, learning, and research excellence. The University is a global leader in finding solutions to society’s problems. It has a strong and internationally focused research culture and an enviable track record in research translation and commercialization. It is also nationally recognized for its leadership in teaching and learning, having won more Australian Awards for University Teaching than any other university


University of Queensland St. Lucia Campus in
Brisbane, Australia

Position Title

Lecturer in System Dynamics, Full Time - Continuing

Primary Purpose of Position

Lecturer in System Dynamics in the area of Faculty of Business, Economics & Law: To engage as a Lecturer in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and supervision and to further develop the School’s programs, to undertake research of high quality, and to perform administrative and other activities associated with the School. The position will teach into the Systems Thinking and System Dynamics suite of courses offered through the UQ Business School.

 Position Specifics

Teaching and Learning
• Undertake teaching, examination and coordination of undergraduate and postgraduate coursework students in the areas of Systems Thinking and System Dynamics.

• Supervise honors, Masters and PhD students in the area of Systems Thinking and System Dynamics.

• Contribute to the curriculum in programs offered by the School as required, including preparation of teaching materials and assessment.

• Coordinate tutors and provide tutorial assistance if necessary.

• Be available for consultation with students.

Research and Research Education
• Undertake research leading to publications in leading peer-reviewed journals in the field of System Dynamics or related disciplines resulting in national recognition.

• Seek competitive grants and industry funding for research projects, taking on the role of chief investigator (often in conjunction with more experienced researchers).

• Presentations at key domestic and international conferences.

• Seminar presentations at other key universities.

• Foster the UQ Business School’s relations with industry, government departments, professional bodies and the wider community.

• Engagement with business and industry groups through presentations, promotional activities and committee work.

• Assist in student recruitment activities and promotion of the School’s profile.

• Acting as a referee for leading academic journals.

• Acting as a discussant at national conferences.

• Serve on School and University committees.

• Any other duties as reasonably directed by your supervisor.


To Apply

Applications should be made via UQ Jobs. Applications should include a full curriculum vitae and a statement briefly addressing the selection criteria.
Applicants should provide the names and contact details of at least three potential referees. These referees need not be approached in advance, as they will not be contacted without the prior consent of the applicant.
Applications close Sunday, June 3, 2018, 11.55pm AEST.

If you have any questions about the position or the application process, please contact:
Professor Peter Liesch 07 3346 8174 [email protected]
Quote reference number 504408

 Edited by CS 5-11-18