Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Engineering Design

University of Auckland, New Zealand - Department of Mechanical Engineering

Applications are invited for the position of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. You will be required to undertake high quality research, researcher supervision and teaching in the general area of Engineering Design and contribute to developments in the design aspects of the programmes offered by the Department.

The University of Auckland is New Zealand's pre-eminent research-led University. The Department of Mechanical Engineering is one of the largest departments in the Faculty of Engineering, with approximately 30 academic staff, 600 undergraduates and 120 postgraduate students. We provide BE (Hons) degree programmes in Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics Engineering, together with a range of postgraduate taught courses, and contribute to the teaching of Engineering Design to all Part I engineering students.

We offer a diverse and active community for research at and above postgraduate level, and we are proud of our strong international reputation for the quality of our research outputs. Our research activities broadly concern engineering design, product development, manufacturing systems, mechatronics, dynamics, control, mechanics of materials, composites and thermofluids. We have collaborative links with research groups and industry within New Zealand and across the world.

You will have a strong background in engineering including a PhD related to engineering design. Industrial experience, either through working in or working with industry, and professional registration will be distinct advantages. You will also have a demonstrated ability to conduct research and supervise postgraduate students. You will have an established track record of publication in high quality journals. You will be committed to the development and delivery of curricula and courses in the general area of Design.  This includes contributions to the programmes offered by the Department and to the design course for all engineering undergraduates at the Part I level. You will also contribute to the wider activities of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, and perform service roles for the Department. You will be required to develop inter-disciplinary research collaborations and attract research funding, nationally and/or internationally.

For informal enquiries, please contact Professor Brian Mace at b.mace@auckland.ac.nz

The University has an equity policy and welcomes applications from all qualified persons.

The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students.

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