Lecturer /Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering

The University of Sydney - School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering, Faculty of Engineering & Information Technology

Reference No. 1371/0717 

  • Full-time continuing position
  • Become an integral part of one of the leading research and teaching Engineering Schools
  • Remuneration $120k - 147k p.a. which includes base salary, leave loading and up to 17% super, a generous startup package will also be negotiated with successful candidates 

About the opportunity
The School of Aerospace Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering (AMME), is one of Australia’s leading research and teaching Engineering Schools, with degree programs in Mechanical, Mechatronic, Aeronautical, Space, and Biomedical Engineering. The School has a student body of over 1800 students and has seen strong growth in demand for teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. 

AMME staff conduct world leading research and development in the areas of aerospace, biomedical, combustion, design, fluid dynamics, materials, rheology, robotics and thermodynamics.  Based on a strong growth in student numbers and an outstanding record of research excellence, we are currently looking to fill a number of continuing teaching and research positions across a variety of levels and research areas within the School of AMME. 

About you
The School of AMME has maintained outstanding research performance in Mechanical Engineering over a number of years, regularly being ranked amongst the top Mechanical Engineering Schools in Australia.  The Mechanical Engineering program includes research and teaching in the areas of statics, dynamics, solid mechanics, materials, design, rheology, combustion, structures and thermo/fluids. The research program includes the Centre for Advanced Materials Technology, the Clean Combustion group and the Fluid Dynamics Research group, amongst others.  We are seeking to appoint one research and teaching focused Level B/C (Lecturer/Senior Lecturer) in areas related to our core Mechanical Engineering disciplines, including in particular mechanical design, innovative manufacturing, dynamics, micro-machines, thermo and fluid dynamics, sustainable engineering, renewables and mechanism design, but candidates with strong track records in all areas of mechanical engineering are encouraged to apply.  Detailed application instructions are included below. 

Applications should include a research and teaching plan (not to exceed five pages), a detailed resume including a publications list, and the names and addresses of at least two references.  The research and teaching plan should include half a page to one page outlining a program of research that you will lead and providing a strategic vision for your future research. 

We are seeking candidates with; 

  • a PhD (or equivalent) in relevant field of research
  • a track record of securing external funding and performing high-quality, independent and collaborative research
  • a track record of publication in leading international peer reviewed journals, with a commensurate citation impact
  • a track record of excellence in teaching associated with undergraduate and postgraduate units of study
  • experience in supervising undergraduate and postgraduate research students
  • the ability to develop new areas of curriculum should the need arise
  • potential for industry interaction and liaison
  • the ability to contribute to the administration of the School, the University and the wider community. 

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website. 

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number to apply.

Closing date: 11.30pm 05 November 2017 (Sydney time)

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