Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering

Deakin University - Engineering and Technology


The Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering will be required to undertake research, teach, and publish in the area of Mechanical Design, Additive and Advanced Manufacturing.

This will include:

  • Contributing to their specific areas of research, scholarship, or creative activity, specifically in the areas of Mechanical Design, Additive and Advanced Manufacturing.
  • Contributing to research projects and collaborations to create new insights and opportunities.
  • Demonstrating excellent scholarly learning and teaching (including for example in the cloud and in clinical settings).
  • Making a contribution to the implementation of the University's Strategic Agenda.


  • PhD in Mechanical Engineering or a relevant field, or a relevant post graduate qualification and experience in Engineering.
  • Ability to work with industry and in teams to develop solutions to problems with significant outcomes.
  • Ability to effectively contribute through both conventional teaching approaches and Project Oriented Design Based Learning (PODBL).
  • Ability to contribute to the development and maintenance of partnerships with professional associations, with industry, and with domestic educational and research institutions.
  • Interpersonal skills that support the ability to establish and maintain highly effective working relationships with a diverse range of people.

For a full list of the selection criteria please see the position description.

CONTACT FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Dr Paul Collins (Tel: +61 3 5227 3428, Email: paul.collins@deakin.edu.au).

CLOSING DATE: Wednesday 10 January 2018.

We value our staff and understand that they are more than just their jobs, that's why we offer benefits that enhance work life. Further information on Deakin's workplace benefits can be found here: deakin.edu.au/about-deakin/work-at-deakin/why-work-at-deakin/staff-benefits.


For a full copy of the position description and to apply online, please visit deakin.edu.au/about-deakin/work-at-deakin.

Deakin University values diversity, enables access, and promotes inclusion.

Deakin University is an employer of choice for women and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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