Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime

Job Reference: 941154
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Curtin University is seeking a Lecturer for a teaching and research role in the discipline of Mechanical Engineering based at the Bentley (Perth) campus in Western Australia. The successful candidate will develop and deliver curriculum in the rapidly growing undergraduate and postgraduate coursework degrees, undertake research related to Mechanical and Industrial and Systems Engineering, and supervise honours and postgraduate research students.

This position will contribute to the overall output of excellence in Teaching and Research in the School of Civil and Mechanical Engineering. Your ability to connect emerging technologies with mechanical engineering will be highly regarded. You will supervise honours project students as well as higher degree research students (PhD or Masters).

This is an exciting career opportunity for you to play a significant role at a vibrant institution and be part of a dynamic team with a passion for teaching, research, and community engagement.

The position is located on the Bentley Campus of Curtin University but may involve collaborations with Curtin campuses in Malaysia and Dubai or education partners in Sri Lanka.

The position will involve engaging with students, collaborators, industry partners and developing funding proposals.

As this is a continuing (permanent) role, only Permanent Residents and Australian Citizens will be considered. We are looking for candidates who are prepared to commence into this position by September 2022.

About us

The School of Civil and Mechanical Engineering is a collegial working environment, which undertakes outstanding theoretical and applied research, and runs highly regarded and popular teaching programs at the undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Curtin University is ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide (ARWU 2021 and QS World University Rankings 2021) and is placed 17th in the world for universities less than 50 years old (QS Top 50 Under 50 2021). Curtin is WA’s most preferred university, with highly engaged industry-facing partners, a major global player, with well-integrated campuses in Singapore, Malaysia, Mauritius, and Dubai.

Curtin University offers a competitive remuneration and benefits package, a friendly and collaborative work environment, generous leave entitlements, flexible working arrangements, generous superannuation, and salary-packaging. Our vibrant campus also includes an art gallery, gym, childcare, medical centre, and endless food options.

For more information on our university, please visit www.curtin.edu.au   

Next Steps

Your application should include a cover letter, your CV and separate document addressing the selection criteria (noted below) to allow us to assess your suitability for this role.

Essential Requirements:
  • PhD in Mechanical Engineering or field directly related to Mechanical Engineering
  • Evidence of a capability or potential to develop and deliver high-quality teaching in Mechanical Engineering or related fields
  • Evidence of a capability or potential to deliver high quality research in Mechanical Engineering related fields
  • High level communication and interpersonal skills with a commitment to the development of a collegial and supportive working environment and the ability to interact with students and staff with cross cultural sensitivity
Desirable Requirements:
  • Capacity to deliver teaching and research related to the use and application of emerging technologies (e.g., data engineering, automation, predictive analytics) in engineering domains
  • Excellent software development skills and experience with delivery of computing services
  • Track record of interdisciplinary research collaboration
  • Track record of engagement with industry, community, or government in relation to research and/or teaching
  • Evidence of engagement at the professional or disciplinary level
Applications close: 11 August 2022, 10pm AWST

Applicants should note that prior to appointment, you will need to have a current National Police Records check, undergo character, integrity, and reference checks. Please note that this position may be subject to a WA state government vaccination mandate. If requested, you will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status prior to employment.

If you have any queries about this role, or wish to know more about this opportunity, please contact Ramesh Narayanaswamy, Deputy Head of School on 08 9266 4483 or r.narayanaswamy@curtin.edu.au

If your query is in relation to the application process, please contact our careers team on 08 9266 9000 (option 3,1).

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