Lecturer, Electrical Engineering (Teaching Academic Level B)

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 20 Nov 2022

  • Based in UniSA Science Technology Engineering and Maths (STEM) at the Mawson Lakes campus
  • Full-time, fixed term contract until 8 December 2023
  • Commencement Salary: $104,838 per annum (plus 17% superannuation)

About the Role

This teaching focussed position is responsible for the development, delivery and coordination of courses within STEM’s undergraduate, honours and postgraduate programs. The position will contribute as part of a team to support STEM’s teaching and learning outcomes including Scholarship of Teaching & Learning (SOTL) in Electrical Engineering.

About UniSA

The University of South Australia is Australia’s University of Enterprise. Our culture of innovation is anchored around global and national links to academic, research and industry partners. Our graduates are the new urban professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change. Our research is inventive and adventurous and we create new knowledge that is central to global economic and social prosperity.

UniSA STEM links engineering, mathematics, science, defence and cybersecurity, environmental science, aviation, information technology, construction and project management, harnessing the connections across disciplines to bring big ideas to fruition. Our researchers are solution focused and collaborative to deliver technical expertise and advice to industry, government and community groups to make commercially viable and sustainable impacts. We integrate research into our teaching, with students working alongside researchers in first-class facilities, what’s discovered one day is taught the next. Our graduates are entrepreneurs and trailblazers, who design and build the world they want to live in UniSA STEM also incorporates leading edge research organisations; the Future Industries Institute, the Australian Research Centre for Interactive and Virtual Environments and the Centre for Industrial Artificial Intelligence (AI).

Core Responsibilities

  • Design and implement learning activities including lectures, tutorials, and assessments and provide timely feedback to students
  • Implement innovative teaching approaches (including face-to-face, online and blended learning) to promote student learning
  • Contribute to the design and development of engaging course curricula and materials, and ensure materials reflect the latest research findings and industry practice in the discipline area. Keep abreast of research activities both within and outside the University
  • Undertake teaching of large classes as part of the teaching team, including coordinating moderation of marking exercises
  • Act as a student advisor by providing academic counselling, mentoring and advice to students
  • Undertake a course coordination role and/or provide leadership to other academic staff in the teaching team

Essential Skills and Experience

  • A doctoral qualification in Electrical/Power/Electronic Engineering or equivalent professional/industry experience
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake teaching duties in the specific area of Power systems and electrical machines, including the design and preparation of teaching activities and resources in a range of settings and student experience levels
  • High level written and oral communication skills including demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate with team members, external parties and colleagues
  • Demonstrated competence in using the necessary digital techniques required for effective curriculum delivery
  • Understanding and experience in using a range of contemporary teaching methodologies


Getting a great job working with the best is just the start. UniSA rewards its staff with a wide variety of benefits such as: 

  • Access to great personal development opportunities 
  • Generous superannuation contributions of 17% 
  • Employee assistance and development programs 
  • Corporate health insurance 
  • A variety of leave arrangements


As a University of Enterprise, we offer a dynamic and agile workplace culture, one that embraces challenges and thrives on breaking new ground. Our staff are creative and innovative thinkers, communicating with clarity, conviction and enthusiasm. We embrace diversity and inclusion in a vibrant, engaging environment. Our people are authentic, resilient, and influential, and we deliver results.

How to Apply

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA. The online application form will list the specific selection criteria that you need to address.

Please address your cover letter to Amra Delibasic, Consultant: Recruitment Central. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact UniSA Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or via email at recruitment@unisa.edu.au  using job reference number 4645.

Applications close: 11:30 pm Sunday 20 November 2022

Applications welcomed from Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents and those who have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment.

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Applications must be lodged online, please note UniSA does not accept applications via email.

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UniSA is committed to developing a diverse workforce and a constructive enterprising culture in which everyone can thrive.

For further support, contact Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or email recruitment@unisa.edu.au  and you will receive a response within one working day.

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