Lecturer (multiple Engineering disciplines)

Updated: 28 days ago
Location: Crawley, WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 08 Nov 2022

Job no:512613
Work type:part time, full time
Location:Crawley
Categories:Engineering and Mathematical Sciences


Positions prioritised for suitably qualified women.

UWA is committed to improving the representation of women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) through its Athena SWAN Action Plan. This opportunity is offered in accordance with section 31 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA).

School of Engineering

  • UWA is seeking applications from high energy, forward thinking and collaborative academics, with passion for teaching and research.
  • Multiple opportunities are available across the School of Engineering, including in automation and robotics, biomedical, civil, environmental, mining, chemical, mechanical, electrical and electronic engineering.
  • Salary range: Level B: $102,983 - $121,864 
  • Full time or part time ongoing appointment - we are supportive of flexible working arrangements.

There are exciting opportunities to work with an institution at the most exciting and dynamic time in its history. With the UWA vision identifying the best ways to build on our strong reputation for excellence in teaching, learning and research, the University is an energetic centre for innovation, inspiring students, staff and stakeholders alike to make a global impact.

Joining UWA will put you at the forefront of excellence, where you can challenge convention and make the most of unlimited possibilities. It’s not just one of the top 100 universities in the world, it’s an environment in which you can make a real difference – and encourage others to do the same.

We offer access to an exceptional support network committed to creating change, from membership in the Group of Eight – a coalition of leading research-intensive Australian universities – to colleagues who are academic leaders in the broadest sense, having established international reputations as outstanding teachers and researchers.

We look forward to hearing from like-minded candidates.

About the school

The School of Engineering has a dedicated, award-winning team of teaching and research academics providing undergraduate and post-graduate programmes across multiple engineering disciplines, including biomedical, civil, environmental, mining, chemical, mechanical, electrical and electronic and automation and robotics. In research, the School also spans a wide range of engineering disciplines, with groups often comprising multi- and trans-disciplinary researchers who work with industry to produce solutions to a range of challenges within mining development and production, ocean engineering, agriculture, health, transport, energy, water supply and community development.

UWA ranks in the world’s top universities, as measured by key independent rankings, including QS World University Rankings for Mineral & Mining Engineering (11th) and Civil Engineering (48th); and Shanghai Rankings for Mineral & Mining Engineering (7th) and Environmental Science and Engineering (16th).

The School of Engineering at UWA is driving an initiative to improve diversity, equity and inclusion amongst its academic staff; increased gender diversity amongst staff and students is a key priority for the School. 

About the opportunities


As a Lecturer in Engineering you will contribute to the development and delivery of world-class innovative teaching in the degree programmes of the School at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. You will undertake independent and collaborative research that is synergistic with the existing research groups, and generate research output of high impact with international recognition.

In addition you will supervise undergraduate and postgrauduate research students, provide service to School and University operations, develop and exercise leadership in its affairs and provide service to the government, scholarly community and the broader public.

About you


  • PhD in Engineering or closely related field.
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills, and will bring diversity of thinking and decision-making to the School of Engineering.
  • Can demonstrate your ability to work collaboratively within a team.

About your application

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description:  PD 512613.pdf

You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document. For information to assist you with compiling statements to answer the selection criteria, please visit Addressing the selection criteria

Closing date: 11:55 PM AWST on Tuesday, 8 November 2022

These positions are open to international applicants.

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact head-eng@uwa.edu.au.

Application Details : Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity 

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce and an equitable and inclusive workplace.  We celebrate difference and believe diversity is fundamental to achieving our goals as a globally recognised Top 100 educational and research institution.  We are committed to creating a safe work environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQA+ community and people living with disability. UWA demonstrates this commitment through:

  • providing globally competitive, gender neutral parental leave policy with 26 weeks paid leave after 12 months service and 36 weeks after 5 years.
  • UWA has on-campus childcare facilities for children (6 weeks to 4 years). 
  • UWA has been awarded Bronze Employer Status for being a Top Ten Employer for LGBTI Inclusion by the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2021).
  • UWA has Athena SWAN Bronze accreditation and actively works to improve gender equity.

UWA is committed to inclusive recruitment and is happy to adjust the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. If you have queries in relation to the application process, please contact talent-hr@uwa.edu.au referencing the 6-digit job reference number and type of communication you prefer, and a member of our team will be in touch to discuss your requirements.


Advertised:04 Oct 2022 W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close:08 Nov 2022 11:55 PM W. Australia Standard Time


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