Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Engineering Management

Geelong, Australia
29 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
26 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The role

The School of Engineering within the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment delivers future forward engineering programs, which provide our graduates with a sound platform for the diverse opportunities that will exist in the future. Our Master of Engineering complements our undergraduate programs in various postgraduate specialisations including Engineering Management.

An exciting opportunity now exists for a suitably qualified and experienced individual to join the Engineering Management specialisation on a continuing basis as either Lecturer or Senior Lecturer where you will be responsible for undertaking teaching, research and publication in the Engineering Management discipline area.

To be successful, you’ll have:

  • a PhD in Engineering Management or a relevant field or a relevant postgraduate qualification combined with experience in Engineering Management will be considered essential
  • either an emerging or established reputation in research and scholarship and either a record of or potential to make a significant contribution to research projects through internal and external collaborations and/or industry-related or applied research in a field of Engineering which aligns to the School’s strengths
  • some experience teaching in the areas of law, finance, risk, production and quality for engineering and relevant professional practice together
  • an ability to contribute to our teaching programs at the Master’s level in a manner that influences, motivates and inspires our students to learn
  • some potential or previous exposure to supervising PhD and Honours students with successful completions will also be viewed favourably.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • delivery of excellent scholarly learning and teaching at the Masters level and in various modes (including in the cloud and also clinical settings)
  • an active contributor to a research area/s of significance and research projects and external collaborations and partnerships
  • contributing to the successful application of scholarly and research expertise to innovation and invention, with involvement in the commercialisation of outcomes
  • administrative tasks commensurate with position responsibilities and which contribute to assist the effective operation of the School


Deakin University is proud to be recognised as an organisation that offers a friendly, supportive and challenging working environment. Our staff are committed to making a genuine difference to people’s lives through excellence in education and research.

We acknowledge the importance of providing a dynamic and diverse working environment and offer variety in day-to-day roles as well as professional development opportunities to assist staff to grow and progress their careers.

Deakin University staff have the opportunity to interact with colleagues from a diverse range of cultures and professional backgrounds, all of whom share a common interest in lifelong learning.


We value our staff and understand that they are more than just their jobs, that's why we offer benefits that enhance work life. Some of Deakin’s workplace benefits include:

  • 17% superannuation
  • flexible work arrangements
  • discounts with third party suppliers for health insurance, car rentals IT and more

 About us

The flexible learning options we provide our students and our diverse team of professionals and academic experts has enabled us to achieve a 5-star rating by the prestigious university ranking organisation Quacquarelli Symonds. For eight consecutive years, we've achieved the highest level of overall student satisfaction among Victorian universities.

We have a network of campuses, learning centres and research centres across Victoria and corporate offices in Melbourne, China, Indonesia, India and Sri Lanka.  Our online Cloud campus provides more than 13,000 students with access to state-of-the-art digital tools and direct access to world-renowned academics.

As a Victorian university with a global impact, Deakin is translating its research into commercial outcomes that will help drive innovation for Australia’s economy.

At Deakin we value diversity, embrace difference and nurture a connected, safe and respectful community. We recognise that our academic workforce is increasingly diverse with a variety of backgrounds, experiences and responsibilities. In many cases, academic careers can be put on hold through career breaks or part-time work arrangements to take on caring duties, gain experience in other industries, for medical reasons or other personal circumstances. 

Achievement relative to opportunity places more emphasis on the quality as opposed to the quantity of research outputs. In your application, we encourage you to comment on your achievements relative to opportunity.