Senior Research Engineer, HEO 7

Mawson Lakes, Australia
02 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Based in the School of Engineering located at Mawson Lakes Campus
  • Full-time, two (2) year fixed term contract
  • Salary range: $85,467 to $96,150 per annum (plus super)

About the Job

The Senior Research Engineer will be responsible for leading the design and development of complex equipment for multiple research projects in the heating ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration sector. The Senior Research Engineer will provide highly specialised technical expertise and advice to senior researchers, project partners and industry to manufacture prototypes and project manage the development and delivery of customised equipment for project stakeholders.

Skills and Experience

We are seeking a vibrant and highly motivated team member to join the team, with previous experience with thermal storage installations, demonstrated experience in designing and constructing complex or unusual equipment and a high level of critical thinking for design improvement.

You will able to effectively collaborate and communicate with a diverse stakeholder group to develop exciting projects which will help to meet the needs of the School of Engineering.

A University of Enterprise

The University of South Australia (UniSA) is an innovative, outward-looking institution known for its strong and engaged research and its experientially based teaching and learning that is conducted in close collaboration with business, industry, government and the professions.

In recent years, we have maintained a strong upward trajectory across a number of key indicators and are ranked among the world’s top 50 young institutions. We are committed to international education activities and alumni, graduates who are equipped to meet the demands and expectations of the worldwide workforce, a culturally diverse staff and increasing student mobility.

Benefits on Offer

At UniSA, we seek to enrich people’s lives through the creation and application of knowledge. Our staff love to be a part of an organisational culture that promotes a strong commitment to educating professionals, sharing knowledge, and engaging with our communities.

We offer a competitive remuneration package and we have a family friendly approach to ensure you enjoy a healthy work/life balance.

Lodging your Application

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Please refer to the online application form which will indicate which selection criteria you need to address. Please address your cover letter for the role to Michelle De Pasquale, Recruitment Manager. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, you can contact the UniSA Recruitment Central Team on +618 8302 1700 or via email to using job reference number #1504.

Applications close: 5:00 pm Monday 10 December 2018

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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In addition to your salary, the University will make employer superannuation contributions. The amount of superannuation you are entitled to will depend on the nature of your employment. You will also be entitled to annual leave loading, and other beneficial employment conditions. Click here to see more benefits of working for UniSA.

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