Academic Position, School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering

Sydney, Australia
21 Jan 2019
End of advertisement period
17 Feb 2019
Contract Type

Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies

The University of Sydney

If you have previously applied for these positions in 2018 there is no need to re-apply

About the opportunity

The School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering at the University of Sydney is seeking applications for several academic positions at all levels and in all areas Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering, with a preference for candidates in the following priority areas.

  • Aerospace Engineering: aerodynamics, avionics, space engineering, flight dynamics, navigation and control, rapid prototyping and unmanned aerial vehicles
  • Mechanical Engineering: mechanical design, dynamics, micro-machines, sustainable engineering, renewables, systems engineering
  • Materials Engineering: additive manufacturing, materials synthesis, energy materials (storage/capture), functional materials
  • Mechatronic Engineering: surgical robotics, mechanism design, robotic planning, grasping and manipulation

However, candidates with strong track records in all areas of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering are encouraged to apply to help broaden our research profile in these areas. The School is especially interested in candidates who increase the diversity of the academic staff in the School.

About you

Successful candidates will be expected to develop an independent research program, making internationally recognised advances on problems of importance, engage in collaborations within and outside the University, participate in both undergraduate and graduate teaching and curriculum development, and contribute to the working of the School and the University.

Term and Remuneration

Successful candidates will be offered a continuing (permanent) appointment, subject to the completion of a satisfactory probation and confirmation period for new appointees. A competitive remuneration and startup package will be negotiated dependent on level of appointment.

About us

The University of Sydney is Australia’s first university and has an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. The School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering is strongly positioned within Australia and worldwide. It is research intensive, with a strong synergy between research and teaching activities.

How to Apply

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.

Visit and search by the reference number 2039/1018C for more information and to apply.

Candidates should submit a CV, a research statement and a teaching statement, and the names and email addresses of three references (for junior positions) and six references (for senior positions).

Further Information

The University of Sydney encourages part-time and flexible working arrangements, which will be considered for this role.

In your cover letter please state which level / levels you would be interested in applying at, Associate Lecturer, Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor or Professor.

Closing date: 11:30pm 17 February 2019 Sydney Time

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ, and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged to apply.

The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.