Academic Position, School of Electrical and Information Engineering

Sydney, Australia
02 May 2019
End of advertisement period
02 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Multiple academic positions

School of Electrical and Information Engineering

Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies
University of Sydney

(Full-time opportunities at multiple levels)

About the opportunity

The School of Electrical and Information Engineering at the University of Sydney (Sydney, Australia) is seeking applications for several academic positions at all levels from lecturer (Level B) to full professor (Level E).  The successful candidates will be members of a successful school that engages in cutting-edge engineering researches and innovation that bring about positive transformation to human lived experiences.

The School is inviting applications from candidates with expertise in following fields:

  • Nano Scale Engineering – Sensors, MEMS, electronics to nano-scale interfaces, nano-photonics, and photonic signal processing, etc.
  • Power Engineering – Power Electronics, Control, Energy Systems, and Power Systems, etc.
  • Communication systems
  • Information Engineering
  • Computer Engineering – VLSI, Devices, and Design Automations, etc.

Successful applicants should expect an internationally competitive salary, a generous start-up package and a world-class research environment.  The level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

About you

You will be expected to develop an outstanding independent research program, make internationally recognised advances and impacts around significant national and global issues, engage in collaborations within and outside the University including with industry partners, contribute to innovative curriculum development and delivery at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and contribute to the management and leadership 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 period for new appointees. A competitive remuneration package will be negotiated depending on the 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 Electrical and Information Engineering has a strong and proud tradition in contributing to world class research and teaching in the fields of electrical and information engineering throughout its long history.  Established in 1883, the School counts some of the most eminent Australian industry leaders and engineering professionals amongst its Alumni.

The School maintains a strong tradition of research-led teaching matched by a commitment to excellence in innovation.  The School’s research tradition is built upon strong disciplines supported by cross-disciplinary initiatives, and commitments to rigour and depth in research and research training.

The School of Electrical and Information Engineering has a reputation for the quality of its graduates, innovation in its undergraduate curriculum and for the strength of its research and postgraduate teaching programs. Major research outcomes have been achieved in the fields of software, bio-electronics, computer engineering, photonics, power and telecommunication engineering.

How to Apply

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

Visit and search by the reference number 2196/1118C for more information and application.

Applicants should include a CV, research statement, teaching statement, names and emails of 3 references for junior and 6 references for senior candidates.

Further Information

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

Closing date: 11:30pm 02 June 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.

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

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