Associate Lecturer, Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Melbourne, Australia
08 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
08 Feb 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Parkville
Division/Faculty: Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology
Department/School: School of Electrical, Mechanical and Infrastructure Engineering
Salary: $73,669 - $99,964 (Level A)
Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Full time - 17% super

  • Three (3) years fixed-term appointment
  • Drive innovation in teaching!
  • Work with globally recognised academics and leaders

The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked among the leading universities in the world, we are globally engaged; comprehensive; research-intensive; and committed to responding to the major challenges of our time.

The Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology (FEIT) is strongly committed to supporting diversity and flexibility in the workplace. Improving the representation of women is vital in our goal to innovate and to strengthen FEIT’s reputation as a best-in-class center of research.

The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) contains a vibrant community of internationally recognised academics dedicated to teaching and passionate about addressing major research challenges in our core areas.

We offer PhD and Masters research degrees, as well as a postgraduate coursework degree titled Professional Master of Engineering (Electrical). We also contribute to the Electrical Systems major in the Bachelor of Science, the Master of Engineering (Mechatronics) and other programs within the Faculty.

About the Role

As part of our dedication to teaching, we have created this new teaching-focused position.

You will be an integral member of the Department of EEE, and additionally supported by the faculty-wide pedagogy specialist team from where innovation in teaching styles, tools and technology is driven.

As an Associate Lecturer you will work closely with subject coordinators and teaching staff, as well as with other staff to instruct across a range of subjects. Specific duties will include assisting with preparation and delivery of teaching and laboratory materials.

About You

You will hold a PhD in Electrical and Electronic Engineering or cognate discipline (or have proven experience commensurate with this level of qualification). You will be able to demonstrate prior achievement and excellence in encouraging student development and enhancing student outcomes.

You will possess excellent written and oral communication skills including the ability to explain things clearly to students from different backgrounds. You will be organized and have a track record of meeting deliverables.

Your prior experience in either research or industry will mean that you are at the forefront of the discipline.

As a valued member of our team you will also be supported to independently and as a member of the team to work across key pillars of an academic career.

Although your primary responsibility will be to teaching delivery and innovation you will have the opportunity to spend up to a third of your time pursuing research activity in your chosen field.

What we offer you

Many of our benefit programs and onsite amenities are aimed at supporting you - including generous leave, childcare subsidies, discounted parking, medical and health care.

We seek to increase the diversity of our workforce and the representation of all members of our community that have been traditionally under-represented.

We offer extensive opportunities for personal and professional development, and we’ll support you in doing what you love.

How to Apply

Apply online, complete the application and upload your CV and Cover Letter ensuring you address the following two selection criteria:

  • Evidence of high-quality teaching ability in electrical engineering curricula, with particular emphasis on project-based teaching and learning.
  • Evidence of high-quality research that complements the research activity within the Department.

PLEASE NOTE: You must be currently located within Australia and able to commence immediately or as soon as your notice period has been served.

You will be an Australian Citizen; Permanent Resident or holder of an appropriate visa.

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Applications close: 08 Feb 2021 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time