Lecturer, Electrical

Joondalup, Australia
$102,253 to $120,814 pa (LEVEL B)
27 May 2022
End of advertisement period
09 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

$102,253 to $120,814 pa (LEVEL B)


The School of Engineering at Edith Cowan University (ECU) was established in 1992. It has been one of the fastest growing engineering schools in the nation with a strong track record of success in developing and delivering quality undergraduate and postgraduate engineering programs that have strong alignment with industry and promote community and environmental sustainability. It offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in chemical, civil, civil and environmental, mechanical, mechatronics, electrical power, electrical and renewable energy, electronics and communications, instrumentation control and automation, computer systems, petroleum, and maritime engineering. ECU has been ranked in the Top 151-175 in the 2022 Times Higher Education World University Rankings for engineering and technology. Furthermore, Engineering at ECU has been rated as above world standard in the 2018 Excellence in Research for Australia evaluation by the Australia Research Council. The School provides a supportive and collegial work environment and enjoys outstanding teaching and research facilities that are among the best in Australia.

In the discipline of Electrical Engineering, the School offers a broad range of undergraduate, postgraduate by coursework and higher degrees by research programs. The School is now seeking to appoint a candidate who can make a significant contribution to the School’s world-class research and teaching activities. The successful applicant will have a strong track record in research and teaching in electronics and communication engineering. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to leverage on the unique and world-class research facilities towards industry collaboration and high impact research outcomes.

Applicants will need to demonstrate personal attributes that are congruent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry, Personal Excellence and Courage.

As a proud member of the Athena SWAN Charter and WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality, ECU is committed to removing barriers to gender equity in the workplace. We aim to attract and retain those who have chosen a pathway in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM); suitably qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply for this position.

At ECU you will be encouraged and supported to further develop your career in a number of ways including tailored mentoring, networking opportunities both within the school and across the University. The university has a strong focus on being inclusive, flexible and relevant and we offer dedicated schemes to remove obstacles and enable career development and progression. ECU offers and promotes employees having flexible working arrangements that help you manage your work and life responsibilities. Additionally, the self-directed nature of an academic career allows a level of flexibility outside of timetabled commitments.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our Employment Opportunities website.

ECU is a smoke-free environment.


Interested applicants are encouraged to contact the Associate Dean (Academic), Associate Professor Douglas Chai on d.chai@ecu.edu.au for more information on this job opportunity.

Closing Date

Applications close on Thursday June 9th 2022 at 11:30pm AWST

How to Apply

Candidates are requested to submit their applications as one document to the ECU Employment Opportunities Website portal, with the inclusion of the following:

  • A cover letter;
  • Current academic CV;
  • Statement addressing the Selection Criteria;
  • Copy of your Bachelor degree transcript;
  • Copy of your PhD degree certificate; and
  • Copy of your Google Scholar H-index with publications sorted by year.

ECU is a diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address underrepresentation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.