AEFAC National Technical Manager

Hawthorn, Australia
$89,087 – $102,366 plus 17% superannuation
10 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
23 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Centre for Sustainable Infrastructure
  • Academic Level B: $89,087 – $102,366 plus 17% superannuation
  • Full-time, fixed-term until November 2018, based at the Hawthorn campus

Swinburne University of Technology has a long, proud history of educating and training students for over 100 years. The Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology will drive Swinburne’s 2020 aspirations to become the leading University in Australia for Science, Technology and Innovation.

An AEFAC National Technical Manager is required to be part of the Australian Engineered Fasteners and Anchors Council (AEFAC) initiative which is based at Swinburne. The successful applicant will provide technical support for the AEFAC research and development agenda. They will be part of a team of engineers representing the AEFAC industry members and with researchers within the University in undertaking applied research, developing technical documents and converting research findings into design practice (

Skills and Experience

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following:

  • A PhD in structural engineering; or masters in engineering with experience in fastening design
  • A track record of quality research in structural connections or experience in fastening design and technology
  • Prior proven experience in structural testing and performance assessment of system in safety critical applications
  • Experience in producing quality research publications or design documents for use by practicing engineers

A full list of the selection criteria is available in the position description for this position


As a Swinburne staff member you will have access to many benefits such as career development opportunities including 50% study reduction and staff and management development programs. You will receive up to 17% employer contributions (pension) and various voluntary salary packaging options. Other discounts include annual Myki cards and private health insurance. We also recognise the need to support the work/life balance and flexible needs of our staff. As such a range of flexible working arrangements including negotiable removal expenses for Academic staff, paid maternity/partner leave, working from home and part time options are available.

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The diverse culture within Swinburne is our strength and our success lies within the inclusive working environment built of employees from a variety of backgrounds. Swinburne celebrates and respects the strength that difference creates. We acknowledge that diversity in the university workforce increases the effectiveness of teams and generally the capacity for innovation. We welcome applications from Indigenous people; varying age workers; people with disabilities; people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

We are proud to be recognised by the WGEA as the Employer of Choice of Gender Equality 2015, and of key initiatives such as Pride @ Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2020 vision – to become Australia’s leading university in Science, Technology and Innovation.

How to apply

To start an application click on 'begin' at the bottom of the page and submit a resume, cover letter and response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the Position Description.

Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.

For further information, please contact Professor Emad Gad,, +61-3-9214-8210.

If you are experiencing technical difficulties submitting your application, please contact the Recruitment team on +61 3 9214 8600 (option 2).

Refer to position number: 32254
Applications close: 5pm on Sunday 23 October 2016