Head of Rail Logistics Lab

Wollongong, Illawarra, Australia
$139,844 - $150,150
20 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
16 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


  • Full Time, Fixed Term (5 year) Appointment

The SMART Infrastructure Facility, at the University of Wollongong, Australia, is a world class comprehensive research and teaching facility of integrated laboratories that addresses the way that infrastructure related disciplines are taught and researched.

This research centre, a valued entity of the Faculty of Engineering & Information Sciences, provides an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, flexible and multi-skilled individual to join a committed and outcomes-oriented team and assist in driving the unique and nationally significant brand of the SMART Infrastructure Facility.

SMART is currently recruiting for a Head of Rail Logistics to play an important leadership role in rail logistic research and its role in the broader logistics task in Australia.  The ideal candidate will have extensive industry experience or demonstrate academic excellence in rail research at Associate Professor level.

They will contribute to on-going research and develop excellence in a range of key rail industry research areas including; systems engineering, system design, below and above rail technologies, strategic asset management, professional and technical training, and occupational health and safety.

The position will work collaboratively across the University, especially with relevant colleagues in the Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences, and with SMART stakeholders including government agencies, businesses and research organisations.

You will be prompted to respond to the selection criteria as part of the online application process, based on the position description below. You will be able to save your application at any time and submit at a later date if required, you will only be able to do this before the closing date of the position.

Further information on the Facility is available on our website http://smart.uow.edu.au

For further information please contact Pascal Perez +61 2 4221 5031.