Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Power & Energy Systems

Brisbane, Australia
04 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
08 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering

It is an exciting time to get involved with the School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, located on UQ’s St. Lucia campus.  The School is ramping up its investment in teaching, research and engagement to create an inspiring, diverse and flexible workplace. The direction is backed by a bold, new strategic vision to ensure the School is at the forefront of meaningful research outcomes and pedagogy across its core impact areas of health, data, automation and energy. Boasting strong student enrolments in professionally accredited programs, combined with world-class researchers and facilities, the School is focused on strengthening its position in the global computer science and engineering communities.  By attracting the brightest minds and fostering a truly innovative and collaborative work environment, the School will develop global solutions to contemporary issues and mentor the leaders of tomorrow.

The School recognises and values equity and diversity, and encourages applications from any individual who meets the requirements of this position irrespective of gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, age or other protected attributes. The School strives to provide an inclusive working environment, and along with the University is committed to supporting staff with family and caring responsibilities by providing policies, programs and initiatives to help balance work and family responsibilities.

Details of the School may be accessed on its website at http://www.itee.uq.edu.au/

The Role

The successful appointees will be responsible for undertaking undergraduate and postgraduate teaching including course coordination and program development; research higher degree student supervision; research; and professional activities in the field of power and energy systems.  The School's strong commitment to power and energy systems research focuses on the field of power systems analysis and condition monitoring of plants.

The Person

Applicants must hold a PhD in Electrical Engineering or related field and have a distinguished record of scholarship.  In addition, you need to have demonstrated expert knowledge in at least one or more of the areas:- renewable energy integration (solar and wind) to major grids; home energy management; micro grid and remote grid management; electrical equipment condition monitoring and life assessment; power systems protection; power systems control.  Ability to lead or work in cross-disciplinary teams and a high level of effective writing, communication and interpersonal skills is essential.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion.

Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Applications are also encouraged from women.


There are two full-time continuing appointments available at Academic Level B or Level C.  Appointment level will be commensurate to qualifications and experience.  The remuneration package will be in the range $92,143 - $109,419 per annum (Level B); and $112,874 - $130,151 per annum (Level C), plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $107,807 - $128,020 (Level B); $132,063 - $152,277 (Level C) per annum).

Position Description

Download File 500407_New_Lecturer_Senior Lecturer in Power and Energy Systems.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Professor Tapan Saha on +61 7 336 53962 or email saha@itee.uq.edu.au.

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

For information on completing the application process click here

Advertised: 04 Aug 2017 
Applications close: 08 Sep 2017 (11:55 PM) E. Australia Standard Time