Lecturer / Senior Lecturer – Mechanical Engineering

Sydney (Suburb), New South Wales (AU)
03 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
01 May 2017
Academic Discipline
Engineering & Technology
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology

Job Summary

UTS has a bold vision to be a world-leading university of technology. We are a dynamic and innovative university in central Sydney, consistently ranked the top young university in Australia. With a culturally diverse campus life and extensive international exchange and research programs, UTS prepares graduates for the workplaces of today and tomorrow.  

The Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology (FEIT) is an Australian leader in practice-based learning and industry engagement and recognised internationally for its areas of research strength and expertise. The Faculty delivers rigorous, practical and industry-focused education and research that encourages disruptive technologies and cultivates exceptional engineering and information technology professionals.

The School of Electrical, Mechanical and Mechatronic Systems (EMMS) powers knowledge and innovation through research and development of new engineering solutions to meet the needs of tomorrow’s society and industry. EMMS is seeking an outstanding teacher and researcher in mechanical engineering to join the UTS Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology’s growing team.

About the role

As a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer within the UTS: FEIT, you will actively contribute to the teaching, learning and research portfolio of the School of Electrical, Mechanical & Mechatronic Systems. Reporting to the Head of School, you will develop and align content and delivery to UTS Model of Learning to ensure that the curriculum meets the needs of internal and external stakeholders.

You will work with the Deputy Head of School (Research) to align your research with the strategy of the School and Faculty.  In addition, you will partner with other units within the University such as the Graduate Research School and the Research and Innovation Office and establish collaborations with staff from other units, schools and faculties.

We wish to grow our Mechanical Engineering team with specific focus on:

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Industry 4.0
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Thermofluids
  • Materials Handling
  • Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS)

Skills and Experience:

  • A PhD in mechanical, mechatronics and/or manufacturing engineering
  • A strong scholarly track record in one or more of the above areas.
  • Demonstrated capacity to obtain research grants and other support for research projects and ability to forge links with industry and other key stakeholders.
  • Extensive experience and ability to teach and coordinate subjects and develop curriculum within the Mechanical Engineering Program
  • Demonstrated ability to implement teaching methods that align with the UTS Model of Learning and Learning.Futures.
  • Recent industry experience in advanced manufacturing will be highly regarded.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a collegial and collaborative workplace.


Base Salary Range: $99,924 to $135,725 pa. (Level B – C)

This role attracts 17% superannuation in addition to the base salary. Employee benefits include flexible work practices, child care centres, generous parental leave and salary packaging opportunities.

How to Apply

Please click on the apply button to be taken to the advertisement on our careers page where you will find links with instructions on how to apply and the full position description.

Specific enquiries or issues with your application may be directed to the UTS Recruitment Team at recruitment@uts.edu.au or on +61 (0) 2 9514 1080.

Closing Date:  Monday, 1st May at 11.59pm

UTS is widely acknowledged as a leader in promoting gender equity and social justice. Cited as a WGEA Employer of Choice since the inception of the award, UTS is a current participant in the SAGE pilot program, Australia’s trial of the Athena Swan gender equity accreditation program. We welcome applications from women, particularly for senior and non-traditional roles.