Senior Lecturer in Electrical Engineering

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

School of Electrical and Information Engineering
Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies
Reference number: 664/0417

  • Work with  innovative, collaborative, cross disciplinary research teams
  • Be valued for your exceptional knowledge and experience in research and teaching
  • Full-time, continuing position,remuneration package: $147k – $170k (which includes base salary, leave loading and up to 17% superannuation)

About the opportunity 

The Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies at the University of Sydney is consistently ranked in the top 50 engineering and technology universities in the world. The School of Electrical and Information Engineering (EIE) has a strong and proud tradition in contributing to world class research and teaching in the fields of electrical and information engineering throughout its long history.   Established in 1883, the School counts some of the most eminent Australian industry leaders and engineering professionals amongst its Alumni.    

Its research tradition is built upon strong disciplines supported by faculties and schools, cross-disciplinary initiatives, and commitments to rigour and depth in research and research training. EIE has a reputation for the high quality of its graduates, innovation in its undergraduate curriculum and for the strength of its research and postgraduate teaching programs. Major research outcomes have been achieved by the School.

We are seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer with a strong track record of research and teaching in Electrical Engineering with specialized focus in the following research and teaching fields at the School: Computer Engineering, Photonics Engineering, Power Engineering, Software Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering or a closely related discipline.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance in recruiting talent aligned to these values in the pursuit of research excellence. We are seeking a Senior Lecturer with:

  • Demonstrated track record in one of the key research and teaching areas of the School

(Computer Engineering, Photonics Engineering, Power Engineering, Software Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering)


  • Established research track record in top journals and conferences
  • Track record of teaching excellence and a strong commitment to teaching and learning, including experience in lecturing and curriculum development.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Track record of obtaining research funding and/or supervising a research team.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

About us

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across 9 campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 47,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit and search by the reference number to apply.

Closing date: 11:30pm 25 May 2017 (Sydney Time)

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

If we think your skills are needed in other areas of the University, we will be sure to contact you about other opportunities.

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The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

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