Associate Professor in Aviation

Banyule, Australia
18 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Bundoora East Campus
  • Full-time, Continuing Position
  • $136,906 - $150,827 p.a + 17% super
  • Previous applicants need not apply

Our Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work.

Situated within the College of Science, Engineering and Health, The School of Engineering came into existence on January 1, 2016 and comprises the previous schools of Aerospace, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering; Civil, Environmental and Chemical Engineering; and Electrical and Computer Engineering.

RMIT University is an Athena SWAN member and the College of Science, Engineering and Health is central to driving improvements in gender equality, diversity and inclusion, particularly in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines.

The Role and Your Responsibilities

The candidate for the position of Associate Professor is expected to make a significant contribution to the teaching and research efforts in Aerospace Engineering and Aviation discipline especially in Aviation science, including but not limited to aircraft and airline operations and support systems, aircraft maintenance, air traffic control, airport and airline management. The incumbent will be expected to participate in the academic activities of the School and the College and to pursue a program of professional development consistent with the strategic goals of the School. The academic is expected to undertake high quality teaching, research and industry engagement in the designated field both nationally and internationally.

Skills & Experience Required

You will possess a proven record of academic and/or professional achievement in Aviation Science including topics related to aircraft and airline operations and support systems, aircraft maintenance, air traffic control, airport and airline management. Your proven ability to undertake high quality research in the designated field resulting in high quality journal articles in recognized international journals together with your ability to prepare and win competitive research grants will be essential to your success in this role.

To Apply

For further information please contact Professor Pier Marzocca on +61 3 9925 6061 or to view a position description visit and search using job reference number 556772.

Applications close on Sunday 20th August 2017. Previous applicants need not apply.

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description. This role will require satisfactory confirmation of a Working with Children Check.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community.

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