Professor in Mechanical and Automotive Engineering

Banyule, Australia
01 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
01 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Bundoora Campus
  • Full-time, Continuing position
  • $176,353 p.a + 17% super

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 Professor is a senior academic and eminent researcher in the specialist field of Applied Mechanics, contributing significantly to teaching and research outputs, building capability of staff and promoting strong academic performance. The Professor will provide high level research leadership developing and leading research project teams and programs and fostering a vibrant research culture. He or she will be required to develop a high-quality and productivity-driven research network across RMIT and with external national and global partners. The Professor will also teach and make a significant contribution to teaching and learning in the discipline with the aim of improving learning outcomes for students

Skills & Experience Required

Along with your ability to demonstrate a distinct research track record, you will have a proven ability to sustain and grow Research Groups and Centres through the attraction of external funding. Furthermore an ability to lead improvement of academic standards, including implementing best practice teaching strategies and dissemination of innovative practices will be essential to your success in this role.

To Apply

For further information please contact Professor Reza Nakhaie Jazar on +61 3 9925 6080 or to view a position description visit and search using job reference number 556829.

Applications close on Sunday 1st October 2017.

RMIT is committed to being a Child Safe organisation and is an equal opportunity employer. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community.

This role will require satisfactory confirmation of a Working with Children Check.