Associate Professor in Aviation

Melbourne, Australia
25 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
22 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Bundoora East Campus
  • Full-time, Continuing Position
  • $136,906 - $150,827 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.

The School of Engineering comprises a diverse range of disciplines: Aerospace Engineering and Aviation; Chemical and Environmental Engineering; Civil and Infrastructure Engineering; Electrical and Biomedical Engineering; Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering; Manufacturing, Materials and Mechatronics Engineering; Mechanical and Automotive 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

As an Associate Professor in the Aerospace Engineering and Aviation Discipline you will be expected to make a significant contribution to the teaching and research efforts 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. Provide leadership in conducting high quality research that maintains close interaction with industry and professional bodies, locally and internationally. 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.

Skills & Experience Required

Essential is 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. You will have proven ability to undertake high quality research resulting in high quality journal articles in recognized international journals together with your ability to prepare and win competitive research grants. Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, including the ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary environment, will be necessary for 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, 22 October 2017.

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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