Associate Professor/Professor in Advanced Manufacturing/Industry

Sydney, Australia
06 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering

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.

UTS has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion and is focused on increasing gender equity in STEMM through the Women in Engineering and IT (WiET) initiative, our participation in the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) pilot of the Athena SWAN Charter and progressive/innovative programs such as our Research Equity Initiative. Through these initiatives, UTS aims to address the gender equality issues within the STEMM fields.

The School of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering (MME) powers knowledge and innovation through research and development of new engineering solutions to meet the needs of tomorrow’s society and industry.MME is seeking an outstanding teacher and researcher in Advanced Manufacturing / Industry 4.0 (IIoT) to join the UTS Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology’s growing team.

About the role

As an Associate Professor/Professor within UTS: FEIT, you will actively contribute to the teaching, learning and research portfolio of the School of Mechanical & Mechatronic Engineering within the area of Advanced Manufacturing / Industry 4.0 (IIoT).

Reporting to the Head of School, you will develop and align content and delivery to the 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 (Teaching and Learning) to develop subjects and industry aligned short course in Advanced Manufacturing / Industry 4.0 (IIoT) and related areas.

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 including the Graduate Research School and the Research and Innovation Office and establish collaborations with staff from other units, schools and faculties.

Skills and Experience:

  • A PhD in mechanical, mechatronics and/or manufacturing engineering
  • Expertise in Advanced Manufacturing / Industry 4.0 (IIoT)
  • A strong industry-focused track record in Advanced Manufacturing / Industry 4.0 (IIoT)
  • Extensive experience and ability to teach and coordinate subjects and develop curriculum within the areas mechanical, mechatronics and/or manufacturing engineering
  • Demonstrated ability to implement teaching methods that align with the UTS Model of Learning and Learning.Futures
  • Recent industry experience will be highly regarded
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a collegial and collaborative workplace


Base Salary Range:$146,412 - $182,053 (Level D – E)

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.

This position is full time and appointment will be made on a continuing basis.

How to Apply

Prior to commencing your application for IRC99521, please review the Position Statement and the relevant selection criteria- click on the apply link to be taken to the relevant page. You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document/in the content of your CV.

Please note that only those applications submitted via the UTS online recruitment system will be accepted. Current UTS employees should apply through their UTS Employee Self Service function.

As you will be unable to save your application once started, please have all required documents and information available prior to commencing.

Please ensure that the file name for each document submitted includes IRC99521.

Specific enquiries or issues with your application may be directed to the UTS Recruitment Team on or +61 (02) 9514 1080.

Closing Date: Thursday 2nd November, 2017 at 11:59 pm (AEDT)

Please note: We are only accepting on-line applications for this post, however, if you have a disability that makes it difficult for you to provide us with information in this way, please contact the Recruitment Team for assistance.

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.

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