Head of Discipline, Electrical Power and Energy Systems

Sydney, Australia
26 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
26 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) is Australia’s leading young research intensive university positioned amongst the top ten in the world (QS Top 50 under 50 2018). Located in central Sydney, UTS is one of Asia-Pacific’s premier universities of technology that stands out given its distinct model of learning, its strong research performance and engagement with industry and the professions.

The University’s Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology (FEIT) is home to a dynamic and committed group of academics and professionals and has seen rapid and successful growth over the past three years; it strives to deliver outstanding education and research that encourages disruptive technologies and cultivates exceptional engineering and information technology professionals. One of FEIT’s six Schools, the School of Electrical and Data Engineering is internationally recognised for its research and as one of Australia’s most industry-focused teaching and learning program providers in the field of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Data Engineering and Information Technology (IT).

The School is now seeking to appoint a new Head of Discipline of Electrical Power and Energy Systems. The Head of Discipline will provide academic, research and professional leadership, develop and lead research and industry engagement activities, and shape teaching in the Discipline of Electrical Power and Energy Systems at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Along with demonstrated academic standing in a field relevant to the Discipline, the successful candidate will bring a commitment to quality and innovation in teaching and learning and the ability to engage with industry and other partners. Candidates will need to have strong interpersonal communication skills and passion to operate effectively as a member of a collaborative team in a highly dynamic environment.

A detailed information package is available at quoting reference 3563.

Should you have additional questions please contact Dr Richard Weir at the Sydney office of Perrett Laver via or on +61 2 8354 4015.

Applications close Saturday, 26 May 2018.