Professor of Additive Manufacturing Engineering

Geelong, Australia
15 May 2018
End of advertisement period
10 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

SALARY RANGE: An attractive remuneration package to be negotiated (plus 17% super)

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full-time and continuing

LOCATION: Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus


The Professor will provide outstanding research and academic leadership in the area of additive manufacturing engineering and promote the School within relevant corporate, government, industry, academic and professional communities in Australia and internationally.

This will include:

  • Leading major research projects as a chief investigator, including internal and external collaboration to create new insights and opportunities.
  • Leading and sustaining research collaborations and partnerships which have demonstrable outcomes.
  • Teaching across all levels and modes (including for example in the Cloud) at the national and international levels.
  • Providing innovative leadership towards the implementation of the University's Strategic Agenda.


  • PhD in Mechanical or Manufacturing or Design Engineering or a relevant area.
  • Proven research strength in Additive or Advanced Manufacturing or a similar area of interest to the School.
  • Demonstrated ability to make a significant contribution to the Faculty's undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programs in a manner that influences, motivates and inspires students to learn.
  • Ability to contribute to the development and maintenance of partnerships with professional associations, with industry and with education and research institutions.
  • Demonstrated personal qualities of leadership, innovation and high motivation.

For a full list of the selection criteria please see the position description

CONTACT FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Richard Shields, Tel: +61 3 8610 6135 , Email:

CLOSING DATE: Sunday 10 June 2018

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