Professor of Additive Manufacturing

Melbourne, Australia
02 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
22 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Convenient CBD Location
  • Full-Time, Continuing Position
  • $176,353 p.a. + 17% Superannuation 

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.

In the 2016 QS World University Rankings by Subject, RMIT is 16th in the world (highest ranked in Australia) in Art and Design, and 36th in the world (fourth highest in Australia) in Architecture and the Built Environment. We are also among the world's top 100 universities in Engineering (Civil and Structural; Electrical and Electronic; and Mechanical, Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing); Accounting and Finance; and Business and Management Studies).

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 Responsibilities

The Professor will lead the next phase of the School's research and teaching activities in Additive Manufacturing. RMIT has made a $30M investment into its Advanced Manufacturing Precinct with state of the art facilities with $4-5M in annual research income in Additive Manufacturing and related activities. There is a particular focus on the biomedical, defence, and aerospace sectors. The Professor will build collaboration and innovation initiatives that make a real difference to our community and the broader world. The Professor will also participate in the academic activities of the School and pursue a program of professional development consistent with the strategic goals of the School and more broadly the College and University.

Skills & Experience Required

You will possess a distinguished record of academic achievement in engineering with particular focus on additive manufacturing with demonstrated innovation in Additive Manufacturing thought research leadership at national and international level. Your proven ability to attract competitive research grants and/or industry alliances and funding with a track record of success in manufacturing and materials engineering or engineering design related to additive manufacturing and an extensive publication track record in high impact journals in the research field relevant to the position will be essential to your success in this role.

To Apply

For further information please contact Mark Easton on +61 3 9925 6278 / or to view a position description visit and search using job reference number 564608

Applications close on Sunday 22nd July 2018.

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 and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.