Professor/Associate Professor in Mechanical and Automotive Engineering

Melbourne, Australia
29 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
26 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Convenient CBD Location
  • Full-Time Professor/Associate Professor Continuing Position, dependent upon experience
  • $136,906 - $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

As a senior academic and eminent researcher in the specialist field of Applied Mechanics or Automotive Engineering, contributing significantly to teaching and research outputs, building capability of staff and promoting strong academic performance.

Your Responsibilities

This role has been created to provide high level research leadership to develop and lead research project teams and programs to foster a vibrant research culture at RMIT University.

Skills & Experience Required

You will be able sustain and grow Research Groups and Centres through the attraction of external funding and in addition be able to demonstrate a high-quality and productivity-driven research network across RMIT and with external national and global partners. You will also be required to make a significant contribution to teaching and learning in the discipline with the aim of improving learning outcomes for students.

To Apply

For further information please contact Reza Nakhaie Jazar on +61 3 9925 6080 or to view a position description visit and search using job reference number 564138.

Applications close on Thursday 26th 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.