Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Mechatronics/Robotics/Automation Engineering

Brisbane, Australia
02 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
31 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering

With an excellent reputation for quality graduate training and research performance, the School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering delivers a comprehensive range of programs in aerospace, materials, mechanical, mechatronic and mining engineering.

Boasting strong student enrollments in professionally accredited programs, combined with world-class researchers and facilities, we are focused on strengthening our position in the engineering community. We will develop global solutions to contemporary issues and mentor the leaders of tomorrow by attracting the brightest minds and fostering a truly innovative and collaborative work environment.

The School recognises and values equity and diversity, and encourages applications from any individual who meets the requirements of this position, regardless of gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, age or other protected attributes. The School strives to provide an inclusive working environment, and along with the University, is committed to supporting staff with family and caring responsibilities by providing policies, programs and initiatives to help balance work and family responsibilities.

For more information about the School, please visit: http://www.mechmining.uq.edu.au/

The role

The successful appointee will be responsible for teaching into the School’s engineering programs, supervising Higher Degree Research (HDR) students, performing research, administrative and other activities associated with the School.

The person

Applicants should possess a PhD in mechatronic, robotic, or automation engineering, or related field.

You should have demonstrated expert knowledge in your field of research and be able and willing to contribute to teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels in a broad range of engineering courses (subjects). The ability to contribute toward an excellent student experience and toward an excellent health and safety culture is essential.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University’s Diversity and Inclusion webpage (https://staff.uq.edu.au/information-and-services/human-resources/diversity) for further information and points of contact if you require additional support.  

This role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to the contact person listed in the job advertisement.


This is a full-time, continuing appointment at Academic level B or C.

The remuneration package for level B will be in the range $92,142 - $109,419 p.a. plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $107,807 - $128,020 p.a.).

The remuneration package for level C will be in the range $112,874 - $130,150 p.a. plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $132,063 - $152,276 p.a.).

Position Description

Download File Position Description Level B_C Mechatronic_Robotics_Automation_Engineering.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Professor Ross McAree at the following email address: hos@mechmining.uq.edu.au.

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below.

All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses. Applicants should specify whether they are applying for a Level B or Level C position.

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