Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Civil Engineering

Monash University


Lecturer or Senior Lecturer (Adjunct), Monash University and Research Fellow or Senior Research Fellow Civil Engineering, Monash Suzhou, China

Employer: Monash Suzhou

Job Number: 639070

Location: Suzhou, China

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: 330,000 – 450,000 RMB Level B / 480,000 – 570,000 RMB Level C

The Opportunity

We are seeking individuals passionate about undertaking teaching and research in civil infrastructure to work at our Monash Suzhou campus in China! 

Monash University is honoured to be the first Australian university to receive a licence to operate in China, one of the world's largest and fastest-growing economies, via a partnership at Suzhou with Southeast University (SEU), one of China’s key national universities. The SEU-Monash partnership consists of the Joint Research Institute (JRI) and the Joint Graduate School (JGS), and will produce postgraduates and researchers with ideas to change people’s lives in the region and the world for the better.

The JRI conducts multi-disciplinary research projects in areas of strategic importance to industry in Australia and China. To facilitate the collaboration, Monash established The Monash Suzhou Science and Technology Research Institute (MSSTRI) and currently has five priority research themes that address strategic issues of mutual interest, including:

  • Advanced computation in science and engineering;
  • Advanced materials and manufacturing;
  • Energy and environment;
  • Future cities; and
  • Life sciences

In the role of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer, you will support the delivery of teaching in the JGS, specifically in the Masters of Civil Engineering.  Additionally, you will engage in multidisciplinary research of relevance to city infrastructure with application to practical problems incorporating digital engineering, including construction informatics, building information modelling, digital twins, virtual/augmented reality, robotics and/or artificial intelligence in the future cities theme outlined above. You will have a focus on teaching and education, research and furthering research collaborations and industry engagement, and contribute to service and administration at our Suzhou campus.

To be successful in this position you will have completed a doctoral qualification in Civil Engineering or a related discipline together with subsequent research and teaching experience, and have a record of publications and high-level technical skills and abilities.

If successful in your application to this position, you will be offered an honorary adjunct appointment as an Adjunct Lecturer or Adjunct Senior Lecturer with the Faculty of Engineering of Monash University, to be held conjointly with the appointment of Research Fellow or Senior Research Fellow in the Monash Suzhou Science and Technology Research Institute (MSSTRI).

With excellent, high-quality students, a vibrant research environment, and through deep engagement with Monash Australia and its researchers, this is an opportunity to collaborate with experts across the Faculty of Engineering within a world top 100 University, enabling multi-disciplinary research collaborations and enhancing your future career prospects whilst being based in China.

If this is an opportunity that interests you, we look forward to receiving your application! 

Your application must address the selection criteria. For instructions on how to apply, please refer to "How to apply for Monash Jobs".

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

To be considered for this opportunity applicants must be able to work in mainland China, either as a PRC national, or as a Non-PRC national with the ability to obtain a valid employment permit.


Professor Jeff Walker, Head of Department, Civil Engineering, Monash University, jeff.walker@monash.edu

Position Description

Download File Level B - Lecturer

Download File Level C - Senior Lecturer

Closing Date

Sunday 14 August 2022, 11:55pm AEST

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