Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Technology in Defence Industries

University of Adelaide School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering


Senior Lecturer/Lecturer - Bachelor of Technology (Defence Industries)

Job no: 503693
Work type: Fixed term - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Faculty of Engineering, Computer & Mathematical Sciences, Level B, Level C


(Lecturer Level B/Senior Lecturer Level C) $97,577 to $136,990 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% may apply.

Fixed-term position available for 3 years with the possibility of conversion to continuing position subject to funding availability and performance.

Be part of our new Bachelor of Technology (Defence Industries) program giving our students the knowledge and expertise to step up to a career in South Australia’s growing defence industry

The School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering is seeking to recruit a teaching and research academic as a Lecturer (Level B) or Senior Lecturer (Level C).  The School currently offers an undergraduate degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and is a major partner in the new Bachelor of Technology (Defence Industries) program offered in the Faculty. 

This position is an exciting opportunity to help craft and deliver this new degree program as well as to make a significant contribution to the School’s research.  The School has three main research themes, which are Sensing & Security, Energy & Control and Health Technology.

An important element of this role is to be able to work collegially and effectively with other staff in a team environment using your strong interpersonal skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills.

To be successful at Lecturer Level B you will need:

  • An Honours Bachelor degree in Electronic Engineering (or closely related area) and a PhD (or equivalent experience) in a relevant area.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in education and training in the technologist or engineering fields.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in execution of large-scale engineering projects, safety management, or integration of complex systems.
  • Ability to contribute to world-class research within an area complementary to existing School strengths, with a strong publication record commensurate with opportunity.
  • Experience of and/or ability to contribute to research proposals for seeking external funding.

In addition to the above, to be successful at Senior Lecturer Level C you will need:

  • Demonstrated experience in supporting a research team by contributing to the mentoring of higher degree of research and/or Honours students.
  • Leadership experience and high-quality interpersonal skills, with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collegially and effectively with other staff in a team environment.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs  ̶ including significant industry, government and community collaborations  ̶  offers you wide scope and opportunity for a fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring an environment of talented colleagues, many whom are world-leading.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

The Faculty of ECMS aims to increase the diversity of its staff population and applications from women are particularly encouraged.  To support our staff the Faculty has a range of programs available including: salary packaging, flexible working arrangements, work-related travel support to staff with caring responsibilities, early-career research support schemes and on-campus childcare, health clinic and fitness facilities.

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Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences is a thriving centre of learning, teaching and research in a wide range of engineering disciplines, computer science and mathematics. Many of its academic staff are world leaders in their fields and its graduates are highly regarded by employers.

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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the link to the online application form below and address and upload your responses to all selection criteria. Please ensure you address and upload your responses to all of the selection criteria. Application close 10 March 2020.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

A/Prof Wen Soong
Head, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, ECMS
P: +61 (8) 8313 4117

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


Advertised: 06 Feb 2020 12:00 AM
Applications close:10 Mar 2020 11:55 PM



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