UniSA is one of Australia’s leading defence research and teaching universities, with active research in this area for more than 20 years. We use our strong relationships with industry to prepare for the high-tech defence and space industry jobs and challenges of the future. Our relationships and partnerships with industry ensure we have the capabilities to solve complex, real world challenges by collaborating with government, industry and business. More than 100 staff are currently contributing to our defence and space activity and we’re growing our capabilities by investing in bringing more leading experts to UniSA.
About the Job
Reporting to the Head of School: Engineering, the position is based in the heart of Adelaide’s technology and defence precinct at our Mawson Lakes Campus, just 20 minutes from the Adelaide CBD.. The role makes a significant contribution to the School’s teaching, research and leadership activities including the development and delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate courses and programs in the areas of mechanical engineering, manufacturing engineering and sustainable energy systems with particular emphasis in the defence and space sectors.
With a focus on innovative teaching approaches, you will develop engaging course curricula and materials that reflect the latest research findings and industry practice. Relevant to the level of appointment, you will contribute significantly to high quality research and publications, external research funding and the supervision of research students.
Skills and Experience
The level of appointment will depend on qualifications and experience relating to Level B or Level C requirements. The successful candidate will hold a doctoral qualification in mechanical engineering, advanced manufacturing or related field, or a postgraduate degree in a relevant discipline, or professional/industry experience within mechanical engineering in the defence sector including registration with an appropriate professional body.
Demonstrated ability to undertake teaching or deliver industry training including design and preparation of learning activities, with the ability to supervise students, early career research or industry professionals is required. Evidence of high-quality research including publications, external research funding and supervision of research students relevant to the level of appointment is important.
Benefits on Offer
At UniSA, we seek to enrich people’s lives through the creation and application of knowledge. Our staff love to be a part of an organisational culture that promotes a strong commitment to educating professionals, sharing knowledge, and engaging with our communities.
This position will be appointed at Level B (base salary range $98,413 - $116,567) or Level C (base salary $120,197-$138,353) with a generous superannuation contribution of up to 17%. Other benefits including professional development support, potential relocation support, salary sacrifice options and a family friendly approach to ensure you enjoy a healthy work/life balance and the many benefits of living in vibrant, highly affordable Adelaide.
Lodging your Application
For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit https://unisa.edu.au/about-unisa/working-at-unisa/defence-recruitment/. Please refer to the online application form to understand which selection criteria you need to address. A cover letter should be addressed to Bernie Dyer, Senior Recruitment Consultant. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, you can contact the UniSA Recruitment Central Team on +618 8302 1700 or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org using job reference number #2178.
Applications close: 11.30pm Monday 27 January 2020
This position will transition to the UniSA STEM Academic Unit in 2020.