Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Electrical Engineering (Power Systems)

Brisbane, Australia
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Who are we looking for?

Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is seeking a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Electrical Engineering (Power Systems) to join School of Electrical Engineering and Robotics, Faculty of Engineering, Academic Division.

We are seeking an academic with a passion and experience in fundamental or applied research in the area of power systems engineering. The role will require participation in fundamental and applied research, including grant funding submissions and publications. It will also contribute to teaching, innovation in teaching, and potentially contribute to the development of new courses and micro-credentials This position will grow QUT’s strength in Electrical Engineering and Robotics research, education, and industry and external engagement.

Real world impact

QUT is a major Australian university with a global outlook and a 'real world' focus. We are an ambitious and collaborative institution that seeks to equip our students and graduates with the skills they will need in an increasingly disrupted and challenged world.

The School of Electrical Engineering and Robotics plays a significant role in almost every aspect of a modern lifestyle, supplying the energy and intelligence for the technology that helps us to manage and understand the world around us.

We work to ensure safe, affordable and environmentally responsible supply and consumption of electricity. We make sense of the world’s data streaming in from cameras, devices, and sensors.

Our expertise in Power Engineering, Renewable Energy Systems, Robotics, AI/Machine Learning, Computer Vision and Signal Processing allows us to develop systems to automatically interpret the world, its people and their activities from diverse visual and audio sources.

We create cutting edge robotic systems that interact with the real world, operating autonomously in our natural and built environments to benefit industries such as power, health, transport, manufacturing, mining and agriculture.

We are committed to the education of Electrical Engineers both as undergraduates and postgraduates, and work with partner Schools to deliver leading edge Renewable Power. AI/Robotics, Mechatronic, Software and Aerospace Engineering education.

What you need to succeed

You will thrive in this role as an experienced and dynamic academic with a passion for innovative research and teaching, which prepares students for the real-world.

You will demonstrate:

  1. Completion of a doctoral qualification in Electrical Engineering Major in Power System Engineering or closely related fields.
  2. Demonstrated leadership ability (teaching, research and/or engagement) in power engineering field.
  3. Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain a research program that supports and complements existing research strengths in a relevant discipline of power engineering
  4. Demonstrated a good track record of high quality peer-reviewed Q1/D1 journal publications in the core power systems area.
  5. Synergy with the School’s and Faculty’s existing research areas.
  6. Capacity to coordinate and teach a range of relevant power engineering units, with the ability to implement innovative teaching practices including blended learning and authentic assessment.
  7. Level C – demonstrated ability to supervise undergraduate research students and higher degree research (HDR) students;
    Level B - ability to supervise undergraduate research students, and potential to develop the ability to supervise HDR studentsProven ability to contribute to a high performance and collaborative culture.

Careers at QUT

Our culture is vibrant, inspiring and challenging. It's a world where like-minds come together with a commitment to making a real world difference, no matter what the area of expertise.

Beyond personal and professional fulfilment, a career at QUT brings a broad range of tangible benefits. QUT is a high quality and flexible organisation that is proud of its excellent employment conditions which include but are not limited to:

  • Parental leave provisions
  • Study support encompassing leave and financial assistance
  • Comprehensive professional development
  • Salary Packaging

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Reference number: 23044

Term: Ongoing, full-time basis

Remuneration: The classification for this position is: • Academic Level B (Lecturer) which has an annual remuneration range of AUD $123,419 to $146,575 pa. Which is inclusive of an annual salary range of AUD $104,290 to $123,858 pa, 17% superannuation and leave loading; or • Academic Level C (Senior Lecturer) which has an annual remuneration range of AUD $151,195 to $174,359 pa. Which is inclusive of an annual salary range of AUD $127,762 to $147,336 pa, 17% superannuation and leave loading.

Location: Gardens Point

Job opens: 25-Jan-2023

Applications Close: 26-Feb-2023 at 11.30pm

Open to: This position is open to women applicants only. The filling of this position is intended to promote equal opportunity for women in STEMM by improving the under-representation of women and constitutes a special/equal opportunity measure under section 105 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (Qld).

At QUT, our values reflect what we believe in, and what is important to us as an organisation. They capture our strengths, our distinctiveness and sit alongside the priorities outlined in our QUT Connections, and guide our decisions and actions.

QUT aims to inspire and shape the future with talented students and staff from diverse communities, united by our core values of Ambition, Curiosity, Integrity, Inclusiveness, Innovation and Academic freedom.

If you’re curious, innovative, and ready to experience what a career at QUT can offer, we’re ready to meet you. You can find out more about this role and how to apply by clicking ‘Apply’ or the link below.

View the job details at: https://qut.nga.net.au/?jati=243B27A3-DCB8-CA8B-8525-D14C30942949

For further information on the position, please view the position description accessible here: https://qut.nga.net.au/publicfiles/qut/jobs/E910D4FB-88A0-B6C6-2BEE-D14A53027E59/23044%20-%20Lecturer_Senior%20Lecturer_PowerSystems.pdf