Lecturer in Transport Engineering (2 Positions Available) University of Melbourne, School of Electrical, Mechanical and Infrastructure Engineering Australia



Job no: 0042990

Work type: Continuing, Fixed Term

Location: Parkville

Department of Infrastructure Engineering
School of Electrical, Mechanical and Infrastructure Engineering
Melbourne School of Engineering


Salary: $98,775 - $117,290 p.a. plus 17% superannuation


As part of the MSE 2025 strategy, the Melbourne School of Engineering wants to strengthen its expertise in transport, with a particular focus on transport engineering and technologies. The Department of Infrastructure Engineering will host the successful candidate in transport engineering who will expand the current faculty research activities in public transport or transport demand, activity based and land use modelling.

You will be expected to play a leading role in developing an exciting research program in public transport engineering or demand modelling, and to enhance interdisciplinary research within the School and University (Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning in particular) as well as external organisations.

You will build the school’s research expertise in an area of that is complimentary to the current strengths of the group in areas of infrastructure, geomatics, and environmental engineering within MSE. You will also be expected to strengthen relationships with owners and operators of major public transport infrastructure, management and operational agencies responsible for public transport services, and other relevant University groups and external research organisations and industry partners.

You will work as an academic in the School in the area of transport engineering and develop a significant presence in the teaching portfolio at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The responsibilities of the position will include the development and delivery of successful undergraduate and graduate teaching programs, and a significant contribution to the research activities of the Department, including supervision of postgraduate students. The successful candidate will join an internationally recognised group of academics in MSE. You will be expected to provide leadership in research, strategic planning, project development and planning, project management, and supervise research staff and postgraduate students. 

As part of the selection process, shortlisted candidates may be required to spend up to two days in the School. During this time, candidates will be expected to deliver a research seminar, interact with departmental staff, and outline a vision for their contribution to a Department (best aligned with their expertise) and the School more broadly.

The Melbourne School of Engineering is strongly committed to supporting diversity and flexibility in the workplace. Applications for part-time or other flexible working arrangements will be welcomed and will be fully considered subject to meeting the inherent requirements of the position.

The University plan seeks to increase the diversity of the workforce and the representation of women in areas they have been traditionally under-represented. Consistent with this, the School is seeking to increase the representation of women in the academic workforce across engineering disciplines. Under a Special Measure H103/2014, under Section 12 (1) of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic) the School is seeking to lift the representation of women from 20% in 2014 to at least 25% over the next 5 years, and strongly encourages applications from suitably qualified female candidates.


Close date: 18 Oct 2017


Position Description and Selection Criteria


Download File 0042990.pdf


For information to assist you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria, please go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/search/info/selection-criteria


Advertised: 19 Sep 2017 12:00 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time

Applications close: 18 Oct 2017 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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