Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering University of Waikato. New Zealand

Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering

School of Engineering

Division of Health, Engineering, Computing and Science

The University is situated in the Waikato, a region with strong agricultural industries, serviced by a wide range of engineering companies from stainless steel fabrication to robotic packaging systems. There also are aerospace, electronic products, building products, hydraulics, mining, infrastructure and energy companies.

This is an opportunity to join a growing School, offering modern and innovative engineering programmes and help grow and shape Mechanical Engineering as a discipline at the University. You will be expected to teach at all levels within the degree programme, lead the development of an appropriate research area, supervise postgraduate students, and attract external funding to support your research speciality. Knowledge of designing complex mechanical/mechatronic machinery, engineering design process, computer aided design (CAD) and advanced production methods is essential.

You will have a PhD in Mechanical or Mechatronics Engineering or be close to completion, with a research record that complements or is related to relevant research activities and interests in the School of Engineering. These currently include; light alloy manufacturing and composite materials, energy and water sustainability, agricultural robotics and sensors, and smart infrastructure.

Prior experience supervising student design projects is highly desirable and a commitment to project based learning is essential.

Current salary range for Lecturers is NZ$74,034 to $89,163 per year, depending on qualifications, skills and experience.

Enquiries of an academic nature should be directed to Professor Michael Walmsley, School of Engineering, emailmichael.walmsley@waikato.ac.nz

Closing date: 8 March 2019

Vacancy number: 390023

For more information and to apply, visit www.jobs.waikato.ac.nz

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