Lecturer in Materials and Mechanical Engineering
Monash University

Materials and Mechanical Engineering Lecturer or Senior Lecturer (Adjunct), Monash University / Research Fellow or Senior Research Fellow, Monash Suzhou Science and Technology Institute

Employer: Monash Suzhou Science and Technology Research Institute

Job Number: 607071

Location: Suzhou, China

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 3-year fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: RMB 330,000 - 450,000 (Lecturer Level B) or RMB 480,000 - 570,000 (Senior Lecturer Level C) (pro-rata of, for part-time)

The Opportunity

Monash University is honoured to be the first Australian university to receive a licence to operate in China, one of the world's largest and fastest-growing economies, via the partnership at Suzhou with the Southeast University (SEU), one of China’s key national universities as well as establishment of Monash Suzhou. The SEU-Monash partnership consists of the Joint Research Institute (JRI) and the Joint Graduate School (JGS), and will produce postgraduates and researchers with ideas to change people’s lives in the region and the world for the better.

The JRI conducts multi-disciplinary research projects in areas of strategic importance to industry in Australia and China. To facilitate the collaboration, Monash established The Monash Suzhou Science and Technology Research Institute (MSSTRI) and currently has five priority research themes that address strategic issues of mutual interest, including:

  • Advanced computation in science and engineering;
  • Advanced materials and manufacturing;
  • Energy and environment;
  • Future cities; and
  • Life sciences

We are seeking two individuals passionate about undertaking research, one in advanced materials, the other in advanced manufacturing. The successful candidates will engage in multidisciplinary research including application in areas such as additive manufacturing, smart manufacturing, structural materials, and industry 4.0, and operations in one or more of the five research themes outlined above. These roles will also be required to contribute to the teaching effort in the JGS, specifically in supporting the delivery of the Masters of Advanced Materials and Manufacturing.

To be successful in this position you will have completed a doctoral qualification in Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or another related discipline together with subsequent research and teaching experience in either advanced materials or manufacturing, and have a record of publications and high-level technical skills and abilities.

An appropriately qualified appointee will be offered an honorary adjunct appointment as an Adjunct Lecturer, Adjunct Senior Lecturer or Adjunct Associate Professor with the Faculty of Engineering of Monash University, to be held conjointly with the appointment in the Monash Suzhou Science and Technology Research Institute (MSSTRI).

With excellent, high-quality students, a vibrant research environment, and through deep engagement with Monash Australia and its researchers, this is an opportunity to collaborate with experts across the Faculty of Engineering within a world top 100 University, enabling multi-disciplinary research collaborations and enhancing your future career prospects.

If this is an opportunity that interests you, we look forward to receiving your application!

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements can be negotiated.

Your application must address the key selection criteria. For instructions on how to apply, please refer to “How to apply for Monash Jobs”.

To be considered for this opportunity, applicants must be eligible to work in mainland China either as a PRC national or a Non-PRC national with a current and valid employment permit.


For enquires related to Advanced Materials: Professor Neil Cameron, Head of Department, Materials Science and Engineering, Monash University

E: neil.cameron@monash.edu

For enquiries related to Advanced Manufacturing: Professor Chris Davies, Head of Department, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Monash University

E: chris.davies@monash.edu

Position Description

Download FileResearch Fellow - Level B

Download FileSenior Research Fellow - Level C

Closing Date

Friday 23 October 2020, 11:55 pm AEDT

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