Apply For School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering Recruitment in Australia salary will be in the range $124,378.29 – $143,415.50 plus super of up to 17% Per Annum

 Apply For School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering Recruitment in Australia salary will be in the range $124,378.29 – $143,415.50 plus super of up to 17% Per Annum

Academic Level C

Continuing position

Applications Close Friday 2nd September 2022 at 11.00pm AEST (R-12251)

About This Opportunity

Power, Energy and Control Engineering discipline is one of the leading power engineering research groups in Australia with over 60 academic staff, researchers and PhD students, which is dedicated to deliver cutting-edge technology solutions for the industry. We work closely with other disciplines in the School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering and other Schools within the faculty, which includes e-mobility in Dow Centre for Sustainable Engineering Innovation in Chemical Engineering and Energy Futures research group in Mechanical and Mining Engineering. We have access to advanced simulation platforms and state-of-the-art laboratories, which includes Renewable Energy Lab, Industry 4.0 UQ Energy TestLab, Intelligent Equipment Diagnostic lab, Australasian Transformer Innovation Centre lab, Power Electronics and Pulsed Power lab, and the Centre for Energy Data Innovation facilities. We enjoy very strong international collaborations with numerous universities and research organisations.

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This is an exciting opportunity for a Senior Lecturer in Electrical Power Engineering within the discipline of power, energy and control engineering to consistently demonstrate excellence in teaching, research and service and engagement. At this level the incumbent may coordinate or lead the activities of other staff and is expected to have an active and effective record of supervising Higher Degree by Research students successfully to completion as principal supervisor.

Key responsibilities include:

1. Teaching

Demonstrate an established record of effective contribution to a range of teaching responsibilities.

Make original contributions which expand knowledge or practice in the power, energy and control engineering discipline.

Support the ongoing improvement of programs via successful coordination of a significant aspect of a program (e.g. a major, or a field of study) or a significant contribution to the development or coordination of teaching to ensure courses are engaging, relevant and contemporary.

Teach across different settings and develop innovative curriculum design including online learning and alternative teaching methods and resources.

Coordinate courses, prepare and deliver lectures and tutorials, and undertake assessment and marking for undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Maintain and improve the quality of courses as measured through evaluation instruments to meet industry and educational standards.

Provide high quality service to students, including academic counselling and advice.

Understand and apply University Rules relevant to teaching and learning practice.

2. Research

Maintain an active record of producing quality research outputs consistent with discipline norms as lead contributor, by publishing or exhibiting in international research journals, other appropriate refereed publications and conference publications

Participate in or contribute as chief investigator role in applications for significant research funding to support projects and activities, which includes actively seeking, obtaining and managing research funding.

Contribute to progressing towards transfer of knowledge, technology and practices to research end users through translation, including commercialisation of UQ intellectual property.

Undertake independent and/or team research that where possible impacts on policy, practices and/or commercialisation resulting in national recognition and developing international recognition in the research area.

Encourage, initiate and coordinate strategic collaborative research projects in power, energy and control engineering related area of expertise across University, national and international levels.

Review and draw upon best practice research methodologies.

3. Supervision and Researcher Development

Act as Principal Supervisor to Higher Degree by Research students.

Demonstrate and lead others in the responsible conduct of research.

Demonstrate personal effectiveness in supervision and management and development of researcher capability and skill.

Lead the facilitation of engagement opportunities for supervisees.

Effectively lead and develop employee performance and conduct by providing feedback, coaching, and professional development.

Manage staff effectively throughout the employee lifecycle in accordance with University policy and procedures.

Work to promptly resolve conflict and grievances when they arise in accordance with University policy and procedures.

4. Citizenship and Service

Consistently demonstrate behaviours that align to the UQ values.

Show leadership of self and others through mentoring, collaboration and a responsibility for staff wellbeing.

Demonstrate a track record of achievement in relation to internal service roles, including high level of collaboration and participation in decision-making and service on relevant committees.

Undertake administrative processes as required.

Establish a track record of collaboration in relation to external service activities.

Advance external links and partnerships by collaborating on external activities and sustain relationships with electricity industry, government departments, professional bodies and the wider community.

5. Other

Ensure you are aware of and comply with legislation and University policy relevant to the duties undertaken, including but not exclusive to:

The University’s Code of Conduct.

Requirements of the Queensland occupational health and safety (OH&S) legislation and related OH&S responsibilities and procedures developed by the University or Institute/School.

The adoption of sustainable practices in all work activities and compliance with associated legislation and related University sustainability responsibilities and procedures.

Requirements of the Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000, the National Code 2007 and associated legislation, and related responsibilities and procedures developed by the University.

About You

Completion of a PhD in Electrical Engineering.

An established profile in teaching and research in the power, energy and control engineering discipline area (e.g. specifically research in electrical asset condition monitoring and life assessment, signal processing and data analytics applications in power systems).

National recognition in the area of expertise, with an internationally developing profile and an established record of publications in reputed refereed journal and presenting at conferences.

A strong record of successfully seeking, obtaining and managing external research funding.

Evidence of a high level of quality teaching at undergraduate, honours and postgraduate level across a variety of settings, including small and large groups.

A strong track record of course coordination and participation in the development and continuous innovation of new programs, curriculum design and course material in the discipline area.

A solid record of supervision of Honours and Research Higher Degree students to successful completion.

A growing record of meaningful internal service roles in conjunction with a strong contribution to external activities.

What We Can Offer

This is a Full-time, 100% FTE Continuing position at Academic Level C.

The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $124,378.29 – $143,415.50 plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be in the range $145,522.60 – $167,796.14 per annum.

The following flexible employment options may be available for this role: some working from home; variable start or finish times; compressed hours; flex-time.

For further information about UQ’s benefits, please visit Why Work at UQ and review The University of Queensland’s Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.


To discuss this role please contact Prof Tapan Saha via email:, Leader of Power, Energy and Control Engineering Discipline.

For application queries, please contact stating the job reference number in the subject line.

Want to Apply?

All applicants must supply the following documents:

Cover letter addressing the About You section


Please note that you will be asked to add all documents into the one upload box during the application form.

To satisfy pre-requisite questions and ensure your application can be considered in full, all candidates must apply via the UQ Careers portal by the job closing deadline. Applications received via other channels, including direct email, will not be accepted.

About The Selection Process

The University of Queensland is committed to ensuring all candidates are provided with the opportunity to attend the panel interviews, however, for those candidates who are unable to attend in person, video interview options will be available.

Other Information

Sponsorship: Visa sponsorship may be available for this appointment.

Background Checks: All final applicants for this position may be asked to consent to a criminal record check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to

If you are a current employee of the University, or hold an unpaid or affiliate appointment with the University, please login to your staff Workday account and visit the internal careers board to apply for this opportunity. Please do NOT apply via the external job board.

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