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Job no: 0047561
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Parkville
Division/Faculty: Melbourne School of Engineering
Department/School: School of Electrical, Mechanical and Infrastructure Engineering
Salary: $69,148 - $93,830 (Level A)
Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - 17% superannuation

About Melbourne School of Engineering (MSE)
At MSE, we are committed to excellence. We are transforming our engineering and IT teaching as well as research at the University of Melbourne, guided by MSE 2025, our ten-year strategic plan. With an expected investment of $1 billion in people and infrastructure, we are creating the entrepreneurial leaders and technology of the future — the people and things that will drive innovation and productivity to make a sustainable impact on the world in which we live.  It’s an incredibly exciting time to be joining MSE!

About the School of Electrical, Mechanical & Infrastructure Engineering (IE)
IE undertakes teaching and research across a range of disciplines that are internationally recognised for their contribution to fundamental research.  It has a number of well-established industry linkages and international partnerships.  It is building a vibrant profile of interdisciplinary research, working with industry with an aim to contribute to society.  It offers a comprehensive range of accredited Master of Engineering and Master of Information Technology programs taught through the Electrical, Mechanical and Infrastructure departments as well as professional Masters programs.  It has a substantial cohort of research higher degree students.  A major focus of the school is to attract and retain outstanding and internationally recognised academic staff.  The School is committed through strategy, culture and mentorship to increasing the number of female engineers and scientists on its staff.

The Opportunity
We’re seeking applicants for two Senior Tutor roles (Level A) for a fixed-term of three years to develop, maintain and deliver teaching and learning activities across a range of subjects.  Current priority areas include: geomatics, engineering management, structural engineering and water but flexibility in areas of expertise would be advantageous.

Your profile

You have a Master’s degree in either of the following disciplines of engineering: Electrical, Mechanical, Computing and Information Systems, Infrastructure, Chemical and Biomolecular, and Biomedical (or an equivalent discipline) and experience in teaching, including tutoring, lecturing or project supervision related to an engineering subject.  You’re skilled in fostering student development in tutorials or workshops and have a strong ability to develop curiosity and independence in learning and nurture critical thinking capabilities in those you teach.  Naturally, you have a well-developed ability to interact positively and work co-operatively in a multi-disciplinary team environment and liaise with people from diverse backgrounds and at varied levels.

What we offer you

Apart from competitive salaries, our benefits are aimed at recognising and rewarding the contributions you make. We offer complete flexibility, whatever that may mean for you. Many of our benefit programs and onsite amenities are aimed at supporting you - including generous leave, child care subsidies, discounted parking, medical and health care.  We offer extensive opportunities for personal and professional development and we’ll support you in doing what you love.

How to Apply

Apply online with a cover letter outlining your motivation and reasons for applying with your resume. Please note: there is no requirement to respond to the Selection Criteria.

About the University of Melbourne
The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked among the leading universities in the world, at number 1 in Australia and number 32 in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2017-2018). We are globally engaged, comprehensive, research-intensive and committed to respond to the major social, economic and environmental challenges of our time.

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The University of Melbourne and MSE are 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.

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