Melbourne VICSwinburne University of Technology is currently seeking to fill a newly created position of Senior Research Engineer at its Hawthorn Campus located in Melbourne. You will work as part of a team of Construction Engineering Researchers, Concrete and Material Specialists, Structural Engineers, Designers and Architects to explore new and innovative ways to solve difficult problems in construction industry using automation and digital technologies. This is a new and very challenging area where there is high potential for future growth.
On a daily basis, you will:
Participate in existing research projects and work collaboratively with other researchers in the group. The researchers in the group include PhD students, Research Fellows, Masters students, Final Year undergraduate research students and technical staff. Initiate new projects in the Digital Construction area and explore opportunities to collaborate with external partners including major industry, government and research organizations. Lead or participate in applications for competitive funding from external funding bodies for research projects. Lead or participate in high quality journal publications reporting the research outcomes
About Swinburne's Digital Construction Laboratory
Our Digital Construction Laboratory is currently focusing on developing innovative automation solutions based on new digital and robot technologies, including 3D printing using concrete, for construction purposes (eg. houses, buildings and other infrastructure components).
To be successful in the role, you will have: A doctoral degree in Robotics, Mechatronics, Mechanical or Electrical engineering, or closely related field with a strong demonstrated interest in automation. Successful research track record in an automation related field, supported by publications in high quality journals. Alternatively, applicants from industry background is expected to demonstrateaccomplishments in construction robotics and/or in the application of practical mechanical design and automation solutions to the construction industry. Interpersonal skills that demonstrate the ability to establish and maintain effective collaborative working relationships A full list of the selection criteria is available within the position description
Benefits Participate in regular staff and management development programs Private health insurance discounts Salary package your car parking, superannuation and vehicle lease plans. It can help you get the most value from what you earn. Discover more discounts when you start at Swinburne. Receive movie tickets and staff membership options at the Swinburne bookshop. Theres news subscriptions and computer and software discounts on offer.
Further information and how
The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2018 and of key initiatives such as ourStrategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2025 vision to be world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation. Swinburne has also received the Victorian "High Commendation" Multicultural Excellence Award (Business Category).
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