Head of Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Ref: 5035

Monash University

Victoria, Australia

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Role Managed by:

Mazin Almaimani

Research Associate

t: +61 (2) 8354 4000

e: Mazin.Almaimani@perrettlaver.com

Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research

Salary & Benefits: Commensurate with experience

Closing Date: 21/05/2021

Monash University’s Faculty of Engineering is one of the largest in Australia, renowned worldwide for the quality and calibre of our teaching, research and graduates. Our research activities provide a platform for establishing a thriving educational enterprise and our staff are committed to creating a dynamic learning environment.

We are currently seeking an outstanding academic to lead the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE). The Department aims to educate the next generation of leaders in the profession of engineering, generate new knowledge and insight into the processes that govern our discipline, and provide service to the community, our profession and industry. We are the largest department within the Faculty in terms of student numbers and we are renowned for our world class research facilities and research institutes

The successful candidate will be expected to bring a strong personal commitment and reputation in both education and research. They will play a key role in leading and developing research initiatives in areas such as smart manufacturing, energy and robotics. Drawing on the Monash Maker Space and the Woodside Building for Technology and Design, the Head will expand project-based learning opportunities for students through support of innovative curriculum design. Through their leadership, the Head will foster collaboration within the department, with national colleagues, industry, and international researchers, creating an environment that fosters and supports sustained growth.

Monash is full of thinkers and doers who are looking for their next challenge. So if you’ve forged a rewarding career so far, this role provides the perfect platform to join us and thrive. You’ll have access to quality research facilities, infrastructure and teaching spaces to do exciting work, along with opportunities to collaborate internationally. You’ll be part of a university that’s made up of inspirational people to help you continue doing work that makes a lasting impact.

Monash University will be supported in a global search for this appointment by the executive search firm Perrett Laver. If you wish to discuss this role further in confidence, please contact;

Mazin Almaimani on +61 (2) 8354 4020 or Mazin.Almaimani@PerrettLaver.com

The deadline for applications is Friday 21 May at 5.00pm AEST.