First listed on: 30 August 2019

Multiple continuing positions in the School of Electrical and Information Engineering 

  • Join a growing Faculty and be part of a University that places amongst the world’s best teaching and research institutions.
  • Located in the heart of Sydney’s bustling inner west quarter, close to beaches, parks, public transport and shopping districts
  • Seeking outstanding Academic’s to provide leadership and help create a world-class, internationally recognised Faculty for research and education excellence

About the opportunity 

The School of Electrical and Information Engineering at the University of Sydney is searching for faculty members at all ranks and in all areas of:

  • Nano Scale Engineering – Sensors, MEMS, electronics to nano-scale interfaces, nano-photonics, and photonic signal processing, etc.
  • Power Engineering – Power Electronics, Control, Energy Systems, and Power Systems, etc.
  • Communication systems
  • Information Engineering
  • Computer Engineering – VLSI, Devices, and Design Automations, etc.

The School seeks to increase the diversity of its faculty and encourages women to apply.

About you

Successful candidates are expected to develop an independent research program, engage in collaborations within and outside the University, participate in both undergraduate and graduate teaching and curriculum development, and contribute to the working of the School and the University.

Candidates should submit a CV, a research statement and a teaching statement, and the names and email addresses of three references (for lecturer and senior lecturer positions) and six references (for associate and full professor positions

Applications will be reviewed starting on November 15.

Term and Remuneration

Successful candidates will be offered a continuing (permanent) appointment, subject to the completion of a satisfactory probation period for new appointees. A competitive remuneration package will be negotiated depending on the level of appointment.

The School of Electrical and Information Engineering has a reputation for the quality of its graduates, innovation in its undergraduate curriculum and for the strength of its research and postgraduate teaching programs. Major research outcomes have been achieved in the fields of software, bio-electronics, computer engineering, photonics, power and telecommunication engineering

About us

The University of Sydney is Australia’s first university and has an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. The School of Electrical and Information Engineering has a strong and proud tradition in contributing to world class research and teaching in the fields of electrical and information engineering throughout its long history. Established in 1883, the School counts some of the most eminent Australian industry leaders and engineering professionals amongst its Alumni.

The School maintains a strong tradition of research-led teaching matched by a commitment to achieving highest level of excellence in research and innovation. It encourages cross-disciplinary initiatives and provides one of the world’s best research training programs.

To learn more about the School of Electrical and Information Engineering click here

For more information on the Head of School, Professor Jian Guo Zhu, click here

How to apply

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit and search by the reference number 1772/0819C to apply.

Closing date: 11.30pm 01 December 2019 (Sydney Time)

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.


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The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.


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