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Associate Professor/Professor - Innovative Structures/ Structural Engineering & Robotics
Australian National Univeristy

Date Posted Jul. 31, 2019
Title Associate Professor/Professor - Innovative Structures/ Structural Engineering & Robotics
University Australian National Univeristy
Canberra, ACT, Australia
Department College of Engineering and Computer Science
Application Deadline Sep. 1, 2019
Position Start Date January 2020
  • Associate Professor
  • Structural Engineering
  • Join an exceptional teaching and learning environment;
  • Opportunity to undertake ground-breaking research;
  • We have an extensive network of academic, government and industry partners.

The ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) is dedicated to contributing to The Australian National University’s reputation for excellence in research and research-led education, bringing together expertise across a range of areas to reimagine the role of engineering and computing for future generations.

CECS is a diverse and exceptional community of students, educators, scholars and researchers who embrace the breadth of the computing and engineering professions. We want our people to engage in ground-breaking, cutting-edge research to solve "wicked problems" of the 21st century in collaboration with the best minds in the world from across a broad range of disciplines. Through modern, unique programmes we encourage our students to build a diverse, multidisciplinary skillset that will prepare our graduates to successful make their future mark in the world. At its core, we will equip our people to ask the right kind of questions from a people-centric, technological and scientific perspective.

We are looking for people who share our passion and who want to create something exceptional. Through this unique endeavour, ANU will nearly triple its capability in engineering and computer science over the next decade. In this very first call out for talent, we are looking for experts in:

  • Innovative Structures / Structural Engineering
  • Robotics

The positions are available as either fixed term or continuing opportunities, dependent on the candidate’s experience, capability and preference. Applications are invited from outstanding thinkers with a depth of expertise in one of these areas alongside the breadth of vision needed to reframe and solve the most important, complex problems of our age. You will be offered individualised attention and be part of a culture with a strong sense of community to discover and define your own pathways. You will enjoy building teams, capacity and will be a natural collaborator, setting new standards of excellence and inspiring future faculty and students.

We welcome and develop diversity of backgrounds, experiences and ideas and encourage applications from individuals who may have had non-traditional career paths, who may have taken a career break or who have achieved excellence in careers outside of academia.

ANU values diversity and inclusion and believes employment opportunities must not be limited by socio-economic background, race, religion or gender. The University actively encourages applications from women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and candidates from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Furthermore, it is policy in the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science to require selection panels to seek a gender balance when compiling shortlists of candidates for interview. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit

The ANU provides attractive benefits and excellent support to maintain a healthy work/life balance and offers generous remuneration benefits, including four weeks paid vacation per year, assistance with relocation expenses and 17% employer contribution to superannuation. This also includes generous parental leave, the possibility of flexible and part time working arrangements, a parental and aged care support program, dual career hire programs, ANU school holiday programs, and childcare facilities on campus. For more information, please visit

For more information and how to apply please visit:… or contact
Sophia Ha, T: +61 2 8354 4026 E: or
Lara Connolly, T: +61 2 8354 4025 E:

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Contact Information

  • Sophia Ha
    College of Engineering and Computer Science
    Australian National Univeristy
    Building 108, CSITBuilding
    Canberra, ACT 2601
  • +61 2 8354 4026


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