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Senior Lecturer - Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering
Monash University Malaysia

Date Posted Sep. 14, 2018
Title Senior Lecturer - Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering
University Monash University Malaysia
Department School of Engineering
Application Deadline October 2018
Position Start Date 2018
  • Sunway
  • Senior Lecturer
  • Electrical and/or Electronics
    Computer Engineering

A Senior Lecturer is expected to make significant contributions to the teaching effort of the discipline, school, campus, faculty and university. An academic at this level is also expected to play a major role in scholarship, research and/or professional activities.

1. The key result areas of Research, Teaching and Service are the basis for the primary duties and responsibilities of the role. A workload will be agreed annually with the Head of School in the Performance Development Plan process. Other duties may be required from time to time as directed by the Head of School.

2. Conduct independent research and act as principal investigator and project leader.
3. Enhance the University’s international reputation through research publications of appropriate quantity and quality, and contribute to worldwide debates at regional and international conferences.
4. Obtain external research earnings through carefully prepared and successful grant applications as well as identifying potential income-generating programs and collaborative partnerships.
5. Contribute to enhancing the quality and quantity of multiple-disciplinary research at the University in an area related or complementary to existing research priorities.
6. Leading the supervision of research projects, manage dedicated research staff and postgraduate research students.
7. Contribute to maintaining a collegial working atmosphere and stimulating research environment that will attract further research staff and HDR students of the highest quality.

8. Prepare, review and deliver lectures, tutorials, practical classes, demonstrations, workshops, student field excursions, clinical sessions and/or studio sessions and seminars.
9. Contribute in course coordination and developing curriculum, course materials and learning activities for undergraduate and postgraduate course/unit in which the academic teaches.
10. Design and execute formative and summative assessment including marking that is aligned with student learning outcomes.
11. Contribute to the scholarship of learning and teaching (including curriculum and student engagement) within the discipline.
12. Supervise the program of study of honours students and of postgraduate students engaged in course work.
13. Provide feedback to students on their learning through student consultations.
14. Undertake administrative responsibilities primarily connected with units in which the academic teaches including course review, admission and accreditation processes.

15. Share in academic service responsibilities, including contributing to outcomes of the discipline and/or school meetings and/or internal campus committees.
16. Foster strong engagement with the profession, industry, professional bodies and general community.
17. Contribute to the development of collaborative linkages with Malaysian and regional agencies, institutions and industry.
18. Contribute to the overall strategic planning and academic management of the School.
19. Contribute to the development of other academic staff through mentoring, coaching and effective supervision.


1. PhD in an area related to Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering, and must be eligible to register as Graduate Engineer with Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM). For non-Malaysians with Bachelor of Engineering qualifications from non-Malaysian universities, professional qualifications recognised by BEM can be considered as equivalent to being registered as Graduate Engineer.
2. An established research agenda and established track record in research publications in the relevant discipline.
3. Evidence of successfully attracting competitive funding for research activities.
4. Demonstrated evidence of a high standard of teaching in the relevant field at tertiary level.
5. Demonstrated experience in supervising HDR students.
6. Demonstrated evidence of engagement and/or collaboration with colleagues in teaching and research.
7. Demonstrated evidence of good oral and written communication skills.
8. Good interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work with students and staff from a diverse range of backgrounds.
9. Commitment to the academic discipline and to service to the University, the wider community and the profession.
10. Demonstrated evidence of the use of technology and innovation to enhance teaching and research.

To apply, send your Cover Letter and Resume to recruit@ and quote the job number. For position details and application information, visit

Closing date: 29 September 2018

  • Monash University Malaysia is the third largest campus of Australia’s largest university. We carry with us the distinction of being the Malaysian constituent of a premier research intensive Australian university ranked among the top 100 universities in the world, and a member of Australia’s prestigious Group of Eight.
    We have maintained a proud tradition of education and research excellence for 20 years and counting, and are now recognised as a leader in the international higher education sector in Malaysia. Our location in Sunway City, one of the region’s industrial hotspots, well positions us for scholarly engagement with Southeast Asia and beyond.
    We believe that everyone has the potential to make a positive impact on the world. Throughout the years, we have welcomed more than 20,000 students from over 70 countries who are keen to do so. We provide our students with a supportive learning environment so that they are able to flourish and are empowered to succeed. Every day, we come together to embrace new ideas and devise solutions to address social, political and economic challenges of our communities.
    This desire to make a difference and the relentless passion which drives us forward are what define Monash.
    For further information see:

    The School of Engineering continues to grow rapidly, particularly in the delivery of undergraduate programs, and through the expansion of its facilities and infrastructure. In addressing global engineering challenges of the 21st century, the expansion of research activities in our Malaysian campus is of high priority for the University, reflected by the significant increase of school collaborative partnership with the industry sector, and through the offering of the Higher Degrees by Research, the Master of Engineering Science (Research) and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). The School currently has close to 1,500 undergraduate students, consisting of approximately 70 academic staff, and 42 professional and technical support staff.
    The School offers the 4-year Bachelor degree in 6 disciplines: Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering and Software Engineering. These are the 6 core disciplines of Engineering, driven by the strong and growing demand for capable graduates in Malaysia, the Asian region and beyond.
    In line with the School Development Plan and to meet the thriving market demand, the school has recently started to offer the Master of Advanced Engineering (Energy and Sustainability), a 1-year Master by coursework program.
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