You are here

Job Opportunity: Research Leader, University of South Australia's Research Node for Low Carbon Living

Posted 27 May 2016 - 3:17pm

Professor in Sustainable Energy and Leader: Research Node for Low Carbon Living (Level E)

The University of South Australia is an enterprising and dynamic, outward-looking institution established in 1991, but built on more than 150 years of teaching, learning and research excellence of its antecedent institutions. The University is South Australia’s largest and continues to enjoy a strong upward trajectory across a number of key indicators and global rankings - it is ranked amongst the top 3% of universities worldwide and in the top 50 international universities under 50 years of age.

The School of Engineering has a strong research and teaching focus in sustainability in all of its disciplines areas.  The School is seeking to appoint an outstanding Professor to grow and lead research and teaching in sustainable systems and technologies. The responsibilities will include teaching, research and academic leadership. You will lead the Research Node for Low Carbon Living, which has been recently established through joint funding from the University of South Australia and the CRC for Low Carbon Living, to provide a shopfront for multidisciplinary industry focused research.

You will have a PhD qualification in mechanical engineering or a relevant engineering discipline, together with distinguished performance and achievement in research in an area relevant to sustainable energy.

This is a full spectrum Professorial position which will provide you with an exciting and challenging opportunity to build on existing high profile research in the areas of sustainable energy and low carbon living within a thriving multidisciplinary research environment.  

Enquiries may be directed in confidence to Professor Wasim Saman, Professor of Sustainable Energy Engineering on +618 8302 3008 or by email to

Applications close: 9.00am Monday 29 June 2016. The position information brochure can be accessed here