Academic Lead, Strategic Projects, ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science

Updated: 12 months ago
Job Type: Temporary
Deadline: 08 Dec 2017

Academic Lead, Strategic Projects, ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science

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Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Academic

Classification: Academic Level D or E
Salary package: $136,843 - $179,846 plus 9.5% superannuation per annum
Terms: Full time, Fixed term (6-12 months)
Position overview

The ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) is one of the premier engineering and computer science research institutions in the world.  Comprising the Research School of Computer Science and the Research School of Engineering, both are recognised as research leaders in their respective areas continuing the tradition of excellence in research and research-led education.  CECS collaborates on research projects with government departments (federal and state) and multinational corporations, helping to accelerate research and development programs and to introduce new technologies to the marketplace. CECS offers a wide range of coursework programs at both the undergraduate and graduate level, and also supervises students for higher degrees by research.  We offer undergraduate degrees in engineering, information technology and computer science along with masters and doctoral postgraduate programs.

CECS is looking to embark on an ambitious re-imagination of engineering and computing that will result in expansion of Engineering & Computer Science at the ANU.

To do this, we are seeking an Academic Lead for our strategic projects.  Academic Lead, Strategic Projects is an interim position until the substantive Deputy Dean position is filled.  Under the broad direction of the Dean, the Academic Lead, Strategic Projects will provide Academic leadership to the Strategic Project Team.

Reporting to the Dean, successful applicant will have responsibility for the oversight and academic leadership as part of a team that will develop a blueprint and business plan for the College for the next 10 year period while also providing support to the Dean with leadership and management of the College, and will be a member of the College Executive.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Professor Elanor Huntington, Dean, ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science. Ph. (02) 6125 8807

Closing date: Applications for this position will close when an appointment is made.

The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant on  

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit

Application information

This position will remain open until filled.  First assessment of applications will be on 25 October 2017.

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A brief statement addressing the selection criteria.

  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.

  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Please note: Applications for this position will only be accepted from those with Australian residency or a valid work permit. 

Position Description & Selection Criteria

Advertised: 13 Oct 2017 09:00:00 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 08 Dec 2017 11:55:00 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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