Associate Lecturer, Computer Science and IT (TF)

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Deadline: 19 Sep 2023

  • Exciting Teaching Focussed opportunity
  • Part-Time, Fixed-Term for 2 years
  • Based at La Trobe University’s Melbourne, Bundoora campus

About the position

This position is located in the Department of Computer Science and Information Technology, part of the School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences on Melbourne, Bundoora campus. The school has a reputation for innovative course design, the maintenance of a supportive student-centered learning environment and an outstanding research profile. The school offers a range of general and specialist undergraduate and postgraduate courses that are rigorous, attuned to emerging trends and taught by staff at the forefront of their fields.

The Department of Computer Science and Information Technology undertakes a wide range of teaching and research programs in the area of data sciences, computational intelligence, software engineering, cybersecurity and mobile and wireless networks and offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses that are rigorous and attuned to meeting the needs of students in ensuring their readiness to work in changing environments.

The Department is committed to the development and exploration of new and innovative teaching and research programs which drives opportunities for multidisciplinary collaboration across the School and the University. The Computer Science discipline is also ranked highly across QS and Time Higher Education international subject ranking. Graduates of the Department are now in the faculties of universities world-wide as well as holding key positions in industry globally.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will have;

  • Completion of a Bachelor’s, degree or higher in the relevant discipline with Honours (thesis component), and evidence of participation in higher level study relevant to discipline or professional area.
  • Eligible and interested in enrolling for PhD in the relevant discipline.
  • Demonstrated ability to be effective in teaching and curriculum development in face-to-face, blended and/or online modes, as evidenced by, for example, high results on student feedback on teaching surveys relative to their peers, or through other forms of evidence.
  • Evidence of innovative initiatives undertaken in the last three years that have improved the student experience.
  • Ability to engage with the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, including the ability to interact effectively, collaboratively and productively with staff and students from a diverse range of backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a team member in a collaborative and collegial manner.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

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  • 17% employer contributed superannuation
  • On site child care facilities
  • Flexible work arrangements

How to apply

Closing date:  By 11:55pm Tuesday, 19th of September 2023

Position Enquiries: Prakash Veeraraghavan, Professor and Head of Department, Computer Science and IT


Recruitment Enquiries: Bianca Trajanov, Talent Acquisition Consultant


Position Description below:

 PD - Associate Lecturer, Computer Science and IT (TF).pdf

Only candidates with Full Working Rights in Australia may apply for this position.

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing each bullet point under the Essential Criteria ‘Skills and knowledge required for the position’, which is located in the position description.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants
We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 

La Trobe University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We take an intersectional approach by actively supporting and encouraging people of all backgrounds and abilities to submit an application and aim to ensure that the recruitment and employee experience is as accessible and inclusive as possible. Flexibility in interview format will be offered to shortlisted candidates.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

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