Lecturer, Applied Artificial Intelligence

Updated: 29 days ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Deadline: 19 Mar 2024

Apply now Job no:549784
Work type:Full-time
Location:Melbourne - Burwood
Categories:IT


  • Based at our Melbourne, Burwood Campus
  • Full-time and continuing
  • Level B $108,804 - $128,689 + 17% Superannuation (pro rata, part-time)

Why work with us?

At Deakin you will have access to benefits such as a variety of leave options including generous parental leave and the ability to purchase additional leave; flexible working arrangements to help manage your work-life balance; ongoing learning and development opportunities to grow your career; an inclusive and supportive culture and environment to work in, both online and on campus.

Who are we?

Deakin University stands as a shining beacon of excellence in the world of higher education.  Deakin is renowned for its unwavering commitment to innovation, research, and inclusivity. With a strong emphasis on cutting-edge research and a diverse, globally-connected community, Deakin provides an unparalleled educational experience. Here, students not only gain knowledge but also develop the skills and mindset needed to thrive in a rapidly evolving world. Whether you're aspiring to be a part of groundbreaking research, form lifelong connections, or embark on an extraordinary academic journey, Deakin University welcomes you to join our vibrant community. Discover the thrill of intellectual exploration and let Deakin's passion for learning and innovation ignite your own, as you prepare to shape the future with confidence and purpose.

As a Lecturer, Applied Artificial Intelligence, you will:

Education and Employability

  • Lead unit teaching teams and work collaboratively with other unit teaching teams in the course to develop effective unit curricula and learning resources
  • Assist in applying industry, clinical and/or research practice into student learning experiences, success, engagement and resources.
  • Adopt innovation in curriculum design at the unit level and deliver learner-centric, research-informed teaching practices across different levels/modes of delivery.
  • Design collaborative learning opportunities and develop effective assessment tasks and rubrics at unit level.
  • Provide academic support to students within units and guide students to appropriate support services where appropriate.
  • Contribute effectively to a culture of educational excellence and engage collaboratively with peers. Build teaching and learning capability related to discipline or pedagogy and effective unit teaching teams and support the professional development of junior colleagues.
  • Assist in integrating new pedagogical research across all aspects of education.

Research and Innovation

  • Support, and may lead, applications for research and creative activities and communicate outputs to discipline(s) and the community and ensure impact of academic activity in the field and the community ·
  • Build a national reputation, based on a growing, focused body of work recognised for quality, excellence and impact and a growing track record of timely delivery of outcomes for industry partners.
  • Initiate, design, conduct and may lead intra- and inter-disciplinary research collaborations, development of industry partnerships and collaboration
  • Initiate, design, conduct and may lead innovation and translation into policies, frameworks, strategy, generation of products, services, new ways of operating, priority setting and or other innovations with positive impact and national recognition
  • Supervise honours and/or HDR students with timely completions and productive, high-quality outcomes and provide effective mentoring to HDR students to support professional and career development and employability.
  • Adopt and promote a culture of research excellence, innovation, impact and support

To be successful, you’ll have:

  • PhD in Computer Science or other relevant discipline and/or other relevant qualifications and experience
  • Excellent record of scholarly learning and teaching in UG and/or PG programs, including innovative curriculum design
  • Emerging reputation in research and scholarship through publications and/or exhibitions and/or success in obtaining external research funding.
  • Ability to contribute to communities through research.
  • Capacity to contribute to leadership of research and administration.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a proven ability to establish good working relationships with colleagues.

Here's how to apply: 

Please submit your updated resume, a short cover letter, and responses to the Key Selection Criteria.

For any questions regarding this role, please contact [email protected]   

For a copy of the position description, please see below:

 PD- Lecturer, Applied Artificial Intelligence.pdf

Applications for this position close on 19 March 2024 at 11.55pm.

Are You Ready?

Deakin is a Victorian university with a global impact. We are an agile, dynamic, and innovative university committed to making a positive impact through our excellence in education, research and innovation and the contributions we make to the wider community.

We understand that our reputation has been built on the dedication and expertise of our staff and we offer a dynamic and diverse working environment with opportunities to grow and develop careers. We believe that a progressive, thriving culture will ensure that people choose to come, and stay at Deakin and contribute to our ongoing success.

We value diversity and aim to build an inclusive environment that champions, embraces and respects differences. We support and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people of all abilities, cultures, sexual orientation, and genders.



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