Lecturer/Senior Lecturer - School of Computer Science

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 15 Aug 2021

Job no:505611
Work type:Continuing - Full-time
Categories:Faculty of Engineering, Computer & Mathematical Sciences, Level B, Level C

(Level B/C)  $96,135 to $136,990 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% may apply.

Multiple positions available at continuing, convertible and fixed-term (2 years) academic appointments

The School of Computer Science is seeking to recruit teaching and research academics, and/or education specialist academics, at Lecturer (Level B) or Senior Lecturer (Level C) in Computer Science, Information Technology and Software Engineering.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading school of Computer Science in delivering first class education in CS, IT and SE and to contribute to the School’s world-class research reputation. The School was ranked in the top-50 in the world in the 2021 AWRU rankings, and has outstanding strength in a variety of areas, especially AI, Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Optimisation, Cybersecurity, VR and Mixed Reality.

We will make up to five appointments, with up to four of these being continuing or 3 year convertible appointments. As well as more standard teaching and research staff, the University of Adelaide also supports exceptional educationalists as Education Specialists with a strong focus on undergraduate education. A separate set of selection criteria with a focus of teaching quality and expertise will apply.

To be successful for teaching and research appointments (Level B) you will need:

  • An undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or Software Engineering and a PhD (or equivalent experience) in a relevant area.
  • Ability to contribute to the teaching and administration of subjects in Information Technology, Computer Science and Software Engineering.
  • Evidence of and a willingness to engage in curriculum development and renewal in CS, IT and/or SE.
  • Ability to contribute to world class research that complements an area of existing strength within the school (see above), with a strong publication record, commensurate with opportunity.
  • Commitment to the principles of equity, diversity and inclusion, and ability to contribute to the
    diversity of the School community.

In addition to the above, to be successful at Level C you will need:

  • Leadership experience and high quality interpersonal skills, with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to supervise and motivate undergraduate and postgraduate students including encouraging intellectual development and career aspirations.
  • Demonstrated ability to attract competitive research funding.

Essential Criteria for Education Specialist roles (Level B and C) are provided. Please indicate on your application which level and role you are applying for.

This position is only open to applicants who hold valid Australian working rights including onshore visa holders.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs—including significant industry, government and community collaborations—offer vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work’s cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellent and discovery.  We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs

Your faculty’s broader role

The Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences is a thriving centre of learning, teaching and research in a vast range of engineering disciplines, computer science - including machine learning, high-level mathematics and architecture, planning and landscape architecture. Many of its academic staff are world leaders in their fields and graduates are highly regarded by employers.

Learn more at: ecms.adelaide.edu.au

If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications close 11.55pm, 15 August 2021.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Prof Ian Reid, FAA FTSE
Head of School, School of Computer Science
P: +61 (0) 8313 2135
E: ian.reid@adelaide.edu.au

A full position description and/or selection criteria appear below (If no links appear, try viewing on another device).

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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