Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Crawley, WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 04 Nov 2021

Job no:507656
Work type:part time, full time
Location:Crawley
Categories:Engineering and Mathematical Sciences


Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering

  • Multiple positions available - ongoing and fixed term contracts, teaching-focussed and teaching-research roles
  • Flexibility in work hours – open to full time or part time work arrangements
  • Salary range: Level B $102,983 - $121,864 (pro rata) or Level C $125,639 - $144,523 (pro rata) plus 17% superannuation (appointment will be dependent on applicant’s skills and experience)

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities.  With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to ‘innovate and inspire’ there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top University.

About the team

The Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering under the School of Physics, Mathematics and Computing is renowned for its award-winning researchers, teachers and facilities. The broad-based undergraduate and postgraduate programs are complemented by a wide range of research activities and the School is a leader in developing graduates with high level expertise in computer programming and the methods involved in performing complex computations and processing data. In the resource rich state of Western Australia the opportunities for partnership and collaborative research are extensive and the Department has well established links with industry. 

About the opportunity

We are seeking experienced Lecturers to join our department and make a long-term contribution to research and teaching excellence.

As a Lecturer focussed on teaching, you will lecture and coordinate  units in the fields of Computer Science, Data Science, Software Engineering, Cybersecurity or Artificial Intelligence. You will also help to design and develop units, curricula and effective teaching materials and assessments activities.

In you are appointed to a role with an additional research focus, you will also build a research portfolio of high-quality publications, grants and collaborations, and supervise PhD, masters and honours research students.

To be considered for a teaching focussed role, you will demonstrate:

  • A PhD degree in Computer Science or a related field or relevant experience in industry
  • Demonstrated university teaching experience relevant to the Department’s teaching programs
  • Evidence of and willingness to teach large units, engage in curriculum design and organise teaching activities
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills in interactions with students and staff

To be considered for the teaching and research focussed role, you will also demonstrate:

  • Research performance that complements an area of existing strength in the Department, with a strong publication record
  • Ability to supervise honours and higher degree research students
  • Ability to apply for and manage research grants and establish research collaborations

To be considered for the level C teaching and research focussed role a candidate should meet the selection criteria for level B and additionally:

  • Evidence of sustained growth in high quality research publications, competitive research funding and building sustainable and collaborative research partnerships
  • Ability to play a major role or provide significant leadership in scholarly research and/or professional activities relevant to the profession, discipline and/or community 
  • Ability to perform the full academic responsibilities of and related administration for the co-ordination of academic programs of the University

In your application please outline if you wish to be considered for Level B, Level C or both.

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description. Please see the position description prior to applying:  PD 507656.pdf

You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document. For information to assist you with compiling statements to answer the selection criteria, please visit Addressing the selection criteria

Closing date: 11:55pm, Thursday 4 November 2021

This position is open to international applicants.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce. We celebrate inclusion and diversity and believe gender equity is fundamental to achieving our goal of being a top 50 university by 2050.

  • We have child friendly areas on campus, including childcare facilities. Flexible work arrangements, part-time hours and job sharing will all be considered.
  • UWA has been awarded Bronze Employer Status for being a Top Ten Employer for LGBTI Inclusion by the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2021).
  • UWA has also been awarded Athena Swan Bronze Accreditation in 2020. 


Advertised:28 Sep 2021 W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close:04 Nov 2021 11:55 PM W. Australia Standard Time


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