Senior Lecturer - School of Computer Science

Updated: 8 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 10 Sep 2020

Job no:504502
Work type:Fixed term - Full-time
Categories:Faculty of Engineering, Computer & Mathematical Sciences, Level B, Level C

(Level B) $99,441 - $117,627 / (Level C) $121,256 - $139,445 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply

Fixed term for 3 years with a possibility of conversion to a Continuing position subject to funding availability and performance

The School of Computer Science is seeking someone to contribute strongly in specialised teaching and research within the Software Engineering discipline, but who can also teach in a wide range of core computer science and software engineering subjects.

The School is especially keen to recruit an individual whose Software Engineering research might lead to inter-disciplinary work in areas such as AI, Optimisation, Data Science or Cybersecurity. The School enjoys excellent research and industry collaboration opportunities in the area of software engineering and, there is a great opportunity to develop new teaching directions and approaches in the area of Software Engineering.

The School of Computer Science is one of eight schools that make up the Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences. It offers high quality accredited degrees in computer science, and software engineering, has strong links with industry and a robust research ethos. The School ranks #1 in Australia and #43 on the 2018 Shanghai University Rankings for Computer Science and, #2 in Australia for research in Software Engineering on

To be successful you will need:

  • A PhD in Computer Science or a closely related discipline.
  • Teaching experience, or potential, demonstrating both commitment and success in effective and inspirational participation in the area of software engineering.
  • Ability to contribute significantly to the teaching and administration of subjects (including curriculum development) within the range of subjects offered by the school.
  • Ability to contribute significantly to world class research within the area of software engineering, with a strong publication record commensurate with opportunity.
  • A commitment to principles of equity, diversity and inclusion.

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—offers you 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. And our work’s cutting-edge nature—not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour—provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. And our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of 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.

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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 - and high-level mathematics. Many of its academic staff are work leaders in their fields and graduates are highly regarded by employers.

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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the 'Apply Now' button to be taken through to our online application form. Please ensure you address and upload your responses to all selection criteria. Applications close 11:55pm, 10 September 2020.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Professor Ian Reid
Head of School, School of Computer Science
P: +61 (0) <8313 2135

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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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