Professor of ICT

Hobart, Australia
15 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
13 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

In this role you will undertake, and provide leadership for, collaborative research of national or international level standing; co-ordinate and deliver high-quality teaching; provide significant contributions to curriculum development and unit and course coordination; acquire external funding to support research and/or learning and teaching activities; and effectively supervise PhD candidates.

In the role you will:

-Undertake high-quality original research of international significance in the field of ICT. Secure competitive external funding. Produce high-quality scholarly publications. Successfully supervise research higher degree students to completion. Meet and regularly exceed the University’s research performance expectations for Level E.

-Undertake scholarly, student-centred undergraduate and postgraduate coursework teaching of an exemplary quality in ICT and provide exemplary leadership in key areas of learning and teaching in the Discipline. Consult with students and provide timely feedback. Outstanding leadership in curriculum development and renewal and initiatives to provide authentic work integrated learning and improve the student experience.  Coordinate units and coursework teaching programs as required.

-Champion and lead the Discipline of ICT to broaden opportunities for collaborative partnerships across the University and with the wider community. Provide leadership in assisting the University to achieve its high-level objectives and fulfil its operational responsibilities, particularly by contributing to the development and implementation of strategy and by building an area of recognised strength.

-Provide exemplary leadership in the development and maintenance of productive and effective links across the University and externally with relevant interdisciplinary domains, the professions, industry and community, including involvement in professional activities, liaising with industry and representative bodies, and participating in consultancy projects.

-Provide exemplary academic leadership, particularly in building teams and fostering outstanding research, in collaborating discipline research groups, and facilitating the career development of other staff. 

You will be employed on a full time, ongoing basis.


To be considered, you will have:

  • A PhD or equivalent in a relevant field.
  • A distinguished record in, and continuing commitment to, research that has achieved national and international recognition and makes innovative, distinguished and sustained contributions to the field of ICT in areas such as artificial intelligence including distributed systems and/or information systems including human computer interaction and games technology.  This should be demonstrated by an exemplary record of high-quality publications, success in securing external competitive and other funding, and/or reportable engagement and impact outcomes from research developments. 
  • Demonstrated outstanding ability for developing and leading multi-disciplinary research within discipline defined areas, such as artificial intelligence or information systems.  Demonstrated willingness and capacity to work in and foster a team environment.
  • A distinguished record of excellent contributions to successful research higher degree supervision and completions.
  • Demonstrated ability to show, with clear evidence, that research has had, or has the potential to have, engagement and impact with real-world application, and the leadership capacity to enhance existing research in the discipline and develop multi-disciplinary research collaborations in areas where the University and College of Sciences and Engineering has research strength, or is developing research strength, such as ‘Smart Environments’, ‘Water and Southern Ocean’, ‘Smart Industry and Agriculture’, ‘Digital Cyber Space’ and ‘Defence Research and Development’.

Appointment to this role will be at Academic Level E and will have a total remuneration package of up to $205,203 comprising base salary of $173,651 to $175,388 plus 17% superannuation.

The University’s Statement of Values indicates a commitment to ‘working from the strength that diversity brings’. The University is working towards fulfilling that commitment through its recruitment policies and practices. As such, women are especially encouraged to apply for this position.

For further information about this position please contact Professor Kirsten Orr, Professor Head of School, Technology, Environments and Design, / 03 6324 4472.

**Please note, your application must as a minimum include your resume, a cover letter and your responses to the position/selection criteria

Applications close Tuesday, 13 November 2018.