Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Computer Science

Melbourne, Australia
30 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The role

The Senior Lecturer, Computer Science will be responsible for undertaking research, teach and publish in the area of computer science, particularly data science and Internet Of Things (IoT)

This role is located at Burwood Campus; however, there will be occasional travel between the campuses.

To be successful, you’ll have:

  • PhD in computer science or a relevant field – preferably in Artificial Intelligence or Data Science
  • a record of excellent achievement in teaching and supervision at undergraduate and postgraduate levels
  • demonstrated evidence of innovation in learning including the use of multi-literacies and teaching effectively in a technology-enhanced contemporary higher education environment
  • a track record of publications in highly ranked international academic journals, relative to opportunity
  • demonstrated capacity to develop and deliver student learning experiences that influences,  motivates and inspires students to learn at undergraduate and postgraduate levels
  • ability to communicate effectively with students, colleagues and the public, orally and in writing
  • ability to make an outstanding contribution to the Faculty’s teaching programs in Computer Science through personal teaching and
  • academic leadership

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • make a significant contribution to research projects, including internal and external collaboration to create new insights and opportunities
  • Demonstrate excellent scholarly learning and teaching across all levels and modes (including for example in the cloud and clinical settings) with an emerging reputation at the national level
  • make a significant contribution to the moderation and maintenance of academic standards, and the development of course and unit curriculum that exemplifies Deakin’s curriculum framework, and meets external requirements such as the Higher Education Standards Framework and professional accreditation
  • Design and implement best practice assessment and evidence of student learning outcomes at Unit and Course level, and lead assessment panels


Deakin University is proud to be recognised as an organisation that offers a friendly, supportive and challenging working environment. Our staff are committed to making a genuine difference to people’s lives through excellence in education and research.

We acknowledge the importance of providing a dynamic and diverse working environment and offer variety in day-to-day roles as well as professional development opportunities to assist staff to grow and progress their careers.

Deakin University staff have the opportunity to interact with colleagues from a diverse range of cultures and professional backgrounds, all of whom share a common interest in lifelong learning.


We value our staff and understand that they are more than just their jobs, that's why we offer benefits that enhance work life. Some of Deakin’s workplace benefits include:

  • 17% superannuation
  • flexible work arrangements
  • discounts with third party suppliers for health insurance, car rentals IT and more

 About us

The flexible learning options we provide our students and our diverse team of professionals and academic experts has enabled us to achieve a 5-star rating by the prestigious university ranking organisation Quacquarelli Symonds. For eight consecutive years, we've achieved the highest level of overall student satisfaction among Victorian universities.

We have a network of campuses, learning centres and research centres across Victoria and corporate offices in Melbourne, China, Indonesia, India and Sri Lanka.  Our online Cloud campus provides more than 13,000 students with access to state-of-the-art digital tools and direct access to world-renowned academics.

As a Victorian university with a global impact, Deakin is translating its research into commercial outcomes that will help drive innovation for Australia’s economy.

 At Deakin we value diversity, embrace difference and nurture a connected, safe and respectful community. We recognise that our academic workforce is increasingly diverse with a variety of backgrounds, experiences and responsibilities. In many cases, academic careers can be put on hold through career breaks or part-time work arrangements to take on caring duties, gain experience in other industries, for medical reasons or other personal circumstances. 

Achievement relative to opportunity places more emphasis on the quality as opposed to the quantity of research outputs. In your application, we encourage you to comment on your achievements relative to opportunity.

Closing Date: 30 December 2018

All applicants MUST address the Key Selection Criteria and provide a Cover Letter along with their resume outlining their achievements. To apply, please click Apply button at the top of the screen.

Contact details

Please contact Pallavi on 03 9244 5490 or p.bapna@deakin.edu.au for further information.

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