Lecturer in Computer Science and Software Engineering

Hawthorn, Australia
03 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
09 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Develop our Future Ready Learners with your great teaching
  • Full-time, ongoing role, Hawthorn location
  • Salary $94,910 - $101,889 +17% super, Hawthorn location

About the job

We are looking for 2 Lecturers to join our Computer Science and Software Engineering Department, which has a strong culture of academic excellence. In these newly created opportunities you will undertake teaching and research in computer science and software engineering related areas including, but not limited to, data science, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, mobile application development, internet of things, software quality and project management.

You will be contributing to the leadership, expertise and coordination of the teaching programs for the Faculty and assume administrative tasks associated with normal teaching duties, including developing and supporting academic programs and working with the academic team in the development of program change and innovation.

You will make a significant contribution in research that expands knowledge, contributing to the Faculty’s research excellence and impact in collaboration with external partners as required. We will offer you a great solid platform to build and grow your academic career.

About Swinburne

Swinburne is a progressive university that aims to increase Australia’s capacity in science, technology and innovation as the drivers of modern, internationalised economies and workplaces. Our university is focused on high-impact global research, high-quality teaching and active engagement with both industry and the community.

About you

To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • An earned doctoral qualification in Computer Science, Software Engineering or other relevant discipline areas
  • Demonstrated experience in teaching and undertaking associated administrative duties at University level
  • Demonstrated ability to develop high quality teaching material in Computer Science and/or Software Engineering at the undergraduate and/or postgraduate level

A full list of the selection criteria is available within the position description


  • Participate in regular staff and management development programs
  • Onsite health services
  • Private health insurance discounts
  • Salary package your car parking, superannuation and vehicle lease plans. It can help you get the most value from what you earn.

Discover more discounts when you start at Swinburne. Receive movie tickets and staff membership options at the Swinburne bookshop. Theres news subscriptions and computer and software discounts on offer.

Further information and how to apply

The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2018 and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2025 vision to be world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation. Swinburne has also received the Victorian “High Commendation” Multicultural Excellence Award (Business Category).

To view the position description or to start an application click on apply' at the bottom of this page and submit a resume, cover letter and response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the Position Description.

Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.

For further information about the position, please contact Ania Gruba (Recruitment Consultant) via agruba@swin.edu.au, in the first instance.

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on staffrecruitment@swin.edu.au

Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact our Diversity Consultant, Dr. Walter Robles, on inclusion@swin.edu.au. For support or queries related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment, please contact DeadlyCareers@swin.edu.au.

Applications close at 5 pm on Wednesday 9th January 2019