Senior Lecturer/Lecturer Opportunity in Computer Science, Female Only

Melbourne, Australia
24 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
23 May 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Parkville
Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Full time - 17% super

In line with the special measure under section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (VIC), the Melbourne School of Engineering strongly encourages applications from suitably qualified female candidates.

  • Join the number 1 University in Australia
  • Take your research and teaching further as we invest $1 billion in people & infrastructure
  • Multiple full time and part time opportunities for women in academia to join CIS on a three year fixed term contract
  • Appointments available for Lecturer (Level B $100,849 – $119,753 p.a.) and Senior Lecturer (Level C $123,534 – $142, 440 p.a.) plus 17% superannuation, commensurate with experience and qualifications relevant to the role.

About Melbourne School of Engineering (MSE)

At MSE, we are committed to excellence. We are transforming our engineering and IT teaching as well as research at the University of Melbourne, guided by MSE 2025, our ten-year strategic plan. With an expected investment of $1 billion in people and infrastructure, we are creating the entrepreneurial leaders and technology of the future — the people and things that will drive innovation and productivity to make a sustainable impact on the world in which we live. It’s an incredibly exciting time to be joining MSE!

About the School of Computing and Information Systems (CIS)

We are international research leaders and are focused on delivering impact and making a real difference in three key areas: data and knowledge, platforms and systems, and people and organisations. In Computer Science, the School was ranked number 1 in Australia and 14th in the world in the 2018 QS World University Ranking exercise. At the School of Computing and Information Systems, you'll find smart people, big problems, and plenty of opportunities to make a real difference in the world

The Opportunity

We know that to drive systemic change towards gender equity, MSE must work hard to lift the representation of women academics from 22% in 2018 to at least 30% over the next five years pursuant to a Special Measure under Section 12(1) of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic). MSE is committed to remedying this gender imbalance and providing a supportive environment where women in academia are supported in achieving their aspirations as they work toward fulfilling careers.

We now invite outstanding female academic talent from around the world in areas ranging from:

  • Computer science
  • Information systems
  • Software engineering

With multiple fixed term positions available for both Lecturer (Level B) and Senior Lecturer (Level C) for 3 years, our academics will help to enrich our collaborative, interdisciplinary research and teaching across departments.

We encourage you to share your passion with the next generation of leaders. We look for an ability to engage in thoughts of new and exciting ways to help the growth and development of our students, so that with your guidance we can empower them to unlock their full potential.

What you’ll be doing

You will be encouraged to collaborate in research within the School, the University, and industry as well as government agencies. You will be an aspiring leader in Computer Science or Information Systems research, with ambition to publish in top quality journals and conferences, mentor research students, and secure independent grant funding to support a program of research. You will be expected to develop a research portfolio and contribute to teaching and curriculum programs within the School.

What we offer you

Apart from competitive salaries, our benefits are aimed at recognising and rewarding the contributions you make. We offer complete flexibility, whatever that may mean for you. Many of our benefit programs and onsite amenities are aimed at supporting you - including generous leave, child care subsidies, discounted parking, medical and health care. We offer extensive opportunities for personal and professional development and we’ll support you in doing what you love.

How to Apply

  • Apply online and complete the detailed application form.
  • You are not required to address the selection criteria for this position.
  • You are only required to complete the online application form. 

About The University of Melbourne

The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked among the leading universities in the world, at number 1 in Australia and number 32 in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2017-2018). We are globally engaged, comprehensive, research-intensive, and committed to respond to the major social, economic and environmental challenges of our time.

While we take a look at your application, get to know us more and find out what it’s like working at MSE by visiting

The University of Melbourne and MSE are strongly committed to supporting diversity and flexibility in the workplace. Applications for part-time or other flexible working arrangements will be welcomed and will be fully considered subject to meeting the inherent requirements of the position.

Position Description

Advertised: 24 Apr 2019 12:00 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 23 May 2019 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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