Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Computing

Sydney, Australia
05 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
07 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Salary Package: Level B (from $103,914 to $122,947 p.a.) or Level C (from $126,879 to $145,912 p.a.), plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading.
  • Appointment Type: Full-time, continuing
  • Macquarie University (North Ryde) location

The Role

We are inviting top applicants for a continuing academic position in Computer Science at the level of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer. The appointee will contribute to the development and teaching in computing, especially web technologies and database systems. The position will be based in the Department of Computing, Faculty of Science and Engineering. The successful candidate will also actively contribute to research aligning with the Department’s existing and emerging research areas of strength: machine learning, data science, natural language processing, web technologies, cyber security, distributed computing, and theoretical computer science. The appointee will also contribute to administrative and other academic activities within the Department of Computing.

About Us

In Macquarie's Faculty of Science and Engineering you'll join passionate researchers and educators blazing new trails in the spirit of discovery and exploration. Encouraged to think boldly, and supported by some of Australia's most outstanding facilities, brilliant minds converge in our faculty to create incredible new possibilities: the world's first attempt to synthesize complex life, the creation of Wi-Fi, the discovery of dancing dwarf galaxies, and the development of blue LED light. Inspired by challenge and opportunity, we look forward to welcoming you as we imagine a new future together.

The Department of Computing is the home of close to 40 academic staff and more than 120 research students, and an ever-growing cohort of undergraduates and postgraduate coursework students. The department offers a broad range of cutting edge undergraduate and postgraduate courses and enjoys a strong research ethos.

Macquarie is a university engaged with the real and often complex problems and opportunities that define our lives. Since our foundation 54 years ago, we have aspired to be a different type of university. Over the years, we’ve grown to become the centre of a vibrant local and global community. Connect with us today.

Selection Criteria

To be considered for this position, candidates must attach to their application a separate document responding to the selection criteria below with their curriculum vitae:

  • A PhD in Computing or a closely related discipline
  • A strong record of ongoing research and scholarly publishing
  • A demonstrated capacity to develop the skills that enable effective and inspirational participation in teaching
  • Demonstrated teaching in the area of web technologies, database systems
  • Proven ability to successfully attract and supervise research students
  • Demonstrated potential to attract nationally competitive research grants and/or industry funding
  • High level of oral and written communication skills in English
  • Proven ability to interact effectively with students, staff, industry and the community

Additional Selection Criteria (for Senior Lecturer)

  • A demonstrated track record of excellence in research with national and/or international standing
  • Demonstrated commitment and success in delivering high quality and innovative teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels
  • A record of contributing to administration in a University or professional setting and to interact effectively within these settings
  • A record of enhancing the University's reputation through engagement with relevant external stakeholders

Level of appointment subject to qualifications and experience.

Specific Role Enquiries: Professor Michael Sheng, Head of Department, Computing on email michael.sheng@mq.edu.au or phone +61 2 9850 9514

General Recruitment Enquiries: Anne Kumanan, HR Officer on anne.kumanan@mq.edu.au

Applications Close: Sunday 7th July 2019 at 11:55 pm

Macquarie University is committed to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. We value individual difference and recognise the strength of a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workforce where the backgrounds, perspectives and experiences of our staff are a driving force for collaboration, innovation and impact.

We work to ensure genuine equality of opportunity for people regardless of their gender, age, cultural background, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and/or family status, and we encourage you to apply for a position at Macquarie University.