Lecturer, Computer Science

Melbourne, Australia
17 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
17 Feb 2022
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Melbourne Burwood Campus
  • Full-time and continuing
  • Level B $100,837 - $119,266 + 17% Superannuation

The recent Academic Ranking of World Universities has placed Deakin in the top 1 percent worldwide for Computer Science. The new Robotics and Internet of Things (RIoT) studio has the latest in computing, robotics and cyber-physical systems.

As a Lecturer, you will be responsible to undertake research, teach and publish in the area of computer science, particularly artificial intelligence, data science and Internet of Things (IOT).

Based at our Melbourne Burwood Campus, this exciting role sits within the School of Information Technology and is full-time ongoing.

To be successful, you will have:

  • PhD in a relevant discipline and/or other relevant qualifications and experience.
  • Excellent record of scholarly learning and teaching in UG and/or PG programs, including innovative curriculum design.
  • Emerging reputation in research and scholarship through publications and/ or exhibitions and/or success in obtaining external research funding.
  • Ability to make a contribution to community and industry engagement for research and teaching.
  • Capacity to contribute to leadership of teaching, research and/or administration.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a proven ability to establish good working relationships with colleagues.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • Demonstrating excellent scholarly learning and teaching at the undergraduate level (including for example in the cloud and in clinical settings).
  • Making a 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.
  • Contributing to research and publication in learning and teaching, including testing the effectiveness of innovations designed to improve student and graduate outcomes including graduate employment.
  • Supervising or examining honours students, or making a contribution to the supervision, management and timely completion of HDR students.
  • An emerging reputation in research and scholarship, through publication or exhibition in quality outlets.
  • Making a contribution to projects within the University.
  • Making a contribution to external partnerships.

Applications for this position close on 17 Feb 2022

Please submit your updated resume, responses to KSC and a short cover letter outlining your skills and experience for this role.

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, please contact Professor John Yearwood at john.yearwood@deakin.edu.au

This role requires the incumbent to apply for and maintain a Working With Children Check (refer to Deakin’s Recruitment Procedure for further details).

Are You Ready?

Deakin is a Victorian university with a global impact. We are an agile, dynamic and innovative university committed to making a positive impact through our excellence in education, research and innovation and the contributions we make to the wider community.

We understand that our reputation has been built on the dedication and expertise of our staff and we offer a dynamic and diverse working environment with opportunities to grow and develop careers. We believe that a progressive, thriving culture will ensure that people choose to come, and stay at Deakin and contribute to our ongoing success.

We value diversity and aim to build an inclusive environment that champions, embraces and respects differences. We support and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people of all abilities, cultures, sexual orientation, and genders.

We understand that our academic workforce is increasingly diverse, and we recognise academic careers may be placed on hold throughout many life circumstances. Achievement relative to opportunity places more emphasis on the quality, as opposed to the quantity of research outputs. In your application, we strongly encourage you to comment on your achievements relative to opportunity.

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