Associate Professor / Professor in Computer Science

Adelaide, Australia
$148,986 to $191,274 p.a.
08 Feb 2023
End of advertisement period
19 Mar 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Details

  • Continuing | Full-Time
  • Academic Level D (Teaching & Research) | $148,986 - $163,910 p.a.
  • Academic Level E (Teaching & Research) | $191,274 p.a.
  • Location: Tonsley

About the College of Science and Engineering

At the College of Science and Engineering we believe in the power of science and engineering to solve real world problems. We strive to advance fundamental science, to create new technologies, and to work across discipline boundaries. Our interests scale from the sub-atomic through to entire oceans, forests and beyond. We seek to understand the past, but also to create the world of the future. Our College is an exciting place to research, study, and work, supported by best practice teaching methods, practical work-related learning, and advanced facilities.

About the Role

The College of Science and Engineering is seeking an Associate Professor/Professor in Computer Science to join our talented academic staff at Flinders University.

As an Associate Professor/Professor in Computer Science, you will be responsible for providing strong leadership and expertise in a range of areas. Your key responsibilities include:

  • Supervising Flinders research students and mentoring junior academic colleagues in the college relating to computer science.
  • Research related functions such as contributing to and leading research, acquiring major external competitive research grants and publishing high quality publications relevant to computer science.
  • Providing leadership relating to administrative tasks sought by the college and fostering collaborative links across the university and other stakeholders as appropriate.
  • Leading internal and external accreditation processes and developing strategic relationships with a range of stakeholders.

About You

Candidates will be determined to be suitable for Level D or Level E positions depending on their relevant experience. The successful candidate for a Professor in Computer Science will demonstrate:

  • Completion of a PhD in a computer science related area, or equivalent qualification.
  • Distinguished and active track record of teaching expertise in an area of computer science including having led the development and delivery of a contemporary software engineering teaching program.
  • Evidence of significant educational leadership relevant to teaching and learning in high education.
  • Evidence of innovative teaching pedagogy to support student achievement with significant experience in both curriculum development and developing flexible methods to deliver teaching programs (such as e-learning platforms).
  • Demonstrated experience in successfully supervising Work Integrated Learning, Honours and Higher Degree Research students with the ability to build, sustain and lead a research group within the College.
  • Significant contribution to the discipline and/or profession and distinguished international reputation for research in computer science that complements existing college research strengths.
  • Strong record of high-quality research publications, public engagement and external grant funding.

Life at Flinders

We're transforming and investing in people and facilities to create contemporary, stimulating, and satisfying learning and work environments that reflect our core values of excellence, innovation, courage, and integrity. Flinders is refocusing its strategic priorities with the aim of elevating its performance to be a top ten Australian university, and amongst the top 1% in the world.

Reaching beyond the limits of buildings, borders, and backgrounds, ours is an inclusive culture that believes absolutely in equality and opportunity for all. We don't just accommodate differences; we embrace and celebrate them. So, why work at Flinders?

  • 17% Superannuation + salary packaging options
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Wide range of professional development activities and services
  • We embrace diversity and promote equity and inclusion for all students and staff
  • Vibrant campus life and amenities including on campus health care services, gym and childcare centre (Bedford Park, South Australia).

Prescribed Conditions for Employment

  • A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.
  • Please note that you may be required to provide evidence that you are up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations, in line with the Flinders University COVID-19 Vaccination Policy 
  • It is a requirement of this position that the incumbent maintain a current Working With Children Check which is satisfactory to the University in accordance with the Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Act 2016 (SA).

How to Apply and Information

  • You are required to submit Suitability Statement of no more than 3 pages, addressing the Key Position Capabilities of the relevant position you are applying for: Associate Professor in Computer Science Position Description or Professor in Computer Science Position Description.
  • For more information regarding this position, please contact Alistair Rendell.

Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.

Applications to be submitted before 10:00 pm:

19 Mar 2023

At Flinders we embrace and celebrate diversity and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and people of all ages, ethnicities, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities.

Flinders. Fearless.