Senior Lecturer in Computing and Information Technology

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Newcastle, Australia
$126,446 + 17% superannuation
06 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
04 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Full-time, continuing role, based at the Callaghan Campus
  • Academic Level C
  • Shape and lead high quality teaching, learning and research in Computing and IT

School of Information and Physical Sciences | Academic Level C | Continuing | Full time | Callaghan

Our vision to become a world-leading university for our regions will take passion and perseverance. We can’t do it without you.

We are looking for people to join our university – to bring their exceptional teaching to our region, and to take their research impact to the world with us.

As one of the top 200 universities in the world and number one university in the world for partnering for a sustainable future, we are proud educators grounded by the needs of our community. We are driven by our inclusive focus and are proud of our five-star rating for social equity.

The School of Information and Physical Sciences at the University of Newcastle, Australia is seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer, Computing and IT, within the Discipline of Computing and IT. The successful candidates will contribute to a dynamic, transdisciplinary and globally competitive research environment through research collaboration, securing external grant income, delivering high quality publication outcomes and attracting higher degree research students. Industry partnerships and collaborations are an important aspect of the role. The successful candidates will also contribute to a lively, passionate and internationally recognised teaching environment through curriculum development, innovative course delivery and excellent student engagement.

The Role

The position will encompass teaching postgraduate and undergraduate courses in Computing and IT (Information Technology, Computer Science, Software Engineering, and Cyber Security), including large first-year classes comprising students from diverse study programs and engage with flexible courses delivery modes and innovative teaching practices

In addition, the role will:

  • Provide leadership in research and foster increased cooperation between the University and allied research affiliates.
  • Attract industry-based research support and competitive external grant funding to the University. 
  • Establish and build an independent research program to attract undergraduate and higher degree students.
  • Contribute to teaching within undergraduate and postgraduate programs as required.
  • Provide leadership in the development and implementation of new programs as required.
  • Contribute to service activities within the School and College to maintain academic standards and administrative effectiveness.

This continuing position is full time and will be located at the Callaghan Campus (Awabakal and Worimi land). 

The University of Newcastle is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.  

How will you become part of our community?

With a passion for teaching and a flair for researching in Computing and IT, you will have proven experience in working autonomously, goal setting and prioritising to provide adaptive teaching methods, such as online teaching and the demonstration of online tutorials. You will have capability and eagerness to engage and network with external stakeholders and to secure research funding and to assist industry in solving highly complex technical problems. You can demonstrate a strong research trajectory though successful publication in high-impact academic journals in the areas of Computing and IT.

How will we support you?

The remuneration for this position is from $126,446 + 17% superannuation.

The University is committed to being a leader in family-friendly working environments.

For information on our employee benefits (such as flexible working, discounts in private health insurance and gym memberships and salary packaging) please visit here.

Let’s be part of something bigger together.

Please visit here for a guide on how to apply for a role.

If viewing this on a job board other than the University's please click ‘Apply’ to reach the University's website, where a copy of the Position Description can be accessed. Please download a copy before commencing your application.

Your application must include:

  • Your ORCID ID
  • A URL link to your University Academic Profile (or equivalent)
  • A Cover Letter; outlining your interest in the role, including contact details for a minimum of three relevant referees. 
  • A statement addressing the Essential and Desirable Criteria, as provided in the Position Description attached below (4 pages max)
  • Your CV, which should be a maximum of five pages and be succinct and discipline appropriate.

Please upload your Cover Letter and response to the requested Criteria as one PDF document.

For additional information on the position contact Dr Nasimul Noman via email

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Closing date: Tuesday 4 April 2023 at 11:59 pm AEDT

We are excited to be Looking Ahead with you

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