Lecturer / Senior Lecturer, Information Technology

Geelong, Australia
$104,619 - $146,683 + 17% Superannuation
21 Aug 2023
End of advertisement period
26 Sep 2023
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Based at our Geelong, Waurn Ponds Campus
  • Full-time and continuing
  • Level B $104,619 - $123,739 or Level C $127,561 - $146,683 + 17% Superannuation (pro rata part time)

Founded in 1974, Deakin is a public university in Victoria with 61,000 students across five campuses: Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront, Warrnambool, and the online Campus. We are a progressive and open-minded university, with the highest student satisfaction in Victoria and consistently ranked in the top 1% of the world’s universities. 

The Lecturer or Senior Lecturer of Information Technology will be responsible for undertaking research, teach and publish in the area of Information Technology. The role will promote the School and maintain links and partnerships with relevant academic, industry and professional communities.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Leading teaching teams to develop effective unit curricula and learning resources (including through unit leadership roles) (Level B)
  • Integrating and developing new technologies and learning experiences for teaching IT to support active learning (Level B)
  • Designing collaborative learning opportunities at the unit level (Level B)
  • Apply leading industry, clinical and/or research practice into student learning experiences and resources (Level C)
  • Building effective unit and course teaching teams (Level C)
  • Conduct mentoring of colleagues to help improve their teaching practices (Level C)
  • Leading growing, increasingly productive, high-quality research, scholarship and creative activities generating high impact outputs in the area of Information Technology (Level C)

Key selection criteria for this role:

  • PhD in a relevant discipline and/or advanced qualifications and experience in the relevant discipline area
  • Excellent record of scholarly learning and teaching in UG and/or PG programs, including innovative curriculum design and research supervision
  • excellent interpersonal skills and a proven ability to establish good working relationships with colleagues
  • emerging reputation in research and scholarship through publications and/or exhibitions and/or success in obtaining external research funding (Level B)
  • ability to make a contribution to community engagement for research and teaching (Level B)
  • capacity to contribute to leadership of teaching, research and/or administration (Level B)
  • nationally recognised research reputation underpinned by publications in quality journals and/or exhibitions and/or success in obtaining external research grants (Level C)
  • positive engagement with research, community, industry and government to enhance the national standing of the discipline (Level C)
  • demonstrated capacity and passion for leadership of teaching, research and/or administration excellent interpersonal skills and a proven ability to establish good working relationships with colleagues. (Level C)

For a copy of the position description, please see below:

Download File PD - Senior Lecturer, IT (544526).pdf

Download File PD - Lecturer, IT (544526).pdf

Applications for this position close on 26th of September 2023.


  • Infrequent travel between Deakin campuses
  • Working with Children Check (refer to Recruitment Procedure)

Please submit your updated resume, a short cover letter and responses to the Key Selection Criteria.

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, please email it-hr@deakin.edu.au   

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.