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Lecturer, Cybersecurity (Academic Level B)

Mawson Lakes, Australia
$109,074 per annum (plus 17% superannuation)
Closing date
1 Apr 2024
  • Based in the UniSA STEM Unit at the Mawson Lakes campus
  • Full-time, continuing position
  • Commencement Salary: $109,074 per annum (plus 17% superannuation)

About the Role 

The position is responsible for the development, delivery and coordination of courses within STEM’s undergraduate, Honours and postgraduate programs and for contributing to STEM’s research agenda. 

The position will contribute independently and as part of a team to support STEM’s teaching and research outcomes in the Information Technology discipline, with a particular focus on Cybersecurity, and will carry out activities to maintain and develop scholarly research and/or professional activities.

About UniSA  

The University of South Australia is Australia’s University of Enterprise. Our culture of innovation is anchored around global and national links to academic, research and industry partners. Our graduates are the new urban professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change. Our research is inventive and adventurous and we create new knowledge that is central to global economic and social prosperity.

UniSA STEM links engineering, mathematics, science, defence and cybersecurity, environmental science, aviation, information technology, construction and project management, harnessing the connections across disciplines to bring big ideas to fruition. Our researchers are solution focused and collaborative to deliver technical expertise and advice to industry, government and community groups to make commercially viable and sustainable impacts. We integrate research into our teaching, with students working alongside researchers in first-class facilities, what’s discovered one day is taught the next. Our graduates are entrepreneurs and trailblazers, who design and build the world they want to live in. UniSA STEM also incorporates leading edge research organisations; the Future Industries Institute, the Australian Research Centre for Interactive and Virtual Environments and the Centre for Industrial Artificial Intelligence (AI).

Core Responsibilities 

  • Lead and contribute to the design and development of engaging, relevant and technology- enhanced curricula for identified programs and courses 
  • Contribute to research and scholarly activity, independently and/or as a member of a team that results in publications in academic journals and the presentation of conference papers, where appropriate 
  • Establish and nurture collaborations to raise the profile of the discipline and have positive outcomes for the University’s research and education programs 
  • Undertake course coordination and/or provide leadership to Level A academic staff in the teaching team 

Essential Skills and Experience 

  • A doctoral qualification in Computer Science, Information Technology or related discipline, or equivalent industry experience. Candidates who are nearing completion of their doctoral qualification are encouraged to apply
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake research that contributes to UniSA’s research strengths and strategic directions in Cybersecurity
  • An emerging record of research publications, student supervision and/or grant acquisition, relative to experience
  • Demonstrated record of the development and delivery of high-quality teaching and learning experiences in the areas of Cybersecurity or Information Technology in a range of settings and student experience levels
  • Understanding and experience in using a range of contemporary teaching methodologies for excellent curriculum delivery


Getting a great job working with the best is just the start. UniSA rewards its staff with a wide variety of benefits such as: 

  • Access to great personal development opportunities 
  • Generous superannuation contributions of 17% 
  • Flexible working conditions 
  • A range of salary packaging options, including vehicle leasing, laptops and car parking fees 
  • A variety of leave arrangements


As a University of Enterprise, we offer a dynamic and agile workplace culture, one that embraces challenges and thrives on breaking new ground. Our staff are creative and innovative thinkers, communicating with clarity, conviction and enthusiasm. We embrace diversity and inclusion in a vibrant, engaging environment. Our people are authentic, resilient, and influential, and we deliver results. 

Start Your Unstoppable Career!  

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA. The online application form will list the specific selection criteria that you need to address.

Please address your cover letter to Emma Kelvin, Consultant: Recruitment Central.  For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact UniSA Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or via email at using job reference number 5919. 

Applications close: 11.30pm Monday 1 April 2024

CLICK HERE to access a copy of the Position Description

How to apply:

Applications must be lodged online, please note UniSA does not accept applications via email.

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