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Associate Professor/Professor, Information Management (Academic Level D/E)

Mawson Lakes, Australia
$159,241 (Level D)/$204,128 (Level E) per annum (plus 17% superannuation)
Closing date
1 Apr 2024
  • Based in UniSA STEM at the Mawson Lakes campus Location
  • Full-time, continuing position
  • Commencement Salary: $159,241 (Level D)/$204,128 (Level E) per annum (plus 17% superannuation)

About the Role

As a leading expert with an outstanding international reputation in Library and Information Science, this position will make a distinguished contribution to the academic leadership of STEM’s teaching of undergraduate, Honors and postgraduate programs.

The Associate Professor/Professor will enhance the research profile of Information Management and STEM through the development of a program of high impact and collaborative research, supported by competitive research grant funding in the areas of library and information science, human information behaviour, public and academic libraries, cultural heritage institutions, and information management.

About UniSA STEM

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). 

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.

Essential Skills and Experience

  • A doctoral qualification in Library and Information Science or closely related field
  • Demonstrated record of the development and delivery of high quality teaching and learning experiences in a range of settings
  • Extensive knowledge of modern teaching approaches including the use of online learning methods
  • Evidence of an outstanding research track record with high-quality outcomes within strict time and cost constraints and consistent with leadership 
  • Success at creating and leading a high-performing and productive research team, including significant collaboration with international stakeholders and developing meaningful partnerships


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 
  • Staff study support 


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 Georgie Hart, Senior 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 5921

Applications close: 11:30 pm, 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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UniSA is committed to developing a diverse workforce and a constructive enterprising culture in which everyone can thrive.

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