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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer, School of Physics, Mathematics and Computing

Perth (Suburb), Western Australia (AU)
$108,509 - $152,279 p.a.
Closing date
12 May 2024

School of Physics, Mathematics and Computing - Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering

  • One Level B and two Level B/C position, full-time tenurable appointment
  • Base salary range: Level B: $108,509 - $128,404 / Level C: $132,381- $152,279 p.a. plus 17% superannuation

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research intensive universities. With a strong research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to innovate and inspire, there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top university.

About the Department

The Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering under the School of Physics, Mathematics and Computing is renowned for its award-winning researchers, teachers and facilities. The broad-based undergraduate and postgraduate programs are complemented by a wide range of research activities and the School is a leader in developing graduates with high level expertise in computer programming and the methods involved in performing complex computations and processing data. In the resource rich state of Western Australia the opportunities for partnership and collaborative research are extensive and the Department has well established links with industry. 

About the opportunity

This position will undertake independent teaching and research in the area of Computer Science and Software Engineering. You will be expected to make a long-term contribution to research and teaching excellence in the Department. You should have University teaching experience in Computer Science, ideally including lecturing, unit co-ordination and assessment design as well as lab demonstration and other classes.

You will be a unit-coordinator and lecturer for a range of units taught by the Department in its undergraduate and postgraduate programs in Computer Science, Data Science, Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence, Software Engineering and Information Technology. Contribute to ongoing development of the Department's academic programs.

About your application

For details on the responsibilities for the Lecturer Level B and the Senior Lecturer Level C position, please view the position description below. Position Description [Lecturer or Senior Lecturer] [517010].pdf

The content of your Resume and Cover Letter should demonstrate how you meet the selection criteria.

You may also submit an additional statement (1 page max) outlining any personal circumstances which should be considered when assessing your application. Applicants who have experienced periods of academic/professional interruption or other relevant events can include a description of achievements relative to opportunity in this statement.

Closing date: 11:55pm AWST on Sunday, 12 May 2024

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Mark Reynolds at  

This position is open to international applicants.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce and an equitable and inclusive workplace. We celebrate difference and believe diversity is fundamental to achieving our goals as a globally recognised Top 100 educational and research institution. We are committed to creating a safe work environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQA+ community and people living with disability.

  • We have a globally competitive, gender neutral parental leave policy with 26 weeks paid leave after 12 months service and 36 weeks after 5 years.
  • We have on-campus childcare facilities for children aged 6 weeks to kindy.
  • We facilitate flexible working, with part-time and job-sharing arrangements considered.
  • We have an ongoing partnership with Pride in Diversity and were recently awarded a Bronze Employer status for LGBTIQA+ inclusion.
  • We have Athena SWAN Bronze accreditation and actively work to improve gender equity.

Should you have any queries relating to your application, please contact the individual named in the advertisement. Alternatively, contact the Talent team at with details of your query. To enable a quick response, please include the 6-digit job reference number and a member of the team will respond to your enquiry.

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