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Lecturer, School of Computing Technologies

Melbourne, Australia
$105,549 - $125,341
Closing date
19 May 2024
  • Full-time, continuing position (1.0 FTE or fraction to be negotiated)
  • Salary Academic Level B ($105,549 - $125,341) + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements
  • Based at the Melbourne CBD campus, but may be required to work and/or be based at other campuses of the University

About the Role

As the Lecturer you will be expected to contribute to the teaching and research efforts of the School, in disciplines related to the field of your expertise. More specifically, this role will see you carry out teaching activities within undergraduate, Masters and Graduate Diploma programs and for maintaining and advancing your scholarly, research and/or professional capabilities.

Furthermore, you will:

  • Actively promote the program by establishing and maintaining memberships, links and partnerships with academic, industry and professional communities
  • Work collaboratively and collegially with fellow academics within the teaching team, and update colleagues and students on developments in their subject area or specialization
  • You may be responsible for course coordination.

About You

To be successful for this appointment, you will have:

  • Demonstrated ability to prepare and deliver programs at undergraduate and post-graduate levels, including online delivery, and the ability to produce high quality curriculum or program materials
  • Ability to undertake course coordination role
  • Demonstrated capacity to work effectively with and to negotiate sensitively with students especially on issues related to effective learning
  • Emerging track record and recognition for quality research outputs which will contribute to existing Discipline and School research areas evidenced by publications, development of new research initiatives, competitive research funding, and industry links
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise higher degree by research candidates.
  • Ability to build effective networks with colleagues and generate alternative funding projects through effective liaison with industry and government
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills appropriate for interacting with higher degree by research candidates, staff and industry, together with a strong commitment to teamwork and multidisciplinary collaboration


Mandatory: PhD or equivalent in relevant field.

About the School

The School of Computing Technologies is a centre for digital innovation, world class research, and education in STEM via streamlined collaboration across relevant disciplines.

The School is led by the Dean, School of Computing Technologies, and has three disciplines:

  • Cyber Security & Software Systems (CSSS)
  • Data Science & Artificial Intelligence (DSAI)
  • Interaction, Technology & Information (ITI)

Our PhD students and faculty conduct world leading research in many areas of Computing and Computing applications, including in:

  • Search and Recommendation
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Artificial Intelligence and Natural Language Processing
  • Data Science, Machine Learning, and Big Data Analysis
  • Cybersecurity
  • Distributed Computing
  • Software Engineering
  • Digital Health

Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children and National Police Check.

To Apply

Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria for this position by clicking on the 'Apply' link at the top of this page.

For further information about this position, please see the Position Description hyperlinked below or contact Senior Advisor Aleksandra Besia via email

Please note, if you are viewing this advert from an external site, please click 'apply' and you will be redirected to RMIT's Jobs website to access the Position Description at the bottom of the page.

Applications close on Sunday, 19th of May.

About RMIT University

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 96,000 students and close to 10,000 staff globally. The University's mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for students to prepare them for life and work.

Why work at RMIT University

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