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Expression of Interest - Computing and Information

Melbourne, Australia
$114,645 to $217,805 per annum
Closing date
4 Nov 2024

Job Details

The University of Melbourne

Faculty of Engineering & Information Technology

School of Computing & Information Systems


About the Organisation

Founded in 1853, the University of Melbourne is Australia’s #1 university and is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

Our distinctive Melbourne experience helps graduates become well-rounded, thoughtful and skilled professionals – making a positive impact across the globe.

We’re tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via our website and stay connected with our stories and people on LinkedIn.  

Benefits of Working with CIS

As we continue to push the boundaries of knowledge, we invite academics of distinction to join our esteemed faculty. Whether you are a Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor, or Professor, the University of Melbourne offers competitive remuneration packages, including salaries ranging from $114,645 to $217,805 per annum (pro-rata for part-time), along with an employer contribution of 17% to superannuation.

Elevate your career and immerse yourself in the world of cutting-edge technology and research. The School of Computing & Information Systems (CIS) invites you to discover unparalleled opportunities to excel in a dynamic and innovative environment. With top-tier rankings and a global presence, CIS is committed to fostering excellence in research and education. Join us as we shape the future of computing and information systems. Your journey begins here with CIS.

The School of Computing & Information Systems (CIS) undertakes research and teaching across a range of information technology disciplines including Software Engineering, Information Systems, and Computer Science. CIS is the most highly ranked School of Computing and Information Systems in Australia according to all major rankings (THE, QS, ARWU). It offers a comprehensive range of IT and IS courses at all levels, including offerings in science, engineering, and business, and is at the forefront of computing research in Australia and internationally.

The school’s aim is to attract and retain outstanding staff available in order to maintain its lead in research and teaching. We have an existing highly successful research team in the area of the appointment, a large number of PhD students, and a substantial cohort of graduate students in our coursework master’s programs. Visit the website below to learn more about CIS!

About the Expression of Interest

At the heart of our mission is the cultivation of well-rounded professionals who not only excel in their fields but also contribute meaningfully to society on a global scale. Our research endeavours are dedicated to addressing the complex challenges facing humanity today and tomorrow, with a steadfast commitment to community engagement both locally and internationally.The University of Melbourne provides a supportive and collaborative environment where academic excellence thrives.

Are you ready to advance your academic career in a prestigious institution renowned for its commitment to research, teaching, and global impact? Explore the possibilities with the University of Melbourne.

Applicants will be placed in the School of Computer Information Systems talent pool and contacted when suitable projects arise.

What We Offer You!

In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information, check out our benefits page!

Be Yourself

The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity.  First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information, please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

Express Interest in Joining Us!

Express interest in joining the school of CIS by answering some preliminary questions by clicking the apply now button below.

Please ensure to either upload your CV OR if you choose not to include your CV currently, please write a short summary of your work history and interest in joining the University of Melbourne in 100 words or less.

Applicants may be contacted when suitable opportunities arise.

Position Description

Applications close: 04 Nov 2024 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time


The University of Melbourne enjoys an outstanding reputation with world rankings consistently placing us as Australia’s leading comprehensive research-intensive university, and one of the world’s top 50*.

Melbourne attracts the best and brightest students and researchers and, with a history of over 160 years, we occupy a special place at the heart of our city’s cultural scene.

Melbourne is a leading research university, widely renowned for its teaching and the social and economic contributions it makes through knowledge transfer. The University’s performance in international rankings puts it at the forefront of higher education in the Asia-Pacific and beyond.

Internationally, the University is consistently ranked among the leading universities in the world, with its international peers placing it in the top 20 worldwide, and employers placing it in the top 10. In the recent Times Higher Education rankings of the world’s top 200 universities, Melbourne ranked top in Australia and 33 in the world.

Melbourne’s international research pre-eminence was also acknowledged with a top 100 ranking in the Shanghai Jiao Tong rankings. Ranked No. 44 in 2015, the University has climbed steadily in the rankings since first appearing at No. 92 in 2003.

The Melbourne Model introduces undergraduate programs characterised by both breadth and depth, followed by a graduate professional degree, a research higher degree or entry directly into employment.

In 2008 Melbourne commenced offering six New Generation undergraduate degrees in Arts, Biomedicine, Commerce, Environments, Music and Science. The Melbourne Model also introduces a new graduate school experience to Australia, providing the best and brightest with a more focused, intense and professionally relevant degree in areas such as Law, Architecture, Teaching and Nursing. With the Melbourne curriculum now aligning the University with the world’s top universities in Europe, North America and Asia, we enable our students to develop the skills and attributes required by employers all over the world.

More than 50,000 students from over 120 countries take courses in the University’s 12 faculties and graduate schools.

For more information please visit:

*Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015 – 2016 and Academic Ranking of World Universities 2015

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