Lecturer in Computer Science and Software Engineering

Hawthorn, Boroondara, Australia
$89,087 - $109,004
21 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
30 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology
  • Academic level B/C salary from $89,087 (Level B) or from $109,004 (Level C) plus up to 17% super
  • Full-time, ongoing based at Hawthorn campus

The position is an ongoing standard research and teaching academic position in the discipline of Computer Science and Software Engineering in the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology, which has a strong culture of research excellence.

The incumbent will have expertise in big data and data analytics, software innovation, the Internet of Things, cybersecurity or visualisation. 

The Lecturer role will undertake research and teaching in their discipline or related area, and contribute to other appropriate professional activities within the Faculty. In research, the incumbent will make an independent contribution that expands knowledge, contributing to the Faculty’s research excellence and impact in collaboration with external partners as required. The position will contribute to the teaching programs of the Faculty and assume administrative tasks associated with normal teaching duties, including developing and supporting academic programs and working with the academic team in the development of program change and innovation. The incumbent will also contribute to Faculty management and administration generally.

The position is expected to mentor and counsel students on academic matters, and will also supervise honours, masters and PhD students. 

Skills and Experience

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following:

  • An earned doctoral qualification in the relevant discipline area
  • A strong track record of research as evidenced by publications in high quality journals
  • Demonstrated evidence of self-directed research ability
  • Demonstrated experience in the designated research discipline, with ability carry out independent research projects, both independently and within a broader team
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake teaching and associated administrative duties at the undergraduate and/or postgraduate level

A full list of the selection criteria is available in the position description


To find out more about the extensive benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit: http://www.swinburne.edu.au/corporate/hr/swin/benefits/index.htm

Swinburne is committed to advancing gender equality in academia, particularly in STEM disciplines. Swinburne was one of the first Australian universities to join the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) pilot to improve the promotion and retention of women and gender minorities in STEM.

We are proud to be recognised by the WGEA as the Employer of Choice of Gender Equality 2015, and of key initiatives such as Pride @ Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2020 vision – to become Australia’s leading university in Science, Technology and Innovation.

How to apply

To start an application click on 'begin' at the bottom of this page and submit a resume, cover letter and response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the Position Description.

Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.

For further information, please contact Dr James Hamlyn-Harris, Acting Department Chair of Computer Science Software Engineering, jhamlynharris@swin.edu.au, +613 9214 8672.
If you are experiencing technical difficulties submitting your application, please contact the Recruitment team on +61 3 9214 8600 (option 2).

Refer to position numbers: 32350, 32351
Applications close:  5pm, Friday 30 December 2016

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