Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor in Human Computer Interaction

Location
Kensington, Australia
Salary
$123,000 - $162,000
Posted
11 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
28 May 2017
Ref
58185
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time
  • One of the world’s top engineering universities
  • Cutting edge facilities and world-leading researchers
  • Commitment to educational excellence and innovation in teaching

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

UNSW Engineering is recruiting outstanding and inspirational individuals to join our world-leading group of researchers and teachers to build on our success and take the Faculty into the world’s top 20 engineering faculties.

As Australia’s leading engineering faculty, we create bold new solutions to globally relevant challenges to improve lives.  We combine the world’s best facilities and innovative research with an exciting and connected education experience to open doors for our graduates.

The School of Computer Science and Engineering

The School of Computer Science and Engineering is one of the largest and most prestigious computing schools in Australia. It offers undergraduate programs in Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science and Bioinformatics, as well as a number of combined degrees with other disciplines. It attracts excellent students who have an outstanding record in international competitions. At the postgraduate level there is a large PhD research program and coursework programs at the Master’s and Graduate Diploma level in Computing and Information Technology and at Graduate Certificate level in Computing. Our research mission is to be at the forefront of research into new and exciting innovations with profound national and international impact.  For further information about the School, please visit http://www.cse.unsw.edu.au/

About the role

The School of Computer Science and Engineering is seeking an exceptional Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor of international standing to conduct research and teaching in Human Computer Interaction. Areas of interest include but are not limited to: human computer interaction, human-machine interfaces, social and emotive computing, intelligent tutoring systems, interface design, user experience and wearable devices. The School has strong research in Artificial Intelligence, Computer Networks, Databases, Embedded Systems, Programming Languages, Service Oriented Computing, Theoretical Computer Science and Trustworthy Systems and the successful candidate is encouraged to collaborate with academic staff and researchers in these fields.

The appointment would be:

  • at level C ($123k - $141k per annum) or level D ($147k - $162k per annum), plus 17% superannuation and leave loading, commensurate with academic qualifications and experience,
  • full time,
  • to a Convertible Tenure Track Employment Contract for an initial fixed term period of 5 years, with conversion to continuing appointment based on satisfactory performance and there being sufficient productive work available.

The Faculty reserves the right to offer an appointment on a continuing basis or to directly appoint to advertised positions.

About you

We are looking for two exceptional candidates to conduct high impact research in the area of human computer interaction, deliver outstanding teaching and student experience in the discipline of Computer Science and Engineering, build industry engagement and contribute significantly to the leadership, service and engagement missions of the School and Faculty.

As the successful candidate, you will have:

  • A PhD in human computer interaction, computer science and engineering or a related field;
  • A demonstrated record of excellence in research with international impact;
  • A commitment to delivering high quality and innovative teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels; and,
  • The ability to actively engage with industry and the community.

UNSW Engineering strongly encourages female applicants and actively supports women to succeed through specific Faculty and UNSW initiatives and generous parental leave provisions and flexible work practices.

Applicants from industry and professional backgrounds are especially welcome and should demonstrate their equivalent level of standing as demonstrated by professional experience.

UNSW desires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds.  UNSW aspires to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff, paying particular attention to ensuring no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability or Indigenous origin.

The preferred candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks prior to appointment.

How to apply

Submit your application through www.jobs.unsw.edu.au

Be sure to review the position documentation and systematically address the selection criteria in your application.

Any enquiries can be forwarded to Professor Maurice Pagnucco, Head of School:

E: morri@unsw.edu.au

T: +61 9385 5518

Applications close: Midnight, Sunday 28 May 2017 (AEST)