Lecturer in Software Engineering

Melbourne, Greater Melbourne, Australia
$90,112 - $107,010 p.a.
12 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
07 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Convenient central city location in Melbourne, the world's most liveable city
  • Full-time, continuing position
  • $90,112 - $107,010 p.a. + 17% super

Our Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work.

Situated within the College of Science, Engineering and Health, the School of Science provides over 45 bachelor and postgraduate programs, and undertakes world class research across the disciplines of physical sciences, mathematical sciences and computer science.

One of RMIT's top-performing research schools, we deliver research that addresses the 'real life questions' essential to Australia's innovation agenda. Our high-quality teaching programs inspire students to pursue careers in a range of industries including health, materials technology, food, geospatial and surveying, environmental analysis, banking and commerce, as well as computing and IT roles and research and development across a wide range of areas.

The School has staff, students and facilities on both the City and Bundoora campuses, has 300 staff, 327 higher degree research students, 3347 coursework students and an annual budget of $120 million.

The position will be aligned with the Discipline of Computer Science and IT, part of one of Australia's largest and leading educational facilities in the field. In the 2017 QS University Rankings by discipline, RMIT University was ranked top-100 globally for Computer Science and Information Systems. RMIT University prides itself on the quality of its graduates, achieved through programs that have a strong emphasis on both theory and practice.

The Role and Responsibilities

The Lecturer is expected to contribute to the teaching and research efforts of the School, in the computer science and software engineering discipline. More specifically, the Lecturer is responsible for carrying out teaching activities within undergraduate, Masters and Graduate Diploma programs and for maintaining and advancing their scholarly, research and/or professional capabilities. The Lecturer is also expected to actively promote the program by establishing and maintaining memberships, links and partnerships with academic, industry and professional communities. The Lecturer is expected to work collaboratively and collegially with fellow academics within the teaching team, and update colleagues and students on developments in their subject area or specialisation. The Lecturer may be responsible for course coordination.

This position is required to teach Software Engineering courses at both Undergraduate and Masters level, and it is desirable that the person have industry experience in software engineering as well as relevant research credentials.

Skills & Experience Required

To be eligible to apply, candidates must have a PhD in the relevant field.

Candidates should 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. Candidates should also have the ability to undertake a course coordination role.

To Apply

For further information please contact Professor Lin Padgham at lin.padgham@rmit.edu.au or Associate Professor Lawrence Cavedon at lawrence.cavedon@rmit.edu.au, or visit our website at http://yourcareer.rmit.edu.au and search using job ref # 557123.

Applications close on Sunday 7th May.

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description. This role will require satisfactory confirmation of a Working with Children Check.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community.

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