Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Trusted Cyber Physical Systems

Brisbane, Australia
18 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
31 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Information Technology & Electrical Engineering

It is an exciting time to get involved with the School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, located on UQ’s St Lucia campus.  The School is ramping up its investment in teaching, research and engagement to create an inspiring, diverse and flexible workplace. The direction is backed by a bold, new strategic vision to ensure the School is at the forefront of meaningful research outcomes and pedagogy across its core impact areas of health, data, automation and energy. Boasting strong student enrolments in professionally accredited programs, combined with world-class researchers and facilities, the School is focused on strengthening its position in the global computer science and engineering communities.  By attracting the brightest minds and fostering a truly innovative and collaborative work environment, the School will develop global solutions to contemporary issues and mentor the leaders of tomorrow.

The School recognises and values equity and diversity, and encourages applications from any individual who meets the requirements of this position irrespective of gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, age or other protected attributes. The School strives to provide an inclusive working environment, and along with the University is committed to supporting staff with family and caring responsibilities by providing policies, programs and initiatives to help balance work and family responsibilities.

The role

The successful appointee will lead and shape distinctive world-class research activities in Cyber Physical Systems, which is consistent with the School’s emerging focus on trusted, secure, available and reliable systems. The position will focus on one or more areas from Industrial Internet of Things, Wireless Sensor Networks, Embedded Systems, Autonomous Systems, and Robotics, with a particular emphasis on security and availability aspects. Additionally, this position will take a lead role in shaping the future teaching curriculum of the school in the Computer Engineering and Digital Systems areas.

The person

Applicants should possess a PhD in the area of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or an equivalent discipline.  A demonstrated track record in trusted cyber physical systems research and ability to solve problems in practice is essential. For appointment at Level D it is expected that you will have an established international research profile in Trusted Cyber Physical Systems, including a demonstrated capacity to lead significant teams in externally-funded research projects.


This is a full-time continuing appointment available at Academic Level C or Level D.  Appointment level will be commensurate to qualifications and experience.

The remuneration package for Level C will be in the range $112,874 - $130,151 per annum plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $132,063 - $152,277 per annum).

The remuneration package for Level D will be in the range $135,909 - $149,731 per annum plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $159,014 - $175,185 per annum).

Position Description

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To discuss this role please contact Professor Neil Bergmann on

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