Lecturer in Cybersecurity

Melbourne, Australia
17 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
17 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Full-time, fixed term contract for 3 years
  • Located at Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus
  • $90,748 - $107,758 per annum + up to 17% superannuation

About La Trobe

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. La Trobe University turns 50 in 2017, and over the half century of its existence it has established a reputation as an innovative and accessible university, willing to take risks and take on challenges. Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

The Department of Computer Science and Information Technology undertakes a wide range of teaching and research programs in the area of databases, computational intelligence, software engineering, cybersecurity and mobile and wireless computing.  The Department is committed to development and exploration of new and innovative teaching and research programs which drives opportunities for multidisciplinary collaborations across the School/College and the University.

About the position

Recognising a skills shortage in the computer security industry and the need to produce high quality graduates and post graduates equipped with state-of-the-art knowledge in cybersecurity, La Trobe University has recently developed a number of postgraduate and undergraduate courses. This position will lead the development of online subjects in cybersecurity to deliver high quality learning experiences for students.

Skills and Experience

  • Completion of a PhD in a relevant discipline of Information Technology
  • Demonstrated capacity to independently and effectively conduct lectures, tutorials, assessments and examination marking, particularly online.
  • Demonstrated capability of curriculum development and/or conversion of materials to different delivery methods.
  • A comprehensive knowledge of current and new teaching methods and pedagogies.
  • Demonstrated capacity to supervise honours and postgraduate students.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this role.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.


Please click on this link for a full list of Benefits http://www.latrobe.edu.au/jobs/working/benefits

How to apply

Closing date: Sunday, 17 December 2017 by 11.00pm AEDST.

Position Enquiries: Professor Henry Duh on b.duh@latrobe.edu.au or Dr Abdun Mahmood on a.mahmood@latrobe.edu.au

This position is open to people with a valid full-time working visa.

Please submit a cover letter, resume and a separate document addressing the Key Selection Criteria located in the Position Description.

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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For further enquiries on how to apply for this role, please contact Deborah Dare, Recruitment Consultant on +61 3 9479 1241 or d.dare@latrobe.edu.au

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.

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