Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Data Analytics

Brisbane, Australia
03 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
01 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Information Technology and 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.

Details of the School may be accessed on its website at http://www.itee.uq.edu.au/ 

The role

The successful appointee will contribute to the University’s new cyber security initiative, with research work expected to be focused on the intersection of data analytics and cyber security. This position is jointly supported by AusCERT, a leading Cyber Emergency Response Team for Australia located in UQ (https://www.auscert.org.au).  The collaboration with AusCERT provides access to cyber security expertise and a treasure-trove of anonymised network security data, opportunities to evaluate research outcomes in operational enterprise networks, and access to member organisations on the front-line of contemporary cyber security issues.

The person

Applicants should posses a PhD in Computer Science or a related field, and a demonstrated knowledge of data analytics, and computational, analytical and machine learning techniques.

Demonstrated teaching skills at undergraduate and postgraduate levels is essential.  Skills and experience in Higher Degree by Research supervision are essential for consideration for a Level C appointment.

Experience in the application of data analytics and machine learning to cyber security is highly desirable.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University’s Diversity and Inclusion webpage (https://staff.uq.edu.au/information-and-services/human-resources/diversity) for further information and points of contact if you require additional support.  

This role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to the contact person listed in the job advertisement.


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

For Academic Level B the remuneration package will be in the range $92,143 - $109,419 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $107,807 - $128,020 p.a.).

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

Position Description

Download File PD Lecturer Senior Lecturer in Data Analytics - Cyber Security.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Professor Shazia Sadiq at shazia@itee.uq.edu.au.

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

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