Associate Professor in Information Technology

Sydney, Australia
30 May 2018
End of advertisement period
25 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Teaching and Research role in Informatics  
  • Lead the Informatics area with capacity to make strategic contributions
  • Full-time, continuing position located at our MacKillop Campus in North Sydney

Australian Catholic University (ACU) is an inclusive community that welcomes students and staff of all beliefs. ACU has over 2,500 staff supporting more than 34,000 students across eight campuses – Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney, Strathfield and Rome.

As valued members of our community, all staff members are expected to have an understanding of ACU's mission and values and to demonstrate an active contribution to them.

The Faculty is staffed by a dedicated, nationally and internationally recognised team of academics whose teaching is supported by their active involvement in relevant industries, professional associations or links to eminent international business and law schools. Teaching staff have an established research record with a commitment to conducting research in innovative and demand-driven areas. We emphasise the ethical, social and environmental duties of the modern business leader and lawyer, with all our courses having a strong practical component through community engagement, pro bono work and internships.

The Peter Faber Business School consists of national teams organised by function, rather than by discipline.  The position of Senior Lecturer has substantial leadership opportunity across the full range of academic activities and actively contributes to the Managing People and Organisations program in the Peter Faber Business School.  As Senior Lecturer you will be expected to make a significant contribution to the School and University consistent with the ACU Strategic Plan, including an active contribution to the research agenda of the School and Faculty.

The role of Associate Professor will include:

  • Provide leadership in the Informatics area, including leading staff to investigate knowledge of contemporary IT/IS practices
  • Lead curriculum development and review of informatics and develop links with industry partners
  • Maintain engagement with the Australian Computer Society (ACS) including ongoing quality assurance to ensure ACS accreditation
  • Teach undergraduate and postgraduate units online, face to face and in mixed mode delivery
  • Contribute to the research intensification strategy of the University through publications in high quality research outlets and attraction of research and/or industry funding

You will need to demonstrate:

  • PhD in Information Technology or Information Systems
  • Membership of the Australian Computer Society or equivalent
  • Demonstrated leadership in supporting colleagues to develop high quality innovative teaching acknowledged at the university, disciplinary and/or national level
  • Established coherent program of quality discipline-based research including a sustained record of high quality outputs of research
  • Developed engagement with the profession, government, industry and community via contracts for research and/or consultancy

The University pursues an excellence agenda and offers an environment where staff are welcomed and safe, and valued through development, participation and involvement.

How to Apply:

Applicants are expected to address all selection criteria listed in the position description.

Total remuneration valued to $142,789 - $155,030 pa, including salary component $120,882 - $131,344 pa (Academic Level C), employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

General enquiries can be directed to Professor Susan Dann, Head, Peter Faber School of Business on (07) 3623 7851.

Only candidates with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.

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ACU is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged.

Applications Close: Monday, 25 June 2018 at 11.55pm

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