Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Computer Science

Brisbane, Australia
15 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
29 Jul 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 primary purpose of the positions (Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor) is to undertake research activities; teach at undergraduate and postgraduate level including course coordination; higher degree research student supervision; and professional activities in multiple focus areas of Computer Science.

The appointees will contribute to the University’s strategic initiative on the growth of computer science talent. You will have the opportunity to leverage significant industry and international networks, and work on cutting-edge technologies on the front-line of a number of applications areas including but not limited to energy, biomedicine, health, IoT, transport and utilities, business, and finance.

The person

We seek to appoint researchers with interest and experience in systems thinking and well versed in state-of-art technologies and industry trends. Applicants should possess a doctorate (PhD) in Computer Science or a related field. The focus areas for the positions are:

  1. software engineering, secure program development, formal program verification, program analysis, programming language theory and implementation
  2. machine learning, artificial intelligence, data mining, data science, robotics, computer vision, human augmentation, natural language processing, information retrieval
  3. computer networks, cyber security, distributed computing, theory of computing, algorithms and complexity, embedded and real-time systems

The successful appointees will have experience in the development and delivery of courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level, experience in course coordination and national recognition for research, with a publication record in high quality peer-reviewed journals. Please view the position description for the full overview of the selection criteria.

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 available at Academic Level B, Level C, or Level D.  Appointment level will be commensurate to qualifications and experience.

The remuneration package for Level B will be in the range $92,142 - $109,419 per annum plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $107,807 - $128,020 per annum).

The remuneration package for Level C will be in the range $112,874 - $130,150 per annum plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $132,063 - $152,276 per annum).

The remuneration package for Level C 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

Download File 504517_NEW_Lecturer-Senior Lecturer-Associate Professor in Computer Science_Position Description.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Prof Shazia Sadiq on +61 7 3365 3869 or hos@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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