Senior Lecturer in Information Technology (Virtual and Mixed Reality)
University of Adelaide School of Computer science


Reference number: ADE-502957

(Level C) $119,070 to $136,990 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply

Fixed-term for 3 years with a possibility of conversion to a Continuing position subject to funding availability and performance

Exciting opportunity for an qualified academic or industry professional to craft a new degree program and to help build capacity in the University's research portfolio

The School of Computer Science is seeking to recruit a teaching and research academic as a Senior Lecturer (Level C) in Information Technology. The School is currently very strong in research in variety of areas (especially AI, Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Optimisation, Cybersecurity and IoT/Distributed Computing) and seeks to create a new team in a complementary field such as in Virtual and Mixed Reality and/or User Experience, which will have a strong connection to activity both within the School and across the broader University.

The School currently offers undergraduate degrees in Computer Science and Software Engineering and is now developing a new Bachelor of Information Technology program.


Essential criteria:

An undergraduate degree in Computer Science or Information Technology and a PhD (or equivalent experience) in a relevant area.
Evidence of and a willingness to engage in curriculum development and renewal in Information Technology.
Leadership experience and high quality interpersonal skills, with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to contribute to the teaching and administration of subjects in Information Technology, Computer Science and Software Engineering. Ability to supervise and motivate undergraduate and postgraduate students including encouraging intellectual development and career aspirations.
Ability to attract competitive research funding


Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs—including significant industry, government and community collaborations—offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature—not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour—provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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The Faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences is a thriving centre of learning, teaching and research in a vast range of engineering disciplines, computer science - including machine learning - and high-level mathematics. Many of the Faculty's academic staff are world leaders in their fields and graduates are highly regarded by employers.

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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the link to the online application form below and address and upload your responses to all selection criteria. Applications close 11:55pm, 14 September 2019.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Professor Ian Reid

Head of School, School of Computer Science

P: +61 (8) 8313 2135


The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.

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