Associate Professor/Professor in Information Technology

University of Adelaide School of Computer Science


Associate Professor / Professor of Information Technology

Job no: 506156
Work type: Continuing - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Faculty of Engineering, Computer & Mathematical Sciences, Level D, Level E

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Level D / Level E ($147,685 / $189,518) plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply

Continuing position available

The Associate Professor / Professor of Information Technology is an academic leadership role responsible for leading the School’s implementation and evaluation of the Bachelor of Information Technology program, building its capacity to delivery outstanding industry-focused information technology education.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading school of Computer Science in delivering first class education in Computer Science, IT and Software Engineering and to contribute to the School’s world-class research reputation. The School was ranked in the top-50 in the world in the 2021 AWRU rankings, and has outstanding strength in a variety of areas, especially AI, Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Optimisation, Cybersecurity, VR and Mixed Reality, and Software Engineering.

To be successful you will need, at a minimum

  • A PhD in Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science, Mathematics or Engineering (or related discipline) with extensive experience and track record in the field of IT research.
  • Evidence of a continuing high-level personal commitment to, and outstanding achievement in the research and teaching area of Information Technology.
  • Record of outstanding delivery of high-quality teaching and student experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and the ability to develop innovative teaching methods.
  • Proven involvement and skills in the management of education programs.
  • Experience in writing and consistently securing successful research funding applications to national competitive agencies.
  • Demonstrated ability to forge meaningful external relationships and to build partnerships with community, industry and other academic institutions and partners. 

Your Faculty’s broader role

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

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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 culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

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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If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the role statement or selection criteria document.

Applications close on 14 October 2021, 11:55pm (local time)

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Suzanah Saha
Strategic Recruitment Specialist, Human Resources
P: 831 33282

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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.

Advertised: 11 Sep 2021 4:00 PM
Applications close:14 Oct 2021 11:55 PM

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