Lecturer / Lecturer, software engineering position with DEAKIN UNIVERSITY

  • Based on our Burwood campus, full-time and continuous position
  • Academic level B $100,837 + 17% superannuation
  • Academic level C $122,950 + 17% superannuation

Founded in 1974, Deakin is a public university in Victoria with 61,000 students across five campuses: Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront, Warrnambool and the online Cloud Campus. We are a progressive and open-minded university with the highest student satisfaction in Victoria and consistently ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide.

The School of Information Technology offers courses in information technology, computer science, data science, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and software engineering to provide our graduates with a solid platform for various employment opportunities that will exist in the future.

The Senior Lecturer in Software Engineering will be responsible for providing leadership in research, teaching, and engagement in the field of software engineering. At Level B (lecturer), the appointee will undertake research, teach and publish in the field of software engineering. Both levels promote the School and maintain links and partnerships with the academic, industrial and professional communities concerned.

Your main responsibilities will include the duty to:

  • Lead teams of teachers to develop effective curricula and learning resources
  • Embrace new innovation in program design
  • Provide learner-centred and research-based teaching practices at different levels/modes of delivery
  • Provide clear assessment criteria and timely feedback to learners to demonstrate learning outcomes
  • Develop effective assessment tasks and rubrics
  • Adapt assessment practices to improve learning outcomes
  • Support diverse learners by designing accessible and inclusive unit materials and practices
  • Design collaborative learning opportunities
  • Provide academic support to students
  • Build effective teaching teams

To be successful, you will:

  • A PhD in a relevant discipline and/or advanced qualifications and experience in the relevant disciplinary area
  • An excellent record of scholarly learning and teaching in undergraduate and/or postgraduate programs, including innovative program design and research supervision
  • A research reputation supported by publications in quality journals and/or exhibitions and/or success in obtaining external research grants
  • Engagement with research, community, industry and government to improve the national position of the discipline
  • Demonstrated ability and passion for teaching, research and/or administrative leadership
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and proven ability to establish good working relationships with colleagues.

Please submit your CV and a short cover letter describing how you meet the essential selection criteria, before July 16, 2022.

For confidential discussion regarding this position, please contact John Yearwood via [email protected]

Please note that while we are still accepting applications from anyone interested in our roles, we are currently prioritizing applications from those who currently have employment rights in Australia and are not affected by travel restrictions.

Deakin University job offers are conditional on the candidate being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or medically exempt and providing satisfactory proof. You can view a copy of the University’s COVID-19 vaccination procedure.

Are you ready?

Deakin is a Victorian university with a global impact. We are an agile, dynamic and innovative university committed to making a positive impact through our excellence in education, research and innovation and the contributions we make to the wider community.

We understand that our reputation rests on the dedication and expertise of our staff and we offer a dynamic and diverse work environment with opportunities for growth and career development. We believe that a progressive and thriving culture will ensure people choose to come and stay with Deakin and contribute to our continued success.

We value diversity and aim to create an inclusive environment that defends, embraces and respects differences. We support and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, as well as people of all abilities, cultures, sexual orientations and genders.

We understand that our academic staff is increasingly diverse and we recognize that academic careers can be put on hold in many life circumstances. Accomplishments versus Opportunities emphasizes the quality rather than the quantity of research output. In your application, we strongly encourage you to comment on your achievements in relation to the opportunity.

Gordon K. Morehouse