2 x Lecturer (Education Specialists) - School of Computer Sciences / AIML

The University of Adelaide


July 28, 2022


Level B, $100,933 to $119,391 per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% will apply.

Two fixed term positions for 2 years with a possibility of extension subject to funding availability and performance.

Exciting opportunity to become part of the School of Computer Science in this ‘Education Specialist' role.

The School of Computer Science, in association with the Centre for Augmented Reasoning (CAR), is seeking to recruit two Lecturer (Level B) academics with a strong focus on teaching excellence, student engagement and online course development and delivery. CAR is headquartered in the Australian Institute for Machine Learning (AIML), at the University of Adelaide. AIML is Australia's leading research institute in machine learning, artificial intelligence and computer vision with over 140 members including academics, research staff, and students.

The successful candidates will demonstrate a high level of teaching expertise and positive student feedback through the use of innovative strategies and teaching pedagogy that delivers outstanding results for students in a collaborative and dynamic learning environment. The roles may include online course development and delivery through University partners, converting existing material and developing new material for the School's undergraduate and Masters programs.

The academic workload associated with these Education Specialist positions will include a commitment of 61% - 90% of time to teaching and teaching related duties (including scholarship). Actual workload allocation within the band will be determined by the Head of School through the School's workload allocation model.

The opportunity for the successful candidates of these fixed term position to apply for affiliate membership of the Adelaide Education Academy subsequent to appointment will be available.

To be successful you will need:

  • An undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or Software Engineering and a PhD (or equivalent experience) in a relevant area.
  • Ability to contribute to the teaching and administration of subjects in Information Technology, Computer Science and Software Engineering.
  • Evidence of and a willingness to engage in curriculum development and renewal in CS, IT and/or SE.
  • Ability to contribute to world class research that complements an area of existing strength within the school (see above), with a strong publication record, commensurate with opportunity.
  • Commitment to the principles of equity, diversity and inclusion, and ability to contribute to the diversity of the School community.
  • Eligible applicants must have current valid Australian working rights to be considered for this role.

    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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    Your faculty's broader role

    The Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology is a multidisciplinary hub of cutting-edge teaching and research. Many of its academic staff are world leaders in their fields and graduates are highly regarded by employers. The Faculty actively partners with innovative industries to solve problems of global significance.

    Learn more at: set.adelaide.edu.au

    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 position description or selection criteria document.

    Applications close 11:55pm, 28 July 2022.

    For further information

    For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

    Dr Angela Noack Program Manager, Centre for Augmented Reasoning P: +61 (08) 8313 8069 E: angela.noack@adelaide.edu.au

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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.


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    The University of Adelaide (informally Adelaide University) is a public research university located in Adelaide, South Australia. Established in 1874, it is the third-oldest university in Australia. The university's main campus is located on North Terrace in the Adelaide city...