Graduate Researcher Academic Associate

University of Melbourne
May 26, 2024
Offerd Salary:$88,228
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Contract Type:Fixed-term 18-months
Working Time:Part time
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Graduate Researcher Academic Associate

Job no: Multiple new positions Location: Parkville Role type: Part-time Fixed-term 18-months, aligned to candidature (full- time Graduate Researcher: min. FTE: 0.2 max. FTE 0.3; part-time Graduate Researcher: min. FTE: 0.1 max. FTE 0.15) Faculty: Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology Department/School: School of Computing and Information Systems Salary: Level A.2 – $88,228 per annum, pro rata for part-time, plus 17% super

  • New opportunity to gain meaningful academic experience in education in the most highly ranked School of Computing and Information Systems in Australia
  • Undertake career advancing professional development, including minimum 30 hours paid professional development annually
  • Salary packaging, subsidised health and wellbeing services, fitness and cultural clubs, Myki discounts, and a 25% discount on graduate courses to our staff and their immediate families
  • About the Role The School of Computing and Information Systems invites applications for multiple new Graduate Researcher Academic Associate (GRAA) positions from graduate researchers currently enrolled in the Faculty (in either a Doctor of Philosophy or other research doctorate) with discipline and domain knowledge in at least one of the following subject clusters:

  • Programming Foundations
  • Computer Science
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Information Systems
  • Software Engineering
  • As a GRAA in the School, the position will contribute positively, both individually and as part of a team, to educating, inspiring and supporting students. They will be responsible for carrying out education related activity for one or more subjects within a CIS Subject Cluster. Key education responsibilities will include:

  • Teaching, including through tutorials, seminars, workshops, laboratories and practical/applied sessions
  • Assisting with the development, proof-reading and deployment of teaching materials (e.g., tutorial/lab exercises, assessments & sample solutions)
  • Undertaking preparation and associated work, including teaching and student consultation
  • Regular consultation with students, monitor discussion boards/forums, respond to queries, conduct exam revision sessions
  • Marking a share of project assessment submissions
  • Managing student submissions (e.g. chasing up missing submissions, handling late submissions, handling remark requests, assessment feedback)
  • In addition, you will be supported to participate as a valued academic member of the School in contributing to the School's academic mission, life and community and supported to engage in at least 30 hours of paid professional development annually.

    Who We Are Looking For We are seeking enrolled as a University of Melbourne student undertaking a graduate research degree (either Doctor of Philosophy or other research doctorate) of the Faculty of Engineering and IT with discipline and domain knowledge in one or more of the following CIS subject clusters: Programming Foundations; Computer Science; Artificial Intelligence; Information Systems; and Software Engineering.

    You will be a passionate educator and have the ability to contribute positively, both individually and as part of a team, to educating, inspiring and supporting students. You will also have excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills and excellent organisational skills with the ability to manage one's own time effectively, administer multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines.

    For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.

    This role requires that the successful candidate must undergo and maintain an up-to-date Working with Children Check. This is essential to guarantee a secure environment for all individuals at the University. In the case the selected candidate doesn't have a valid Working with Children Check, they will be able to apply for the WWCC as part of the initial onboarding procedures.

    Your New Team – The School of Computing & Information Systems (CIS) CIS undertakes research and teaching across a range of information technology disciplines including Human-Computer Interaction, Software Engineering, Information Systems, and Computer Science. CIS is the most highly ranked School of Computing and Information Systems in Australia according to all major rankings (THE, QS, ARWU).

    It offers a comprehensive range of IT and IS courses at all levels, including offerings in science, engineering, and business, and is at the forefront of computing research in Australia and internationally with close links to major computing research initiatives, including Melbourne Bioinformatics, CSL, The Cremorne Digital Hub and CSIRO's DATA61.

    The school aims to attract and retain outstanding staff to maintain its lead in research and teaching. We have a successful research team in the areas of the appointment, a large number of PhD students, and a substantial cohort of graduate students in our coursework Masters programs.

    What We Offer You! In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information, check outour benefits page!

    About the University of Melbourne We're tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via our website and stay connected with our stories and people on LinkedIn.

    Be Yourself The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

    We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require reasonable adjustments, please contact the employee listed on the first page of the Position Description found below, with an email containing your name and contact details for a confidential discussion. Please ensure your email is titled "Reasonable Adjustments Request".

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.

    For further information, including our 2023-2027 Indigenous strategy please visit -https: //

    Join Us! If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience
  • Please note that you are not required to respond to the selection criteria in the Position Description.

    If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Shabon Nawabi via email at [email protected], ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.

    If you have any particular questions regarding the job please follow the details listed on the Position Description.

    Advertised: 13 May 2024 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time

    Applications close: 26 May 2024 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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