Lecturer in Computer Systems Engineering

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology


August 23, 2022



  • 1 x full time, ongoing Lecturer position available

  • Remuneration at Academic Level B ($104,474- $121,690)

  • Contribute to the teaching and research efforts within the Biomedical Computer Systems Engineering area

  • About the College

    The STEM College holds a leading position and expertise in the science, technology, engineering, mathematics and health (STEM) fields. We are uniquely positioned to influence and partner with industry, as never before.

    STEM College is a community of exceptional STEM researchers, teachers, inventors, designers and game-changers, supported by talented professional staff. We offer higher education programs across all STEM disciplines at the Bachelor, Master and PhD levels, and ensure our students experience an education that is work-aligned and life-changing.

    Further information on STEM College in this link.

    About the Role

    As the Lecturer, you will be expected to contribute to the teaching and research efforts of the School of Engineering, in disciplines related to your field of expertise. More specifically, you are responsible for carrying out teaching activities within undergraduate, Masters and Graduate Diploma programs and for maintaining and advancing your scholarly, research and/or professional capabilities.

    You will also be expected to actively promote the program by establishing and maintaining memberships, links and partnerships with academic, industry and professional communities. You will be expected to work collaboratively and collegially with fellow academics within the teaching team, and update colleagues and students on developments in their subject area or specialisation. You will also be responsible for course coordination.

    About You

    To be successful for the role, you will have:

  • Ability to prepare and deliver technical courses in the areas of embedded system design and development (including fabrication) and software engineering (with an emphasis on hardware interaction) in both Assembler and C / C++) at undergraduate and post-graduate levels, including online delivery, and the ability to produce high quality curriculum or program materials

  • Demonstrated academic and / or professional achievement in each of the following categories (address all):

  • Ability to undertake course coordination role
  • Capacity to work effectively with and to negotiate sensitively with students especially on issues related to effective learning

  • Emerging track record and recognition for quality research outputs which will contribute to existing Discipline and School research areas evidenced by publications, development of new research initiatives, competitive research funding, and industry links.

  • Demonstrated experience in supervising Masters and PhD research candidates towards successful completion

  • Ability to build effective networks with colleagues and generate alternative funding projects through effective liaison with industry and government

  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills appropriate for interacting with higher degree by research candidates, staff and industry, together with a strong commitment to teamwork and multidisciplinary collaboration.

  • Embedded System design and development lifecycle.
  • Familiarity with hardware development tools on multiple operating systems including Linux and Microsoft Windows

  • Experience with essential hardware debugging tools such as oscilloscopes, logic analysers and standard laboratory equipment.

  • Possess a proven record of academic and / or professional achievement in one of the following categories (address at least one):

  • Design and development of Digital Signal Processing (DSP) algorithms for embedded hardware with an emphasis on solving real-world problems.

  • Development of Autonomous Systems with a focus on system integration and multi-sensor data processing.

  • Comprehension of fundamental security related principals (intrusion detection / encryption) as applied to Computer Systems

  • Qualifications


  • PhD or equivalent in relevant field (Computer Systems Engineering or strongly related area)

  • Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children check

  • To Apply

    Please submit your CV, cover letter and separately address the Key Selection Criteria for this position by clicking on the ‘Apply' link below.

    PD - LecturerLevel B.pdf

    For further information about this position, please see Position Description above or contact Professor Elena Pirogova, Associate Dean Electrical & Biomedical – School of Engineering at elena.pirogova@rmit.edu.au

    Applications close on Tuesday, 23rd of August 2022.

    We are a Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

    Applications Close:

    23 Aug 2022 11.59 pm

    RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Isla n der community.

    RMIT is a Disability Confident Recruitment Team and we are happy to adjust the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. Please contact us at TalentSupport@rmit.edu.au telling us your preferred type of communication and we will be in touch as soon as possible to discuss your requirements.

    Please note that whilst we still accept applications from any persons interested in our roles, due to the impacts of COVID-19, we are currently prioritising applications from those with current working rights in Australia and who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australia's immigration and border arrangements during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreakhere.

    We are a Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

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