Professor in Computer Systems

University of Melbourne
February 28, 2023
Offerd Salary:$209,428
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Professor in Computer Systems

Job no: 0058380 Location: Parkville Role type: Full time; Continuing Faculty: Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology Department/School: School of Computing and Information Systems Salary: Level E – $209,428 p.a. plus 17% super

The University of Melbourne would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated, the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung Peoples, the Yorta Yorta Nation, the Dja Dja Wurrung People. We acknowledge that the land on which we meet and learn was the place of age-old ceremonies, of celebration, initiation and renewal, and that the local Aboriginal Peoples have had and continue to have a unique role in the life of these lands.

About - School of Computing and Information Systems https:// www.

The School of Computing & Information Systems (CIS) undertakes research and teaching across a range of information technology disciplines including 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's aim is to attract and retain outstanding staff available in order to maintain a leading research and teaching. We have an existing highly successful research team in the area of the appointment, a large number of PhD students, and a substantial cohort of graduate students in our coursework Masters programs.

About the Role The University of Melbourne is seeking an outstanding academic with expertise in Computer Systems, in particular in the areas of Operating Systems, Networking, Parallel and Distributed Computing, Programming Languages, or Systems Architecture to join an internationally recognised group of academics within the School of Computing and Information Systems in the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology.

You will make a significant contribution to leadership in the Computer Systems discipline within the School of Computing and Information Systems. You will ensure that computer systems research, teaching, and engagement activities are flourishing, and act as a mentor to computer systems staff.

You will also actively collaborate in research within the School and wider University and be expected to engage with industry and government. This position reports to the Head of School

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide leadership in the evaluation of curriculum development and renewal at School, Faculty and University level
  • Build and sustain strong research activities, with a focus on interdisciplinary activities where appropriate
  • Provide leadership in the discipline area of computer systems
  • Work actively with industry advisory groups and with external industry bodies to ensure a productive relationship between the University and the community around the computer systems-centric disciplines
  • About You To be successful in this role you will have proven success in working collaboratively and an ability to engage and build highly productive relationships with corporate executives, staff, and diverse stakeholders, both internal and external to the University and the ability to develop these networks at national and international levels. You will bring exceptional communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships that inspire students and staff and other members of the School, University, and wider community. You will also bring drive, energy, and a vision for building and leading a world-class research program.

    You will also have:

  • A research doctorate or equivalent in Computer Systems or a relevant field
  • A demonstrated relevant world-class track record of high-quality research and scholarship in computer systems, as evidenced by research publications in high-quality conferences, journals, and technical reports as well as other performance indicators
  • A distinguished high-profile international standing of research excellence in computer systems
  • A track record of leadership, including the organisation of workshops and conferences, development of enabling resources, and involvement in outreach activities
  • A track record in attracting research funding from competitive grant agencies and other sources including industry
  • To ensure the University continues to provide a safe environment for everyone, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

    About the University The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

    Benefits of Working with Us In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

  • Flexible working arrangements, generous personal, parental and cultural leave
  • Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary packaging and leave loading
  • Free and subsidised health and wellbeing services, and access to fitness and cultural clubs
  • Discounts on a wide range of products and services including Myki cards and Qantas Club
  • Career development opportunities and 25% off graduate courses for staff and their immediate families
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    Be Yourself We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and encourage and celebrate diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

    Join Us! If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with your CV and cover letter outlining your interest and experience. Please note that you are not required to provide responses against the selection criteria in the Position Description.

    We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact us at [email protected]

    Advertised: 18 Jan 2023 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

    Applications close: 28 Feb 2023 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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