Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Information Systems University of Melbourne, Melbourne School of Engineering Australia



Job no: 0048141

Work type: Continuing

Location: Parkville

Division/Faculty: Melbourne School of Engineering

Department/School: School of Computing and Information Systems

Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Full time - 17% super


Salary: $100,849 - $119,753 p.a. (Level B) or $123,534 - $142,440 p.a. (Level C) plus 17% superannuation. Level of appointment is subject to qualifications and experience.


The Opportunity

We seek several Lecturers/Senior Lecturers for continuing appointments within the Information Systems Group in the School of Computing & Information Systems.  You will have expertise in Information Systems or related fields, with a specific focus on one or more of the following research areas:

  • Business analytics and decision making

  • Business process management / process mining

  • Cybersecurity management

  • Healthcare information systems

  • Digital innovation


You will make a significant contribution to the teaching, research and administration of the School of Computing & Information Systems by teaching graduate and undergraduate. You will be an aspiring leader in Information Systems research or closely related fields and have an ambition to publish in high quality journals and conferences, mentor research students, and secure independent grant funding to support a program of research.  Active collaboration with other research groups in the School and the Melbourne School of Engineering is encouraged, as is interaction with industry and government agencies.


About you
With a PhD in Computer Science, Information Systems or a closely related discipline, you have a strong record of achievement in IS research and associated publications in high-quality journals, conferences, technical reports or other scholarly publications.  In your career to date you have demonstrated the ability to perform independent research and communicate complex concepts to technical and non-technical audiences alike.  Further, applicants for the senior role will be able to demonstrate a successful record of attracting competitive research funding and of engaging industry, government and/or the community in teaching and research.  You will also have experience in the supervision of research higher degree students, curriculum development and implementation at undergraduate and postgraduate level that will maintain the School’s programs at the highest international standards.


Application Process 
Please apply online with your resume and cover letter. 


About Melbourne School of Engineering (MSE)
At MSE, we are committed to excellence.  We are transforming our engineering and IT teaching as well as research at the University of Melbourne guided by MSE 2025, our ten-year strategic plan.  With an expected investment of $1 billion in people and infrastructure, we are creating the entrepreneurial leaders and technology of the future — the people and things that will drive innovation and productivity to make a sustainable impact on the world in which we live.  It’s an incredibly exciting time to be joining MSE!


School of Computing & Information Systems (CIS)
CIS undertakes research and teaching across a range of information technology disciplines including Software Engineering, Information Systems, and Computer Science. It offers a comprehensive range of IT 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, IBM Research, the Microsoft Research Centre for Social Natural User Interfaces (SNUI), and DATA61 (formerly NICTA).  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.


To find out more about CIS, visit: http://www.cis.unimelb.edu.au/


What we offer you
Apart from competitive salaries, our benefits are aimed at recognising and rewarding the contributions you make.  We offer complete flexibility, whatever that may mean for you.  Many of our benefit programs and onsite amenities are aimed at supporting you - including generous leave, child care subsidies, discounted parking, medical and health care.  We offer extensive opportunities for personal and professional development and we’ll support you in doing what you love.


About the University of Melbourne
The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked among the leading universities in the world, at number 1 in Australia and number 32 in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2017-2018).  We are globally engaged, comprehensive, research-intensive and committed to respond to the major social, economic and environmental challenges of our time.


While we review your application, find out more about MSE by visiting http://www.eng.unimelb.edu.au/about/join-mse/why-join-mse


Position Description

Advertised: 29 Mar 2019 12:00 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: 09 May 2019 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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