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Lecturer in Computing (Digital Literacy)

The University of Queensland
Brisbane, Queensland 4072
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It is an exciting time to get involved with the School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, located on UQ’s St Lucia campus. The School is ramping up its investment in teaching, research and engagement to create an inspiring, diverse and flexible workplace. The direction is backed by a bold, new strategic vision to ensure the School is at the forefront of meaningful research outcomes and pedagogy across its core impact areas of health, data, automation and energy. Boasting strong student enrolments in professionally accredited programs, combined with world-class researchers and facilities, the School is focused on strengthening its position in the global computer science and engineering communities. By attracting the brightest minds and fostering a truly innovative and collaborative work environment, the School will develop global solutions to contemporary issues and mentor the leaders of tomorrow.

The School recognises and values equity and diversity, and encourages applications from any individual who meets the requirements of this position irrespective of gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, age or other protected attributes. The School strives to provide an inclusive working environment, and along with the University is committed to supporting staff with family and caring responsibilities by providing policies, programs and initiatives to help balance work and family responsibilities.

Details of the School may be accessed on its website at http://www.itee.uq.edu.au/

The Co-Innovation Group is a newly formed interdisciplinary collaboration between interaction design, social robotics, cognitive engineering, and software engineering researchers. We are seeking to add new members to the group who are interested in growing impactful research at the nexus of people and technology that engage with significant problems of local, national and global importance. We are particularly interested in people who design, build and develop new technologies.

The role: The successful appointee will be responsible for undertaking undergraduate and postgraduate teaching including course coordination and program development; research higher degree student supervision; research; and professional activities in the field of computational thinking and digital literacy. We welcome applications from academics with expertise in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Data Science, and/or Digital Humanities. We seek to appoint someone with interest and experience in interdisciplinary teaching and research collaboration. The successful candidate will join the Co-Innovation Research Division and will primarily contribute to the School of ITEE’s initiatives into teaching computing fundamentals across the whole of UQ’s range of programs.

The person: Applicants must hold a PhD in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Data Science, or a related field. In addition, you need to have demonstrated expertise in the design, development and evaluation of digital technologies, including demonstrated skills in interdisciplinary collaboration. Ability to conduct high quality research, to compete for research funding, and develop and maintain collaborative relationships with industry stakeholders is essential.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion.

Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Applications are also encouraged from women.

Remuneration: This is a full-time, continuing appointment at Academic Level B. The remuneration package will be in the range AUD$92,143 - $109,419 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range AUD$107,807 - $128,020 p.a.).

Enquiries: To discuss this role please contact Associate Professor Stephen Viller, email on viller@itee.uq.edu.au. To submit an application for this role, go to http://jobs.uq.edu.au/caw/en/job/501581/lecturer-in-computing-digital-literacy and use the Apply button. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

Applications close: 31 January 2018

Job no: 501581


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