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Computing Tenure-Track Faculty Positions

Australian National University
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
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Tenure Track Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor, School of Computing

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Job no: 540228
Work type: Tenure Track
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Academic
Classification: Level B / Level C / Level D
Salary package:
Level B (Lecturer): $99,809 –$113,165
Level C (Senior Lecturer): $119,844 –$133,202
Level D (Associate Professor): $143,216 –$156,453
Term: Full time, Tenure Track

College overview

The ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) is dedicated to contributing to The Australian National University’s reputation for excellence in research and research-led education, bringing together expertise across a range of areas to reimagine the role of engineering and computing for future generations. CECS is a diverse and vibrant community dedicated to discovery and to making knowledge matter. Our academics and students are engaged in ground-breaking, cutting-edge research, in exciting areas such as renewable energy, robotics, telecommunications, biomaterials, human-machine interaction, and artificial intelligence.

The School of Computing is unique in Australia. It includes a creative mix of staff and students that embrace the breadth of computer science profession. It is a diverse and vibrant community dedicated to discovery and to making knowledge matter. It contains world-class academics undertaking high-quality research, training of research students and delivering coursework teaching programs.

Position overview

These positions are tenure track appointments to contribute to at least one of the Activity Clusters of the ANU School of Computing.

  • Computing Foundations: software systems, programming languages, compilers, operating systems, software testing, software engineering, computer architecture, computer security, logic and verification, theory of computation, formal methods
  • Intelligent Systems: artificial intelligence, machine learning, computer vision, natural language processing, robotics
  • Data Science: data mining and statistical analysis, data storage and management, cloud storage and distributed computing, data engineering, data warehousing, data modeling and visualization, data analytics, database management and architecture, health informatics, data privacy
  • Computational Science: scientific computing, high-performance computing, large-scale parallel systems, modeling and simulation, bioinformatics, computational biology/chemistry/physics/engineering

Applications are particularly invited from researchers whose breadth of vision reaches across traditional discipline silos. We welcome and develop diversity of backgrounds, experiences and ideas and encourage applications from individuals who may have had non-traditional career paths, who may have taken a career break or who have achieved excellence in careers outside of academia. 

To enquire about these positions please contact the Director of the ANU School of Computing, Professor Antony Hosking, T: +61 2 6125 9358, E: director.comp@anu.edu.au.

ANU values diversity and inclusion and believes employment opportunities must not be limited by socio-economic background, race, religion or gender. The University actively encourages applications from women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and candidates from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Furthermore, it is policy in the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science to require selection panels to seek a gender balance when compiling shortlists of candidates for interview. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit https://services.anu.edu.au/human-resources/respect-inclusion.

The ANU provides attractive benefits and excellent support to maintain a healthy work/life balance and offers generous remuneration benefits, including four weeks paid vacation per year, assistance with relocation expenses and 17% employer contribution to superannuation. This also includes generous parental leave, the possibility of flexible and part time working arrangements, a parental and aged care support program, dual career hire programs, ANU school holiday programs, and childcare facilities on campus. For more information, please visit https://services.anu.edu.au/human-resources.

Application information

Applicants must apply online via the ANU recruitment portal and should upload the following separate documents:

  • A detailed curriculum vitae including a full publication list and the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A 1-2 page statement outlining your approach to coursework education and student project supervision.
  • A 1-2 page statement outlining your research objectives for the next 5 years if appointed.
  • A 1-2 page statement outlining your approach to engagement and impact.
  • A statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.
The successful candidate will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process.  An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results. 

Position Description & Selection Criteria

Advertised: 23 Apr 2021 09:00:00 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 02 Jul 2021 11:55:00 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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Posted: 2021-04-27 Expires: 2021-06-26

Australian National University

ANU is a world-leading university in Australia’s capital city, Canberra. Our location points to our unique history, ties to the Australian Government and special standing as a resource for the Australian people.

Our focus on research as an asset, and an approach to education, ensures our graduates are in demand the world-over for their abilities to understand, and apply vision and creativity to addressing complex contemporary challenges.

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