25 days old


Australian National University
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Are you looking for an opportunity to expand your teaching and research skills? Look no further! As part of our expansion plan, we are seeking applications from interested academics to help create and shape our computing program for the future.

Classification: Academic Level B
Salary package: $98,009 - $111,365 plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full time, Fixed term (3 years)

Position overview

The ANU Research School of Computer Science (RSCS) 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.

RSCS seeks to appoint three or more enthusiastic and innovative academics to be part of a committed team developing and delivering innovative approaches to computer science education. The positions are available for an initial period of three years and are likely to require some international travel. While the positions will have a strong teaching focus, they will also allow for adequate time to be spent on self-directed research. The successful applicants will be mentored and offered both teaching and research development opportunities.  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.

There may be an opportunity for the successful applicant to request for a conversion to a longer term or ongoing appointment, subject to performance and budget availability as well as their demonstrated capability and desire to complement the School's strategic agendas in teaching, research and broader engagement within the University and community.

To enquire about these positions please contact the Director of the Research School of Computer Science, Professor Alistair Rendell P: +61 2 6125 4386, E: Alistair.Rendell@anu.edu.au.

The University actively encourages applications fr.om Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant on indigenous.employment@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 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/.


In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following 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).
  • 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 3 years if appointed.
  • (Optional) a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.


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