Lecturer In Computing (Teaching And Leadership)

  • Salary Package: Level B (from $105,992 to $125,405 p.a.), plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading.
  • Appointment Type: Full-time, continuing
  • Macquarie University (North Ryde) location

The Role

We are looking to appoint a Level B (Lecturer) Teaching and Leadership Academic who can contribute to in-demand areas of the Computing curriculum. This is a specialist role for staff who demonstrate passion and excellence in teaching and leadership, focussed on enhancing the organisation and delivery of teaching and improving the student experience. This position is aimed at growing and strengthening the teaching profile in the Department.

The Department is open to applicants from any area relevant to our degree programs but in particular candidates with teaching experience in information systems, Web and mobile development, networking and cyber security are encouraged to apply.

While a PhD would be an advantage, we would encourage candidates with experience teaching in these areas to apply, especially if they have relevant industry experience. This is a new continuing role in our Department of Computing in Macquarie’s Teaching & Leadership Job Family

About Us

The Department of Computing within the Faculty of Science and Engineering is the home of close to 40 academic staff and more than 120 research students, and an ever-growing cohort of undergraduate and postgraduate coursework students. The department offers a broad range of cutting edge undergraduate and postgraduate courses and enjoys a strong research ethos. 2018 ERA (Excellence in Research for Australia) rates Macquarie University 4 (Above World Standard) on Information and Computing Sciences.

In Macquarie's Faculty of Science and Engineering you'll join passionate researchers and educators blazing new trails in the spirit of discovery and exploration. Encouraged to think boldly, and supported by some of Australia's most outstanding facilities, brilliant minds converge in our faculty to create incredible new possibilities: the world's first attempt to synthesize complex life, the creation of Wi-Fi, the discovery of dancing dwarf galaxies, and the development of blue LED light. Inspired by challenge and opportunity, we look forward to welcoming you as we imagine a new future together.

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How to Apply

To be considered for this position, please apply online by submitting your CV and a separate document responding to the selection criteria below:

  • A doctoral or master qualification or equivalent standing;
  • Passion for, and proven experience in teaching at undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels, in areas relevant to our degree programs;
  • Demonstrated experience in curriculum development, course planning and review activities;
  • Relevant industry or research experience that informs curriculum design and teaching activities;
  • Demonstrated capacity to make a meaningful and substantial contribution to all activities of the Department, including administration and planning;
  • Ability to provide leadership in the scholarship of teaching;
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with key internal and external stakeholders;
  • Ability to create inclusive teaching environments that enable all students to thrive or experience in developing inclusive and diverse curricula and teaching content.

Enquiries: Professor Michael Sheng at michael.sheng@mq.edu.au or phone +61 2 9850 9514

Applications Close: Saturday, 31st October 2020 at 11:55pm.

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