Associate Lecturer / Lecturer, Computer Science / IT Disciplines job with UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE

Location: Parkville
Role type: Full-time, Fixed-term for 3 years (multiple)
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology
Department / School: Computing and Information Systems
Salary: Classification and salary will be determined based on qualifications and experience
Level A – $ 75,289 – $ 102,163 pa (pro rata for part time) plus 17% super
Level B – $ 107,547 – $ 127,707 pa (pro rata for part time) plus 17% super

Founded in 1853, the University of Melbourne is Australia’s # 1 university and is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global commitment.

About Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology

The Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology (FEIT) is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that welcomes and values ​​all people. We recognize that diversity is essential in contributing to the success of FEIT. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, the LGBTIQ + community, people living with disabilities and those from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, are strongly encouraged to apply.

In line with the strategic direction of the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology (FEIT2025), these positions are hosted as academic teaching roles within the School of Computing and Information Systems (CIS). The School has increasingly focused on its graduate teaching and its research program and aims to be one of the leading Schools of Engineering & IT in the world.

About the Role

There are six Associate Lecturer / Lecturer – Subject Cluster positions available, aimed at supporting teaching activities across the School of Computing and Information Systems in their discipline, with a focus in the domain of Teaching and Learning. The incumbents will report directly to the Teaching Specialist Manager and be assigned to one or more CIS Subject Clusters in the following areas:

  • Programming Foundations
  • Computer Science
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Information Systems
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Software Engineering
  • Distributed Computing

This is an exciting opportunity for those looking to grow their career in teaching and develop world-leading pedagogies and help build a team that derives great personal and professional fulfillment through its commitment to introducing dedicated IT graduates to organizations and a community in need of their skills .

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate and conduct lectures and tutorials and assist with the development, proof-reading and deployment of teaching materials
  • Ensure high standards of pedagogy in newly developed curricula and ensure Learning Outcomes are consistent with the University’s Graduate Attributes.
  • Assist subject coordinator in developing assessment items (testing and trying out as a practice student, proofreading, etc), their marking guidelines and sample solutions
  • Coordinate the recruitment of and people manage large cohorts of casual tutors and set expectations with regards to performance

Manage student submissions (eg, chasing up missing submissions, handling late submissions, handling remark requests, assessment feedback)

About You

You are passionate about teaching with prior experience managing subjects in a role such as Head Tutor. You have the detailed subject knowledge required to prepare workshops and determine assignments in collaboration with Subject Coordinators. You are an effective people leader with the ability to manage the performance of a large team of casual tutors. You possess the organizational skills necessary to manage competing priorities and tight deadlines and your excellent communication and interpersonal skills enable you to work with a diverse range of stakeholders.

You will further have:

  • A PhD in a computing or information systems related discipline, or a Masters with extensive relevant experience in teaching within the disciplines.
  • A high-level ability to teach effectively across a broad range of subjects in the disciplines listed.
  • Experience in course and / or curriculum design involving non-traditional modes of delivery, innovation in teaching practice and providing a flexible learning environment.
  • Evidence of industry engagement in teaching activities and academic outcomes.

To ensure the University continues to provide a safe environment for everyone, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

Benefits of Working with Us

In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

  • Flexible working arrangements and generous personal, parental and cultural leave
  • Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary packaging and leave loading
  • Free and subsidized health and wellbeing services, and access to fitness and cultural clubs
  • Discounts on a wide range of products and services including Myki cards and Qantas Club
  • Career development opportunities and 25% off graduate courses for staff and their immediate families

To find out more, please visit https://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/staff-benefits.

Be Yourself

At UoM, we value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community, and we encourage and celebrate diversity. Indigenous Australians, those identifying as LGBTQIA +, females, people of all ages with disabilities and culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply for our roles. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

Join Us!

If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with your CV and cover letter outlining your interest and experience. Please note that you are not required to provide responses against the selection criteria in the Position Description.

For more information on the recruitment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition team at [email protected]

Applications close: WEDNESDAY 11 MAY 2022 11:55 PM FROM Eastern Daylight Time

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