Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Computer Science (Education Focussed)

UNSW, Sydney Australia
School of Computer Science and Engineering

The School of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), Faculty of Engineering in the University of New South Wales, Sydney invites applications for several convertible tenure track Lecturer / Senior Lecturer Education Focussed positions, including but not limited to the areas below:

  • Introductory programming and computing education
  • Introductory software engineering at scale

The purpose of these education focussed roles is to enable academics to specialise in delivering computing education, devoting their time to delivering high-quality teaching and pursuing initiatives to enhance the educational experience of our students. Those who are appointed to this prestigious specialisation will be expected to successfully drive educational excellence within the university’s teaching and learning communities.

The School of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) in the Faculty of Engineering at UNSW is one of the largest Schools of its kind in Australia, with the greatest impact on society through our academic excellence in teaching and research, leading to societal impact and translation. The School is the largest within the Faculty of Engineering, currently with over 4000 students and 68 academic staff, which is growing with an operating budget of over $20 million.

Our academic staff have research focus in broad themes including Artificial Intelligence, Computer Systems, Secure and Trustworthy Systems, Theoretical Computer Science, Data Science and Information Systems, and Humans and Machines. Research on developing cutting edge technology as well as human-centered computing is encouraged, with high emphasis on societal impact and translation.

CSE offers undergraduate programmes in Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, and Bioinformatics, a number of combined degrees with other disciplines as well as postgraduate degrees in Information Technology. CSE attracts excellent students who have an outstanding record in international competitions. People join CSE for the opportunity to work with top-tier students and to join a community of scholars who support them in achieving their full potential. CSE attracts the brightest students as we offer the most technically challenging computing degrees in Australia. The challenges we present ensure that our students reach their greatest potential and are ready to have a lasting impact on society.

Our school is located in the heart of Sydney and is Australia’s largest centre for computationally driven business, design and culture. This vibrant nexus brings together a diversity of creative engineering and design forces, where world-leading education allows our thousands of students and researchers to become world-leading and world-building innovators. CSE students take an active role in the creation of a vibrant student experience, with many student societies, and are actively involved in teaching and learning opportunities within the school. For further information about the School, please visit – https://www.unsw.edu.au/engineering/our-schools/computer-science-and-engineering

Applications close: 11:55 pm (Sydney time) on Sunday 3rd September 2023

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UNSW is committed to evolving a culture that embraces equity and supports a diverse and inclusive community where everyone can participate fairly, in a safe and respectful environment. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and encourage applications from people of diverse gender, sexual orientation, cultural and linguistic backgrounds, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background, people with disability and those with caring and family responsibilities. UNSW provides workplace adjustments for people with disability, and access to flexible work options, including working from home, for eligible staff. UNSW provides 26 weeks of fully paid maternity or primary carers leave upon commencement of employment (subject to eligibility). UNSW is committed to enhancing the experience of ECAs by providing a supportive and collegial work environment and a dedicated framework to deliver support services to assist their research, teaching, and career development. The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.