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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer - Cyber Security

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Work type: Fixed term / Full time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor, Eligible for Scientia Fellowship

About UNSW 

UNSW is currently implementing a ten-year strategy to 2025 and our ambition for the next decade is nothing less than to establish UNSW as Australia’s global university.

 

The Opportunity 

The School of Computer Science and Engineering is one of the largest and most prestigious computing schools in Australia. It offers undergraduate programs in Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science and Bioinformatics, as well as a number of combined degrees with other disciplines. It attracts excellent students who have an outstanding record in international competitions.

The School of Computer Science and Engineering are seeking a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer conduct independent research and deliver excellent teaching in the broad area of cyber security. The role will contribute to research and teaching that bridges both theoretical and practical aspects of computer system security. This includes expertise in areas such as:

  • Cyber-physical systems
  • Security of embedded systems
  • Cryptography
  • Security of Wireless Networks

In the role you will report to the Head of School, Professor Sri Parameswaren and have no direct reports.

 

A successful Level B or C candidate will also be considered for nomination for a UNSW Scientia Fellowship. 

About UNSW Scientia Fellowships

The UNSW Scientia Fellowship Program is one of the cornerstones of UNSW’s 2025 Strategy. A primary goal of the Program is to enhance UNSW's research performance by attracting and retaining exceptional early to mid-career researchers, with outstanding research track records. Scientia Fellows will be leaders in their School and Faculty and engage with the three pillars of social engagement, global impact and academic excellence.

UNSW Scientia Fellows have access to a range of development opportunities including career coaching tailored to their level of experience across research, teaching and leadership. Fellows will be mentored and will also develop the skills required to become mentors and research leaders themselves.

Appointments are made on a Convertible Tenure Track contract.  The initial engagement is for 4 years fixed term with the possibility to convert to continuing tenure.  The program also allows flexibility to take research breaks to do other study, take an industry engagement or follow other interests.  We are also open to part time appointments.

Find out more at www. www.scientia.unsw.edu.au/scientia-fellowships

 

  • Lecturer (Level B): $107,210 + 17% Superannuation
  • Senior Lecturer (Level C): $130,216 - $149,394 +17% Superannuation
  • 5 year convertible tenure track
  • Full-time position (35 hour week)

 

About the successful applicant: 

Lecturer (Level B)

  • PhD in Computer Science Engineering or related area.
  • Demonstrated track record in research with outcomes of high quality and high impact with clear evidence of the desire and ability to continually achieve research excellence as well as the capacity for research leadership.
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to deliver high quality and innovative teaching and student experience to both undergraduate and postgraduate students.
  • A track record of significant involvement with the profession and/or industry.
  • High level communication skills and ability to network effectively and interact with a diverse range of students and staff.

 

Senior Lecturer (Level C)

  • PhD in Computer Science Engineering or related area.
  • Demonstrated track record in research with outcomes of high quality and high international impact with clear evidence of the desire and ability to continually achieve research excellence as well as the capacity for research leadership.
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to deliver high quality and innovative teaching and student experience to both undergraduate and postgraduate students.
  • Experience in successfully recruiting and supervising high calibre students.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with the profession and industry.

 

Additional details about the specific responsibilities for this role can be found in the attached position description below. 

Download File Position Description - (BC) Lecturer to Senior Lectuerer in Cyber Security.pdf

Within your application you should address the selection criteria which are listed within the position description.  

 

Please apply online. Applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed below.  

 

Contact: 

Penny Spencer
Talent Acquisition Consultant
E: penny.spencer@unsw.edu.au  

Applications close: 31 October 2019 - 11:30PM

 

UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. 

UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff, and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply. 

 

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