Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Distributed Computing

The University of Sydney - School of Information Technologies, Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies

Reference no. 649/0417A 

  • Contribute to the faculty’s well-respected teaching and research program
  • Develop your research profile in a collaborative supportive team
  • Continuing appointment, remuneration package: $120k - $170k p.a. which includes leave loading and up to 17% super) 

About the opportunity 

The School of Information Technologies (SIT) invites applications from outstanding candidates for a continuing Lecturer or Senior Lecturer position (Level B or C) in Distributed Computing starting immediately. The level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

This is an attractive opportunity for candidates with an interest and passion for high quality excellent research and teaching. Strong candidates from all areas of Distributed Computing research are sought, including but not limited to: parallel and distributed architectures; green computing, SaaS/PaaS/IaaS clouds, and IoT. The candidate is expected to teach in a broad range of computer science subjects including distributed computing-related courses. 

Established as the first computer science department in Australia in the 1960s, the School of Information Technologies (SIT) at the University of Sydney is research intensive and has a strong tradition of research-led teaching. SIT is one of the five schools in the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies and enjoys a strong reputation for research and teaching within Australia and worldwide.
In the recent QS discipline rankings, computer science and information systems at the university was in the top 50 worldwide. In the 2015 Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) exercises, The University of Sydney was rated at 5 ("well above world-class standard", top score) in FOR code 08 (Information and Computing). The school is home to four IEEE Fellows, four ACM Distinguished Scientists and seven Australian Research Council (ARC) fellows including one ARC Professorial Fellow and one ARC Future Fellow, editor-in-chiefs of prestigious journals, highly-cited authors, and distinguished members of professional associations. The school hosts a University Centre for Distributed and High Performance Computing that focuses on contemporary topics such as cloud computing infrastructures and green computing. The school has several school based centers and labs which include visualization, big data and data analytics, image processing for biomedical applications, HCI, sensor cloud services, and algorithmics.

The school offers undergraduate majors in computer science, information systems, software development and data science and combined programs with business, arts, science, medical science and law. SIT also offers highly regarded postgraduate coursework programs in information technology, information technology management, health technology innovation, and data science.

About you
To be successful, you will have a PhD in computer science, or a closely related discipline. You must show evidence of excellent research achievements in areas of Distributed Computing and the ability to publish your research in highly-ranked outlets. A strong commitment to teaching and learning is required as well as evidence of ability to lecture and prepare new teaching material and to develop new units of study. Applicants with relevant industry experience that can enhance classroom performance are encouraged to apply.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number for more information and to apply.

Closing date: 11:30pm 03 September 2017 (Sydney Time)

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