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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Computer Science: Cognitive Robotics

University of New South Wales - School of Computer Science and Engineering

Location: Sydney - Australia
Salary: AU$110,459 to AU$153,921 or £58,805.72 to £81,943.85 (converted salary*) per annum + 17% superannuation
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 24th September 2021
Closes: 3rd November 2021
Job Ref: 502799

The Opportunity

This is an opportunity to join the School of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) as a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer. CSE is the largest and most prestigious school of computing 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. Our research and teaching staff are world leading and world building as they advance knowledge and learning. People join CSE for the opportunity to work with top-tier students and to join a community of scholars who support them to achieve their full potential. 

You will be conducting independent research and delivering excellent teaching in the area of Artificial Intelligence particularly as it applies to robotics and autonomous systems. This is an opportunity to join an organisation that is helping to shape the future direction of computing in Australia. The students and research produced in CSE can impact the world! 

The role of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer reports to the Head of School, Professor Aaron Quigley and has no direct reports. 

Job Details

  • Salary
    • Lecturer - Level B, $110,459 to $130,215 per annum + 17% superannuation
    • Senior Lecturer – Level C, $134,162 to $153,921 per annum + 17% superannuation
  • Full time
  • 5-year Convertible Tenure Track (CTT)
  • Location: Kensington – Sydney, Australia 

Skills & Experience

Lecturer (Level B) + Senior Lecturer (Level C)

  • PhD in Computer Science or relevant discipline.
  • Demonstrated experience in any area related to Computer Science, particularly in the broad of Robotics and autonomous systems
  • 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.
  • Experience in successfully recruiting and supervising high calibre students.
  • High level communication skills and ability to network effectively and interact with a diverse range of students and staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team, collaborate across disciplines and build effective relationships.
  • Willingness to undertake any compliance and supervisor training as required. 
  • An understanding of and commitment to UNSW’s aims, objectives and values in action, together with relevant policies and guidelines. 

To Apply: If you are interested in an academic career in a role that conducts independent research and delivers excellent teaching, please click the apply button and submit your CV, Cover Letter and responses to the Skills and Experience.

Applicants are actively encouraged not to include conference/journal/CORE rankings but should instead focus on the impact of their research outputs in describing the excellence of their research. 

Please note applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed below. 


Eugene Aves – Talent Acquisition Consultant


Applications close: 11:50 pmWednesday, 3rd November 2021 

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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