Lecturer / Senior Lecturer - Teaching Focused

18 Sep 2019 3:45 PM | Sue York (Administrator)


St Lucia Campus

It is an exciting time to get involved with the School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, located on UQ’s St Lucia campus. The School is ramping up its investment in teaching, research and engagement to create an inspiring, diverse and flexible workplace. The direction is backed by a bold, new strategic vision to ensure the School is at the forefront of meaningful research outcomes and pedagogy across its core impact areas of health, data, automation and energy. Boasting strong student enrolments in professionally accredited programs, combined with world-class researchers and facilities, the School is focused on strengthening its position in the global computer science and engineering communities. By attracting the brightest minds and fostering a truly innovative and collaborative work environment, the School will develop global solutions to contemporary issues and mentor the leaders of tomorrow.

The School recognises and values equity and diversity, and encourages applications from any individual who meets the requirements of this position irrespective of gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, age or other protected attributes. The School strives to provide an inclusive working environment, and along with the University is committed to supporting staff with family and caring responsibilities by providing policies, programs and initiatives to help balance work and family responsibilities.

Details of the School may be accessed on its website at http://www.itee.uq.edu.au/.

About This Opportunity

These four positions are located at our picturesque St Lucia campus (https://campuses.uq.edu.au/st-lucia), renowned as one of Australia’s most attractive university campuses, and located just 7km from Brisbane’s city centre. Bounded by the Brisbane River on three sides, and with outstanding public transport connections, our 114-hectare site provides a perfect work environment – you can enjoy the best of both worlds: a vibrant campus with the tradition of an established university.

The primary purpose of these positions is to engage, as a lecturer or senior lecturer, in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, student supervision, and further development of the School’s undergraduate and postgraduate programs, as well as performing scholarship, administrative and other activities associated with the School. As teaching-focused members of staff, the holders of the positions will contribute to teaching and learning leadership in the school and will undertake work in the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL). The holders of the positions may be able to pursue research in an area aligned with the school’s disciplines.

Our Ideal Candidates

Applicants should possess a PhD in the area of Interaction Design, Information Technology, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or a related discipline and have demonstrated expert knowledge in the area of curriculum design, coordination and teaching of undergraduate and/or postgraduate classes in a variety of settings, which may include small and large groups, studio-based teaching and/or individual project supervision.

Evidence of high quality teaching and a demonstrated ability to relate well to students and track record of supervision of Honours student projects or equivalent to successful completion will be highly regarded.

We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage (https://staff.uq.edu.au/information-and-services/human-resources/diversity) contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to recruitment@uq.edu.au.

These roles are full-time positions; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

What We Can Offer

These are full-time, continuing positions at Academic Level B or Level C, depending on experience.

The full-time equivalent base salary for Academic Level B will be in the range AUD$95,771 - $113,728, plus superannuation of up to 17%.

The full-time equivalent base salary for Academic Level C will be in the range AUD$117,319 - $135,276, plus superannuation of up to 17%.

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities (https://uqsport.com.au), recreation leave loading, salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, cheap parking, development programs (http://www.uq.edu.au/staffdevelopment/) and many other benefits.

For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021 (https://staff.uq.edu.au/files/20908/enterprise-agreement-2018-2021.pdf).


To discuss this role please contact Deputy Head of School, Teaching and Learning, Associate Professor Peter Sutton at p.sutton@uq.edu.au or phone +61-7-3365-4854.

Want to Apply?

To submit an application for this role,


All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter; Resume; Responses to the Selection Criteria.

Applications close: 23 October 2019

Job No: 508305

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