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Research Fellow, Software Engineering

Apply now Job no: 503282
Work type: Full-time
Location: Melbourne - Burwood
Categories: Research, Engineering

  • Melbourne Burwood Campus
  • 3 Year Fixed Term
  • Level A $70,293 + 17% Superannuation  or
  • Level B $99,346 + 17% Superannuation

The School of Information Technology is committed to the generation of fundamental knowledge and high-quality research training for our students. We closely align and maintain strong IT industry links with leading private and public sector representatives, who guide our curriculum programs that keeps our courses current and relevant to industry needs.

The Research Fellow, Software Engineering will be responsible for researching and publishing in Software Engineering. The position supports the School’s Software Engineering Innovation Lab (SEIL) to publish and develop high-quality research grant applications, especially in collaboration with industry partners and other external organizations.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Contributing to research and scholarship, relative to opportunity, through publication or exhibition in quality outlets.
  • Contributing to research projects and collaborations to create new insights and opportunities.
  • Contributing to successful development of research programs or partnerships.
  • Contributing to the successful application of scholarly and research expertise to innovation and invention, with appropriate involvement in the commercialisation of outcomes.
  • Assisting in the supervision of Honours and HDR students.

To be successful, you’ll have:

  • PhD in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering or a relevant field.
  • A strong record of high-quality peer-reviewed publications in highly ranked international journals and conferences.
  • Strong technical knowledge of Software Engineering principles and practices in general and in-depth expertise in at least one of its sub-disciplines (for example, Requirements Engineering, Software Maintenance and Evolution, Software Construction, or Software Quality).
  • Experience in contributing to the supervision of undergraduate Honours and / or Higher Degree Research students.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and an ability to engage with industry partners.

For a copy of the position description, please see below:

Download File Position Description - Assoc. Research Fellow.pdf

Download File Position Description - Research Fellow.pdf

Applications for this position close on 19 August 2020.

This role requires the incumbent to apply for and maintain a Working With Children Check (refer to Deakin’s Recruitment Procedure for further details).

Please submit your updated resume and a short cover letter outlining your skills and experience for this role.

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, please contact Professor Jean –Guy Schneider on  jeanguy.schneider@deakin.edu.au

Deakin is a Victorian university with a global impact. We are an agile, dynamic and innovative university committed to making a positive impact through our excellence in education, research and innovation and the contributions we make to the wider community.

We understand that our reputation has been built on the dedication and expertise of our staff and we offer a dynamic and diverse working environment with opportunities to grow and develop careers. We believe that a progressive, thriving culture will ensure that people choose to come, and stay at Deakin and contribute to our ongoing success.

We value diversity and aim to build an inclusive environment that champions, embraces and respects differences. We support and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people of all cultures, sexual orientation, and genders.

We understand that our academic workforce is increasingly diverse, and we recognise academic careers may be placed on hold throughout many life circumstances. Achievement relative to opportunity places more emphasis on the quality, as opposed to the quantity of research outputs. In your application, we strongly encourage you to comment on your achievements relative to opportunity.

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