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Senior Lecturer, Software Engineering

Apply now Job no: 533586
Work type: Full-time
Location: Melbourne - Burwood
Categories: Engineering

  • Based at our Melbourne, Burwood Campus
  • Full-time and Continuing
  • Level C $127,561 - $146,683 + 17% Superannuation

Founded in 1974, Deakin is a public university in Victoria with 61,000 students across five campuses: Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront, Warrnambool, and the online Campus. We are a progressive and open-minded university, with the highest student satisfaction in Victoria and consistently ranked in the top 1% of the world’s universities. 

The Senior Lecturer will be responsible for providing leadership in innovation, research, teaching, and engagement in the area of Software Engineering. The role will promote the School, promote innovation and maintain links and partnerships with relevant academic, industry and professional communities.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Integrate industry, clinical and/or research practice into unit / course design
  • Lead teaching teams to develop effective unit and course curricula and learning material (including through course leadership roles)
  • Lead the development and/or adoption of new innovation in curriculum design within a course
  • Deliver learner-centric, research-informed teaching practices across different levels / modes of delivery
  • Lead unit and course teaching teams and works collaboratively with other teaching teams in the faculty
  • Lead review of units and courses and implements refinements
  • Apply leading industry, clinical and/or research practice into student learning experiences and resources
  • Support diverse learners by designing accessible and inclusive unit and course material and practices
  • Provide academic support to students within units and courses
  • Build effective unit and course teaching teams
  • Conduct mentoring of colleagues to help improve their teaching practices
  • Build teaching and learning capability related to discipline or pedagogy, and supports the professional development of other academics
  • Make significant advances in knowledge within their specific fields/areas of teaching scholarship and pedagogical research activity
  • Widely communicates outputs to discipline(s), other sectors and the community, including nationally and increasingly internationally
  • Demonstrate sustained national and building international reputation as emerging world leader, based on significant and growing focused body of work, recognised for quality, excellence and impact
  • Develop and increasingly leads intra- and inter-disciplinary research collaborations, to enable major breakthroughs in knowledge and understanding and solutions to complex problems
  • Make significant contribution to applications for external competitive and other funding, and demonstrates sustained efforts

Key selection criteria for this role:

  • PhD in a relevant discipline and/or advanced qualifications and experience in the relevant discipline area
  • excellent record of scholarly learning and teaching in UG and/or PG programs, including innovative curriculum design and research supervision
  • nationally recognised research reputation underpinned by publications in quality journals and/or exhibitions and/or success in obtaining external research grants
  • positive engagement with research, community, industry and government to enhance the national standing of the discipline
  • demonstrated capacity for innovation
  • demonstrated capacity and passion for leadership of teaching, research and/or administration
  • excellent interpersonal skills and a proven ability to establish good working relationships with colleagues.

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

Download File Senior Lecturer Software Engineering - PD.pdf

Applications for this position close on 23/02/2023.

Successful applicants will need to comply with vaccination mandates imposed by the relevant state/territory government. Applicants who attend third-party sites to undertake University activities will also be required to comply with any other directions or requirements in place at the third-party location.


  • Frequent/Regular/Infrequent travel will be required describe further (e.g., interstate or overseas travel is required or regular travel within Victoria, not including between campuses)
  • Drivers Licence 
  • Working with Children Check (refer to Recruitment Procedure)

Please submit your updated resume, a short cover letter and responses to the Key Selection Criteria.

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, please contact Richard Dazeley, Deputy Head of School on richard.dazeley@deakin.edu.au

Are You Ready?

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 abilities, cultures, sexual orientation, and genders.

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