Associate Professor / Professor of Information Technology

The University of Adelaide

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Position type:

Full time

11 Feb 2020
10 Mar 2020

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Reference number: ADE-503939

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.


The Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences is a thriving centre of learning, teaching and research in a vast range of engineering disciplines, computer science - including machine learning, high-level mathematics and architecture, planning and landscape architecture. Many of its academic staff are world leaders in their fields and graduates are highly regarded by employers.

The Associate Professor/Professor of Information Technology is an academic leadership role within the Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences (ECMS) at the University of Adelaide. ECMS educates the STEM professionals of the future and delivers excellent stakeholder-connected research.

This exciting opportunity is within the School of Computer Science, one of eight schools within ECMS. You will be responsible for leading the School’s implementation and evaluation of the Bachelor of Information Technology program, building its capacity to delivery outstanding industry-focused information technology education.

You will also contribute to excellence in teaching, ensuring high quality student graduates, enable research outputs that have national and international impact and lead discipline-based and collaborative engagement. Your extensive experience in a senior academic leadership role will enable you to work closely with industry to ensure offerings are aligned with current industry practice, strategic directions, and professional development requirements.

This position comes at a crucial and very exciting time for the Faculty and University with new strategic priorities identified in the strategic pillar of 21st Century Education for a Growing Community of Learners, in the University’s strategic plan “Future Making.”

This continuing position is available immediately. An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful candidate.


For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Professor Ian Reid

Head, School of Computer Science

P: +61 (8) 8313 2135



The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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