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Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor in Cyber Security, School of Computer Science

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Work type: Continuing - Full-time
Location: Adelaide
Categories: Faculty of Engineering, Computer & Mathematical Sciences, Level C, Level D

  • We will accept applications only from suitably qualified women under section 47 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984
  • Continuing position available immediately
  • Excellent research and industry environment

The Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences at the University of Adelaide strives to develop a culture of high performance, collaboration and respect that attracts and nurtures exceptional talent to deliver excellence. We invite applications from suitably qualified women to join us as Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer in Cyber Security in our School of Computer Science to drive research with profound impact and to participate in our vibrant learning environment. 

In the most recent Academic Ranking of World Universities (Computer Science & Engineering) the School of Computer Science was ranked 43rd world-wide. We can provide you with an excellent research and industry environment in cybersecurity in which to thrive. This continuing position is a great opportunity for you to set new research directions and contribute to teaching curriculum development.

We seek candidates who have:

  • A PhD in Computer Science or a closely related discipline
  • Teaching experience demonstrating both commitment and success in effective and inspirational participation in the area of cybersecurity
  • Demonstrated ability to significantly contribute to the teaching and administration of subjects (including curriculum development) within the range of subjects offered by the school
  • Demonstrated ability to significantly contribute to world class research within the research area of cybersecurity
  • High level of oral and written communication skills in English.

A variety of flexible working arrangements are available for the successful candidate.

The Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences celebrates diversity and has a range of programs available to support our staff and students in their academic lives. Among them, the ECMS Dependant Travel Fund supports staff with caring responsibilities to participate in conferences, workshops, field trips and other approved work related travel.  Faculty staff returning from parental leave of at least 12 weeks are also supported through our Staff Research Support Transition Scheme.

The University of Adelaide is committed to proactively address cultural and structural impediments to equity throughout the organisation. In order to grow and strengthen the talent pipeline, our Dornwell Framework established in 2015 pledged to actively source and encourage more women into our recruitment processes. The women-only requirement for this role is a lawful special measure under section 47 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984.

For more information about gender equity initiatives at the University of Adelaide please visit

Salary: (Level C) $117,310 - $134,966 per annum | (Level D) $140,845 - $154,965 per annum, depending on experience.

Superannuation: An employer contribution of up to 17% applies.

Term of position: This continuing position is available immediately.

Please address and upload your responses to the selection criteria within the online application.

For a confidential discussion about this position, please contact Prof Frank Neumann telephone: +618 8313 4477 or email:

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Closing date: 11.55pm, 9 September 2018

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



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