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Lecturer in Software Engineering

• Drive innovation in technology as a lecturer in Computing and Software Engineering with us! • Academic Level B, Salary Range $109,830 pa - $130,080 pa plus 17% Super • Full Time, Fixed Term Opportunity until December 2025

Job no: 501177
Work type: Academic
Location: Bruce
Categories: Teaching and Research, Information Technology

  • Drive innovation in technology as a lecturer in Computing and Software Engineering with us!
  • Academic Level B, Salary Range $109,830 pa - $130,080 pa plus 17% Super
  • Full Time, Fixed Term Opportunity until December 2025

About us:

University of Canberra’s vision is that “Together we work to empower, connect and share knowledge with our people, cultures and places.” UC is engrained in the local community and we aim to challenge the status quo through the pursuit of excellence in teaching, learning and research. The University of Canberra is ranked in the top five universities globally for reducing inequalities (THE Impact Rankings, 2023).

About the role:

The School of Information Technology & System in our Faculty of Science and Technology is currently seeking a dynamic and experienced Lecturer in Software Engineering to the University in support of a major strategic program to grow student numbers, the Education Transformation and Growth Program (ETaG). This role will play a crucial role in the planning, development, and delivery of various units for the Bachelor's and Master's programs.

We are looking for individuals with demonstrated knowledge and experience in one or more of the following areas: multiple computer programming languages, DevOps technologies, full stack development, Agile and test-driven software development, massive parallel and distributed software platform architectures, embedded, mobile and cloud platform programming, multimedia game programming and development, visual interactive computing, and graphical visualization techniques.

Key responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be required to:

  • Coordinate, design and convene units in the discipline of your expertise,
  • Manage unit-specific online learning sites as required,
  • Provide high-quality supervision of students,
  • Assist in the continual improvement of teaching resources and materials for relevant units,
  • Increase student engagement and learning outcomes using evidence-based teaching practices,
  • Undertake teaching activities in other undergraduate and/or Honours level units.

About you:

The successful applicant will have:

  • A completed (or near completion) PhD or equivalent in Computing, Software Engineering, or a related field
  • Demonstrated expertise in one or more of the specified areas.
  • Proven experience in teaching and supervision at the tertiary level.
  • Strong commitment to student engagement and the use of innovative teaching practices.
  • Industry certifications from leading technology vendors are highly desirable.
  • Knowledge and leading industry certification from Amazon Web Services, Microsoft, Google, and other Open Source Software Technology Vendors would be an added advantage.

Offerings/ Benefits/ Culture:

The University offers excellent conditions and benefits such as:

  • Flexible working arrangements and Family-friendly policies
  • On campus Gym, Medical services, Cafes, Post office, Supermarket and Childcare facilities.
  • Professional Development offerings (study assistance, corporate programs and discounts)
  • Innovative work environment with a diverse and inclusive culture
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program and a corporate private Health Plan (Bupa)

University of Canberra embodies it’s Values of Everyone’s invites, Nurragunnawali, Change the World, Dare to be Curious and Walk together which we are proud. UC sets a goal to be the national sector leader in equity, diversity, inclusion and access via Connected – A Decadal Strategy 2023-2032. UC encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups.

Pre-employment checks:

  • Applicants who wish to apply for this position should have valid working rights or eligibility to obtain a work visa for Australia.
  • The University of Canberra is committed to the safety of vulnerable and young people. As such, successful applicants will be required to have a current ACT working with vulnerable people registration. For further details on how to apply please click

How to apply:

Please apply with you CV only, no other documentation is required at this stage. Please ensure you take the time to align your CV with the Position Description requirements. We want to understand how your skills and experience relate to the position you are applying for.

If you are initially shortlisted, you may be asked to complete an online one-way video interview. There will be a list of pre-set questions that will need to be answered within a stipulated time.

For job specific information: please contact Girija Chetty, Capability Lead - Software Engineering - -  02 62012512

Recruitment and application questions: please contact the Talent Acquisition team on 02 6206 3867 or email

Closing date: 11.55pm, Sunday 4 August 2024

Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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