REFERENCE NO. 1120/0514

The School of Information Technologies (SIT) invites applications from outstanding candidates for a continuing Senior Lecturer or Lecturer position (Level C or B) in Networks and Security, starting late 2014 or early 2015. This is an attractive opportunity for candidates with strong research skills and an interest and passion for high quality teaching and research in networks and security. Level of appointment will be commensurate with level of qualifications and experience.

Established as the first computer science department in Australia in the 1960s, the school is research intensive and has a strong tradition of research-led teaching. The school prides itself in its successful integration and cross-fertilisation of computer science, information systems, and software engineering at both research and teaching levels. It offers undergraduate majors in computer science, information systems, software engineering (in collaboration with the School of Electrical and Information Engineering) and combined programs with business, arts, science, medical science and law. SIT also offers highly regarded postgraduate coursework degrees in information technology and information technology management. The school has a vibrant and successful PhD program with more than ninety students enrolled at a given time. 

SIT is one of the five schools in the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies which enjoys a strong reputation for research and teaching nationally and worldwide. The faculty is consistently ranked around the top 50 worldwide across the major global ranking systems such as Times Higher Education, QS, and Shanghai Jiaotong University. 

The school has close links with several research labs through its collaboration with the National ICT Australia (NICTA), CSIRO ICT Centre, Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) for Smart Services and Capital Markets, among others. SIT also has strong connections with industry partners including IBM, CISCO, Accenture, HP, Google, Microsoft and major Sydney hospitals. 

This position is a career opportunity in communication networks and security. You must have a PhD in Computer Science and a demonstrable track record in measurement of networks. Example application domains include internet, software defined networks and social networks. Awareness of the importance of cybersecurity, forensics and privacy as first class concerns in network research will be highly regarded.

You will be expected to establish a research group that will have impact through theory, design, and practical evaluation of networks and disseminate contributions through publications in top international venues (eg, INFOCOM, Transactions on Networking, SIGCOMM). You will also engage in deep collaboration on larger projects with other research groups within the school and internationally. You will be capable of designing and teaching network and security subjects in the school's curriculum, as well as diversifying the teaching broadly in computer science. A strong commitment to teaching and learning is required, as is evidence of the ability to (i) lecture and prepare new teaching material, (ii) develop new units of study (iii) obtain competitive research funding and (iv) supervise (or be part of a supervisory team) research students. 

The position is full-time continuing, subject to completion of a satisfactory probation and confirmation period for new appointees. You must be able to start in late 2014 or early 2015. Membership of a University-approved superannuation scheme is a condition of appointment. 

Remuneration package: $107K-$144K p.a., including a base salary range Level B-C $91K-$121K, leave loading, and 17% employerís contribution to superannuation. Visa sponsorship and some relocation support will be available if required.

All applications must be submitted online and directly emailed applications will not be accepted. Applicants must respond to the selection criteria as part of the online application process. The full list of selection criteria can be found via the link located at the bottom of the online advertisement. Please note that resumes need to include contact details of three referees andthe fulllist of publicationsand details of previous teaching experience, if any.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. To be considered applicants must respond to the online selection criteria. The selection criteria can be found by clicking on the link located at the bottom of this announcement. Please note that resumes need to include contact details of at least three referees and a list of publications. Initial enquiries can be directed to Fabrice NoŽl on +61 2 8627 1218 or [log in to unmask]

CLOSING DATE: 28 July 2014 (11:30pm Sydney time)

The University is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications from equity target groups and women are encouraged. The University of Sydney has also established a scheme to increase the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff employed across the institution. Applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged.

The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

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