Senior Lecturer in IT job with AUSTRALIAN CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY

  • Teaching and research focus, with expertise across broad areas of Information Technology/Systems considered
  • Provide leadership in the development and delivery of IT courses
  • Full time, continuing role based at our North Sydney campus

About ACU:

Australian Catholic University (ACU) is an inclusive community which welcomes students and staff of all beliefs. ACU has over 2,500 staff supporting more than 34,000 students across eight campuses – Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney, Strathfield, Blacktown and Rome.

As valued members of our community, all staff members are expected to have an understanding of ACU’s mission and values ​​and to demonstrate an active contribution to them.

About the Faculty of Law And Business:

The Faculty of Law and Business comprises two schools, the Peter Faber Business School and the Thomas More Law School. The faculty provides both undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs across a range of business disciplines and law and is staffed by a dedicated, nationally and internationally recognized team of academics whose teaching is supported by their active involvement in relevant industries, professional industries, professional associations or links to eminent international business and law schools, as well as their research. Teaching staff have an established research record with a commitment to conducting research in areas aligned with the broad values ​​of the university mission as well as innovative industry led projects. Students are valued as individuals and teaching staff are directly involved with students’ learning journey from prospective student to alumni. The Faculty aims to equip graduates with the necessary skills to become leaders, not only in their chosen profession, but in the community.

About the Peter Faber Business School:

Named after St Peter Faber SJ, the School’s mission is to develop reflective business leaders and independent learners who are global in their outlook, ethical in their actions and practical in the application of their professional skills. Research is a strategic priority for the School and academic staff are expected to publish their scholarly works regularly in journals rated ‘A’ or ‘A*’ by the Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC). PFBS staff have published articles in such journals as The Leadership Quarterly, Academy of Management Review, Economic Behavior and Organisation, Human Factors in Computing Systems, European Journal of Marketing and similar top-tier outlets. All programs are underpinned by the principles of Catholic Social Teaching and the UN Principles of Responsible Management Education. All undergraduate students are required to undertake a unit in community engagement which involves them working directly with not for profit and community organizations. The school’s major undergraduate degree is the Bachelor of Commerce which offers majors in accounting, human resource management, management and marketing.

About the role:

As Senior Lecturer, you’ll play a key academic role with a leadership dimension. You’ll be expected to contribute to the academic governance of the school, programs within the school and undertake a range of roles such as National Lecturer in Charge, Course Coordinator and Course Advisor. You’ll be an experienced contributor to the design and delivery of programs, high quality research and/or industry engagement and support the school and students through specified academic administration and advisory roles. There’s potential for this role to lead the discipline inclusive of new course design and innovation.

More specifically the role details:

  • Teaching into undergraduate and postgraduate units online, face to face and in blended mode delivery.
  • Providing leadership in the development and delivery of IT courses, including units in the areas of information technology/systems management, emerging technologies for business and data analytics.
  • Demonstrating research expertise in a broad range of areas including information technology/systems management, business analytics and decision making, human-centred design thinking.
  • Contributing to research excellence and community and/or industry engagement through high quality research publications, research supervision, research grants and/or industry consultancies.
  • Leading, coordinating and reviewing ACS accreditation of information technology courses.

You will need to have:

  • A doctorate in Information Technology, Information Systems, Computing or a closely related discipline.
  • Current membership of ACM, IEEE, ACS, AIS or equivalent professional association.
  • An understanding of, and commitment to, the mission of the university and capacity to embed the mission into disciplinary activities with a focus on teaching and research.
  • Evidence of high-quality innovative teaching that builds on reflective practice and the nexus between teaching and research across delivery modes eg face to face, online and/or blended in Information Technology, Information Systems or Computing.
  • A coherent program of quality research with a focus on high quality research publications in journals ranked as A or A* by the Australia Business Deans Council and/or commercial research with industry impact.
  • Experience in curriculum design and development undergraduate and postgraduate courses across multiple delivery modes and a contribution to course development and/or course reviews.
  • Knowledge of accreditation processes and requirements with ACS and capacity to ensure curriculum meets national accreditation standards.
  • Experience in the leadership and management of academic staff in either teaching or research teams.

The University pursues an excellence agenda and offers an environment where staff are welcomed and safe, and valued through development, participation and involvement.

How to Apply:

Obtain the Position Description from the website. Applicants are expected to address all selection criteria listed in the position description and outline how they would support the mission of the university. To apply for this role click the ‘View Position Description and Apply’ buttons above or below. Visit Hints and Tips on how to apply.

Total remuneration valued at $158,253 – $171,949 total rem (pro rata) pa, including salary component $133,726 – $145,299 (pro rata) pa (Academic Level C), employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

General inquiries can be sent to Sally Truelove, Faculty Manager, Faculty of Law and Business at: sally.truelove@acu.edu.au

Candidates must hold Australian work rights to apply for this position. For permanent/continuing roles, applicants must have permanent work rights.

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Find out more information on the Benefits of working at ACU at: www.acu.edu.au/about-acu/careers-at-acu/why-work-at-acu

ACU is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged.

Applications close: 14-AUG-2022 at 11:59 pm AUS Eastern Standard Time

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