Lecturer, Senior Lecturer In Cyber Security

at Deakin University

The role

Deakin is home to three of the country's leading IT strategic research centres that includes, Centre for Cyber Research and Innovation (CSRI). The recent Academic Ranking of World Universities placed Deakin in the top 1 percent worldwide for Computer Science. The new Robotics and Internet of Things (RIoT) studio has the latest in computing, robotics and cyber-physical systems.

As a Lecturer / Senior Lecturer, you will contribute to the teaching and research efforts within the School of Information Technology. You will incorporate innovative and agile methodologies to ensure high quality training of future technology leaders.

We run large industry capstone projects for all our students, which requires outstanding candidates to communicate well with key stakeholders within the industry. We focus on tangible research with real impacts and connection with society. These roles will contribute to creating those links for our students and industry and achieve graduate employment.

The roles of Lecturers/ Senior Lecturers in Cyber Security will report to the Head of School, School of Information Technology.

There are two full time ongoing roles available and will be based out of the Burwood Campus.

To be successful, you'll have:

  • PhD in Cyber Security
  • demonstrable academic leadership and professional expertise in the field of cyber security
  • a track record of publications in highly ranked international academic journals, relative to opportunity
  • a record of excellent achievement in teaching and supervision at undergraduate and postgraduate levels
  • demonstrated ability to manage industry based student projects to deliver high quality learning outcomes as well as industry outcomes

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • contribute to research projects, including internal and external collaboration to create new insights and opportunities
  • teach across all levels and modes (including for example in the cloud and in clinical settings) with an emerging reputation at the national level
  • design and implement best practice assessment and evidence of student learning outcomes at Unit and Course level, and lead assessment panels
  • research and publish in learning and teaching, including testing the effectiveness of innovations designed to improve student and graduate outcomes including graduate employment


Deakin University is proud to be recognised as an organisation that offers a friendly, supportive and challenging working environment. Our staff are committed to making a genuine difference to people's lives through excellence in education and research.

We acknowledge the importance of providing a dynamic and diverse working environment and offer variety in day-to-day roles as well as professional development opportunities to assist staff to grow and progress their careers.

Deakin University staff have the opportunity to interact with colleagues from a diverse range of cultures and professional backgrounds, all of whom share a common interest in lifelong learning.


We value our staff and understand that they are more than just their jobs, that's why we offer benefits that enhance work life. Some of Deakin's workplace benefits include:

  • 17% superannuation
  • flexible work arrangements
  • discounts with third party suppliers for health insurance, car rentals IT and more

About us

The flexible learning options we provide our students and our diverse team of professionals and academic experts has enabled us to achieve a 5-star rating by the prestigious university ranking organisation Quacquarelli Symonds. For eight consecutive years, we've achieved the highest level of overall student satisfaction among Victorian universities.

We have a network of campuses, learning centres and research centres across Victoria and corporate offices in Melbourne, China, Indonesia, India and Sri Lanka. Our online Cloud campus provides more than 13,000 students with access to state-of-the-art digital tools and direct access to world-renowned academics.

As a Victorian university with a global impact, Deakin is translating its research into commercial outcomes that will help drive innovation for Australia's economy.

All applicants must address the Key Selection Criteria and submit Cover Letter along with Resume.

Job Closes: 31 January 2019. For further information, please contact Pallavi on 03 9244 5490 or p.bapna@deakin.edu.au

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*At Deakin we value diversity, embrace difference and nurture a connected, safe and respectful community. We recognise that our academic workforce is increasingly diverse with a variety of backgrounds, experiences and responsibilities. In many cases, academic careers can be put on hold through career breaks or part-time work arrangements to take on caring duties, gain experience in other industries, for medical reasons or other personal circumstances. *

Achievement relative to opportunity places more emphasis on the quality as opposed to the quantity of research outputs. In your application, we encourage you to comment on your achievements relative to opportunity.

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