Industry Fellow (Software Engineering)

at RMIT University

  • Convenient central city location in Melbourne, one of the world's most liveable cities
  • 2-year Fixed-Term Position, potentially extendable (fractional appointment possible)
  • Attractive salary package on offer

Our Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. The position will be aligned with the Discipline of Computer Science and IT, part of one of Australia's largest and leading educational facilities in the field. In the 2018 QS University Rankings by discipline, RMIT University was ranked top-100 globally for Computer Science and Information Systems. RMIT University prides itself on the quality of its graduates, achieved through programs that have a strong emphasis on both. RMIT University is an Athena SWAN member and the College of Science, Engineering and Health is central to driving improvements in gender equality, diversity and inclusion, particularly in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines.

The Role

The Industry Fellow is expected to contribute to the teaching (and potentially research) efforts of the School, in programs related to Software Engineering. This includes supervising Software Engineering projects with industry sponsors, developing teaching materials designed to reflect and impart industry practice in Software Engineering, and developing industry linkages to provide Software Engineering internship opportunities.

Your Responsibilities

The Industry Fellow will be responsible for carrying out teaching activities within undergraduate, Masters and Graduate Diploma programs and for maintaining and advancing their scholarly, research and/or professional capabilities. The Industry Fellow will engage strongly with the Software Engineering industry, and help deliver courses and supervise projects that strengthen students' preparation for working with and in industry.

Skills & Experience Required

The Industry Fellow will bring experience and expertise in Software Engineering, from having worked in and/or with industry, and having performed and managed Software Engineering projects. The Industry Fellow will have the ability to prepare and deliver courses at undergraduate and post-graduate levels, including online delivery. Knowledge and experience of current industry practice for Software Engineering and career mentoring is essential, as is a proven ability to mentor and manage Software Engineering project teams. A deep network of industry contacts and demonstrated ability to grow such networks, for the purposes of creating opportunities for students, is important to the role; experience in engaging with software innovation and entrepreneurship would be considered favourably

To Apply

**For further information please contact Professor Lawrence Cavedon on +61 3 9925 2325; to view a position description search using job reference number 563390. Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description. This role will require satisfactory confirmation of a Working with Children Check.

Applications close on Tuesday, 5th February 2019

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.

Melbourne Victoria Australia

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