Cisco Chair In Internet Of Things

at La Trobe University

  • Collaborate, connect and lead advanced networking and the Internet of Things in this newly created role.
  • Full-time, 3-year appointment, Melbourne Bundoora campus.

  • Level E, $ 178,325 p.a plus up to 17% superannuation. A competitive research start-up package is also available.

About La Trobe

La Trobe University's success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia's research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. La Trobe University turned 50 in 2017, and over the half century of its existence it has established a reputation as an innovative and accessible university, willing to take risks and take on challenges. Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we're passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

About the role

La Trobe University and Cisco have partnered to commit to a range of collaboration initiatives including input and advice into advanced networking and the Internet of Things (IoT) curriculum, interactive learning and teaching technologies, industry integrated learning, and professional development programs.

The inaugural Cisco Chair in Internet of Things will provide strategic leadership, foster a robust and innovative research culture and a high standard of teaching quality in Internet of Things.

Reporting to Head of School, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences the appointee will have strong industry links and the skills to represent and drive La Trobe and CISCO's national and international (IoT) credentials to the Government, industry and media.

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will bring an outstanding record of international achievement in academia, a breadth of academic vision, strategic thinking and demonstrated capacity to establish La Trobe University/Cisco as leading globally in (IoT).

A record of active, strong collaborative and sustainable relationships with industry and other external organisations coupled with sound management experience in building team cohesion, fostering, mentoring and supporting the development of others is essential.


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How to Apply

Closing date: Sunday 27 October

Position Enquiries: Senior Recrutiment Business Partner, Melissa Favata, +64 03 9479 2030

Position Description: Download File CISCO Chair PD - Level E.pdf

Information booklet: Download File Candidate information booklet.pdf

Please address K.S.C and attach these with your application.

La Trobe University is a proud member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN program to increase the number of women in science ( "")

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

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