Senior Lecturer and Lecturer position

University of Newcastle School of Information and Physical Sciences
Newcastle University, Newcastle (AU)
November 17 2021
Organization Type

University of Newcastle School of Information and Physical Sciences Senior Lecturer and Lecturer positions

Be part of our research community that’s changing lives

Our vision to become a world-leading university for our regions will take passion and perseverance. We can’t do it without you.

We are looking for people to join our university – to bring their global expertise to our region, and to take their impactful research to the world with us.

We are driven by our inclusive focus and are proud of our five-star rating for social equity. We are among the first 15 universities in Australia to receive the Bronze Award under the Athena Swan Charter and we’re striving to achieve Silver.

Be part of something bigger

The team within the School of Information and Physical Sciences is led by award winning academics who are experts in their fields. Our academics are committed to developing work-ready graduates with the skills needed to drive innovation in our data rich, interconnected society. Rich work-integrated learning experiences for all students are led by our team of industry engaged academics who also work closely with regional, national and global industries to generate impactful research outcomes. From business to agriculture, defence to health, the opportunities to collaborate with industry in the Hunter region is unique, and we look forward to welcoming new team members into our established networks

If this sounds like your kind of community, we invite you to see more about the opportunities we have available:

Link to our website and the roles in more detail are below.

These are full-time ongoing position will be located at the Callaghan Campus. The University supports flexible work arrangements which may negotiated to meet a candidate’s personal circumstances.

  1. Lecturer in Data Science (Statistics or Computer Science)
  2. Lecturer in Statistics
  3. Lecturer in Data Science (Computer Science)
  4. Lecturer - Computing and Information Technology
  5. Lecturer in Mathematics
  6. Senior Lecturer in Computing and IT

For full Job Descriptions that include the Essential Criteria and contact details for additional information visit

Commitment to gender equity

The University is committed to supporting and promoting women and their research in the disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Successful female applicants will be supported by a range of initiatives under the University’s Athena SWAN Award accreditation, designed to remove or reduce structural, systemic and/or cultural barriers to attraction, retention and progression within the professions of Computing and Information Technology, Data Science and Statistics, and more broadly, shaping the future for the University as a leader in gender equity. There is a large cohort of women in leadership roles and male champions of change at the University who are dedicated to shaping the future for Women in STEM, which includes helping female academics to advance their careers through additional mentoring, fellowships and programs that address inequity. These positions represent an opportunity to join with the University in promoting Women in STEM and changing the lived experience of staff and students in Computing and Information Technology / Data Science / Statistics.

How will you become part of our research community?

With a passion for teaching and a talent for researching in Computing and Information Technology / Data Science / Statistics, you have proven experience in working autonomously, goal-oriented and prioritising to provide adaptive teaching methods, such as online teaching and the demonstration of online tutorials. You will have capability and eagerness to engage and network with external stakeholders and to secure research funding and to assist industry in solving highly complex technical problems. You can demonstrate a strong research trajectory though successful publication in high-impact academic journals in the areas.