Professor, information technology job with FEDERATION UNIVERSITY AUSTRALIA

  • Institute of Innovation, Science and Sustainability – Ballarat or Berwick Campus
  • Full-time permanent appointment
  • Academic Level E – $190,365 pa plus up to 17% retirement

on paper

The Institute for Innovation, Science and Sustainability offers Bachelor programs in the Institute’s four main disciplines, Business, Engineering, Information Technology, and Science, and course-based Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, and Master’s programs.

You will work independently in carrying out teaching and research activities assuming a leadership role within the Institute in one or more of the areas of teaching, research and administration.


  • provide academic leadership in information technology;
  • provide leadership for the development, implementation, and monitoring of student success and retention strategies;
  • undertake international caliber research and generate research income; Y
  • supervise research students at the doctoral, master’s and honors levels.

About the University of the Federation

At Federation University, we are motivated to make a real difference in the lives of every student and in the communities we serve.

At our university and TAFE campuses in Ballarat, Berwick, Brisbane, Gippsland and Wimmera, we provide world-class education and facilities. With the largest network of campuses in Victoria, as well as a growing base in Brisbane, we are uniquely positioned to provide pathways from vocational education and skills training at Federation TAFE to further education.

The Federation University Strategic Plan 2021-2025 outlines our ambition to be Australia’s leading regional university. Our University and TAFE provide integrated lifelong learning, skills, and impactful research that enable people and communities to thrive locally, regionally, and globally.

We are the number one university in Australia for First Generation Student Enrollments (Guide to Good Universities 2022). Along with top rankings in Victoria around student support, social equity, skills and employment.

This includes:

  • Number one in Victoria for Social equality
  • Number one in Victoria for skill development (undergraduate)
  • Number one in Victoria for Student Support (undergraduate)
  • Number one in Victoria for skill development (Postgraduate)
  • Number one in Victoria for full time employment (undergraduate)

About you

You will work as part of the Institute’s academic and administrative staff team, supporting the Institute’s overseas association by teaching and conducting overseas marketing activities, providing expertise in developing research programs in Computer Vision and Machine Learning. .

You will own:

  • the ability to attract funding for research and/or consulting from a variety of sources;
  • experience in a relevant area, including participation in interdisciplinary projects;
  • a strong track record of supervising doctoral students through to completion; Y
  • experience in the constitution, direction and management of research groups.

How to apply

please apply until Sunday, September 4, 2022.

Applicants must submit a resume and meet key selection criteria.

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please email the Recruitment team or call 03 5327 9756. Our job descriptions also include a contact person for job-specific enquiries.

A workplace for extraordinary people

For 150 years we have been reaching out to new communities, constantly building a generation of independent thinkers united in the knowledge that they are better together.

We are committed to attracting, retaining and developing the best talent in the regions in which we operate. From our academic and research staff to those who work on the student experience, we are all part of a collaborative culture that inspires the highest levels of excellence, innovation, integrity, and respect. We are proud of our SAGE Athena SWAN Bronze accreditation in 2019 for recognizing our commitment to advancing the careers of women, trans and gender diverse people in STEM disciplines in higher education and research.

At Federation University Australia we value diversity, embrace differences and foster a connected, safe and respectful community. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people of all cultures, abilities, sexualities and genders. If you need additional support, please email Organizational Development and Diversity.

Learn more about our Aboriginal and Torres Islander employment strategy. For assistance or inquiries related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment, please email Organizational Development and Diversity.

What we offer

We foster a positive culture shaped by our values ​​of inclusion, innovation, excellence, empowerment, and collaboration as outlined in the Federation’s Charter of Living Values.

You’ll be able to take advantage of our UniSports Health and Fitness Center at Mt Helen, plus benefits like purchased leave, annualized hours, flexible work options, salary sacrifice options, on-site childcare campus (Mt Helen and Gippsland), discounted private health insurance, affordable parking, wellness programs, professional development programs, and many other benefits. For more information, visit our LinkedIn Life page or our Leave and Work-Life Balance webpage.

To learn more about a career with us, please visit our website or let our staff provide you with more information

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