First listed on: 06 November 2020

James Cook University (JCU) is committed to creating a brighter future for life in the tropics world-wide through graduates and discoveries that make a difference.

 An exciting opportunity is now available for an established academic to join a dynamic team of professionals within the Information Technology discipline, based on the Cairns campus.

  •  Continuing and full time appointment
  • Academic Level B - $94,056 - $110,981 p.a. +17% super
  • Enjoy a work and life balance including five weeks annual leave

 What you can accomplish in the role

The Lecturer, Information Technology will undertake teaching and research within the Information Technology discipline, in addition to providing administrative, marketing and outreach support for both the academic group and the wider University. The incumbent will be based within the College of Science and Engineering at JCU, and will build on their established teaching and research profile that complements strategic commitment to digital innovation through undergraduate and postgraduate programs in Information Technology, Computer Science, Internet of Things and Data Science, as well the intended application thereof to Marine Science, Agriculture/Aquaculture, Defense, Health and Business domains.  

What you will bring to the role

The Lecturer, Information Technology will be an emerging or established academic with demonstrated capacity to engage effectively with local, national and international industry and to identify and develop opportunities for innovation-driven partnerships is also inherent to the position. The incumbent should have PhD qualification in either Information Technology, Computer Science or equivalent, and have proven track record in research publications and in attracting research grants.


JCU offers a culturally diverse working environment with opportunities for professional and personal growth as well as diverse career opportunities. JCU prides itself on being dedicated to teaching, learning and research that is not only of high quality, but also delivers practical benefits to the peoples and industries of the region and the tropics worldwide.

How to Apply

If you are a passionate academic looking to contribute to this valuable area of our University, please obtain further information and apply now. Visit the Careers at JCU Website and select vacancy 17227.


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