Senior Lecturer in Human-Computer Interaction, UQ, Australia

Senior Lecturer
Study in:Australia
Deadline: 31 Jan 2018

Senior Lecturer in Human-Computer Interaction

Job no:501332
Area:Faculty Of Engineering, Architecture & Info Tech
Salary (FTE):Academic Level C ($112,874.46 – $130,150.91)
Work type:Full Time – Continuing
Location: St Lucia, Brisbane

School of Information Technology & Electrical Engineering

It is an exciting time to get involved with the School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, located on UQ’s St Lucia campus.  The School is ramping up its investment in teaching, research and engagement to create an inspiring, diverse and flexible workplace. The direction is backed by a bold, new strategic vision to ensure the School is at the forefront of meaningful research outcomes and pedagogy across its core impact areas of health, data, automation and energy. Boasting strong student enrolments in professionally accredited programs, combined with world-class researchers and facilities, the School is focused on strengthening its position in the global computer science and engineering communities.  By attracting the brightest minds and fostering a truly innovative and collaborative work environment, the School will develop global solutions to contemporary issues and mentor the leaders of tomorrow.

Co-Innovation Group

The Co-Innovation Group is a newly formed interdisciplinary collaboration between interaction design, social robotics, cognitive engineering, and software engineering researchers. We are seeking to add new members to the group who are interested in growing impactful research at the nexus of people and technology that engage with significant problems of local, national and global importance. We are particularly interested in people who design, build and develop new technologies.

The School recognises and values equity and diversity, and encourages applications from any individual who meets the requirements of this position irrespective of gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, age or other protected attributes. The School strives to provide an inclusive working environment, and along with the University is committed to supporting staff with family and caring responsibilities by providing policies, programs and initiatives to help balance work and family responsibilities.

Details of the School may be accessed on its website at

The role

The successful appointee will be responsible for undertaking undergraduate and postgraduate teaching including course coordination and program development; research higher degree student supervision; research; and professional activities in the field of HCI. We welcome applications from academics with expertise in Mixed Reality, Information Visualisation, Tangible & Embodied Interaction, Social Computing, and Social Robotics. Additionally, the appointee will join the Co-Innovation Research Group and will primarily contribute to the University’s studio-based Bachelor and Masters programs in Information Technology and Interaction Design.

The person

Applicants should possess a PhD in the area of Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction Design, or equivalent discipline. A demonstrated track record in quality HCI research and capability in the design, development, and evaluation of interactive technologies is essential. Demonstrated teaching skills at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, with knowledge of alternative modes of teaching including short courses, intensive mode and online offerings will be highly regarded.


This is a full-time continuing appointment at Academic Level C. The remuneration package will be in the range $112,874 – $130,151 per annum plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $132,063 – $152,277 per annum).

Position Description

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To discuss this role please contact Associate Professor Stephen Viller on

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

For information on completing the application process click here

Advertised: 14 Nov 2017 
Applications close: 31 Jan 2018 (11:55 PM) E. Australia Standard Time

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