[AISWorld] Permanent Lecturer (Assistant Professor) position on Computer Games at Macquarie University, Sydney

Professor Michael Sheng michael.sheng at mq.edu.au
Mon Apr 30 23:56:20 -04 2018

**Lecturer (equivalent to Assistant Professor), continuing
**Department of Computing, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
**5-Star University
**Salary package: From $99,879 to $118,174 (level B) p.a., plus 17% 
employer's superannuation and annual leave loading
**Applications Close:19 May 2018 at 11.55pm AEST

Macquarie is the university of pioneering minds. Globally recognised as 
one of Australia's leading research universities, Macquarie is a place 
where extraordinary new possibilities come to light. We've helped people 
to hear, introduced wireless internet technology to the world and broken 
through traditional boundaries by appointing Australia's first female 

At Macquarie you'll join a vibrant community of diverse perspectives, 
all working towards a brighter future for our communities and our 
planet. Surrounded by beautiful parkland campus, our students and staff 
are free to explore and discover, supported by facilities including a 
high-tech library, private teaching hospital, gym and pools, childcare 
facilities, a campus train station and the newly expanded Macquarie 
Centre shopping complex next door.

In Macquarie's Faculty of Science and Engineering you'll join passionate 
researchers and educators blazing new trails in the spirit of discovery 
and exploration. Encouraged to think boldly, and supported by some of 
Australia's most outstanding facilities, brilliant minds converge in our 
faculty to create incredible new possibilities: the world's first 
attempt to synthesize complex life, the creation of Wi-Fi, the discovery 
of dancing dwarf galaxies, and the development of blue LED light. 
Inspired by challenge and opportunity, we look forward to welcoming you 
as we imagine a new future together.

The Department of Computing is the home of more than 30 academic staff 
and more than 70 research students, and an ever-growing cohort of 
undergraduates and postgraduate coursework students. The department 
offers a broad range of cutting edge undergraduate and postgraduate 
courses and enjoys a strong research ethos.

We are inviting top applicants for a continuing position at the Lecturer 
level.  The position will be based in the Department of Computing, 
Faculty of Science and Engineering.  The appointee will contribute to 
the research and teaching in the broad areas of videogames and 
interactivity. The successful candidate will actively contribute to 
research within the scope of the Games and Interactivity Group in the 
Department of Computing at Macquarie University. Teaching 
responsibilities of the position will be particularly focussed on our 
Bachelor of Information Technology - Games Design and Development, 
including in units in both game design and technical 
programming/software engineering. The appointee will also contribute to 
administrative and other academic activities within the Department of 

We are particularly seeking applicants with strong track records in one 
or more of the following areas:

* Game Analytics
* Game Design
* Computer Games Technology
* Computer Graphics
* Virtual/Augmented Reality
* Artificial Intelligence for Computer Games
* User Experience in VR, AR and/or Videogames

Selection Criteria

To be considered for this position, candidates must attach to their 
application a separate document responding to the selection criteria below:

* A PhD in Computing or a closely related discipline;
* A strong record of ongoing research and scholarly publishing;
* Teaching experience demonstrating both commitment and success; or a 
demonstrated capacity to develop the skills that enable effective and 
inspirational participation in teaching;
* Demonstrated research and teaching experience in the area of videogames;
* Proven ability to successfully attract and supervise research students;
* Demonstrated ability to attract research grants and/or industry support;
* High level of oral and written communication skills in English;
* Proven ability to interact effectively with students, staff, industry 
and the community.

Salary Package: Level B (From $99,879 to $118,174 p.a.), plus 17% 
employer's superannuation and annual leave loading.
Appointment Type: Full-time, continuing.

Enquiries: If you have any queries regarding these positions, please 
contact Prof. Michael Sheng,michael.sheng at mq.edu.au 
<mailto:michael.sheng at mq.edu.au>or+61 2 9850 9514 
Applications Close: 19 May 2018.

To apply, please go to:

Macquarie University is an EO Employer committed to diversity and social 
inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability; 
women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); Indigenous 
Australians, people who identify as GLBTI; and those from culturally and 
linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Applications need to be submitted through the Macquarie University 
online recruitment system. Where circumstances such as disability or 
remote location prohibit your access to our online system please contact 
the enquiries person listed in this advertisement for assistance.

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