Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Cybersecurity and Data Science and AI

Monash University Faculty of Information Technology

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Identified position - Women)

Job No.: 629426

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $103,153 - $122,495 pa Level B / $126,360 - $145,702 pa Level C (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Empower and equip the next generation
  • Enjoy a rewarding career at a leading university
  • Thrive in a faculty ranked ‘above world standard’ for IT

The Opportunities

Monash Faculty of Information Technology is seeking outstanding women academics across a range of teaching areas and levels, who share a passion for research, education and engagement.

The positions below aim to improve gender diversity in key technological fields, enhance the representation of women in IT – and empower them to pursue rewarding careers within our faculty and beyond.

  • Lecturer (Cybersecurity)
  • Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Data Science & AI)

The roles are full-time positions, however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

About Monash Faculty of Information Technology

The only faculty dedicated to IT out of the prestigious Group of Eight (Go8), we’re widely renowned for excellence and innovation in research and education.

Geared for social good, we’re also strong advocates for equity, diversity and inclusion in every form and we actively champion women in IT – leading the way when it comes to the gender equity principles of the Athena SWAN Charter.

So when you work for us, you can be sure that you’re in an organisation that truly supports your success through continual growth opportunities and support for new parents, health, wellbeing and more. These include family insurance, private parenting facilities, easily accessible and ongoing training and leadership programs in teaching and research – and dedicated groups like the STEMM Women Academic Network.

On the research front, our expertise is strategically structured into three departments: Data Science and AI, Human-Centred Computing and Software Systems and Cybersecurity.

We’re home to the largest data science research group in the southern hemisphere, a global top 10 human-centred computing collective, and the leading software engineering team in the Asia-Pacific – on top of cybersecurity pioneers driving world-first cryptocurrencies and blockchains.

What’s more, we are:

  • In the world’s top 100 for Computing and Information Sciences (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2021)
  • Ranked ‘Above world standard’ across all categories in Information and Computing Sciences
  • Rated ‘Well above world standard for Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing’ (State of Australian University Research 2018-19: ERA National Report)
  • Rated five out of five for AI (2018 Excellence in Research for Australia)
  • Contributing to Monash’s reputation as Australia’s most innovative university, a title held for three consecutive years (Reuters Top 75: Asia’s most innovative universities, 2017-2019)

With a reinvigorated strategic plan and evolving vision, we’re looking for enthusiastic, collaborative, like-minded people who are keen to be part of our impact.

Working at Monash

A top 100 university and a proud supporter of gender equity, there are so many benefits to working at Monash. So, if you’ve forged a rewarding career so far, or are seeking an exceptional environment to further your success, let us be your springboard.

Together with what you’ll enjoy as part of the Faculty of IT, some other advantages of Monash are access to quality research, infrastructure and learning facilities, opportunities to collaborate internationally with academia and industry, and support with grants needed to publish your work.


The women only requirement is a lawful special measure under section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic) and section 7D of the Sex Discrimination Act (Cth).

Lecturer (Cybersecurity) - To apply

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Data Science & AI) - To apply

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At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. Therefore the open positions require valid Working with Children Checks, and your applications must address the selection criteria for each role. For instructions on how to apply, please refer to “How to apply for Monash Jobs”.


Associate Professor Carsten Rudolph, Head of Department (Software Systems & Cybersecurity), Carsten.Rudolph@monash.edu

Professor Jianfei Cai, Head of Department (Data Science & AI), Jianfei.cai@monash.edu

Closing Date

Tuesday 1 February 2022, 11:55 pm AEDT

Please note: Monash University will be closed from 23 December 2021 until 3 January 2022 inclusive.

In the context of COVID-19, the University is required to comply with various health directions issued from time to time by the Chief Health Officer. Further information concerning vaccination requirements and the obligations on Monash University to collect, record and hold vaccination information about employees is available at the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Victoria, please select COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions.