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Senior Lecturer, Cyber Security

Job no: 595309
Work type: Full time - Continuing/Permanent
Categories: Economics / Business, Teaching, Teaching and Research

  • Full-time, ongoing position 
  • Academic Level C ($120, 657 - $139 129) +17% Superannuation
  • Based at the City campus, but may be required to work and/or be based at other campuses of the University

About us

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 91,000 students and 11,000 staff globally. RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online programs to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways.

Our purpose is to offer life-changing experiences for our students, and to help shape the world with research, innovation, teaching and industry engagement. With strong industry connections forged over 130 years, collaboration with industry remains integral to RMIT’s leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally focused graduates.


Our Values inspire us, wherever we are in the world, and guide how we live and work together.

Imagination. Agility. Courage. Passion. Impact. Inclusion.

What unites us is our purpose and our values; they are at the heart of who we are, what we stand for, how we make decisions and connect with each other.

Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. RMIT exists to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. You will be a part of a productive and collaborative team, who values working relationships and outcomes through open and inclusive planning, continuous information sharing and transparent work practices.

About the role

Reporting to the Head of Department of Information Systems and Business Analytics, you will contribute to the teaching and research efforts of the School. In this role you will be expected to make a significant contribution to the delivery of programs, actively involved in research, consulting and other professional activities. 

As the Senior Lecturer you will develop and engage in and lead high quality research projects aligned with the research focus of the RMIT University Centre for Cyber Security Research and Innovation. Candidates with a multi-disciplinary background in the organisational, human and technology aspects of Cyber Security are particularly encouraged to apply.

You will have an important research leadership role in embedding your research expertise into the life of the School and will be required to develop high-quality, productivity-driven networks across RMIT and with local, national and global, internal and external partners.  You may also have responsibility for program management.

To be successful in this position, you’ll have, but not limited to: 

  • Emerging nationally recognised research track record including substantial record of research outputs in high quality outlets
  • Experience with coordinating large courses and preparing and delivering programs at undergraduate and post-graduate levels, including high quality curriculum and program materials and ability to implement innovative approaches to student-centred learning and quality improvement.
  • Ability to manage academic program team, supporting scholarly development of less experienced academic staff
  • Experience in research leadership with the ability to build and develop collaborative research teams, mentor academic staff to deliver high quality outcomes, attract and secure external research funding to sustain research effort and manage funded research projects including complex budgets and reporting requirements.

About College/School

RMIT University has a reputation for excellence in business and management education, providing high quality, industry responsive programs and research relevant to the national and global marketplace

Our College of Business and Law has a proud history of providing programs that meet the evolving needs of students and industry. Schools in the College of Business and Law offer programs in the heart of Melbourne, RMIT Vietnam and partner institutions around the world.

Launched in April 2020, The School of Accounting, Information Systems and Supply Chain is an innovative new school, offering our students unique courses and subjects in line with the changing needs of industry. Bringing together what was two separate entities, the School of Accounting and the School of Business IT and Logistics, the new school is a leader in cross-disciplinary collaboration between accounting and technology, with increasing research outputs across all disciplines.

We are committed to undertaking teaching and research relevant to the real needs of business, government, and other organisations. The School actively develops an effective student-centred learning environment through strategies in flexible delivery, quality teaching, and continuous student support.


  • PhD or equivalent in relevant field.

Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children Check.


Bring Your Whole Self to Work

We are better for our diversity. When we listen to those who are different to us, or challenge us, we grow stronger together. When we feel like we belong, we can achieve so much more. We respect each other, embrace our differences and build a sense of belonging in our team and beyond.

We are proud that our dedication to diversity has been recognised by a broad spectrum of external organisations. Visit our Linkedin Life pages to learn more and see some of our most recent wins.

RMIT has a strong dhumbali (commitment) to the employment, development and retention of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people within a culturally safe environment; we strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

To Apply 

Please submit your CV, covering letter, and a separate document addressing the Key Selection Criteria for this position by clicking on the ‘Apply’ link below. For more information about this role please contact Babak Abbasi on

Download File PD_Senior Lecturer, CyberSecurity.pdf

Applications close on Sunday 25th of April at 11:55pm.


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RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.

Please note that whilst we still accept applications from any persons interested in our roles, due to the impacts of COVID-19, we are currently prioritising applications from those with current working rights in Australia and who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australia’s immigration and border arrangements during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak:

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