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Hi all,


The Centre for Change and Complexity in Learning (C3L) at the University of South Australia is looking for an Associate Director (Associate Professor Level). The focus of the role is on providing strategic and operational leadership in research activities in the domain of Learning Analytics, Educational Data Mining, and Artificial Intelligence in Education. The position is a five-year contract on the level of Associate Professor (Level D) and based at UniSA City West campus in Adelaide’s CBD.


Closing date is Feb 2, 2020.


Selection criteria:

  1. A PhD qualification in a relevant area such as computer science; artificial intelligence, machine learning; data science; or learning analytics.
  2. Demonstrated ability to create and lead high-performing and productive research teams, including collaboration with researchers from other national and international universities/research entities.
  3. Evidence of attracting diversified research income from competitive grants, government bodies and industry in Australia or equivalent internationally.
  4. Sustained track record of research leading to high-quality publications with clear evidence of senior authorship in areas such as learning analytics, applied AI, data science, educational psychology
  5. Established record as a principal supervisor of successful HDR student completions.
  6. Proven ability to engage and establish strong links with relevant industry and community bodies, with evidence of outcomes from these partnerships.
  7. Evidence of sustained contribution to the professional development of other staff, including leadership in mentoring


See the full job description at UniSA jobs website


About the Centre:

The Centre for Change and Complexity in Learning (C3L) is an interdisciplinary research centre focusing on the interplay between human and artificial cognition and their effect on human learning. Co-directed by Professor Shane Dawson and Professor George Siemens, the centre has a strong track-record in Learning Analytics and Educational Technology Research. More info about C3L centre at https://unisa.edu.au/research/C3L/





Dr Vitomir KovanoviŠ

Research Fellow, School of Education, University of South Australia

Data Scientist, Teaching Innovation Unit, University of South Australia

Visiting Researcher, LINK Lab, University of Texas Arlington, USA

Secretary, Society for Learning Analytics Research (SoLAR)

Academic Editor (Education, Pedagogy), PLOS One


University of South Australia

GPO Box 2471, Adelaide SA 5001

CRICOS Provider Number 00121B


Office: City West Campus Room BH3-21

Web: http://vitomir.kovanovic.info

Phone: +61 8 830 27377


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