Dr. Jill Slay

Affiliate Assistant Professor

Information Assurance and Informatics

Dr. Slay teaches Information Assurance courses both on campus and via distance learning. Her graduate and undergraduate students work with those in our Information Assurance Program.

Her dynamic style makes Information Assurance come alive before her students.

E-mail: jill.slay@unisa.edu.au Slay@niatec.isu.edu

Career Summary

January 2001- ongoing

Senior Lecturer

Director of International Programs

School of Computer and Information Science

University of South Australia

January 2000- January 2001


Director of Offshore Programs

School of Computer and Information Science

University of South Australia

July 1996 – December 1999


Lecturer B, Academic Staff Development, t

Flexible Learning Centre.

University of South Australia



September 1995 – July 1996

National Assessment Coordinator (Lecturer B)

Australian Credit Transfer Agency (Australian Vice Chancellor’s Committee Project)

Adelaide, South Australia

January 1993 – December 1994


Educational Computing

James Cook University,

CAIRNS, Queensland

January 1992 – September 1995


Business Computing Computing Teacher, Department of Businesst Computing Teacher, Department of Business

Far North Queensland Institute of TAFE

CAIRNS, Queensland.

March 1991 – December 1991


Senior Physics and Computing

Cairns Christian College,

CAIRNS, Queensland.

Far North Queensland Institute of TAFE, Cairns, Qld.

Academic Qualifications

Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Hons. 2.1, University of Hertfordshire, 1975.

Graduate Diploma in Applied Computing, Central Queensland University, 1990.

Graduate Diploma in Further Education and Training, University of Southern Queensland, 1993.

Doctor of Philosophy, Curtin University of Technology, 2000

Professional Memberships

MACS (Australian Computing Society)

MIEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)

Language Skills

Chinese (Cantonese)

Hong Kong Government Intermediate Standard

Chinese (Putonghua)

Australian University BA Hons standard in Chinese Language; coursework completed at University of Southern Queensland and Nanjing Normal University.

Ongoing personal tuition to extend Chinese vocabulary

International Research Relationships

December 2003

Invited Researcher

Institute of Mathematics and Systems Science,

Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing

December 2002 ongoing

Visiting Researcher

Peking University

Department of Computer Science and Information Technology

UniSA Awards

2001, 2002 , 2003

Supported Researcher


Scholarly Teaching Award

NIATEC National Science Foundation Information Assurance Directorate Department of Homeland Security CISSE Scholarship For Service