Lecturer in Media and Communication, Writing and Professional Communication

Melbourne, Australia
Monday, 11 March 2019
End of advertisement period
Monday, 8 April 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Work type: Continuing
Location: Parkville
Division/Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Department/School: School of Culture and Communication
Salary: $98,775 - $117,290 (Level B)
Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - 17% superannuation

This Lecturer in Media and Communication (Writing and Professional Communication) will coordinate and teach our highly successful writing, digital content, and professional communication subjects at both undergraduate and graduate levels. This may include subjects such as 'Introduction to Media Writing,' 'Writing for the Media' and 'Writing and Editing for Digital Media.' There is capacity within the role to work on curriculum development to refine existing subject offerings. Other responsibilities include supervising honours and minor theses.

The Lecturer will be expected to have a strong track record of research and publications and the ability to contribute to the development of existing and future research projects, including externally funded research applications. The successful candidate will foster engagement links with external networks/partners nationally and internationally and will be expected to take on administrative tasks associated with the appointment.

The Media and Communications Program at the University of Melbourne is the top-ranked program in Australia (QS 2018) and features a thriving research and teaching environment. The Program is rapidly expanding, after sustained growth in recent years. Media and Communications runs a very successful Major in the Bachelor of Arts and a number of highly successful Masters degrees, including Global Media Communication and Marketing Communication. It has research strengths in digital cultures, media theory, journalism studies, cyber security, marketing communications, and political communication. Media and Communication features both quantitative and qualitative researchers from across the social sciences and humanities.

The School of Culture and Communication is a thriving research hub for critical thinking in the humanities and social sciences. This agenda is led by world-leading scholars who span fields including Media and Communication, Journalism, Publishing, Screen and Cultural Studies, Creative Writing, English, Theatre, Australian Indigenous Studies, Art History and Curatorship. The School is host to several large research projects and centres, including the Centre for Advancing Journalism, the Research Unit in Public Cultures, and the Research Unit for Enlightenment, Romanticism and Contemporary Culture (ERCC).

Position Description

Advertised: 08 Mar 2019 12:00 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 08 Apr 2019 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time