Lecturer, Design, School of Humanities and Communication Arts

Sydney, Australia
Monday, 15 March 2021
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Monday, 12 April 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Western Sydney University is a modern, forward-thinking, research-led university, located at the heart of Australia’s fastest-growing and economically significant region, Western Sydney. Boasting 11 campuses – many in Western Sydney CBD locations – and more than 200,000 alumni, 49,500 students and 3,500 staff, the University has 14 Schools with an array of well-designed programs and degrees carefully structured to meet the demands of future industry.

The University is ranked in the top two per cent of universities worldwide, and as a research leader, over 85 per cent of the University’s assessed research is rated at ‘World Standard’ or above.

The School of Humanities and Communication Arts offers programs in arts, communication and creative industries, design (visual communication), interpreting and translation, languages, music, TESOL, and creative music therapy. Innovative subjects focus on contemporary debates, perspectives, methods and technologies. Wherever possible, programs include practical training, often through involvement in community and industry-based projects.

The School is now seeking an Academic Lecturer in Visual Communication Design to be involved in a range of academic activities including the coordination and teaching of units in web, interactive (apps and/or games), and motion design.

In this position you will be expected to conduct research, engage with industry in educational and research projects and supervise postgraduate (Masters and PhD) students in areas of your expertise.

You will work closely with research and teaching staff in the School of Humanities and Communication Arts, and will be encouraged to develop collaborations with other units within the wider University. You will also be required to foster relevant relationships external to the University.

The School of Humanities and Communication Arts is located on three campuses: Bankstown, Parramatta, and Penrith, with the Visual Communication Design degrees based at Parramatta South.

Please refer to the Position Description for further information about the requirements of the role.

This is a full-time, ongoing position.

Remuneration Package: Academic Level B $125,306 to $147,860 p.a. (including salary $105,885 to $125,030 p.a., plus 17% Superannuation and Leave Loading).

Position Enquiries: Dr Alison Gill, Director of Academic Program, Design, Viscom via email a.gill@westernsydney.edu.au

Closing Date: 8:30pm, Monday 12th April 2021

To be eligible for this position you must provide evidence of your Australian Citizenship or Permanent Residency at the time of application.