Senior Lecturer of Design

Canberra, Australia
Sep 20, 2019
End of advertisement period
Oct 27, 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Academic

Classification: Academic Level C
Salary package: $119,844 - $133,202 plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full time, Fixed term (3 years)

  • Exciting opportunity for an academic role at the ANU School of Art & Design.
  • Contribute to a young, innovative Design program: digital + material, engaged, ethical & transdisciplinary
  • Pursue collaborative, practice-based, applied research

Position overview

The ANU School of Art & Design (SOA&D) is focused on achieving excellence in research and teaching in accordance with its position within the Australian National University (ANU), an outstanding, research-intensive institution ranked among the great universities of the world. Established in 2016, the School’s Design program pursues a conception of practice that is engaged, agile, ethical, transdisciplinary, and inclusive of digital and material practices. It promotes cross-disciplinary partnerships to generate new forms of design practice and research, and supports design scholarship at all levels from undergraduate to PhD. Current research themes include design for digital heritage and humanities, environmental futures, interdisciplinary collaboration, and emergent design practices; the ANU offers an unmatched setting for developing future research projects and collaborations. The successful candidate will contribute to the School and the Design program with leading-edge practice, scholarship and demonstrated excellence in education.

The ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) is one of seven Colleges at ANU. The College, which is structured into two main research schools, offers degrees in more than 20 discipline areas and excels in research across the creative arts, humanities and social sciences. The College has a substantial international research presence and is a major source of national policy advice. Our academic staff are internationally recognised for their research, and 57 are members of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, the Academy of the Social Sciences of Australia, or both. We also host 13 Australian Research Council Future Fellows and three ARC Laureates. A hub of vibrant activity, we host more than 270 lectures, concerts and exhibitions each year, most of which are open to the public. Our students, staff and graduates come from more than 60 nations, bringing a diversity of perspective to campus life.

For further information please contact Mitchell Whitelaw, T: 61 2 6125 4713 E:

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit

Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Position Description & Selection Criteria

Applications close: 27 Oct 2019 11:55:00 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time