Tutor/Lecturer in Design

Melbourne, Australia
Sep 24, 2019
End of advertisement period
Oct 24, 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Work type: Continuing
Location: Southbank
Division/Faculty: Fine Arts and Music
Department/School: Victorian College of the Arts
Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Full time - 17% super

The Faculty of Fine Arts and Music at the University of Melbourne is home to the Victorian College of the Arts and the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. Long recognised as one of the leading providers of fine arts and music education in Australia, the Faculty has an ambitious plan to grow its global profile.

About the Role

VCA Design is seeking academics with teaching experience and professional standing in the field of Design, with a particular focus in either performance design or graphic design, to join their team. Full time and part time roles are available. Appointees will be involved in course development, design and the delivery and maintenance of high-quality teaching programs as well as supporting the VCA in the achievement and further development and enhancement of its purpose and vision.

About you

You will hold a degree in design (or related field), have significant professional experience in the field of graphic or performance design and teaching experience in a higher education context. Understanding of the research environment and excellent communication and interpersonal skills are also required.


Based in the beautiful Southbank Campus of The University of Melbourne, you will work nestled amongst Melbourne’s major arts and cultural organisations and venues. You will have the convenience of great transport links to the rest of the city with the serenity of the Botanical Gardens close by.

To Apply

Please download a copy of the position description for full details of the role and selection criteria.

For information to assist you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria, please go to: https://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria

Applicants must indicate in their cover letter their specialisation of either graphic or performance design and their preference for either a full time or part time role.

Position Description

​Applications close: 24 Oct 2019 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time