Lecturer in Contemporary Art, Level B

Adelaide, Australia
Nov 27, 2019
End of advertisement period
Dec 13, 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Join UniSA’s School of Art, Architecture & Design offering world-class facilities
  • Full-time, continuing Teaching & Research Academic position
  • Salary range $98,413 - $116,567 plus 17% superannuation

About the Job

The Division of Education, Arts and Social Sciences comprises four Schools, the Hawke Research Institute, and numerous Research Centres employing in excess of 400 academic and professional staff servicing over 9,000 students. The School of Art, Architecture and Design unites the South Australian School of Art and the Louis Laybourne Smith School of Architecture and Design to create an art and design profile that is unique in Australia. The School boasts modern studio and workshop facilities, a public Art Gallery and Australia’s only Architecture Museum - all located in award-winning purpose-built buildings at the City West campus.

Reporting to the Head of School Art, Architecture and Design, the Lecturer in Contemporary Art is responsible for the development, delivery and coordination of courses within the Schools undergraduate and post graduate programs and contributes independently, and as part of a team to the Schools research agenda and outcomes. The position is focussed on the delivery of contemporary 2D, 3D and hybrid art practices and digital technologies related to art practice and art theory.

Skills and Experience

With a PhD qualification aligned with Contemporary or Visual Art and or related creative fields, you will demonstrate capacity and commitment to high quality, flexible teaching and learning outcomes in both traditional and contemporary delivery mode. A developing research track record,  the capacity to write research grants and generate research income and professional/industry or production experience including research and teaching in 2D or 3D art practices will be important.

A University of Enterprise

The University of South Australia (UniSA) is an innovative, outward-looking institution known for its strong and engaged research and its experientially-based teaching and learning that is conducted in close collaboration with business, industry, government and the professions.

In recent years, we have maintained a strong upward trajectory across a number of key indicators and are ranked among the world’s top 50 young institutions. We are committed to international education activities and alumni, graduates who are equipped to meet the demands and expectations of the worldwide workforce, a culturally diverse staff and increasing student mobility.

Benefits on Offer

At UniSA, we seek to enrich people’s lives through the creation and application of knowledge. Our staff love to be a part of an organisational culture that promotes a strong commitment to educating professionals, sharing knowledge, and engaging with our communities.

We offer a competitive remuneration package that includes generous superannuation contributions of up to 17%. A range of other benefits including additional leave entitlements and a family friendly approach will ensure you enjoy a healthy work/life balance and enviable lifestyle working and living in Adelaide.

Lodging your Application

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit https://workingatunisa.nga.net.au/. Please refer to the online application form which will indicate which selection criteria you need to address. Please address your cover letter for the role to Bernie Dyer, Senior Recruitment Consultant.  For further information about the position or the recruitment process, you can contact the UniSA Recruitment Central Team on +618 8302 1700 or via email to recruitment@unisa.edu.au using job reference number #2127.

Applications welcomed from Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents and those who have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment.

Applications close: 11:30 pm Monday 13 January 2020

This position will transition to the UniSA Creative Academic Unit as part of our Enterprise25 academic program transformation.

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UniSA is committed to developing a diverse workforce and a constructive enterprising culture in which everyone can thrive.

For further support, contact Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or email recruitment@unisa.edu.au and you will receive a response within one working day.

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