Lecturer in Design, Stage

Melbourne, Australia
Sep 15, 2021
End of advertisement period
Oct 10, 2021
Contract Type
Part Time

Work type: Continuing
Location: Southbank
Division/Faculty: Faculty of Fine Arts and Music
Department/School: Victorian College of the Arts
Salary: $107,547 - $127,707 (Level B)
Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Part 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 at undergraduate level consists of two majors in the Bachelor of Design – Graphic Design and Performance Design. At graduate level we have a Master of Production Design with two streams – Stage and Screen. This appointment will contribute to the field of Production Design with a primary focus on Design for Stage.

We are seeking an outstanding and well-respected design professional and experienced academic to contribute to the delivery of teaching programs in both undergraduate and graduate levels. The incumbent will influence and stimulate the student experience through utilising a range of learning and teaching initiatives. Contribution to curriculum development and artistic and academic collaborations with colleagues across Faculty disciplines to enhance the student experience will also be key components of this role.

This will be a part time (0.6 FTE), continuing position.

About you

You will have an established reputation primarily as a Performance Designer with a demonstrated record of excellence in professional practice in live performance. A relevant PhD (or equivalent professional practice), appropriate teaching experience in higher education, understanding of the research environment, experience developing high-quality teaching and learning materials and high level organisational, administrative and interpersonal skills are 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 find out about employee benefits, go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/staff-benefits  

How to apply

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

Your application submitted should include a CV along with your responses against the selection criteria found in the Position Description for the role.

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

To ensure the University provides a safe environment for children, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

Position Description  0053935.pdf

Applications close: 10 Oct 2021 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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