Senior Lecturer in Architectural Design

Melbourne, Australia
29 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
26 Nov 2018
Academic Discipline
Arts & Humanities, Architecture
Contract Type
Full Time

Work type: Continuing
Location: Parkville
Division/Faculty: Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning
Salary: $120,993 - $139,510 (Level C)
Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - 17% superannuation

The Faculty of Architecture Building and Planning at the University of Melbourne seeks to make an appointment in the field of architectural design at Level C (Senior Lecturer).

The successful candidate will demonstrate both accomplishment and continued promise in the field of architectural design, with a record of recognized creative, scholarly or professional work. They will have a proven capability to make a significant contribution to teaching, research and engagement in architectural design. They will expand spatial knowledge and conceptualization through design, and explore and evaluate designed futures in aesthetic, environmental and social terms.

Key to this role will be the demonstrated ability to influence and stimulate the student experience through a range of learning and teaching initiatives, including digital design. The successful candidate will work with Faculty colleagues to refine and deliver academic programs, enhancing the interdisciplinary design culture of the Faculty. They will teach at both graduate and undergraduate levels, including into the Bachelor of Design and will participate in the supervision of research higher degree students. The appointee will have an established research specialisation in architecture, and demonstrate a high level of research performance and promise relative to the level of appointment. They will have potential to cultivate research links with other groups and disciplines on campus, and with industry and the profession.

While we are primarily interested in expanding our capacities in architectural design, we encourage applicants who also bring complementary disciplinary interests in the following areas:

  • Detail design, fabrication and construction,
  • Emerging digital design technologies, including digital fabrication, sensate environments and performative design, and their professional implications,
  • Urban Design.

Position Description

Applications close: 26 Nov 2018 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time