Lecturer, School of Humanities

Adelaide, Australia
09 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
08 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

(Level B) $97,577 - $115,495) per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply

Fixed-term for 3 years with a possibility of extension subject to funding availability and performance

The Department of Media is seeking two Lecturers to undertake teaching and research in the field of media studies

The roles focus on the media production majors and emphasis on application of skills in the Bachelor of Media program.

Applicants will demonstrate a thorough knowledge of current media industry practices and technologies and have the ability to supervise students in media and media industry research.

The successful applicants will reflect international standards of media research, including research funding and consultancy activities.

To be successful you will need:

  • PhD in Media Studies, or a closely aligned discipline.  Alternatively a higher degree and substantial media industry experience.
  • Proven ability to teach and develop new applied curricula in one or more areas including CGI, Games, Digital Imaging Production, and Graphic Design. (In support of this, shortlisted candidates will be asked to submit a digital portfolio of work).
  • Ability to supervise students in media and media industry research.
  • Ability to teach in a range of media production focused areas, including knowledge of industry practice, and proficiency in software and hardware used in these fields.
  • Demonstrated experience coordinating teaching and developing new curricular in a range of areas of media practice and media studies.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs

Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Arts is a place of innovative practice and thought leadership in a diverse range of disciplines clustered around the arts, humanities and social sciences. It currently serves the needs of around 5000 enrolled students, many graduates going on to become leading politicians, policy makers, historians, curators, musicians and writers.

Learn more at: arts.adelaide.edu.au

If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the link to the online application form below and address and upload your responses to all selection criteria.

Application close 11:55 pm, 8 September 2019.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Dr Kathryn Bowd
Head of Department of Media

P:+61 (8) 8313 5617

E: kathryn.bowd@adelaide.edu.au 

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.