Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Art

Melbourne, Australia
13 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
10 Sep 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

$126,128 - $145,431 p.a. Senior Lecturer, Level C or

$151,868 - $167,312 p.a. Associate Professor, Level D

plus 17% superannuation.

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 

The Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) seeks to appoint a full-time Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor in Art to lead the Drawing and Printmaking team. This is a continuing appointment where the appointee will be offered the position of Head of Drawing and Printmaking, for a period of three years in the first instance, working closely with the Head of Art to provide academic leadership and management to the Drawing and Printmaking program.

This position will entail participation in the Undergraduate and Graduate teaching program and contribution to the institution’s research culture through Honours and Graduate supervision, mentoring, and through the appointee’s own research initiatives and exhibitions.

About you 

You will hold a PhD in the field of contemporary art practice and its theoretical context, with a focus on contemporary Visual Art practices, together with relevant professional experience.  Significant teaching experience in a tertiary Art School context, national reputation in the field of Drawing and Printmaking and strong communication, leadership 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.  

The Details 

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

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Position Description

Applications close: 10 Sep 2019 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time