Associate Professor Industrial Design

Canberra, Australia
16 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
09 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Faculty of Arts and Design
  • Academic Level D, Salary Range $142,438pa - $156,668pa plus 17% super
  • Ongoing Full Time Opportunity

The University of Canberra works with government, business and industry locally and internationally, challenging the status quo through the pursuit of better ways to teach, learn and research, serving our communities and the nation. Based in the ACT one of the fastest growing economies in the country, with a highly innovative technology community taking highly recognised and leading products to world!

Canberra is known for its continued success and growth in this arena with the University of Canberra playing a key role through integrating learning and industry on its evolving campus.

This is your opportunity to contribute to the remarkable success of this young University, ranked amongst the top 35 universities in the world under the age of 50, and build on your success in the field of Industrial Design. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with world leading professionals and companies

If you are a proven academic leader looking for an inclusive work environment where you can work for an employer who has been recognised as an “Employer of Choice for Gender Equality” by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) for the twelfth consecutive year, then this is the opportunity for you. Within our flexible and understanding work environment with family-friendly policies you also have access to our on-site gym, medical services, supermarket and childcare facilities.

Reporting to the Head of School, Design and Built Environment, you will work collaboratively to design, deliver and coordinate an engaging and innovative learning environment. You will also play a key role in the development of active research program, seeking funding, conducting research and producing quality publications.

The successful applicant will be proficient in designing with CAD and is able to convene and teach CAD Industrial Design, ideally proficient in CREO CAD software or equivalent and has knowledge with Interaction Design and is able to convene and teach Interaction Design units.

The University is an Equal Opportunity employer offering excellent conditions and benefits such as flexible, family-friendly policies, on site gym, on site medical services, a supermarket and childcare facilities.

The University of Canberra is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged.

To be considered for this position your application must include your resume demonstrating your skills and experience in line with the key capabilities outlined in the position description.

If you are initially shortlisted, you may be asked to complete an online one-way video interview through a platform called Sonru. There will be a list of pre-set questions that will need to be answered within a stipulated time.

Working Rights: Applicants who wish to apply for this position should have valid working rights or eligibility to obtain a work visa for Australia.

For job specific information: please contact Professor Charles Lemckert, Head of School, Design and Built Environment on 02 6206 8395 or via email

Recruitment and application questions: please contact the Recruitment team on 02 6180 8020 or email

Closing Date: 11.55pm, Monday 9 September 2019