Lecturer in Art

Melbourne, Australia
20 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
18 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

Work type: Continuing
Location: Southbank
Division/Faculty: Fine Arts and Music
Department/School: Victorian College of the Arts
Salary: $102,967 - $122,268 (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 

The Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) seeks to appoint a part-time (0.5 FTE) Lecturer in Art (Drawing and Printmaking). The VCA Art has a significant national reputation and has long established a dynamic presence as forward-looking with a clear mission to prepare artists with a lifelong commitment as professional practitioners who will be positive contributors to the profession and the broader community.

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 or immanent submission of the award, with a focus on contemporary Visual Art practices, together with relevant professional experience. You need appropriate coordination, management and administrate experience in an Art School context. Previous experience in undergraduate curriculum development and successful subject development and delivery is also 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.  

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

Position Description


Applications close: 18 Sep 2019 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time