Lecturer in Film and TV

Melbourne, Australia
07 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
03 Nov 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

We currently have one part-time (0.6 FTE) continuing Lecturer in Film and Television position available in our Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) Film and Television team.

This position will contribute to teaching, including practical and theoretical education in screen direction and screenwriting, and technical training in production and post-production screen craft. The appointee will be involved in course development, design and the delivery and maintenance of high-quality teaching programs as well as support VCA in the achievement and further development and enhancement of its purpose and vision. The appointee will continue to carry out activities to maintain and develop scholarly, research and/or professional activities relative to the profession or discipline.

About you

You will hold a PhD degree in a related field or professional practice of equivalent duration and/or standing as recognised by the Selection Committee. The appointee will be an active and well-respected artist in the field of Documentary filmmaking and experienced academic with expertise in teaching, scholarship and research. Recent professional experience in the field is critical to this position and experience in specific areas of production and postproduction education at tertiary level is desirable.

The Team

The position reports to the Head of Film and Television, with responsibilities to work with other academic and professional staff to coordinate and deliver teaching, and other activities in the VCA.


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.

Position Description


Applications close: 03 Nov 2019 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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