Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Media Arts and Production

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Sydney, Australia
17 Oct 2019
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14 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, School of Communication

Our vision is to be a leading public university of technology recognised for our global impact. We are a dynamic and innovative university, ranked by the Times Higher Education as Australia’s top young university, and located centrally in one of the world’s most liveable cities. With a culturally diverse campus life and extensive international exchange and research programs, UTS prepares graduates for the workplaces of today and tomorrow. 

The Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences is seeking to appoint an outstanding academic to a continuing role as a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Media Arts and Production to deliver high quality teaching in subjects across both the undergraduate and post-graduate level; to actively present ongoing research to the Faculty and School; and to foster productive links with other scholars on the global stage.

The position will report directly to Professor Rachel Landers, Head of media Arts & Production: FASS. This opportunity will be based at the Ultimo campus where we have recently invested $1.3 billion plus to transform the UTS City Campus. The campus is centrally located in the heart of Sydney, Australia’s premier city, which is consistently ranked in the top 10 cities worldwide for quality-of-living.

About the School

UTS School of Communication has a strong history and reputation. It is held in high esteem by the industry and its success is evident from outstanding alumni. Media Arts & Production is the flagship Major of the Bachelor of Communication degree which aims to produce graduates who are technologically literate, culturally sophisticated, innovative and resourceful. The discipline introduces students to the forms and practices of media arts, screen and emerging/expanded media.

About the Role

You will be required to contribute widely to the learning and teaching, research and engagement activities in the Media Arts and Production discipline area. Your work will be evidenced by a strong record of quality research outputs or other demonstrated scholarly activities.

About You

To be successful in the role, you will be required to have:

  • A PhD in a communication or media related disciplines or significant progress towards a Higher Degree (DCA/PhD) in Communication/Media Arts.
  • Demonstrated commitment to research, scholarship and professional practice in Media Arts and Production evidenced through a track record of outstanding outputs. 
  • Evidence of high levels of teaching performance and development of curriculum for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in various areas of media arts and production, including blended delivery, in a tertiary setting.
  • Technical proficiency across a range of media production equipment and software.
  • A strong understanding of industry trends across the area of Media Arts and Production, with an understanding of narrative fiction and narrative-based media development and production.

To be considered for a Level C opportunity, you will be required to have:

  • A PhD in a relevant discipline and recognised standing from significant experience in the field.
  • A track record of success in obtaining research income, including nationally competitive research grants and/or fellowships.
  • Experience in attracting and supervising higher degree by research candidates to successful outcomes.
  • Demonstrated vision, creativity and leadership excellence necessary to maintain programs that prepare students for success in rapidly changing industries.

Remuneration & Benefits

Base Salary Range: $103,981- $145,162 pa (Level B – C)

This role attracts 17% superannuation (pension) in addition to the base salary.

UTS staff also benefit from a wide range of Employee Benefits include flexible work practices, child care centres, generous parental leave and salary packaging opportunities.

This position is full-time and appointment will be made on a continuing basis.

How To Apply

For the full list of the selection criteria and role responsibilities please click the apply link and download the Position Statement from the UTS website.

You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document. For information to assist you with compiling statements to answer the selection criteria, please visit Answering Selection Criteria

Only those applications submitted via the UTS online recruitment system will be accepted.  Current UTS employees should apply through their UTS Employee Self Service function.

As you will be unable to save your application once started, please have all required documents and information available prior to commencing.

Please ensure that the file name for each document submitted includes IRC146218.

Recruitment is occurring for two different positions within the Media Arts & Production Discipline of the School of Communication at UTS. Please click the link to learn more about our Lecturer – Media Arts & Production vacancy.

Specific enquiries or issues with your application may be directed to Pam Price in the UTS Recruitment Team at recruitment@uts.edu.au or on +61 (0) 2 9514 1080.

Closing Date: Thursday 14th November 2019 at 11.59pm (AEST)

Applicants must have current and valid work rights in Australia.

Please note: If you have a disability that requires adjustment to the recruitment process or an alternative application pathway please contact recruitment@uts.edu.au for assistance.

UTS is recognised widely as supporting inclusivity and valuing diversity through our Wingara Indigenous Employment Strategy, Social Impact Framework and UTS Access and Inclusion Plan.

Cited as a WGEA Employer of Choice since the inception of the award, we are now among the first Australian institutions to receive the Athena SWAN Bronze Accreditation for our commitment to action addressing gender equity in the STEMM disciplines.

We welcome applications from women, Indigenous Australians, people with disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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