Lecturer in Journalism

Melbourne, Australia
14 Jan 2020
End of advertisement period
16 Feb 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Work type: Continuing
Location: Parkville
Division/Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Department/School: School of Culture and Communication
Salary: $102,967 - $122,268 (Level B)
Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Full time - 17% super

The Faculty of Arts promotes a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions of all people. People from Indigenous, culturally & linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities are encourage to apply, and if seeking support in submitting an application are welcomed to contact the Faculty by emailing their contact details and position number to arts-hr@unimelb.edu.au

About the Faculty of Arts - School of Culture and Communication

The School of Culture and Communication is a thriving research hub for critical thinking in the humanities. This agenda is led by world-leading scholars whose fields of research include literary and cultural studies, art history, cinema and performance, media and communication and Australian Indigenous studies. The School is also host to a range of funded research concentrations, such as the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions, the Australian Centre, the Centre for Advancing Journalism, and the Research Unit in Public Cultures More broadly, our academics publish, speak and blog on topics as diverse as romanticism, poetry, Asian popular culture, digital media, climate change, network societies, gender and sexuality, racism, cosmopolitanism, and contemporary arts.

About the role

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching at graduate and undergraduate levels in these degrees, and will support the CAJ director in ensuring the success of both degrees. They will assist in the development and delivery of new subjects, and may be involved in the supervision of journalism projects and/or theses. An engagement with the international field of journalism, and a capacity to productively engage with and support an international student cohort, is an important aspect of this role.

About you

You should demonstrate your specialisation in journalism and your capacity for excellence in teaching, including the capacity to initiate subject development. you should demonstrate capacity to contribute productively to the development and teaching of subjects in the Master of Journalism and the Master of International Journalism, such as International Journalism – Key Skills; International Business Journalism; International Traditions in Journalism, and other journalism subjects as required. You must have a strong record in journalism practice, of relevance to preparing students to work in international contexts and strong industry networks, and a capacity to draw on these in support of the teaching and public programs of the Centre for Advancing Journalism.

Position Description


Applications close: 16 Feb 2020 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time