Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Information Studies

Wagga Wagga, Australia
02 Mar 2020
End of advertisement period
30 Mar 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Progress an active research and teaching career
  • Join one of the biggest schools of information studies in the world
  • Flexible working arrangements and relocation assistance available

The Role

  • Continuing, Full Time
  • AU$96,178 to AU$135,637 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Wagga Wagga

Actively contributing to the delivery and development of a broad curriculum in the School of Information Studies, the successful candidate will also have an opportunity to develop and progress an active research profile aligned to the strategic direction of the School.

The successful candidate will be appointed as either a Lecturer in Information Studies (similar to Assistant Professor in North America) or as a Senior Lecturer in Information Studies (similar to Associate Professor in North America).

The successful candidate would normally be required to work at the CSU campus at Wagga Wagga, although in some instances a flexible working arrangement, where the candidate is based off-campus in another location in Australia, maybe negotiable.

To be successful you will have:

  • A doctoral qualification or equivalent accreditation and standing
  • A record of research relevant to the discipline
  • Demonstrated capacity to deliver high-quality student-centered learning and teaching
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of Information Studies with ability to teach and research in information organisation, archives and records management, or information and library services

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Faculty of Arts and Education is one of three Faculties within the University. Eight Schools and Centres offer a diversity of courses in education, communication, creative industries, social work and human services, library and information studies, theology, humanities, Indigenous Australian studies and Islamic studies.

With approximately 9,000 online students and 3,000 on-campus students, the Faculty is an innovator in online and blended learning modes. Over 200 academic staff deliver distinctive courses and are supported by a skilled team of professional staff. On-campus courses are delivered at the Universitys Wagga Wagga, Albury-Wodonga, Bathurst, Dubbo, and Port Macquarie campuses, and at other locations including Sydney and Canberra.

Academic staff within the Faculty undertake high quality, impactful research that engages with governments and professional organisations, nationally, internationally and in regional communities, ensuring excellent supervision for Higher Degree Research students.

The School of Information Studies is the leading provider in Library and Information studies education in Australia and is one of the largest in the world with around 1,700 students, playing a key role in the information professions. The Universitys research in Library and Information Studies was rated 'above world standard in the recent national assessment exercise (Excellence in Research for Australia) conducted by the Australian Research Council.

CSU offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the position description(s):

or by contacting:

Professor Philip Hider | Head, School of Information Studies | phider@csu.edu.au | Ph: +612 6933 2522

Closing Date: 11 pm AEDST, 30 March 2020