Senior Lecturer, Media and Cultural Studies

Location
Perth, Australia
Posted
01 Dec 2021
End of advertisement period
15 Dec 2021
Ref
253/2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

SCHOOL OF ARTS AND HUMANITIES
$124,522 to $143,081 (ALEVC)

ONGOING, FULL-TIME, MOUNT LAWLEY CAMPUS

Overview

One of the largest and most comprehensive schools of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere, ECU’s School of Arts and Humanities is looking for a creative, innovative, and well-networked academic to coordinate the Media and Communication undergraduate and postgraduate programs. With a background in Media and Cultural studies, ECU is seeking a passionate and established lecturer with strong coordination and leadership skills, and the ability to work as part of a successful team.

ECU teaches students to think, create, communicate, work in teams and problem solve. ECU was ranked the top public university in Western Australia for undergraduate Media and Communications discipline in the QILT Student Experience Survey 2020.

The successful applicant should fulfil the following criteria:

  1. Hold a PhD in Media and Cultural Studies / Communications or a relevant discipline area;
  2. Proven ability in the development, delivery and coordination of unit delivery (on campus and online) at both undergraduate and postgraduate level;
  3. Demonstrated experience of coordination of a Master of Media and Communication, or Post Graduate Arts programs;
  4. Experience supervising, reviewing and/or examination of honours masters and/or PhD theses;
  5. Experience in international higher education and working with local and international students and international partners
  6. Experience in contributing to curriculum working parties and/or research committees;
  7. Proven research track record; and
  8. Relevant industry experience and proactive engagement with professional communities.

You will work with the Associate Dean and relevant major coordinators to prepare students for jobs in the media and related industries. The successful candidate will be an engaging mentor with a positive mindset, have a strong work ethic and model professional industry behaviour. Ideally, the successful candidate will be able to build networks within our Asian region and beyond, and improve and build workplace integrated learning into the programs.

You will also demonstrate personal attributes that are congruent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry and Personal Excellence.

ECU is a smoke-free campus.

Benefits & Remuneration

This full time, ongoing position attracts remuneration of $124,522 to $143,081 pa plus 17% University superannuation contribution.

ECU supports a work/life balance for staff. Benefits such as flexible working arrangements may also be negotiated to meet your personal circumstances.

ECU has an Award-winning Health and Wellness Program and an extensive range of staff benefits across entertainment, financial, health, travel and consumer goods and services.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our website Employment Opportunities Overview.

Contact

Interested applicants are welcome to call Professor Panizza ALLMARK (Associate Dean) on (08) 6304 6956 or p.allmark@ecu.edu.au for more information.

How to Apply

Please upload your resume along with a statement (max. 2-3 pages) addressing the eight (8) criteria listed above.

Closing Date:

Applications close on Wednesday 15 December at 11:30 pm (AWST).

PLEASE NOTE: BECAUSE THIS IS AN ONGOING POSITION, APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED FROM CANDIDATES WHO HAVE EITHER PERMANENT RESIDENCY OR AUSTRALIAN CITIZENSHIP.

ECU is a diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address underrepresentation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

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