Lecturer in Arts and Cultural Management

Melbourne, Australia
Level B – $107,547 – $127,707 p.a. plus 17% super
17 May 2022
End of advertisement period
01 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Location: Parkville
Role type: Full time; Fixed Term for 2 years
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Department/School: School of Culture and Communication
Salary: Level B – $107,547 – $127,707 p.a. plus 17% super

Founded in 1853, the University of Melbourne is Australia’s #1 university and is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

About the Faculty of Arts

The Faculty of Arts is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and strongly encourages people with diverse experiences to apply. This includes First Nations people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, Deaf and hard of hearing people, people with a disability, LGBTIQ+, and neurodiverse people. If you have any accessibility requirements for the application or interview, please contact us. We are dedicated to ensuring barrier-free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. A position description is available in alternate formats if required, including USB, Large Print and Plain English.

The Faculty actively seeks to welcome and value the unique contributions of people from all backgrounds and is committed to diversity and inclusion practices to achieve our vision.

About the Role

A Lecturer undertakes teaching and research in their discipline or related areas. In the Arts and Cultural Management Program, they contribute to teaching at postgraduate level, undertake research and engage in professional activities appropriate to their expertise and discipline. The Lecturer undertakes administration primarily relating to activities within the Faculty and may be required to perform the full academic responsibilities of, and related administration for, the coordination of an award program of the University.

The Lecturer will have experience in research which has resulted in the publication of high-quality outputs or other demonstrated scholarly activities. Research may be carried out independently and/or as part of a team. The Lecturer may supervise postgraduate research students or projects and be involved in research training.

In a typical week at work, you may be required to undertake the following tasks:

  • Subject coordination and delivery
  • Curriculum design and innovation, including cross-disciplinary approaches
  • Publications and other outputs, including (but not limited to) peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, books, creative outputs and commissioned reports
  • Research grants and external research income (emphasis on competitive, international and peer-reviewed)

About You

You are able to demonstrate that you have the ability for excellence in teaching including the capacity to initiate course development and course coordination. You will have a strong record in research with a developing publication profile in relation to arts management, cultural policy, the creative industries and/or related topics.

Ideally, you will further have:

  • A completed PhD in Creative Writing or a related discipline
  • Ability to supervise honours and postgraduate coursework degree thesis
  • Capacity to attract research grants and consultancies

To ensure the University continues to provide a safe environment for everyone, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

Benefits of Working with Us

In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

  • Flexible working arrangements and generous personal, parental and cultural leave options
  • Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary packaging and leave loading
  • Free and subsidised health and wellbeing services, and access to fitness and cultural clubs
  • Discounts on a wide range of products and services including Myki cards and Qantas Club
  • Career development opportunities and 25% off graduate courses for staff and their immediate families

To find out more, please visit https://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers.

Be Yourself @ UoM

At UoM, we value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community, and we encourage and celebrate diversity. Indigenous Australians, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages with disabilities and culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply for our roles. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

Join Us!

If you feel this role is for you, please submit your application including a brief cover letter, your resume and your responses against the selection criteria* (found in the Position Description) for the role.

For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria

Should you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition team at hr-talent@unimelb.edu.au. We look forward to receiving your application!

Applications close: 1 June 2022 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time