Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Photography (Academic Level B/C)

Adelaide, Australia
Level B $109,074 - $128,877 / Level C $132,839 - $152,643 (plus 17% superannuation)
27 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
06 Nov 2023
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Based in UniSA Creative at the City West campus
  • Full-time, continuing position
  • Salary Range: Level B $109,074 - $128,877 / Level C $132,839 - $152,643 (plus 17% superannuation)

About the Role

The Lecturer is responsible for the development, delivery, and coordination of Photography courses within Creative's undergraduate and postgraduate programs and for contributing to the Academic Unit’s research agenda.  

The position will support and contribute independently and as part of a team to support the teaching and research outcomes and to carry out activities to maintain and develop scholarly research and/or professional activities. 

The Senior Lecturer will make original and innovative contributions to and provide leadership within the Photography discipline and will be responsible for attracting competitive research and industry funding. 

About UniSA Creative 

At UniSA Creative, we focus on developing creative professionals equipped with the skills and knowledge to influence our cultural landscape and to meet future industry demands. Our research explores the complexities of the world around us, with unique cross-disciplinary collaborations that produce inspired, human-centred solutions. 

About UniSA

The University of South Australia is Australia’s University of Enterprise. Our culture of innovation is anchored around global and national links to academic, research and industry partners. Our graduates are the new urban professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change. Our research is inventive and adventurous and we create new knowledge that is central to global economic and social prosperity. 

Essential Skills and Experience

  • PhD qualification together with associated experience in research and teaching in Photography 
  • Demonstrated expertise, knowledge and a commitment to contemporary theory and practice within the field of Photography 

Level B 

  • Demonstrated commitment to establishing a program of research that demonstrates a growing publication record, and experience in the preparation of research grant applications and success in attracting research income commensurate with opportunity in the discipline
  • Demonstrated high-quality teaching outcomes with evidence of a strong commitment to continuous improvement of teaching practice and learning outcomes, in on-campus and online settings
  • Demonstrated success in building relationships with industry and/or community for the benefit of teaching and research 

Level C

  • Demonstrated establishment of a program of research that enhances the research profile of an institution by conducting research or scholarly activity, independently and/or as a member of a team, which results in securing competitive funding, publications in refereed journals or high-quality creative research outputs 
  • Demonstrated success in building relationships with industry and/or the community for the benefit of teaching and research 
  • Demonstrated ability and experience in carrying out teaching activities in a wide range of related courses, which are academically relevant and reflect pedagogical, student and professional needs and standards 
  • Demonstrated experience supervising higher degree by research candidates, particularly PhD, to timely completion 


Getting a great job working with the best is just the start. UniSA rewards its staff with a wide variety of benefits such as:

  • Access to great personal development opportunities
  • Generous superannuation contributions of 17%
  • Work Life flexibility including working from home, family responsibility leave and individual flexibility agreements
  • Employee assistance and development programs
  • Staff study support 


As a University of Enterprise, we offer a dynamic and agile workplace culture, one that embraces challenges and thrives on breaking new ground. Our staff are creative and innovative thinkers, communicating with clarity, conviction and enthusiasm. We embrace diversity and inclusion in a vibrant, engaging environment.  Our people are authentic, resilient, and influential, and we deliver results. 

How to Apply

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA. The online application form will list the specific selection criteria that you need to address.

Please address your cover letter to Sara O’Donovan, Consultant: Recruitment Central. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact UniSA Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or via email at recruitment@unisa.edu.au using job reference number 5505.

Applications close: 11:30 pm Monday 6th November 2023

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UniSA is committed to developing a diverse workforce and a constructive enterprising culture in which everyone can thrive.

For further support, contact Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or email recruitment@unisa.edu.au and you will receive a response within one working day.

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