Job no: 0056800
Role type: Full-time; Continuing
Faculty: Fine Arts and Music
Department/School: The Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development
Salary: Level B – $114,645 – $136,136 p.a. plus 17% super
- Contribute to the area of Indigenous arts and culture within the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music.
- Create, develop, and deliver curriculum at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
- Salary packaging, subsidised health and wellbeing services, fitness and cultural clubs, Myki discounts, and a 25% discount on graduate courses to our staff and their immediate families!
About the Role
ONLY INDIGENOUS AUSTRALIANS ARE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY AS THIS POSITION IS EXEMPT UNDER THE SPECIAL MEASURE PROVISION, SECTION 12 (1) OF THE EQUAL OPPORTUNITY ACT 2011 (VIC).
Reporting to the Head of the Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development, this early career teaching and research position contributes to the area of Indigenous arts and culture within the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music, with a particular focus on delivering and building curriculum and teaching support for courses offered through the Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Culture.
Your responsibilities will include:
- Contribute to the development of the Indigenous curriculum at undergraduate and graduate levels.
- Undertake course design, including the relevant course approvals, in accordance with the Wilin Academic plan.
- Contribute to the development of the Wilin bridging, undergraduate and graduate coursework programs.
- Conduct and produce outputs in areas of research expertise
Who We Are Looking For
You will have a research higher degree or be in the process of completing such, in a relevant area of Fine Arts. It is also expected that you will have experience in delivering a range of cross-cultural subject areas and will have strong links to local and national Indigenous communities.
You will also have:
- Be of Aboriginal and /or Torres Staite Islander heritage with community connections.
- Teaching experience in the area of Indigenous Arts and Cultural and experience delivering a range of Cross – Cultural subject areas.
- Demonstrated excellence in building and enhancing coursework and teaching within and across a number of areas of expertise in the Arts.
For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.
This position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check to ensure the University provides a safe environment for everyone.
Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.
Your New Team – “Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development “
The Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development works with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to identify, recruit and support potential and practicing Indigenous artists to study and refine their academic and artistic skills at the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music at the University of Melbourne.
Situated at the heart of the Melbourne Arts Precinct, the Wilin Centre fosters innovation in the research, development, advocacy and presentation of Indigenous arts and cultural practice.
What We Offer You!
In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information, check out our benefits page!
About the University of Melbourne
We’re tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via our website and stay connected with our stories and people on LinkedIn.
The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.
We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact the email address listed at the bottom of the page.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants
We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.
For further information, including our 2023-2027 Indigenous strategy please visit -https://about.unimelb.edu.au/reconciliation/murmuk-djerring
If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents:
- Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience
- The responses against the Selection Criteria^ (found in the Position Description)
^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
If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Anna Gradoboeva via email at Faculties-TA@unimelb.edu.au, ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.
If you have any particular questions regarding the job please follow the details listed on the Position Description.
Applications close: 14 January 2023 11:55 PM Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT)
Position Description: 0056800_Lecturer in Indigenous Arts and Culture_PD.pdf