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Associate Professor / Professor in Communication

Bathurst, Australia
$157,436 to $202,477 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
Closing date
29 Mar 2024
  • High profile academic leadership role
  • Join one of the biggest schools of Information Studies in the world
  • Enjoy regional Australia
  • Relocation assistance is available

The Role

  • Continuing, Full Time
  • Level D - AUD $157,436 to $173,330 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Level E - AUD $202,477 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Bathurst

The successful candidate will provide strong academic and research leadership within the School of Information and Communication Studies and will foster industry partnerships.

The Communication discipline at Charles Sturt is in a phase of renewal and a senior academic is being sought to provide leadership and foster excellence in research, teaching, and industry engagement.

To be successful you will have:

  • A doctoral qualification relevant to the Communication discipline
  • Significant experience in and comprehensive knowledge of the relevant Communication discipline area and recognised as a leading authority at a national and international level
  • Demonstrated success in identifying, building and maintaining strong partnerships, networks and relationships

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.

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. Six Schools and Centres offer a diversity of courses in education, communication, social work and human services, library and information studies, theology, humanities, Indigenous Australian studies and Islamic studies.

With over 10,000 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 and Communication Studies fosters an informed community of information, library, archives, records and communication professionals and knowledge managers. The School is the leading provider in library and information education in Australia and is one of the largest in the world. Communication students explore storytelling as a multitude of possibilities in an ever-changing cultural and technological landscape. Library and Information Science (LIS) research in the School was rated 'above world standard in the most recent national assessment exercise (Excellence in Research for Australia) conducted by the Australian Research Council. Strong industry links and affiliations ensure ongoing relevance in course design, impactful research, state of the art facilities, national and international recognition of staff and students and high rates of graduate employment outcomes.

Charles Sturt University 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. This is demonstrated through our Athena SWAN Bronze Institutional Award and our participation as a member in the Australian Workplace Equality Index. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQA+; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Further Information

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

or by contacting:

Professor Tina Du | Head, School of Information and Communication Studies | | Ph: 02 6338 4110

Closing Date: 11 pm, 29 March 2024

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