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Education Fellow in Architectural Design

Employer
UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE
Location
Melbourne, Australia
Salary
$80,258 – $108,906 p.a. plus 17% super
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Academic Discipline
Architecture, Arts & Humanities
Job Type
Academic Posts, Other Academic
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Job Details

Job no: 0062406
Location: Parkville
Role type: Part-time; Continuing
Faculty: Architecture, Building and Planning 
Salary: Level A – $80,258 – $108,906 p.a. plus 17% super

  • Contribute to the delivery of core design enabling subjects at undergraduate level and studio-based subjects at both undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • Opportunity to advance expertise in architectural representation (analogue and digital), the role of technology and techniques of representation in design thinking, and integrated cross-disciplinary studio pedagogy, while enhancing student learning experiences
  • 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

As an Education Fellow in Architectural Design, you will play a vital role in shaping the next generation of designers through engaging educational practices and curriculum development. With a focus on fostering student welfare and ensuring high-quality learning outcomes, you will collaborate with senior academic staff to enhance the student experience. Your expertise in architectural representation (analogue and digital), design technology, and studio pedagogy, will contribute to the evolution of design education at both undergraduate and graduate levels, making a significant impact on the field's future direction.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Active contribution to teaching delivery, subject communication, and administration of architectural design subjects with a focus on the core design enabling subjects in the Bachelor of Design.
  • Contribution to studio-based subjects in the Bachelor of Design and Master of Architecture programs.
  • Supporting the ongoing development and evaluation of curriculum and educational resources in alignment with the Melbourne Curriculum and the relevant accreditation requirement of the professional degree in architecture.

Who We Are Looking For

You will possess a proven ability to educate, inspire, and support students effectively, whether working independently or collaboratively. Your exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, coupled with strong organisational abilities, ensure timely task completion and a positive impact within the team environment.

You will also have:

  • A professional qualification and relevant industry-based experience and/or PhD in the relevant discipline.
  • Extensive relevant experience in teaching and teaching administration within the discipline, particularly in the context of large and/or transdisciplinary undergraduate design and design enabling subjects
  • Demonstrated knowledge and expertise in architectural representation, architectural drawing conventions, design process and broader design communication techniques in educational and/or professional contexts.
  • A working knowledge of the National Standards of Competency for Architects (NCSA) and other benchmarks for the assessment by the Architects Accreditation Council of Australia (AACA) 

For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.

This role requires that the successful candidate must undergo and maintain an up-to-date Working with Children Check. This is essential to guarantee a secure environment for all individuals at the University. In the case the selected candidate doesn't have a valid Working with Children Check, they will be able to apply for the WWCC as part of the initial onboarding procedures.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

About - Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning
https://msd.unimelb.edu.au/about

The Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning is the leading educational and research institution in the Asia-Pacific region addressing the design and realisation of environments. It actively seeks to extend the linkages between education, research and practice in the built environment, and maintains excellent and extensive relationships with members of the built environment professions, government, professional associations and the wider community.

The Faculty has over 200 staff and 3000 students, one third of whom are international. It is responsible for the undergraduate Bachelor of Design degree, and offers majors in architecture, landscape architecture, property, construction, and urban planning.

The Faculty’s graduate school, the Melbourne School of Design (MSD), teaches accredited masters courses across the professional disciplines of Architecture, Construction Management, Landscape Architecture, Property, Urban Design and Urban Planning.

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.   

Be Yourself

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 reasonable adjustments, please contact the employee listed on the first page of the Position Description found below, with an email containing your name and contact details for a confidential discussion. Please ensure your email is titled "Reasonable Adjustments Request".

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

Join Us!

If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents: 

  • Resume
  • 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 Fahim Farzad via email at hr-careers@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.

Please note that in the event of sourcing a suitable candidate, the closing date for applications may be brought forward, and the job vacancy may be closed. Therefore, we encourage interested individuals to submit their applications promptly.

Position Description

Applications close: 28 May 2024 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

Company

The University of Melbourne enjoys an outstanding reputation with world rankings consistently placing us as Australia’s leading comprehensive research-intensive university, and one of the world’s top 50*.

Melbourne attracts the best and brightest students and researchers and, with a history of over 160 years, we occupy a special place at the heart of our city’s cultural scene.

Melbourne is a leading research university, widely renowned for its teaching and the social and economic contributions it makes through knowledge transfer. The University’s performance in international rankings puts it at the forefront of higher education in the Asia-Pacific and beyond.

Internationally, the University is consistently ranked among the leading universities in the world, with its international peers placing it in the top 20 worldwide, and employers placing it in the top 10. In the recent Times Higher Education rankings of the world’s top 200 universities, Melbourne ranked top in Australia and 33 in the world.

Melbourne’s international research pre-eminence was also acknowledged with a top 100 ranking in the Shanghai Jiao Tong rankings. Ranked No. 44 in 2015, the University has climbed steadily in the rankings since first appearing at No. 92 in 2003.

The Melbourne Model introduces undergraduate programs characterised by both breadth and depth, followed by a graduate professional degree, a research higher degree or entry directly into employment.

In 2008 Melbourne commenced offering six New Generation undergraduate degrees in Arts, Biomedicine, Commerce, Environments, Music and Science. The Melbourne Model also introduces a new graduate school experience to Australia, providing the best and brightest with a more focused, intense and professionally relevant degree in areas such as Law, Architecture, Teaching and Nursing. With the Melbourne curriculum now aligning the University with the world’s top universities in Europe, North America and Asia, we enable our students to develop the skills and attributes required by employers all over the world.

More than 50,000 students from over 120 countries take courses in the University’s 12 faculties and graduate schools.

For more information please visit: http://www.unimelb.edu.au

*Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015 – 2016 and Academic Ranking of World Universities 2015

Company info
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UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE
Telephone
+61 (3) 8344 4000
Location

Parkville
Melbourne
Victoria
VIC 3010
AU

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