Ceramics Lecturer (Part Time)

Sydney (Suburb), New South Wales (AU)
18 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
06 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

National Art School

The National Art School (NAS) is Australia’s longest standing visual arts school, acknowledged nationally and internationally as a centre of excellence for the provision of higher education, artistic practice and scholarship.

NAS is a registered Higher Education Provider housed in the historic walls of the old Darlinghurst Gaol in Sydney’s premier Arts precinct. This unique heritage campus provides spacious studio accommodation with dedicated teaching and workshop facilities; project and exhibition spaces including the NAS Gallery; specialised fine art library & learning resources; NAS Artist in Residence program; and Study Centre for Drawing.

The School currently offers a range of accredited degree courses that embody the School’s education emphasis of studio-based learning supported by core study in the subjects of Drawing and Art History & Theory. These degree programs include the Bachelor of Fine Art and Master of Fine Art with studio majors offered in the disciplines of Ceramics, Drawing, Painting, Photomedia, Printmaking and Sculpture. Currently there are up to 400 full time equivalent student enrolments in NAS degree programs.  The school also conducts an extensive range of Short Course programs and specialist programs for High School students with over 1200 enrolments per year.

In addition to an actively practicing establishment staff team, The National Art School employs over 80 practicing artists as visiting lecturers throughout its educational programs.  The National Art School boasts an alumni that includes acclaimed Australian artists many of whom are key figures in the history of Australian art and contemporary art practice. The School continues to pride itself on the professional successes achieved by its graduates and faculty.


Lecturer – Ceramics (Part Time)


The Lecturer - Ceramics is primarily responsible for teaching and supervision at all levels within the degree programs of the National Art School (NAS), including the development of appropriate teaching resources and related course administration within the Ceramics department. The role also requires a broad contribution to NAS operations including participation in School committees, events, student recruitment and promotional activities.

Academic faculty employed at this level are expected be professionally active within their field of specialisation, and are expected to make significant contribution to practice, scholarship and teaching in their discipline at a national level.


Reporting to the Head of Ceramics


Academic, Part Time (FTE 0.5)


Lecturer Level C with a salary range of $82,982.04 - $99,268.20 pro-rated (inclusive of annual leave loading and 9.5% employer’s superannuation contribution).

Application CLOSE:

All applications to be received before Tuesday 6 December, 2016.