Lecturer in Journalism

Bundoora, Banyule, Australia
$87,891 - $104366 per annum
28 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
26 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time
  • Conduct teaching & have a high impact with students
  • Fixed-term until 30 Nov 2017, Part time (80%) role based at our Melbourne (Bundoora) campus
  • $87,891 - $104366 per annum pro rata plus up to 17% superannuation

About La Trobe

La Trobe University's success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is among the top 100 universities in the world under the age of 50 (Times Higher Education Rankings 2016), one of Australia's research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we're passionate about driving change to benefit the communities we serve.

About the role

Develop curriculum, teach and other scholarly work relevant to the Department of Communication and Media. You will develop, coordinate and teach in a way that engages students through tutorials, classes, demonstrations, and studio sessions. Participate in innovative course level design, development and review while keeping up to date with new teaching innovations. Publish or disseminate high quality and high impact research as a member of a team or independently. Supervise or co-supervise Higher Degree by Research students. You will also obtain research funding from external funding sources.

Skills & Experience

To be successful in this role you will possess a postgraduate degree, preferably a PhD, in a relevant discipline or the equivalent experience with a focus on broadcasting. Strong analytical, organisational, and communication skills are essential. You must have the ability to work collaboratively and productively with a diverse range of staff and students. Demonstrated competence in teaching and curriculum development is desirable as is evidence of high quality and high impact research, relative to opportunity.


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How to Apply

Closing date: 26 December 2016

Position Enquiries: Dr Steinar Ellingsen, Senior Lecturer, Comms & Media Melb +61 3 9479 2442/

Please address Key Selection Criteria from the attached position description and attach these with your application.

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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For further enquiries on how to apply for this role, please contact Kerryn Harbert, Recruitment Advisor on +61 (03) 9479 1623.

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the SAGE Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.

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