Lecturer in Media

Adelaide, Metropolitan Adelaide, Australia
$91,393 - $108,532 per annum
20 Feb 2017
End of advertisement period
09 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Prestigious international university
  • Wide range of employee benefits
  • Lecturer B in Media in the School of Humanities

The University of Adelaide is one of Australia's leading Group of Eight, research-intensive universities and is consistently ranked among the top 1% of universities in the world. Established in 1874, it is Australia's third oldest university with a strong reputation for preparing educated leaders and delivering research outcomes that contribute to local, national and global wellbeing.

University of Adelaide employees enjoy a range of benefits and favourable work conditions that include opportunities for career development and advancement. 

The Faculty of Arts is one of five faculties at the University of Adelaide. The Faculty is steeped in history with its roots beginning over 125 years ago. Its arts degree was the first degree offered at the University in 1876.

Today the Faculty is a place of innovative practice and thought leadership. With outstanding teachers who have won national learning and teaching awards, many graduates have gone on to become leading politicians, policy makers, historians, curators, musicians and writers. The Faculty offers an interesting workplace of diverse disciplines clustered around the arts, humanities and social sciences, and serves the needs of approximately 5000 enrolled students.

The School of Humanities is one of four schools in the Faculty of Arts and comprises ten Departments, i.e. Art History; Classics, Archaeology and Ancient History; English and Creative Writing; French Studies; German Studies; History; Linguistics; Media; Philosophy; and Spanish Studies. In addition two research centres are affiliated with the School.

The School seeks to appoint a Lecturer Level B to undertake teaching and research in the field of media studies. You will be involved in the coordination and teaching of a variety of undergraduate courses in the Bachelor of Media program; including the first-year course Digital Platforms, where your focus will be on developing students' skills in digital media and related cross-platform media production. You will contribute to the research profile of the Department of Media through publications, grant writing and supervision of postgraduate students. The ability to demonstrate relevant professional or industry experience will be an advantage.

The appointment will be offered on a full-time, continuing basis.

Salary: (Level B) $91,393 - $108,532 per annum.

Superannuation: An employer contribution of 17% may apply.

Term of position: This continuing position is available from 3rd July 2017.

Position requirements

  • To be successful you should have a PhD in Media Studies or a closely aligned discipline. 
  • Demonstrated  practical experience of teaching in areas of creative content production, within a conceptual or theoretical framework

Please address and upload your responses to the Essential Minimum Criteria and Desired Characteristics. If you have any queries regarding this position, please contact Associate Professor Peter Pugsley, Head of Media, telephone: 8313 5620 or email: peter.pugsley@adelaide.edu.au

To obtain a copy of the Selection Criteria, please visit the University of Adelaide Job opportunities page via this link: http://careers.adelaide.edu.au/cw/en/listing/

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Closing date: 11.55pm Sunday 9th April 2017

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.