Head in Sculpture Discipline

Canberra, Australia
$94,287 to $127,025 per annum
05 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
09 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Classification: Academic Level B or C

Salary package: $94,287 to $127,025 per annum plus 17% superannuation

Terms: Full Time, Continuing

Position overview

The position will lead/coordinate the Sculpture Workshop at the ANU School of Art and Design and contribute to teaching and research supervision within this dynamic and esteemed institution. The programs taught at the ANU School of Art & Design are a combination of engaged hands on making and leading-edge digital practice, unique in the Australian tertiary sector.

The ANU School of Art & Design fosters an environment to support individual and collaborative research and the position will undertake education development and delivery in coursework in the Bachelor of Visual Arts and the Bachelor of Design, and supervision in the corresponding graduate programs.

The successful candidate will contribute to the research activity and profile of the School, and provide high quality and innovative teaching within the undergraduate and post-graduate programs. The successful candidate will have a personal research profile based on an active creative research practice through exhibitions, and other activities relating to and furthering the field of Sculpture.

The ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) is the largest single College of seven Colleges at ANU. The College, which is structured into two main research schools, offers degrees in more than 20 discipline areas and excels in research across the creative arts, humanities and social sciences. The College has a substantial international research presence and is a major source of national policy advice. Our academic staff are internationally recognised for their research, and 46 are members of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, the Academy of the Social Sciences of Australia, or both. We also host 13 Australian Research Council Future Fellows and two ARC Laureates. A hub of vibrant activity, we host more than 100 lectures, concerts and exhibitions each year, most of which are open to the public. Our students, staff and graduates come from more than 60 nations, bringing a diversity of perspective to campus life.

Enquiries: Professor Denise Ferris, T: 61255811 E: denise.ferris@anu.edu.au

Closing Date: 9 July 2017

The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant on indigenous.employment@anu.edu.au 

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit https://services.anu.edu.au/human-resources/respect-inclusion

Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria relevant to the level of position you are applying for (Level B or Level C).
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.