Lecturer in Media Production: Audio and Video

Sydney, Australia
30 Oct 2017
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19 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Literature, Art and Media

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

  • Teaching and research opportunity for a specialist in media production: audio and video
  • Be valued for your exceptional knowledge and experience in media production and your particular ability to teach students how to create sound design for moving image, broadcast radio segments, and podcasts.
  • Continuing, full time Level B, $120k-$143k p.a. (including salary, leave loading and up to 17% super)

About the opportunity 

The Department of Media and Communications is based in the School of Literature, Art and Media (SLAM) in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS). Our academics hold qualifications in a range of disciplinary fields and teach our students to reflect on all aspects of media and communications.

The Bachelor of Arts /Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Media and Communications) introduces students to the professional requirements of the 'real world' media environment they will be working in, which include communication and audience knowledge, personal branding, attention to ethical standards, high quality production values, and social media practices. The course provides students with an introduction to key media production skills such as photography, audio recording and design, video production, non-linear time based editing, photo manipulation, design principles and online/social/mobile media interaction and participation principles using state of the art radio production facilities, audio recorders, and audio hosting services.

As an academic with media industry experience and a strong understanding of audio and video production (reporting to the Chair of the Department), you will contribute to academic teaching in the Bachelor of Arts /Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Media and Communications), research and administration in the Department of Media and Communications.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. We are looking to recruiting a talented academic whose career is aligned with these values, a Lecturer in Media Production who has a strong understanding of media ethics and extensive experience in:

  • presenting, producing and teaching live and pre-produced radio formats and podcasting
  • using and teaching a variety of digital production, softwares and distribution platforms
  • teaching audience development for radio and online audio formats
  • understanding of broadcast law and online content regulation.

About us

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number to apply.

Closing date: 11:30pm, 19 November 2017 (Sydney time)

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

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