Lecturer, Fine Art Practices

Brisbane, Australia
10 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
14 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


As a Lecturer in Fine Art Practice at QCA you will join a nationally respected team of artists, art theorists and curators and work within QCA's progressive teaching and research environment. You will have access to the opportunities generated by the productive relationships made possible due to the QCA being located in Brisbane's world renowned South Bank cultural precinct.

There are four full time, continuing positions available based at the South Bank campus.

The role:

This position involves teaching and supervision across the QCA's undergraduate and postgraduate Fine Arts and other programs. The role will offer knowledge emerging from a developed personal artistic practice which is embedded in contemporary art discourses and the theories and histories related to these discourses. The QCA offers a student focused set of learning programs, fostering collective learning opportunity and promoting relevant cross-and inter-disciplinary learning.

This role will contribute to the QCA's research program through both individual and collaborative creative-practice and scholarly-based research initiatives.

The person:

Appointees to this role will have an established artistic practice of international quality recognised at national level. Through their artistic practice and related scholarly activities they will have demonstrated high levels of expertise in one or more of the following fields: sculpture, painting, drawing, printmaking, performance art, screen-based art, and expanded practices. The QCA is looking to make up to make multiple appointments to support teaching needs across the range of these practice-based fields. Applicants may have expertise in one or more of these fields.

Salary range:

Lecturer, Level B: $90,697 - $107,706 per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $106,116 - $126,017 per annum.

Application Requirements:

Please ensure your application includes the following:

  • Statement addressing each of the selection criteria in the position description.
  • One page covering letter outlining your suitability for the role
  • Current curriculum vitae/resume which should include:
    • Full name, address, telephone number and email address;
    • Details of education, professional training and qualifications;
    • Employment history, including present position and details of relevant professional, consulting or industry experience;
    • Research interests and list of publications;
    • Research grants awarded and any other relevant information, such as offices held in professional bodies, community services etc.

Applications close at 5pm on the closing date. All applications must be submitted online.

Further information:

For further information about this role, please contact Professor Derrick Cherrie on +61 (0) 7 3735 6167

For application queries, please contact Kaitlin Reents, Recruitment Officer on +61 (0) 7 3735 6614

Closing date: Wednesday 14 January 2018 at 5 pm AEST.

Please note: We do not accept unsolicited CV's from Recruitment agencies / third parties and we will not be liable or responsible for any fees or costs associated with unsolicited CV's sent directly to Line Managers.