Professor, Creative Economy

Magill, Australia
02 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
26 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Opportunity to shape the future of the creative profession
  • School of Creative Industries, Magill Campus
  • Continuing appointment

The University of South Australia is an innovative, outward-looking institution known for its strong and engaged research and its experientially-based teaching and learning that is conducted in close collaboration with business, industry, government and the professions. Creativity and innovation are at the foundation of everything we do. 

The recently renamed School of Creative Industries brings together the University’s suite of creative programs and we invite you to join with us in shaping the future of the creative professions at a time of critical transformation in higher education. 

The School is strongly engaged with industry, both with media and digital arts organisations and with cultural and collecting organisations, including key museum, gallery and theatre partners. Our strengths in research lead to innovation and excellence in teaching. We are number one in South Australia for research in cultural studies, linguistics, and journalism and professional writing, and our research in sociology is recognised as world-class. 

The Professor of Creative Economy will lead new collaborations in teaching, research and commercialisation within the creative industries and develop new curriculum design which actively incorporates fresh ways of learning. You will contribute to the development of research and education and collaborate externally with industries and social enterprise to drive innovation, working to create entrepreneurial, social and cultural impact. 

With a PhD qualification in a relevant discipline, you will be a leading expert in the field of Media and Communication and or Cultural Studies and have a track record of funded industry-relevant research and engagement in industry and community outreach activities. 

For further information about the position and the School of Creative Industries, please visit 

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Applications close: 5:00 pm Monday, 26th March 2018 

Pursuant to the Children's Protection Act 1993 (SA), this position has been deemed prescribed. This role will require the successful candidate to hold a current South Australian Working with Children Assessment.

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In addition to your salary, the University will make employer superannuation contributions. The amount of superannuation you are entitled to will depend on the nature of your employment. You will also be entitled to annual leave loading, and other beneficial employment conditions. See more benefits of working for UniSA

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