Design Lecturer

Canberra, Australia
14 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
29 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Classification: Academic level B
Salary package: $96,087 to $109,181 plus 17% superannuation
Term: Full time, Fixed-term (4 years.) Position overview

The ANU School of Art & Design (SOAD) is focused on achieving excellence in research and teaching in accordance with its position within Australia’s national university. The School is seeking new team members to contribute to its aims through its Design and Visual Arts programs.

The Design program pursues a conception of practice that is engaged, agile, ethical, transdisciplinary, and inclusive of digital and material practices. It promotes cross-disciplinary partnerships to generate new forms of design practice and research, and supports design scholarship at all levels from undergraduate to PhD. Current research themes include design for digital heritage and humanities, environmental futures, interdisciplinary collaboration, and emergent design practice; the ANU offers an unmatched setting for developing future research projects and collaborations.

The School is seeking a Lecturer to build the Design program’s capacity in areas including product design, UX, participatory design, service design, strategic design and design methods. The position represents a unique opportunity to contribute to a new, ambitious, future-focused design program within a vibrant, top 20 internationally ranked university.

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 students, staff and graduates come from more than 60 nations, bringing a diversity of perspective to campus life.

For more information, please contact Geoff Hinchcliffe, T: 61254713 E:

Closing date: 29 April 2018

Position description:  SOAD Design ACA__1B PD_2018.pdf

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

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

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • 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.