Lecturer in Journalism

Brisbane, Australia
05 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
19 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term

About Griffith University

At Griffith University we believe in, strive for and celebrate the remarkable.

We are known for our high impact research, outstanding student experience, our commitment to social justice and our welcoming environment. We're proud of our remarkable achievements, of our people and their passion for making a positive difference. Together we contribute to the development of knowledge and learning in an attractive environment, which values excellence, equity, diversity, and innovation.

The School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science leads creative and critical thinking in the diverse disciplines that shape the culture and communication of our world, past and present.

The School reflects Griffith's tradition of multidisciplinary study and has one of the largest university teaching bodies in this collective field. We focus on developing contemporary, interdisciplinary programs, with a strong emphasis on industry placements, to prepare students for a changing world.

Our passion for creative ideas has been recognised by the QS World University Rankings which placed Griffith in the Top 150 worldwide for English Language and Literature.

The opportunity

As Lecturer you will have a developing research profile, will be highly committed to teaching excellence, and will actively and effectively supervise honours and postgraduate research student projects.

The position will commence with a predominantly Teaching profile of which the appointee will be required to undertake teaching in their chosen area of expertise, and contribute to the School's teaching and scholarship outcomes including teaching excellence and engagement activities.

This is a fixed term, full time or part time position based at the Gold Coast or Nathan campus

About you

As Lecturer, you will have substantial progress towards or attained a PhD in a relevant discipline. Demonstrated experience in teaching at a tertiary level in a similar role will enable you to hit the ground running in this engaging role.

Salary range

Lecturer Level B: $90,697 - $107,706 per annum plus superannuation

How to apply

Please submit your application online and 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.

Obtain the position description by clicking on the Apply button. You will be redirected to the Griffith University job search page where you will be able to access the position description.

Further information

For further information about this role, please contact Professor James Carson, Head of School, Humanities, Languages and Social Sciences on +61 (0) 7 3735 4286 or j.carson@griffith.edu.au.

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

Closing date: Thursday 19 April at 5 pm AEST. All applications must be submitted online.

As the team experience high volumes of applications, we appreciate your patience to allow for a timely and fair process for all.

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.