Lecturer in Journalism and Communications, Level B

Brisbane, Australia
13 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
27 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

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 offers expertise across a diverse array of disciplines to shape the social, political and cultural future of the world. Its degrees teach students to think both critically and creatively, to innovate for change and communicate for influence. With a strong emphasis on industry placements, its degrees provide a springboard for success and a unique skill set to future-proof their career.

Through both teaching and research, the School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science creates critical thinkers, creators, innovators and thought leaders - who harness the power of their ideas, and other people's, to change the world. This commitment to developing 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 

The position offers an exciting opportunity to be part of the School's new Bachelor of Communication and Journalism and to contribute to its design and implementation. Importantly, the focus of both the Communication and Journalism staff and the new degree program share a commitment to the potential of communication and journalism to impact and deliver positive social and environmental change. 

This is a continuing, full time position based at the Nathan campus 

About you 

As the successful candidate, you have a PhD in either Communications or Journalism. Your previous experience in teaching at a tertiary level will enable you to hit the ground running in this engaging role. Along with an ability to publish quality research, you will also have proven success in attracting grant funding which is in line with the strengths of the School. 

Salary range 

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

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, on j.carson@griffith.edu.au

For application queries, please contact Ms Corinna Gartrell, HR Officer on +61 (0) 7 3735 6548 

Closing date: Sunday 27 May 2018 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.

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