Professor/Associate Professor, Industrial and Product Design

Brisbane, Australia
17 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
21 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 Queensland College of Art (QCA) is one of Australia's foremost Design, Art, and Film colleges. The College has over 2200 students enrolled across undergraduate and postgraduate programs. As a comprehensive Design, Art and Film college, QCA offers a rich selection of forward looking creative programmes with a focus on effectively positioning its graduates and researchers as world-class creative-thinkers and practitioners within a fast changing, globally connected landscape. The College is part of Griffith University's Art, Education, and Law Group.

The opportunity

The successful appointee will be required to lead aspects of teaching and curriculum development and supervise staff. As a teacher, the successful appointee will undertake responsibilities at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. As a researcher, they will make a significant contribution to strengthening research in industrial and product design and advanced manufacture, with emphasis on 3D printing and digital design.

This is a continuing, full time position based at the South Bank campus.

About you

As the successful candidate, you will have a doctoral qualification with significant professional experience in a relevant field. You will have proven experience in teaching across a range of tertiary levels and be able to apply current learning and teaching principles. As Professor / Associate Professor, you will have a substantial track record of excellence in research, including the ability to manage and publish high quality research inline with the strategic objectives of the Queensland College of Art.

Salary range

Professor, Level E: $172,326 per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $201,622 per annum.

Associate Professor, Level D: $133,778 - $147,383 per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $156,521 - $172,439 per annum.

How to apply

Please submit your application online and ensure your application includes the following:

  • 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 and research grants awarded.

What we offer

Working for one of the most influential universities in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, you will join a University that ranks among the top 3% worldwide and spans across five campuses in South East Queensland.

At Griffith, we've worked hard to create a culture that will challenge you to be curious, creative and courageous. We also support the professional and personal development of all our employees and invest in the skills of our people.

Griffith University values diversity, inclusion and flexibility and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and people of all backgrounds to apply. Griffith's strategic goals are to also increase the proportion of women in senior academic and administrative roles and in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM).

Further information

Obtain the position information pack by clicking on the Apply button. You will be redirected to the Griffith University job search page.

For further information about this role, please contact Professor Derrick Cherrie, Director, Queensland College of Art on +61 (0) 7 3735 6167 or

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

Closing date: Monday, 28 May 2018 at 5 pm AEST. All applications must be submitted online.

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.