Senior Lecturer in Screen Studies, Level C

Adelaide, Australia
13 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
26 Jun 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Based in the School of Creative Industries, Magill Campus
  • Full-time, Continuing appointment
  • Salary range: $118,597 - $136,753 per annum, plus attractive 17% superannuation

About the Job

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.

Skills and Experience

We are seeking highly qualified candidates for the position of Senior Lecturer: Screen Studies. You will play an integral part in developing, delivering and coordinating courses within the School’s undergraduate and postgraduate programs, contribute to the School’s research agenda and regularly engage with industry. You will join a dynamic, collegiate team with a strong track record of pedagogic delivery, industry engagement, internationally-regarded research and a commitment to student support, employability and social enterprise.

With a strong academic track record in both teaching and research, you will possess a background in Screen Studies, a PhD qualification, and a commitment to creating, fostering and enhancing national and international links with industry, business and community bodies to assist the advancement of the discipline.

A University of Enterprise

The University of South Australia (UniSA) 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.

Benefits on Offer

At UniSA, we seek to enrich people’s lives through the creation and application of knowledge. Our staff love to be a part of an organisational culture that promotes a strong commitment to educating professionals, sharing knowledge, and engaging with our communities.

We offer a competitive remuneration package that includes generous superannuation contributions of up to 17%, and we have a family friendly approach to ensure you enjoy a healthy work/life balance.

Lodging your Application

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

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Please refer to the online application form which will indicate which selection criteria you need to address. Please address your cover letter for the role to Pam Mitchell, Recruitment Consultant. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, you can contact the UniSA Recruitment Central Team on +618 8302 1700 or via email to using job reference number #1268.

Applications close: 9:00 am Tuesday 26 June 2018

DHS clearance – 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 DHS Child-Related Employment Screening assessment.

Important Information:

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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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