Lecturer, Animation and Game Design (Teaching Focussed Academic)

at Curtin University

Job No: CURTIN275 Continuing, full-time $98,059 - $116,369 (ALB) and 17% superannuation

We believe that investing in dedicated people and their ideas will make tomorrow better. With this in mind, the School of Design and the Built Environment is seeking an academic with a focus on animation and game design in the discipline of digital design.

The role, Lecturer, Animation and Game Design, will contribute to the leadership and growth of our new major, and encompass undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and supervision. Your enthusiasm and passion for animation and game design will assist you to conduct activities that stimulate and foster student learning, and ensure innovative curriculum design and development of learning materials.

As a Teaching Focused academic you will engage in curriculum design and delivery within the connected disciplines of Digital Design (Web, App, User experience, Interface design) and Animation and Game design (entertainment, serious games, gamification as a design process) and collaborate with other areas in the university, such as interactive media and visualisation technologies.

You must have an established teaching profile in the areas of Digital Design and/or Animation with experience in curriculum design, unit content development and coordination duties in higher education. Experience in an international context is desirable. A track record of engagement with Animation/Game industry partners is essential.

As well as having great knowledge across the above mentioned areas, it is considered desirable that you will have a specific, relevant research interest that can inform innovative curriculum development, and may also eventually produce publishable research outcomes. As teaching and curriculum development duties will include the postgraduate level, a masters or doctoral qualification or equivalent accreditation and professional standing in a relevant discipline is essential.

Please review the Academic Role Statement on our Careers site.

What we offer you

•Permanent, ongoing employment

•A flexible work environment

•Competitive salary and benefits

What we need from you

You are encouraged to respond specifically to the selection criteria which can be found in the Academic Role Statement.

How to apply

To be considered for this position please apply directly on Curtin University's website http://staff.curtin.edu.au/job-vacancies/

Applications close: Sunday at 5pm, 23rd September 2018

Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised close date.

Valuing Diversity and Inclusion

At Curtin, we are committed to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander reconciliation, diversity and social justice and aim to create an inclusive environment where our staff and students are valued and inspired. This includes a supportive recruitment process should you require any access assistance.

Curtin are recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality, are a proud member of the Athena SWAN SAGE pilot, hold Silver recognition for LGBTIQ+ inclusion and are the first West Australian University to hold an elevate Reconciliation Action Plan as well as the first to become White Ribbon accredited.

Contact details

For more information contact: Lara MackIntosh, Lecturer, School of Design and the Built Environment Phone: 08 9266 7923 Email: L.Mackintosh@exchange.curtin.edu.au


Personal Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Australian Privacy Principles.


Curtin reserves the right at its sole discretion to withdraw from the recruitment process, not to make an appointment, or to appoint by invitation, at any time.

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