Lecturer in Digital and Social Media

at University of Technology Sydney

Within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, the Digital and Social Media major of the Bachelor of Communication degree aims to produce graduates who are technologically literate, culturally sophisticated, innovative, and resourceful. The degree introduces students to key debates around the role of digital media in everyday life and focuses on developing innovative and analytical solutions to problems through the use of digital and social media.

The Lecturer in Digital and Social Media has a key role in teaching and coordinating a selection of undergraduate subjects and exploring the role of digital media and society. You will be expected to engage in curriculum development and design new subjects or update existing curriculum. An understanding of innovation policy and practice, and data ethics would be beneficial.

Main responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Contributing to academic publishing and the generation of research funding.

• Undertaking course and subject coordination, student liaison, and participation in school and university events.

• Contributing to active industry, professional and community engagement activities of the Digital and Social Media Discipline group and the School of Communication.

To be considered for this opportunity you will have previously taught digital media studies at a tertiary level. Other main skills and experience required include:

• Teaching and developing curriculum for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in digital marketing; user experience design; user interface design and/or digital media studies, including high levels of teaching performance.

• Engaging with innovative approaches in teaching and learning including 'flipped learning.'

• A record of accomplishment of academic research publishing.

• The ability to address the needs of culturally diverse students.

**For the full list of the selection criteria and role responsibilities please click the apply link and download the Position Statement from the UTS website.

Base Salary Range: $102,952 to $117,807 pa (Level B) This role attracts 17% superannuation (pension) in addition** to the base salary.

UTS staff also benefit from a wide range of Employee Benefits include flexible work practices, childcare centres, generous parental leave and salary packaging opportunities.

This position is full-time and appointment will be made on a continuing basis.

How to Apply for this job

To apply for this role please go directly to our website - recruitment.uts.edu.au Search for the vacancy on our website by the reference number IRC122415. Prior to commencing your application for IRC122415, please review the Position Statement and the relevant selection criteria. Sponsorship is not available for this position. Applicants must have current and valid work rights in Australia. Closing Date: Monday 14 January 2019 at 11.59pm (AEST)

Sydney New South Wales Australia

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