Lecturer, Teaching Academic – Graphic Design

at Curtin University

Job No: CURTIN644

Location: Bentley, Perth

Continuing, part-time & full-time opportunities available $99,530 - $118,115 (ALB) + 17% Superannuation

Curtin University is ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide (ARWU 2018 and QS World University Rankings 2019), and is placed 20th in the world for universities less than 50 years old (QS Top 50 Under 50 2019). Curtin is WA’s most preferred university, with highly engaged industry-facing partners. A major global player, with well-integrated campuses in Singapore, Malaysia, Mauritius and Dubai.

School of Design and the Built Environment

Courses offered by the School of Design and the Built Environment appeal to creative people with an interest in creating designs that impact our everyday lives, from an interior lighting scheme to an entire city, a catwalk fashion collection or an animated game. We’re ranked in the top 100 in the world for Architecture and the Built Environment and the top 200 for Art and Design in the 2018 QS World University Rankings by Subject.

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 graphic design in the field of communication design.

Your new role

As Lecturer in Graphic Design, you will contribute to the leadership and growth of our major and encompass undergraduate teaching, curriculum development and industry liaising. Your enthusiasm and passion graphic design will assist you to conduct activities that stimulate and foster student learning and ensure innovative curriculum design and the development of engaging learning materials.

Please visit https://applynow.net.au/jobs/ni/CURTIN644 to view the role Position Description.

You will bring to the role

A doctoral qualification in relevant discipline (or equivalent accreditation and professional standing). As a teaching academic, you will demonstrate capabilities in high quality teaching and innovation in curriculum, pedagogy and content delivery in a higher education environment. You must have an established teaching profile in the area of graphic design, with experience in curriculum design, unit content development and coordination duties. Demonstrated experience in the graphic design industry, as well as experience in applying industry-based skills and knowledge to a pedagogical context, such as higher education. A track record of engagement with graphic design and/or creative advertising industry partners is considered desirable. Demonstrated high level communication and interpersonal and organisational skills with a commitment to the development of a collegial and supportive working environment and the ability to interact with students and staff with cross cultural sensitivity.

What we offer you

  • Permanent, ongoing employment
  • A flexible work environment
  • Competitive salary & benefits

For details of Curtin’s employee benefits please visit https://about.curtin.edu.au/jobs/

What we need from you

A cover letter, a CV and you are encouraged to respond specifically to the selection criteria listed under 'You will bring to the role'.

Applications close: 8 pm(AWST), Thursday, 9th May 2019

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.

Explore some more https://humanities.curtin.edu.au/schools/design-built-environment/

Contact details

To apply complete the application form below, or for more information contact:

Lee Ingram, Lecturer, School of Design and the Built Environment

Phone: 08 9266 2275

Email: L.Ingram@exchange.curtin.edu.au

Please only apply via the specified link. Please do not send your resume direct to the above contact.


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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