Lecturer In Art And Performance

at Deakin University

  • Melbourne Burwood Campus
  • Level B $97,398 + 17% Superannuation

The School of Communication and Creative Arts has many dedicated specialist facilities including a professional-standard television studio, sound studio, edit suites, darkrooms, performance and rehearsal venues, art studios, animation, photography and design labs and a motion-capture facility.

As a Lecturer, you will lead teaching across a range of units at undergraduate and postgraduate level (BCA, HONS, MA and PhD) with an emphasis on practice-based research.

Based at our Melbourne Burwood Campus, this full-time role sits within the School of Communication and Creative Arts.

Your key responsibilities will include, (but not limited to):

  • Contribute to research projects and collaborations, creating new insights and opportunities.
  • An ability to supervise or examine honours students, making a contribution to the supervision, management and timely completion of HDR students.
  • Contribute to the development of course and unit curriculum that exemplifies Deakin's curriculum framework and meets external requirements such as the Higher Education Standards Framework and professional accreditation.
  • Design and implement best practice assessment of student learning outcomes and participating in assessment panels.
  • Provide leadership in teaching and learning through roles such as Unit Chair.

To be successful, you'll need to have:

  • PhD in a relevant discipline and/or other relevant qualifications and experience with or the capacity for HDR supervision at Masters and PhD level.
  • Demonstrated commitment and excellence in teaching in UG and/or PG programs, including innovative curriculum design including online learning, with specialist knowledge of art and/or performance.
  • Professional experience in one area of creative arts and performance with significant knowledge of or experience in working across one or more other Art and Performance areas.
  • Experience in practice-based research that crosses over non-traditional and traditional research categories would be highly desirable.

For a copy of the position description, please see below:

Download File L Art and Performance .pdf

Applications for this position close on 17 November 2019.

This role has been identified as having contact with children and requires the incumbent to apply for and maintain a Working With Children Check (refer to Deakin's Recruitment Procedure for further details).

Please ensure to include a cover letter, resume and responses to the Key Selection Criteria in your application.

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, please contact Associate Professor Jondi Keane on scca-operations@deakin.edu.au

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We understand that our academic workforce is increasingly diverse, and we recognise academic careers may be placed on hold throughout many life circumstances. Achievement relative to opportunity places more emphasis on the quality, as opposed to the quantity of research outputs. In your application, we strongly encourage you to comment on your achievements relative to opportunity.

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