Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Object Design

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Work type: Full time
Location: Hobart, Launceston
Categories: Academic - Teaching & Research

The College of Arts, Law & Education is composed of the School of Humanities, School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Education and the School of Creative Arts (SOCA). SOCA is composed of disciplines in Art, Music, and Theatre; this position is within the Art discipline.

As the successful applicant, you will have an active and current design research agenda with a track record of scholarly publications and/or non-traditional research outputs, research higher degree supervision and a demonstrated ability to attract external research funds in an area that aligns with the University’s research theme areas.  With an understanding of the spectrum of contemporary design practice and thinking, inclusive of traditional and contemporary media and methodologies, the incumbent works in the broad field of object-based design with experience in relevant fields such as industrial design, furniture design, fashion, jewellery, or ceramics.

In the role you will:

-Make an effective and sustained contribution to the University in achieving its strategic objectives and fulfilling its operational responsibilities.

-Undertake high-quality research of national and increasingly of international standing, secure external competitive and other funding, publish research findings and contribute to the success supervision of research higher degree students.

-Undertake scholarly undergraduate (and if relevant postgraduate) coursework teaching of an exemplary quality within the Design area.

-Contribute to the development and maintenance of productive and effective links inside the University and locally and nationally with the discipline, relevant interdisciplinary domains, profession, industry and/or wider community.

-As Senior Lecturer you will increasingly provide academic leadership, particularly in fostering outstanding research and/or learning and teaching.

You will be employed on a full time, ongoing basis. This position is being offered at either Hobart or Launceston.


To be considered, you will have:

-A PhD in a relevant field.

-A good record in, and continuing commitment to, research that has achieved national and made worthwhile contributions to the field of Design or a cognate area, demonstrated by a record of quality publications, presentations at conferences and preferably success in securing external competitive and other funding.

-Experience in University-level teaching and learning in Design.

-A record of good contributions to successful research higher degree supervision and completions.

-A record of interdisciplinary engagement and promotion and advocacy of the discipline within the wider community.

Appointment to this role will be at either Academic Level B or Academic Level C and will have a total remuneration package of up to $154,184 comprising base salary within the range of $93,711 to $131,781 plus 17% superannuation.

For further information about this position please contact Dominic Geraghty, Head of School and Professor, Office of School Creative Arts, D.Geraghty@utas.edu.au / 03 6324 5488.

**Please note, your application must as a minimum include your resume, a cover letter and your responses to the position/selection criteria.

Applications close Monday, 21 January 2019 at 11:55pm.

Download File Position Description - Lecturer in Object Design.pdf

Download File Position Description - Senior Lecturer in Object Design.pdf

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