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Indigenous Fellow Creative Arts

Apply now Job no: 497378
Work type: Full time
Location: Hobart, Launceston
Categories: Teaching Focused

Indigenous Fellow, Academic Development in Creative Arts

  • Contribute to supporting Indigenous student success
  • Full-time, fixed term role In Launceston or Hobart
  • Receive excellent remuneration & benefits, including 17% super

Your new role

The position of Indigenous Fellow Creative Arts and Media Academic Development is located in the School of Creative Arts and Media which sits within the College of Arts, Law and Education.

As an Indigenous Fellow you will participate in a three-year, individually tailored academic development program to support either completion of a higher degree by research or developing your academic profile as an early career researcher (ECR). Your development plan will include engagement with a senior mentor in the school and access to HDR/ECR development opportunities. In this role you will develop, coordinate, and teach into Creative Arts and Media units with high Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander content while also contributing to supporting Indigenous student success and the maintenance of a culturally safe teaching, learning and research environment. You will undertake high-quality research, secure funding, publish research findings and contribute to the successful supervision of research higher degree students. Developing and maintaining productive and effective collaborations inside the University, locally and nationally within the discipline, relevant interdisciplinary domains, profession, industry, and wider community, especially Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander related entities will play an important part in your role.

About the University

The University of Tasmania is building a vision of a place-based University with a mission to enhance the intellectual, economic, social, and cultural future of Tasmania and, from Tasmania, contribute to the world in areas of distinctive advantage. The University recognises that achieving this vision depends on the people we employ and on creating a people-centred University that is values-based, relational, diverse, and development-focused. We are an inclusive workplace committed to ‘working from the strength that diversity brings’ reflected in our Statement of Values. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing our people and are committed to inclusive principles. We celebrate the range of diverse assets that gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, age, and life course bring.

What you will need to succeed

This is an Identified Position. You must be an Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander person to be considered for this role. Candidates must provide eligibility documentation with their application. Please contact to discuss the documentation required.

You will have completed or be enrolled working towards completion of your PhD or equivalent in Art, Music, Theatre and Performance, Media and Communication, or a relevant field and have expertise in one of these four disciplines. With a demonstrated understanding of contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander issues and the impacts on Indigenous societies and cultures, including Tasmanian Aboriginal society, you will have the capacity to apply this understanding to curriculum development and continuous quality improvement in a higher education setting. You will have a record of and continuing commitment to innovative research that has achieved national recognition and experience in University-level teaching with the ability to deliver dynamic and relevant learning experiences for students across all delivery modes.

What’s on Offer?

The University of Tasmania is one of the largest employers in the State and people are at the heart of everything we do. We strive to create nurturing, inclusive, and collaborative working environments enabling us to nurture a vital and sustainable community. On offer is a full-time, fixed term position, with a competitive remuneration package including 17% superannuation. In addition, we offer a myriad of staff benefits and discounts for health, fitness, accommodation, and banking to name a few.

COVID-19 Update:

The University of Tasmania recognises that this is critical for the workforce at the University to protect the safety of our workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians.

Applicants for this role must be prepared to provide evidence of Covid-19 vaccination as a condition of employment.

How to Apply?

If this role is of interest, we look forward to hearing from you. To apply online, please provide your up-to-date resume, a 1–2-page cover letter outlining your motivation for the role, and full responses to the success criteria outlined in the Position Description.

Applications Close Sunday 10th July 2022.

For further information about the position please contact Associate Professor Meg Keating, Head of School, School of Creative Arts and Media.

Download File Indigenous Fellow Creative Arts Position Description.pdf

To be eligible for this position, you are required to have Australian citizenship, permanent residence or a current valid visa that allows you to fulfil the requirements of this role.

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