Lecturer Media Studies

Job no: 502944
Work type: Fixed term - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Faculty of Arts

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(Level B) $97,577 - $115,495 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply.

Fixed term position available for three (3) years from 3rd February 2020.  This position may be convertible to continuing at the end of the 3 year term, subject to given ongoing need in this area and and satisfactory performance.

An opportunity for a Lecturer to join the team to undertake teaching and research in the field of media studies.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in coordinating, teaching and developing new curricula in a range of areas of media studies and media practice, including media law and policy, public relations and social media, and strategic communication.  You will teach in the Bachelor of Media program, and also in postgraduate Media courses. To be successful in this role, you will need to demonstrate a thorough knowledge of current media industry practices and technologies, an outstanding track record of scholarly activities reflecting international standards of media research, including research funding and consultancy activities.  You will have the ability to supervise students in media and media industry research.  Candidates must have a PhD in Media Studies or a closely-aligned discipline, and the ability to demonstrate relevant professional or industry experience will be an advantage. 

To be successful you will need:

  • PhD in Media Studies, or a closely aligned discipline.
  • Proven ability to teach and develop new curricula in social media, strategic communication and public relations literacies.
  • Ability to teach in areas of media law and policy regulation.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs

Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Arts is a place of innovative practice and thought leadership in a diverse range of disciplines clustered around the arts, humanities and social sciences. It currently serves the needs of around 5000 enrolled students, many graduates going on to become leading politicians, policy makers, historians, curators, musicians and writers.

Learn more at: arts.adelaide.edu.au

If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the link to the online application form below and address and upload your responses to all selection criteria. Application close 11:55pm, Sunday 24 November 2019.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Dr Kathryn Bowd,
Head of Department of Media,
T: +61 8 313 5617
E: kathryn.bowd@adelaide.edu.au

You'll find a full selection criteria below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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