Lecturer in Design Next

University of New South Wales



The Opportunity

You will deliver quality teaching and an engaging student experience, together with conducting research within the areas of Design including Design Thinking, User Centred Design or Technical Desing in an innovative team which links education and research with industry. Be part of a University which prioritises design as a key understanding for all students.

Join the Director of Design Next, Ilpo Koskinen.

  • Salary: $107,210 - $126,386 (AUD) + superannuation
  • Fixed term contract
  • Location: Kensington Campus – Sydney, Australia

About UNSW

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work. We aspire to be Australia’s global university, improving and transforming lives through excellence in research, outstanding education and a commitment to advancing a just society. 

Design Next

At UNSW we have launched Design Next to facilitate design innovation and it will change the university. We are incorporating Design Thinking across Engineering, Business, Art & Design and Built Environment faculties. Design Next brings design, User-Centred Design, Design Thinking, Social Design and Service Design into the core of UNSW. Design Next will disrupt the current education philosophy, changing the paradigm in education and society in the future.

Selection Criteria

There are three positions available and the selection criteria for each position are identified in the position descriptions below.


Download File Design Next - Lecturer - Design Thinking PD.pdf

Download File Design Next - Lecturer - Design Faculties PD.pdf

Download File Design Next - Lecturer - Engineering PD.pdf


Within your application you should address the selection criteria which are listed within the position description. 

  • Pre-employment checks required for this position include qualification verification.

Please apply online. Applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed below. 



Penny Spencer

E: penny.spencer@unsw.edu.au

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