Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Digital Media Cultures

University of New South Wales


Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Digital Media Cultures


Job no: 498281

Work type: Continuing / Full time

Location: Sydney, NSW

Categories: Senior Lecturer, Lecturer


The Opportunity

UNSW is one of Australia's leading research and teaching universities, with a commitment to new and creative approaches to education and research. The School of the Arts and Media, in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, teaches undergraduate, honours and postgraduate programs in Creative Writing, English, Film, Media, Music, and Theatre and Performance Studies. In the most recent ERA process the School received exceptional results across its range of activity. UNSW is the only Australian University to achieve the highest grade of 5 in the overall Studies in Creative Arts and Writing field of research. 


The School of the Arts and Media is seeking a Lecturer Level B or C to contribute to teaching and research in the field of Digital Media Cultures in the School’s Media programs. The appointee will have a strong national and international profile and specialised expertise in one or more of the following areas: data-driven media research methods; digital literacies; algorithmic cultures; digital media cultures; and, digital technologies and the media industries. Industry practice and experience will be beneficial; ideally, the appointee will possess skills and experience across practice/research/theory. Experience and/or capacity to teach large courses at introductory level in an area of media theory or practice is required

  • Salary: B/C $107,201- $149, 394 + 17% superannuation & Annual Leave loading
  • Full time- 35hr/per week 
  • Location: Kensington Campus – Sydney, Australia


About UNSW

UNSW is currently implementing a ten-year strategy to 2025 and our ambition for the next decade is nothing less than to establish UNSW as Australia’s global university. We aspire to this in the belief that a great university, which is a global leader in discovery, innovation, impact, education and thought leadership, can make an enormous difference to the lives of people in Australia and around the world.



Specific responsibilities for this role include:

  • The conduct of tutorials, practical classes, demonstrations, workshops, student field excursions, clinical sessions and studio sessions.
  • Initiation and development of course material.
  • Acting as course coordinator/convenor.
  • The preparation and delivery of lectures or seminars.
  • Supervision of the program of study of honours students or of postgraduate students engaged in course work.
  • Supervision of major honours or postgraduate research projects.
  • The conduct of research
  • Involvement in professional activity.
  • Development of course material with appropriate advice from and support of more senior academics.
  • Marking and assessment.
  • Consultation with students.
  • A range of administrative functions the majority of which are connected with the courses in which the academic teaches.
  • Attendance at departmental and/or faculty meetings and/or membership of a number of committees.
  • Cooperate with all health and safety policies and procedures of the university and take all reasonable care to ensure that your actions or omissions do not impact on the health and safety of yourself or others.

Additional details about the specific responsibilities for this role can be found in the attached position description below.




Download File Lecturer_SnrLecturer in Digital Media Cultures (1).pdf


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

  • Pre-employment checks required for this position. 

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



Steve Lalic

E: steve.lalic@unsw.edu.au 

Applications close: 11:50pm, Sunday 4th Dec 2019 (AEDT)


UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity or Indigenous heritage. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.

UNSW partners with Australia’s leading diversity organisations, networks, and campaigns. Please refer to UNSW’s diversity offerings for further information on our flexible work and leave options, and support for carers (childcare, parent rooms, parental leave).

Find out more about working at UNSW at www.unsw.edu.au


Position Description

Advertised: 04 Nov 2019 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: 04 Dec 2019 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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