Current opportunities at Melbourne


Job no: 0049834

Work type: Continuing

Location: Parkville

Division/Faculty: Faculty of Arts

Department/School: School of Culture and Communication

Salary: $102,967 - $122,268 (Level B)

Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Full time - 17% super

The Faculty of Arts promotes a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions of all people. People from Indigenous, culturally & linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities are encourage to apply, and if seeking support in submitting an application are welcomed to contact the Faculty by emailing their contact details and position number to

About the Faculty of Arts - School of Culture and Communication

The School of Culture and Communication is a thriving research hub for critical thinking in the humanities. This agenda is led by world-leading scholars whose fields of research include literary and cultural studies, art history, cinema and performance, media and communication and Australian Indigenous studies. The School is also host to a range of funded research concentrations, such as the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions, the Australian Centre, the Centre for Advancing Journalism, and the Research Unit in Public Cultures More broadly, our academics publish, speak and blog on topics as diverse as romanticism, poetry, Asian popular culture, digital media, climate change, network societies, gender and sexuality, racism, cosmopolitanism, and contemporary arts.

About the role

The Lecturer in Digital Publishing is expected to teach postgraduate students in editing and publishing, with an emphasis on professional communications and the creation of digital media content. The appointee will have professional experience in publishing, experience in teaching at tertiary level, and a higher degree in a field relevant to publishing and communications.

The successful candidate will play a role in curriculum development for the program and assist in the development of new subjects as appropriate. Supervision of RHD students is also a requirement. The incumbent will also undertake research resulting in publications with leading publishers in the field, foster engagement links with external networks/partners nationally and internationally and will take on administrative tasks associated with the appointment.

About you

You must have a professional level understanding and ability to teach writing, editing and publishing for networked digital media as well as a comprehensive understanding of issues in professional communications and/or publication development across a range of media, including print and digital media. You should have a strong record in research in an area closely related to publishing and communications with a developing publication profile including the capacity to attract research grants and consultancies as well as demonstrated experience in subject coordination and teaching at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level with large student enrolments.

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