Lecturer, Media - Strategic Communication

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 16 Dec 2021

Job no:506267
Work type:Continuing - Full-time
Categories:Faculty of Arts, Level B

(Level B) $100,933 to $119,391 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply.

Continuing, full-time position available from June 2022.

The Department of Media within the School of Humanities is seeking to appoint a Lecturer with expertise in strategic communication, public relations, and/or digital or social media communication.

The successful applicant will have an outstanding record of teaching in strategic communication or related fields, experience in online and mixed mode course delivery, and an emerging record of research excellence. Relevant industry experience, including up-to-date knowledge of media and communication strategy, SEO, metrics and analytics, content marketing, transmedia storytelling and/or other related specialisations, will be favorably considered.

The appointee will be expected to design, coordinate and teach industry-relevant, theoretically-informed courses in the Master of Media (Strategic Communication) and Bachelor of Media. They will also undertake high-quality research, supervise Honours, Masters coursework and Research Higher Degree students, undertake administrative and service roles as required, and positively contribute to the collegial culture of the Department.

To be successful you will need:

  • A PhD in Media or closely aligned discipline.
  • Demonstrated teaching excellence in strategic communication, public relations and/or digital or social media communication, capacity to develop new curricula in these areas, and up-to-date knowledge of relevant industry practices, standards and expectations in these fields.
  • An emerging record of research excellence, including high-quality research publications and demonstrated capacity to attract research grant and/or consultancy funding.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to foster excellent working relations with colleagues, industry partners and key stakeholders.

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 culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

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 have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications close 11:55pm, 16 December 2021.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Dr Michelle Phillipov
Head of Department Media
P: +61 (8) 8313 0513
E: michelle.phillipov@adelaide.edu.au  

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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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