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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Television and Online Content

Location: Queensland
Date Posted: 30/10/2019
Category: None    
Job Type: Full-Time
Close Date: Nov, 20 2019


About Griffith University
At Griffith University we believe in, strive for and celebrate the remarkable.

We are known for our high impact research, outstanding student experience, our commitment to social justice and our welcoming environment. We rank in the top 2% of universities worldwide and we’re proud of our remarkable achievements, of our people and their passion for making a positive difference. Together we contribute to the development of knowledge and learning in an attractive environment which values excellence, equity, diversity, and innovation.

The Griffith Film School bring this to life by delivering hands-on, creative programs that encourage our students and staff to engage with the industry and develop skills that differentiate, innovate and make a difference.

The opportunity
The Griffith Film School seeks an academic at either Lecturer or Senior Lecturer level to be part of a dedicated team of academic staff within the School and the Arts, Education and Law Group, ensuring quality and consistency of service delivery and positive teaching and student experiences.

The role requires expertise in TV studio production, including outside broadcast, and the application of online delivery for film and TV. Building on hands-on industry experience, the appointee will be well-versed in the technological and industrial factors driving the rapidly changing landscape of the small screen. Broad experience in studio production, live-streaming, developing web-based series (both narrative and factual), YouTube, social media and Subscription Video On Demand platforms including Netflix and other global media providers, is highly desirable.

The successful candidate will oversee the teaching of TV studio production for three recently refreshed courses, which are designed to prepare students for their future careers in TV and online content production and to leverage their creative potential. Ongoing linkages and engagement with industry will be critical to the role and may also extend to working with LiveLab, a commercial production arm of Griffith Film School.

This is a continuing, full time position based at the South Bank campus.

About you
The successful applicant will possess a relevant doctoral qualification, or substantial progress towards such a qualification, and/or appropriate industry experience. The person will demonstrate their knowledge of current teaching and learning principles and practices, and ability to teach a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses through evidence of teaching and course evaluations. Evidence of an established research profile is also required. Additionally, the Senior Lecturer would demonstrate a sustained record of success in research, including national or international collaborations and/or funding grants with demonstrated links to relevant external organisations and the profession.

Salary range
Senior Lecturer, Level C: $115,593 - $133,289 per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $135,244 - 155,949 per annum.

Lecturer, Level B: $94,361 - $112,057 per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $110,403 - $131,108 per annum.

How to apply
Please submit your application online and ensure your application includes the following:

• Statement addressing each of the selection criteria in the position description
• One page covering letter outlining your suitability for the role
• Current curriculum vitae/resume which should include:
 Full name, address, telephone number and email address;
 Details of education, professional training and qualifications;
 Employment history, including present position and details of relevant professional, consulting or industry experience;
 Research interests and list of publications;
 Research grants awarded and any other relevant information, such as offices held in professional bodies, community services etc.

Obtain the position description by searching this job via the Griffith University careers website.

Note: Application attachments should be saved as .doc, .docx or .pdf only. File names should be no more than 25 characters long and should include letters and numbers only.

What we offer
Working for one of the most influential universities in Australia and the Asia–Pacific region, you will join a University that spans six campuses in South East Queensland and all disciplines, while our network of more than 200,000 graduates extends around the world.

At Griffith, we’ve worked hard to create a culture that will challenge you to be curious, creative and courageous. We also support the professional and personal development of all our employees and invest in the skills of our people.

Griffith University values diversity, inclusion and flexibility and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and people of all backgrounds to apply. Griffith's strategic goals are to also increase the proportion of women in senior academic and administrative roles and in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM).

Further information
For further information about this role, please contact Professor Herman Van Eyken, Head, Griffith Film School on +61 (0) 7 373 50105.

For application queries, please contact Miss Jay Steele, HR Officer on +61 (0) 7 373 56404.

Closing date: Wednesday, 20 November 2019 at 5pm AEST. All applications must be submitted online.

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