Lecturer in Sustainable Design
UNSW isn’t like other places you’ve worked. We’re a large organisation with a diverse and talented community; a community doing extraordinary things. Together, we are driven to be thoughtful, practical, and purposeful in all we do. Taking this combined approach is what makes our work matter. It’s the reason we’re one of the top 50 universities in the world and a member of Australia’s prestigious Group of Eight. If you want a career where you can thrive, be challenged and do meaningful work, you’re in the right place.
The School of Art and Design is a leading school with a focus on media innovation and emerging technologies, committed to artistic and academic excellence and innovative creative practice and research. We aspire to be a world leader in educating artists, designers and digital media creators.
Our school encourages pioneering approaches to the creation and understanding of art and design that will impact the social, technological and environmental issues of our time. We support experimentation and exploration, fostering collaboration across the humanities, social sciences, science and engineering.
Using the latest teaching methods, underpinned by leading-edge technology and an innovative learning environment, we hope to inspire a new generation of creative thinkers. Our programs are based in studio practice and are industry relevant, while our pioneering research programs range from immersive interactive environments to Indigenous knowledge and global issues.
Why Your Role Matters
In this position you will contribute to the development and delivery of courses in the areas of either Sustainable Design Theory and Practice, Object Design for Circular Economy, and/or interdisciplinary practice.
As Lecturer, you will contribute to advance the School’s profile by scholarly research, creative practice and/or publishing and by teaching and developing a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered at UNSW Art and Design.
This Lecturer role reports to the Head of School.
As a Level B Academic you will make contributions to the teaching effort of the institution and to carry out activities to develop their scholarly, research and or professional skills relevant to their area of expertise.
Specific accountabilities for this role include (but are not limited to):
- The conduct of tutorials, practical classes, demonstrations, workshops, student field excursions.
- Initiation and development of course material.
- Acting as a coordinator of various aspects of the discipline or related activities within the School.
- 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.
Skills and Experience
- PhD or equivalent tertiary degree and/or experience in the areas of either Sustainable Design History and Theory, Object Design for Circular Economy, or interdisciplinary practice
- A strong record of academic achievement, and the ability to attract competitive research funding.
- Demonstrated capacity to bring new experimental and conceptual approaches to research and teaching in your indicated area of interest.
- A commitment to teaching, including face to face, online and blended modes.
- A demonstrated ability to work positively and cooperatively in a teaching and research environment.
- The ability to collaborate with other disciplines in the Faculty and across other Faculties.
Benefits And Culture
- Flexible Working Options (work from home, flexible hours etc)
- Career development opportunities
- 17% Superannuation contributions and additional leave loading payments
- Additional 3 days of leave over Christmas period
- Discounts and entitlements (retail, education, fitness)
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