Professor, Visual Communication Design
University of Technology Sydney – School of Design
Closes: 31st October 2016
UTS has a bold vision to be a world-leading university of technology. We are a dynamic and innovative university in central Sydney, consistently ranked the top young university in Australia. With a culturally diverse campus life and extensive international exchange and research programs, UTS prepares graduates for the workplaces of today and tomorrow.
The UTS School of Design is recruiting for a Professor with a strong research record in Visual Communication Design to play a directorial and leadership role and provide intellectual definition of emerging academic practices within the discipline.
As part of UTS’s innovative and vibrant Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building (DAB), you will join the UTS School of Design led by Professor Lawrence Wallen. The School again climbed the QS World University Rankings by Subject to 31 in 2016. The School of Design offers an engaged and critical design culture with a practice-based, studio-led approach supported by interdisciplinary collaboration. Renowned for its creativity, research profile, international focus, industry engagement and state-of-the-art facilities, the School forms a dynamic community of students, lecturers, researchers and practitioner’s. You will have the opportunity to engage in exploratory practice while working alongside recognised design leaders with strong networks and partnerships on the global stage.
As a Professor, Visual Communication Design you will take on an academic leadership role that will foster a culture that values critical thinking, creative practice and practice-led teaching. You will be expected to lead a dynamic dialogue between theory and practice that underpins studio based teaching in both the School and the discipline while maintaining an active practice and relevant research profile that includes acquiring research and project funding.
Further you will represent the discipline in the wider community by fostering, promoting and developing links with industry, government and professional bodies.
You will supervise Higher Degree Research students and contribute to the development of new supervisors through co-supervision and mentoring.
Base Salary Range: $176,712 pa (Level E).
This role attracts 17% superannuation in addition to the base salary. Employee benefits include flexible work practices, child care centres, generous parental leave and salary packaging opportunities.
How To Apply
Prior to commencing your application for IRC84685, please review the Position Statement (scroll to the bottom of the page) and the relevant selection criteria (last page of the document), which you are required to address in your submission in a separate document.
Please note that only those applications submitted via the UTS online recruitment system will be accepted.
Specific enquiries regarding this opportunity may be directed to Professor Lawrence Wallen on lawrence.wallen[at]uts.edu.au.
Specific enquiries or issues with your application may be directed to the UTS Recruitment Team at recruitment[at]uts.edu.au