Lecturer - Art Therapy - Teaching & Research or Teaching Focussed
La Trobe University Art Institute

 Lecturer - Art Therapy - Teaching & Research or Teaching Focussed


Job No.:558272


Work type:Continuing


  •     Part-time (0.6 FTE), Continuing position
  •     Located at the Bundoora Campus
  •     $93,632 - $110,897 (FTE) per annum + up to 17% superannuation


About La Trobe


La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria.  Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.


La Trobe University has offered a program in Art Therapy continuously for over 20 years and in recent years this commitment to the arts and health has been further enhanced with the establishment of the La Trobe Art Institute (LAI) and with the Larundel Art collection being recently gifted to the University.


About the position


This position will teach into and coordinate designated subjects in the postgraduate programs in Art Therapy, to deliver an overall outstanding student experience.  You will also be responsible for coordinating the clinical placement program of the Master of Art Therapy and provide leadership to the art therapy placement liaison team.


Additionally, as a Teaching and Research Academic, you will conduct and publish high quality and/or high impact research as well as contribute to writing up research findings for publications.


Skills and Experience


To be considered for this position, you will have completed a PhD in Art Therapy or a postgraduate qualification.  You will eligible for professional registration with the Australian, New Zealand, and Asian Creative Arts Therapy Association and have a strong demonstrated background in art therapy.  You will possess demonstrated effectiveness in teaching and curriculum development in a variety of modes, as well as have the ability to guide and mentor students for their educational success.


Additionally, as a Teaching and Research Academic, you will have a strong record of research publication and experience in preparing research proposals submitted to external funding bodies.


Please refer to the Position Descriptions for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.


All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.




Please click on this link for a full list of Benefits http://www.latrobe.edu.au/jobs/working/benefits


How to apply


Closing date:   Sunday, 12 May 2019 by 11.55pm AEST.


Position Enquiries:   Dr Patricia Fenner, +61 3 9479 1759, p.fenner@latrobe.edu.au


HR/Recruitment Enquiries:  Deborah Dare, Recruitment Consultant, +61 3 9479 1241 or d.dare@latrobe.edu.au


Position Descriptions below:

Level B - Lecturer - Art Therapy - T&R (part-time).docx

Level B - Lecturer - Art Therapy - TF (part-time).docx


Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:


    Cover letter;

    An up to date resume; and

    A separate document addressing each essential and desirable bullet point in the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description.


Please scroll down to apply.




La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


La Trobe is proud to be a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.



Closing Date:12/5/2019

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