Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Fine Art
University of Tasmania School of Creative Arts and Media

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Fine Art

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Work type: Full time
Location: Launceston
Categories: Academic - Teaching & Research

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Fine Art

  • Full time ongoing position
  • Based in Launceston
  • Coordinate and deliver studio-based teaching in the Bachelor of Fine Art and interdisciplinary programs

The School of Creative Arts and Media brings together the University of Tasmania’s established creative arts programs in Art, Music, Theatre, Media and Design.

The Opportunity

Located in the School of Creative Arts and Media, which is part of the College of Arts, Law and Education, the Lecturer/Senior Lecturer will be part of a team that coordinates and delivers studio-based teaching in the Bachelor of Fine Art and interdisciplinary programs and strongly contribute to the strategic research, impact and engagement agendas of the School, College and broader University.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Make a strong contribution to the University in achieving its strategic objectives and fulfilling its operational responsibilities through excellence in teaching, research and engagement.
  • Undertake high-quality research of national and increasingly of international standing.
  • Undertake scholarly coursework teaching (face to face and online) of a high quality and incorporating innovation and student-focussed approaches.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of productive and effective links inside the University and locally and nationally with the discipline, relevant interdisciplinary domains, profession, industry and/or wider community.

Your Application

To be successful in the role, your application will need to demonstrate;

  • A PhD or equivalent in Fine Art.
  • A proven and sustained ability to communicate and work effectively and collaboratively with colleagues and students within the University environment.
  • A proven teaching and research record as appropriate to an early to mid-career researcher and a growing record of excellence in both teaching and research.

For appointment at Level B:

  • A strong record of, and continuing commitment to independent research, showing evidence of individual initiative that has achieved national recognition and made worthwhile contributions to the field of Fine Art.
  • Ability to supervise Higher Degree by Research candidates, as well as success in supervising Honours and coursework Master’s candidates.
  • Evidence of significant contributions to curriculum development, teaching and learning resource development, and reflective teaching practice as well as a good record of University-level, studiobased teaching and learning including online and blended teaching skills, coordination, and multicampus teaching to create an effective learning environment.

For appointment to Level C (additional to the criteria above):

  • Ability as a people leader, with experience in developing positive and productive team cultures in academic environments.
  • Capacity research leadership and widening recognition for, and impact of, research through engagement and partnership with industry and community.
  • Capacity of leadership and service in the promotion of discipline-based activities, academic agendas, and curriculum improvements and design.


Appointment to this role at Academic Level B will have a total remuneration package of up to $136,519 comprising base salary within the range of $100,508 to $116,683 plus 17% superannuation.

Appointment to this role at Academic Level C will have a total remuneration package of up to $161,207 comprising base salary within the range of $121,325 to $137,784 plus 17% superannuation.

How to Apply

  • To apply online, please provide your resume, cover letter outlining your suitability and motivation for the role, and your responses to the position/selection criteria
  • For further information about this position, please contact Associate Professor Meg Keating, Head of School, Creative Arts and Media, Meg.Keating@utas.edu.au
  • Please visit https://www.utas.edu.au/jobs/applying for our guide to applying and details on the recruitment process.

Applications close Sunday, 22 August 2021, 11.55pm

To be eligible for this position, you are required to have Australian citizenship, permanent residence or a current valid visa that allows you to fulfil the requirements of this role.

 Download File Position Description - Lecturer-Senior Lecturer in Fine Art.pdf

Advertised: 02 Jul 2021 Tasmania Standard Time
Applications close: 22 Aug 2021 Tasmania Standard Time

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