Professor / Associate Professor of Interior Architecture

Swinburne University of Technology

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Academic Level D/E $ 141,915 – $ 182,272
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Come join Swinburne in 2020 and play a critical role in the overall students’ experience, teaching quality, and quality of graduate outcomes.

About Swinburne
Swinburne delivers excellence in teaching and research in science, technology, business, law, design and innovation. As a multi-sector provider, there are opportunities to apply for jobs in higher education, vocational education and pathways. Or you can work in professional services to support the delivery of quality education. Find jobs in marketing and communications, customer service, information technology, finance, human resources and administration.

About the job
As our new Professor/Associate Professor of Interior Architecture , you will provide leadership in the curriculum development, teaching, research and the culture of interior architecture within the suite of architecture courses in Swinburne’s Department of Architectural and Industrial Design.

We are looking for a leader within their field developing a strong reputation for innovation, high quality teaching and research. You will have demonstrated experience as a practising architect/interior architect and bring industry connections and an understanding of industry needs that will contribute to the School’s objectives as a leading institution for architectural education, practice and research.

The successful candidate will be expected to carry out appropriate activities to maintain and develop their scholarly, research and professional expertise in order to contribute to the education of the next generation of architectural design practitioners and leaders, and to the advancement of knowledge in a rapidly evolving social, cultural and technological field. You should be comfortable working in an interdisciplinary environment and be capable of making significant internal and external links with other academic disciplines, professional organisations, industry and government. You will have a demonstrable track record in gaining competitive research income, producing high quality research outcomes and conducting research in multi-disciplinary teams.

About you
To be successful in the role, you will have:
• An earned doctoral qualification in interior architecture, architecture or related discipline.
• Demonstrated ability to design and manage curriculum and lead courses in interior architecture with outstanding graduate outcomes, and with a high degree of organizational and administrative skill.
• A proven track record in attracting external research income through competitive grants and/or industry collaboration.

A full list of the selection criteria is available within the position description

Some of our benefits include
• onsite child care
• Private health insurance discounts
• Salary package your car parking, superannuation and vehicle lease plans. It can help you get the most value from what you earn.

Further information and how to apply
To view the position description or to start an application click on 'apply' at the bottom of this page and submit a resume, cover letter and response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the Position Description.

For further information about the position, please Mark Taylor (Professor,
Dept Chair of Architectural and Industrial Design)

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on

Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact our Diversity Consultant, Dr. Walter Robles, on For support or queries related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment, please contact

Applications close at 5pm, Friday 6th December 2019.

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