Lecturer in Video Journalism

Swinburne University of Technology

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Academic Level B $96,808 - $114,612 + 17% superannuation
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Full time, ongoing position at our Hawthorn campus

About the Job
We are looking for an emerging leader within the field of video journalism to join our Department of Media and Communication. In this role, you will provide a strong contribution to curriculum development, innovative teaching and research in video journalism and media production.

As the Lecturer in Video Journalism, you will convene and deliver into undergraduate and postgraduate units. You will be expected to carry out appropriate activities to maintain and develop your scholarly, research and professional expertise in order to contribute to the education of the next generation of video journalists and leaders, and to the advancement of knowledge in a rapidly evolving social, cultural and technological field. Working in an interdisciplinary environment, you will be capable of building significant internal and external links with other academic disciplines, professional organisations, industry and government.

Your established experience in contemporary video journalism and cross-platform media production and post-production, as well as your strong industry linkages, will be integral to this position. In addition, you will bring an understanding of industry trends and its impact to the School’s objectives as a leading institution for education, practice and research. 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 Swinburne University of Technology
Swinburne is a multi-sector university of science, technology and innovation with more than 54,000 students and 5,000 staff globally. We offer postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online education to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways. Our mission is to be a world-class university, creating economic and social impact through science, technology and innovation. We aim to deliver future-ready learners, research with impact and innovative enterprise.

Be the innovator in the face of technological and social change with Swinburne’s Faculty of Health, Arts and Design. Leading edge research centres, strong ties to industry and commitment to high-quality, high-impact research allows you to understand humanity deeply, bring the real world to focus and make your mark.

About you
To be successful in the role, you will have:
  • Relevant qualification(s), expertise and industry practice in contemporary video journalism and cross-platform media production and post-production
  • Excellent skills with Adobe Premiere, Adobe Creative Cloud (or equivalent) and production hardware such as video cameras, DSLRs and field recorders
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and manage curriculum in the area of video journalism and media production
  • An emerging track record in attracting external research income through competitive grants and/or industry collaboration

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

  • Paid parental leave for primary caregivers and secondary caregivers
  • Hawthorn Aquatic and Leisure Centre (HALC) discounted memberships
  • Private health insurance discounts
  • Weekly yoga and Pilates classes

To find out more about the extensive range of benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit Employee Benefits

How to apply and further information
Please submit your application by clicking on the ‘Apply’ link, and submit a resume, cover letter and a response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the position description. For further information about this position, contact Dr Carolyn Beasley, Department Chair (Acting), Media and Communication on +613 9214 5938 or via email at cbeasley@swin.edu.au.

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

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on staffrecruitment@swin.edu.au

Agency enquiries will not be accepted for this position.

Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation. We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for women for 10 years in a row and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan. Equity and diversity are integral to our 2025 vision to be a world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation.

Applications close at 5pm on 25 February 2020

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