Lecturer in Architecture

Swinburne University of Technology

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Academic Level B $96,808 - $114,612 + 17% superannuation
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Ongoing position in Hawthorn with full-time hours, part-time considered also

About the Job
We are looking for an emerging leader within the field of Architecture to join our well-established Department of Architectural and Industrial Design. In the role of a Lecturer, you will play an important part in our students’ overall experience, teaching quality, and quality of graduate outcomes.

As a Lecturer in Architecture, you will provide a strong contribution to curriculum development, innovative teaching, and research. You will be a developing expert within your field, building a reputation for innovation, high quality teaching and research excellence. You will have demonstrated experience as a practising Architect and bring strong industry connections and an understanding of industry needs that will contribute to the School’s objectives as a leading institution for design education and research. You will maintain and develop your scholarly, research and professional expertise in order to contribute to the education of the next generation of architectural designers, through the advancement of knowledge in a rapidly evolving social, cultural and technological field.

To be successful for this role, you will 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 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:
  • Demonstrated ability to manage curriculum, and high quality teaching in Architecture with outstanding graduate outcomes
  • An emerging track record of high quality research in Architecture or other related areas, as evidenced by publications and non-traditional research outcomes
  • An emerging track record of attracting external research income through competitive grants and/or industry collaboration
  • Demonstrated professional practice as an architect in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction industry, strong industry links and evidence of expertise in design

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 Professor Mark Taylor, Department of Architectural and Industrial Design, on +613 9214 3752 or via email at marktaylor@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 of our commitment to equity and inclusion through key initiatives such as our Charter of Cultural Diversity, Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan, Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) 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 7 April 2020

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