Lecturer in Screenwriting

University of Melbourne
November 30, 2023
Offerd Salary:$114,645
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Lecturer in Screenwriting

Job no: 0060282 Location: Parkville Role type: Full-time; Continuing Faculty: Arts School: Culture and Communication Salary: Level B $114,645.00 - $136,136.00 p.a. plus 17% super

  • Teach and research creative writing, with a focus on screenwriting
  • Contribute to teaching at undergraduate, honours, and postgraduate levels
  • Salary packaging, subsidised health and wellbeing services, fitness and cultural clubs, Myki discounts, and a 25% discount on graduate courses to our staff and their immediate families!
  • About the Role

    You will teach and conduct research in Creative Writing, focusing on multimodal forms. You'll contribute to teaching at undergraduate, honours, and postgraduate levels, engage in research activities, and participate in the development of national and international institutional partnerships while promoting respectful and inclusive behaviours among colleagues.

    Your responsibilities will include:

  • Subject coordination, preparing and marking assessments, selecting and supervising tutors, and consulting with students.
  • Delivering subjects, such as preparing and conducting lectures, tutorials, and seminars.
  • Contributing to curriculum design and innovation, including cross- disciplinary approaches.
  • Developing technology-based teaching, learning, and assessment programs and resources.
  • Who We Are Looking For

    You will demonstrate teaching excellence across various forms of modern multimodal writing, including screenplays, podcasts, and serial storytelling. Your role is pivotal in shaping the next generation of creative writers, so you will demonstrate a strong commitment to ethical responsibility, social justice, and widening access to writing education. You will balance your time effectively between teaching, research, and leadership, contributing significantly to the program's academic growth, and demonstrating strong leadership and commitment to inclusive behaviours.

    You will also have:

  • Completed PhD in a relevant discipline, with specialisation in screenwriting.
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching, including curriculum design, subject coordination, and supervision of Honours and postgraduate theses.
  • Profound understanding of diverse student learning orientations and facilitating inclusive learning environments.
  • Strong research record with distinctive, impactful creative and scholarly outputs, and an ability to secure research grants and forge ethical relationships within writing communities and industries.
  • For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.

    This position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check to ensure the University provides a safe environment for everyone.

    Please note: Visa sponsorship is available for this position.

    Your New Team – Faculty of Arts

    The Faculty of Arts is a leading academic community dedicated to exploring and understanding the complexities of our ever-changing world. Our five schools, including the Asia Institute, School of Culture and Communication, School of Historical and Philosophical Studies, School of Languages and Linguistics, and School of Social and Political Sciences, house renowned researchers and intellectually engaged students. We embrace diversity and inclusion, actively welcoming and valuing the unique contributions of individuals from all backgrounds to achieve our vision.

    What We Offer You! In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information, check out our benefits page!

    About the University of Melbourne We're tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via our website and stay connected with our stories and people on LinkedIn.

    Be Yourself The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

    We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact the email address listed at the bottom of the page.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.

    For further information, including our 2023-2027 Indigenous strategy please visit -https: // about.unimelb.edu.au/reconciliation/murmuk-djerring

    Join Us! If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience
  • The responses against the Selection Criteria^ (found in the Position Description)
  • ^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to https:// about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria

    If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Anna Gradoboeva via email at [email protected], ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.

    If you have any particular questions regarding the job please follow the details listed on the Position Description.

    Advertised: 01 Nov 2023 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

    Applications close: 30 Nov 2023 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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