Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Product Design at GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY

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About the Opportunity

A key aspect of this role is to take on teaching responsibilities at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Although the emphasis is on teaching within the realm of product design, you will also contribute to core year studies and at times teach in broader interdisciplinary areas of design practice and theory. The appointee will also participate in external engagement activities related to student recruitment and building the public profile of the College.

In addition, the successful candidate will pursue an independent and collaborative research program. Through their research activities, they will make a significant contribution to the development of the research profile of the QCA and Griffith University. Collaborating with other Griffith researchers and other universities nationally and internationally, and engaging with a range of industry partners, will be an important dimension of the role.

This is a permanent full-time position based in South Bank (Brisbane) or the Gold Coast and it is expected that the successful candidate will be available to travel to campus in person as a normal requirement of the position. The successful candidate may be required to teach at South Bank (Brisbane) and Gold Coast campuses. In addition, you may be required to work on a temporary or indefinite basis in any premises which the University currently owns or may subsequently acquire or in any premises where it may from time to time provide services.

About you

Candidates will be very committed to teaching excellence. To be successful in this role, you will be able to demonstrate strong capabilities in service design, co-design, product sketching, concept visualization, interface design, and ethnography. You will have evidence of a passion for practicing sustainable design from an ethical perspective and a service/system approach to ensuring that students critically assess the impact of their design decisions. You will have a clear methodological approach to educating students about the design process and understand social innovation strategies for solving complex design problems.

Wage scale

Lecturer base salary: $98,174 – $116,584 per year. Salary package including 17% employer pension contribution: $114,863 – $136,404 per year.

Lecturer base salary: $120,263 – $138,674 per year. Salary package including 17% employer pension contribution: $140,708 – $162,248 per year.

How to register

Please submit your application online and ensure that your application includes the following:

  • A statement of coverage outlining your suitability for the job as per the job description
  • Current resume, including name and contact details

Get the job description by clicking on the apply button. You will be redirected to the Griffith University job search page where you can access the job description.

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What Griffith University offers

Working for one of the most influential universities in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, you will join a university that spans five physical campuses in South East Queensland and spans all disciplines, while our network of over 200,000 graduates spans the globe.

At Griffith University, we’ve worked hard to create a culture that will inspire you to be curious, creative, and courageous. We also support the professional and personal development of all our employees and invest in the skills of our employees.

Griffith University values ​​diversity, inclusion and flexibility and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, as well as people from all backgrounds to apply. Griffith’s strategic goals are also to increase the proportion of women in senior academic and administrative positions and in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM).

More information

For more information on this role, please contact Professor Elisabeth Findlay, Director of QCA, on +61 (0) 7 373 53107.

For all applications, please contact People Services on +61 (0) 7 373 54011.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply. If you would like to discuss First Peoples employment further, please contact Talent Management Partner (First Peoples) – Joshua Long on (07) 37355403 or [email protected]

Closing Date: Friday, March 25, 2022 at 5 p.m. AEST. All applications must be submitted online.

As the team experiences a high volume of applications, we appreciate your patience in enabling a quick and fair process for all.

Please Note: We do not accept unsolicited CVs from recruitment agencies/third parties and we will not be responsible for any fees or costs associated with unsolicited CVs sent directly to hiring managers.

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