::fibreculture:: Lecturer in Convergent Media Production, University of Western Sydney

Ned Rossiter ned at nedrossiter.org
Fri May 9 03:16:00 CEST 2014


The School of Humanities and Communication Arts seeks to appoint a 
Lecturer in Convergent Media Production to contribute to teaching and 

This is an ongoing position that is linked to studies in both theory and 
practice that engage with practice-based research approaches and methods 
in convergent media communications and dynamic contemporary contexts at 
the Penrith and Parramatta campuses of UWS.

The School takes pride in educating students in an environment that is 
contemporary, challenging and adapted to a rapidly evolving world, and 
we seek enthusiastic academics and emerging leaders to join our team. 
This position is linked to both practice-based studies in the Media Arts 
Production major, including television and transmedia production; and 
core theory studies in Media Law and Ethics, Communication Research 
Project and Media Memory. The position will develop and lead teaching 
and learning student productions in collaboration with TVS, Sydney’s 
community TV channel (digital 44), located on the UWS Penrith campus.

The successful applicant will have a PhD or equivalent in a related 
field, extensive professional and industry experience in convergent 
media production, across a range of clients and community contexts, and 
demonstrated industry experience in producing, scripting, and project 
management, production planning, sound and vision, and post-production 
consistent with convergent media productions. The successful applicant 
will have demonstrated experience in quality and innovative teaching at 
tertiary level, including a demonstrated capacity to work effectively 
and strategically with student production teams. The successful 
applicant will have demonstrated achievement in high quality research 
and publications that may include practice-based creative outcomes.

Remuneration Package: Academic Level B $104,814 to $123,680 p.a. 
(comprising Salary $88,569 to $104,584 p.a., plus 17% Superannuation, 
plus Leave Loading)

Position Enquiries: For more information on this position, please email 
Associate Professor Kaye Shumack at k.shumack at uws.edu.au or Professor 
Lynette Sheridan Burns l.sheridanburns at uws.edu.au

Closing Date: 30 May 2014

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