Lecturer – Faculties, User-Centred Design University of New South Wales School of Design Education and Research Australia

Lecturer – Faculties, User-Centred Design

 

Job no: 495657

Work type: Fixed term / Full time

Location: Sydney, NSW

Categories: Lecturer

 

The Opportunity

 

Be a part of an innovative team in Design Education and Research. Lecturer opportunity in Art & Design and Built Environment, focusing on Design Thinking and User-Centred Design.

 

You will deliver quality teaching and an engaging student experience, together with conducting research within the areas of Design in an innovative team which links education with industry. Be part of a University which prioritises design as a key understanding for all students.

 

We recognise that design can create better and more humane products, services, processes, spaces, and systems. Design Thinking, Service Design, User-Centred Design and Social Design are at the cutting edge of challenging the traditional ways of doing business, making products, delivering services, meeting needs or solving problems. Join the Director of Design Next, Ilpo Koskinen.

 

    Salary: $105,108 - $123,908 (AUD) + 17% superannuation + leave loading

    5-year fixed term contract

    Full-time position (35 hours per week)

    Location: Kensington Campus – Sydney, Australia

 

 

 

About UNSW

 

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work. We aspire to be Australia’s global university, improving and transforming lives through excellence in research, outstanding education and a commitment to advancing a just society.

 

Design Next

 

At UNSW we have launched Design Next to facilitate design innovation and it will change the university. We are incorporating Design Thinking across Engineering, Business, Art & Design and Built Environment faculties. Design Next brings design, User-Centred Design, Design Thinking, Social Design and Service Design into the core of UNSW. Design Next will disrupt the current education philosophy, changing the paradigm in education and society in the future.

 

 

 

Selection Criteria

 

If you are from an industry or professional background you should demonstrate your equivalent level of standing as shown through professional experience.

 

About the successful applicant:

 

    Masters or PhD from engineering, business, design disciplines (including but not limited to architecture, industrial design, etc.), or from other disciplines relevant to design

    A track record in research with high quality outcomes

    Ability and willingness to deliver high quality and innovative teaching and student experience to both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

    Involvement with the profession and/or industry.

    High level communication skills and ability to network effectively and interact with a diverse range of students and staff.

    Able to work in a team, collaborate across disciplines and build effective relationships.

    Willingness to undertake any compliance and supervisor training as required.

 

 

 

Additional details about the specific responsibilities for this role can be found in the attached position description below.

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION - Download File Design Next - Lecturer - Design Faculties PD.pdf

 

Within your application you should address the selection criteria which are listed within the position description.

 

    Pre-employment checks required for this position include qualification verification.

 

Please apply online. Applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed below.

 

Contact:

 

Penny Spencer

 

E: penny.spencer@unsw.edu.au

 

T: +61 2 9385 2459

 

Applications close: 11:50pm, Sunday 2nd June 2019

 

 

 

UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds.

 

UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff, and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.

 

Position Description

 

Advertised: 24 Apr 2019 AUS Eastern Standard Time

Applications close: 02 Jun 2019 AUS Eastern Standard Time


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