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Professor (Research Academic), Film, Television, and Digital Media

01.08.2019 16:24 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Flinders University

  •  Career defining opportunity to lead and contribute to our world class academic team.
  • Flinders University is committed to innovation, excellence and student success.
  • Be a part of an internationally recognised world leader in research and an innovator in contemporary education.

Flinders University is seeking an experienced Professor– Research Academic in Film, Television and Digital Media for a continuing full-time opportunity.

The Position

The Professor will lead and undertake research in the field of Film, Television and Digital Media on behalf of the College. The position will provide leadership and vision in setting the strategic research directions and goals for the area, expanding the research area through the attraction of external funding and contract income and establishing its reputation on an international scale in alignment with the strategic directions of the College and University.

The position will be responsible for engaging with industry, government and other external organisations, strengthening research collaborations internally and externally and supporting recruitment of international and domestic higher degree research students and externally funded research fellows.

The University

Flinders University is a globally focused, locally engaged institution with a reputation for excellence in teaching and research. Flinders is ranked the number one South Australian university for teaching quality, learning engagement and student support. 90% of our assessed research has been ranked at or above world standard.

Flinders’ commitment to making a positive impact is reflected in our strategic plan /Making a Difference: the 2025 Agenda/. To achieve the University’s 2025 Agenda the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences is looking to appoint outstanding academics across a range of discipline areas and levels of seniority.

The College

The College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences enjoys a well-justified reputation for excellence in teaching and research. Encompassing teaching and research activities within languages, culture and communication, social sciences, performing and creative arts, and history and archaeology, we aim to bring together high profile interdisciplinary and disciplinary projects dedicated to major cultural, environmental, geographical, historical and social challenges of our time.

Creative Arts at Flinders

Flinders University has a long-standing history and excellent reputation as a national and international leader in the creative arts. As the first-choice provider of creative arts in SA, the Flinders creative arts program combines traditional conceptions of artistic excellence with contemporary notions of creative industry.

Flinders creative arts enjoys a world class reputation in research excellence as evidenced by the recent Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) rating of 4, recognising Flinders as the only non-Go8 university ‘Above World Class’ in Performing Arts and Creative Writing. Our Visual Effects and Entertainment Design degree is world-class, having won The Rookies award for best digital illustration school in the world in 2017 and 2018.

If you’re excited by change, if you have a passion for excellence and innovation, and if you want to work in an organisation dedicated to student success and outstanding research, this is your opportunity to make an impact.

Click "Apply Now" to be taken to our website where you can find out more, read the full position description, essential capabilities and Applicant information pack.

* Available on a full-time continuing basis

* Level E $181,307 pa

* Plus 17% employer superannuation

Please note: Pursuant to the Children’s Protection Act 1993 (SA) this position has been deemed prescribed. It is an inherent requirement of the position that the successful candidate maintains a current Child Related Employment Screening which is satisfactory to the University./

We are seeking to increase the diversity within the college, to improve equal opportunity outcomes for employees, therefore we encourage women and people from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent to apply.

How to Apply

Full details including how to apply on-line can be found at our Jobs@Flinders website:



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