Professor / Associate Professor: Media Communication / Journalism

University of South Australia - School of Creative Industries

  • Play an integral role in enriching innovative curricula
  • School of Creative Industries, Magill Campus
  • Continuing appointment

The University of South Australia is an innovative, outward-looking institution known for its strong and engaged research and its experientially-based teaching and learning that is conducted in close collaboration with business, industry, government and the professions. Creativity and innovation are at the foundation of everything we do.

The recently renamed School of Creative Industries brings together the University’s suite of creative programs and we invite you to join with us in shaping the future of the creative professions at a time of critical transformation in higher education. 

The School is strongly engaged with industry, both with media and digital arts organisations and with cultural and collecting organisations, including key museum, gallery and theatre partners. Our strengths in research lead to innovation and excellence in teaching. We are number one in South Australia for research in cultural studies, linguistics, and journalism and professional writing, and our research in sociology is recognised as world-class.

The Professor / Associate Professor of Media Communication / Journalism will play an integral part in developing and enriching innovative curricula and demonstrate a passion for cutting edge interdisciplinary research, embracing new technologies and providing graduates with the skills to place them at the forefront of current best practices. 

With a PhD qualification in a relevant discipline, you will be a leading expert in the field of Media and Communication/Journalism and have a track record of funded industry-relevant research and engagement in industry and community outreach activities.

For further information about the position and the School of Creative Industries, please visit

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For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit  For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact Recruitment Central on +618 8302 1700 or via email to using job reference number #1045.

Applications close: 5.00pm Monday, 26th March 2018

Pursuant to the Children's Protection Act 1993 (SA), this position has been deemed prescribed. This role will require the successful candidate to hold a current South Australian Working with Children Assessment. 

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