First listed on: 15 August 2018

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Communication


  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions
  • Enjoy a regional lifestyle
  • Competitive salary and benefits

The Role

  • Continuing, Full Time or Part Time positions
  • $92,117 to $130,114 pa (plus super.)
  • Bathurst

You will actively engage in teaching, research and curriculum development in the School of Communication and Creative Industries. The appointee will have extensive experience in the fields of digital media, media studies, public relations, organisational communication and communication theory. The appointee will be responsible for teaching a range of subjects in the Bachelor of Communication courses. It will be expected that multiple teaching methods (face to face and online delivery) methods are utilised. The appointee will participate in the administration and ongoing curriculum development and progress an active research profile that aligns with the school.

To be successful you will have

  • Relevant qualifications and standing as outlined in the selection criteria for the level being applied for
  • Record of research relevant to the discipline area
  • An ability to contribute to course and subject design, and to deliver high-quality student-centred learning and teaching

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Faculty of Arts and Education is one of three Faculties within the University. Eight Schools and Centres offer a diversity of courses in education, communication, creative industries, social work and human services, library and information studies, theology, humanities, Indigenous Australian studies and Islamic studies.

With approximately 9,000 online students and 3,000 on-campus students, the Faculty is an innovator in online and blended learning modes. Over 200 academic staff deliver distinctive courses and are supported by a skilled team of professional staff. On campus, courses are delivered at the University's Wagga Wagga, Albury-Wodonga, Bathurst, Dubbo, and Port Macquarie campuses, and at other locations including Sydney and Canberra.

Academic staff within the Faculty undertake high quality, impactful research that engages with governments and professional organisations, nationally, internationally and in regional communities, ensuring excellent supervision for Higher Degree Research students.

The School of Communication and Creative Industries is in a phase of renewal and seeks three academic staff to develop and teach subjects in the schools undergraduate and postgraduate Communication courses, supervise HDR and Masters students and produce research in a relevant field. The School requires expertise across the following areas: digital media, media studies, public relations, organisational communication and communication theory.

CSU offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents, or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

This position is advertised across multiple levels. Please refer to the essential and desirable criteria in each position description for the respective level and address each criterion based on your skills and experience for the level of the position that you are applying for.

Position Description - Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Communication

Further Information

Additional information is available in the position description or by contacting:

Dr Sharon Schoenmaker | Acting, Head of School | Email: | Phone: 02 6338 4329

Closing Date: 11 pm, 10 September 2018

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