Associate Lecturer, Games Design (SGS-Hourly)

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Australia

August 4, 2022

Description

Overview:

RMIT VIETNAM

RMIT Vietnam, an entity of RMIT University, has campuses in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi since 2001. We provide internationally recognised, high-quality, education and professional training for students, clients and the community, and assist in the development of human resources capability in Vietnam and the region by hosting students from Australia and many other countries.

Degrees are awarded by RMIT University in Australia, allowing Vietnamese students to receive an overseas education without having to leave home. Given its international profile, RMIT Vietnam is also host to students from Australia and many other countries. All degree programs are recognised by the Vietnamese Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) and are subject to regulation by the Australian Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency. The academic programs span from vocational English through to undergraduate, post-graduate and Ph.D. programs. All teaching at RMIT Vietnam is in English.

RMIT VIETNAM, SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION & DESIGN

The School of Communication & Design is committed to providing an international learning environment that encourages cultural awareness, critical thinking, experimentation and, above all, the ability to think differently. Our students develop the competence, confidence and professionalism needed for successful careers in communication, design, fashion, film and video, and languages. See https: // www. rmit.edu.vn/our- schools- centres/schoolcommunication-design.

The Bachelor of Design (Games) program will be offered at our Saigon South campus initially, and at Hanoi campus in the future. The program comprises of both production and game design components. The program has strong links with industry through the Industry Advisory Committee, which consists of senior academic staff from within the School and external industry professionals from games development and related industries. The program is relevant to the roles of games design and the creative industries both nationally and internationally.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Lecturer is expected to contribute to the teaching and research efforts of the University, in disciplines related to their field of expertise in Games Design. Specifically, the Lecturer is responsible for carrying out teaching activities within undergraduate program and for maintaining and advancing their scholarly, research and/or professional capabilities. The Lecturer is also expected to actively promote the program by establishing and maintaining memberships, links and partnerships with academic, industry and professional communities. The Lecturer is expected to work collaboratively and collegially with fellow academics within the teaching team, and update colleagues and students on developments in their subject area or specialisation. The Lecturer may be responsible for course coordination.

The Lecturer will be expected to teach across a range of courses within the program and may include all areas of games design, including knowledge of the software and tools utilized in game studios, some experience with contemporary game engines such as Unity, UDK (Unreal Engine), or Phyre Engine would be beneficial. This may also include basic scripting tools such as RPG Maker, Aseprite, Construct or Twine.

JD Associate Lecturer, Games.pdf

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Undergraduate teaching including designing, conducting and moderating assessment; implementing improvements informed by peer review, course evaluation and/or student feedback.

  • Professional activities and/or peer-reviewed research activities appropriate to the discipline including publishing research results in high-quality outlets as lead or co-author.

  • Membership of committees, working parties or other service duties as required.

  • Adhere to the Academic Expectations and Development Framework of RMIT Vietnam.

  • KEY SELECTION CRITERIA

  • Master Degree (for Associate Lecturer)

  • Broad background in all areas of games design, including knowledge of the software and tools utilized in game studios, some experience with contemporary game engines such as Unity, UDK (Unreal Engine), or Phyre Engine would be beneficial. This may also include basic scripting tools such as RPG Maker, Aseprite, Construct or Twine.Industry or professional experience.

  • Excellent team player.

  • Culturally agile.

  • PLEASE NOTE:

  • English is the language of teaching and communication at RMIT Vietnam. For this role, the minimum requirement is IELTS (Academic) with a score of at least 7.0 (with no individual competency score in speaking, reading, writing, listening, less than 6.5).

  • For Higher Education roles, English language proficiency may also be proven by having completed PhD studies while being instructed through the medium of English, AND proof of teaching in an English-speaking environment over the previous 24 months.

  • BENEFITS

  • Competitive hourly rate. Associate Lecturer: USD35.54 gross

  • Free access to the on-site international medical centre

  • World-class Library and free access to RMIT Melbourne online library and resources.

  • Saigon: On-site gym and recreational facilities, including tennis courts and sports fields.

  • Hanoi: On-site gym.

  • World-class teaching facilities and resources

  • Health insurance for hourly rate staff with contracts for 3 months plus.

  • Personal Accident Insurance coverage

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

    For further information on being an hourly rate academic at RMIT Vietnam, please click on the following link:

    Hourly Academic FAQ's.pdf

    Applications Close:

    14 thg 8 2022 11.59 pm

    RMIT University Vietnam (RMIT Vietnam) is a campus of RMIT University. RMIT Vietnam is creating an innovative research, teaching and learning culture. We are committed to providing internationally recognised high-quality education and professional training for our students, clients and members of the community. As an internationally recognised Australian university based in Asia, RMIT Vietnam is assisting in the development of human resources capability in Vietnam and the region.

    https: // www. rmit.edu.vn/about-us

    About the employer

    The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology usually known as RMIT University is a research university established in Melbourne, Australia. The university has got a huge campus and has international recognition for providing brilliant vocational and professional education, applied research and...