Lecturer, Digital Design - Multiple Positions Available

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
December 06, 2023
Offerd Salary:$105,548 - $125,341
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  • 2x Full-time, Continuing positions

  • Salary Academic Level B ($105,548 - $125,341 p.a.) + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Based at the Melbourne CBD campus, and hybrid ways of working

  • About the Role As a Lecturer in Digital Design, you will play a pivotal role in advancing the School's teaching and research objectives. Your expertise in disciplines related to Digital Design, such as critical thinking and research for creative practice, design methods, experience and interface design, or virtual and augmented environment design, will be the driving force behind your success in this role.

    Key responsibilities include delivering engaging teaching activities across undergraduate, Masters, and Graduate Diploma programs, while continually enhancing your scholarly, research, and professional capabilities. You'll actively promote the program by establishing and nurturing memberships, links, and partnerships with academic, industry, and professional communities. Collaboration is key, and you'll work closely with fellow academics, updating colleagues and students on the latest developments in your subject area. Course coordination may also be part of your impactful contribution.

    To be successful in this position, you will meet the following Key Selection Criteria:

  • Demonstrated ability to prepare and deliver programs at undergraduate and post-graduate levels, including online delivery, and the ability to produce high quality curriculum or program materials.

  • Ability to undertake course coordination role.

  • Demonstrated capacity to work effectively with and to negotiate sensitively with students, especially on issues related to effective learning.

  • Emerging track record and recognition for quality research outputs which will contribute to existing Discipline and School research areas evidenced by publications, development of new research initiatives, competitive research funding, and industry links.

  • Demonstrated ability to supervise higher degree by research candidates.

  • Ability to build effective networks with colleagues and generate alternative funding projects through effective liaison with industry and government.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills appropriate for interacting with higher degree by research candidates, staff and industry, together with a strong commitment to teamwork and multidisciplinary collaboration.

  • Qualifications: a PhD or equivalent in a relevant field.

  • Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children and National Police Check.

    About the School of Design

    The School of Design consolidates RMIT's design fields of Communication Design, Industrial Design and Digital Design (animation, games and interactive Design). While maintaining a focus on these disciplines, it embraces innovative approaches to interdisciplinary work. The School works closely with industry, the cultural sector and communities, including research collaborations, internships and partnered studios.

    Its industry partners include: ACMI, the National Gallery of Victoria, ANZ Bank, Australia Post, The Olivia Newton John Cancer Wellness and Research Centre, Austin Hospital, Lend Lease, Deloitte Digital, Aurecon, The Melbourne Zoo, to name a few. The School is global facing and engaged in what it does. It delivers programs in Singapore and Vietnam and has a community of PhD researchers based in RMIT Europe and Asia.

    Its facilities include:

  • Digital Design Studios – brand new animation and games design studios with a state-of-the-art media precinct home to industry-standard technology

  • Communication Design Studios - Dedicated studio facilities with state-of-the-art design and printing equipment. Access to photography, editing and production suites for cross-discipline projects;

  • Industrial Design Studios - World class industrial design facilities emulating global best practice.

  • For more information about this school, visit the School homepage here .

    RMIT Design 2023 – Program Showcase

    To Apply

    Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing your suitability for this position by clicking on the ‘ ' link below.

    For further information about this position, please see the Position Description hyperlinked below.

    Position Description – Lecturer, Digital Design

    Additional Opportunity:

    We also have an exciting opportunity for a 'Lecturer, Games' at our RMIT City Campus.

    For more details and to apply, visit our RMIT Careers page and search for the corresponding JR number: JR26396.

    Applications close on Wednesday 6 December 2023 at 11.59 pm.

    Applications Close:

    6 Dec 2023 11.59 pm

    RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Isla n der community.

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