Full-time , Continuing position for a Lecturer in Industrial Design
Salary Academic Level B + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements
Based at the Melbourne CBD campus, but may be required to work and/or be based at other campuses of the University
About The Position
The Lecturer role necessitates a commitment to advancing the teaching and research initiatives of the School of Design within the field of Industrial Design. This involves conducting independent teaching across undergraduate, honours, and postgraduate levels: encompassing curriculum design, implementation, and assessment of courses while incorporating feedback for continuous improvement. The Lecturer is responsible for engaging in independent professional activities, scholarship, and research projects, managing timelines and budgets, publishing research outcomes, and supervising higher degree by research candidates. Administration duties, including potential course coordination or overseeing small award programs, further contribute to the comprehensive responsibilities of this role. The Lecturer is expected to actively contribute to the collaborative and collegial environment within the teaching team, staying abreast of developments in their subject area, and foster connections with academic, industry, and professional communities to promote the discipline and its programs effectively.
To be successful in this position, you'll have:
1. Demonstrated ability to prepare and deliver courses and programs at undergraduate and post-graduate levels and the ability to produce high quality curriculum materials.
2. Ability to undertake a course coordination role.
3. Demonstrated capacity to work effectively with, and to negotiate sensitively with students especially on issues related to effective learning.
4. Emerging track record and recognition for quality research outputs which will contribute to existing Discipline and School research areas evidenced by publications, creative works, development of new research initiatives, competitive research funding, and industry links.
5. Demonstrated ability to supervise higher degree by research candidates.
6. Ability to build effective networks with colleagues and generate alternative funding projects through effective liaison with industry and government.
7. Excellent interpersonal and communications skills appropriate for interacting with a diverse community of higher degree by research candidates, staff and industry, together with a strong commitment to teamwork and multidisciplinary collaboration.
Mandatory: PhD in relevant field.
Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children and National Police Check.
About the School
The School of Design within the College of Design and Social Context consolidates RMIT's design fields of Communication Design, Industrial Design and Digital 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 industry partnered studios.
The School of Design is global facing and delivers programs in Singapore and Vietnam and has a community of PhD researchers based in RMIT Europe and Asia.
For more information about this school, visit the School homepage here.
Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria as well as a folio of your own creative practice relevant to this role by clicking on the ‘ ' link below.
For further information about this position, please see the Position Description hyperlinked below or contact [email protected]
Position Description - Lecturer, Industrial DesignApplications Close:
17 Dec 2023 11.59 pm
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