Full-Time, Ongoing Opportunity for a Lecturer, Landscape Architecture
Salary Academic Level B + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working
Based at the Melbourne CBD campus, but may be required to work and/or be
based at other campuses of the University.
This position is for a Lecturer (Landscape Architecture) with a broad
capacity to undertake teaching, research and engagement across the programs in
the landscape architecture discipline.
You will be able to articulate a developing research enquiry which addresses
and responds in a designerly way to issues of national and international
concern through the medium of landscape.
We are looking for a particular capacity to integrate digital technologies
across teaching and research to expand the potential of these technologies
within the discipline and profession through creative practice design
The Lecturer (Landscape Architecture) is expected to contribute to the
teaching and research efforts of the Landscape Architecture discipline and
will be required to deliver courses within the field of landscape
architectural design, in core course areas (including landscape architectural
design studio, theoretical frameworks, environments and/or communications)
and other course areas and participate in, and contribute to, the design
culture broadly within the School and the University. This includes the
ability to make connections across and between core areas of disciplinary
knowledge and design across a range of scales.
The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining and advancing
their scholarly, design practice research and professional capabilities
relevant to the discipline and course areas taught. They will also be expected
to actively promote the programs by establishing and maintaining memberships,
links and partnerships with academic, industry and professional communities.
The Lecturer (Landscape Architecture) will be required to teach and conduct
classes in disciplines relevant to their field of expertise and assist in the
academic and administrative, consultative and coordination tasks involved with
these courses. Functions associated with the position include presentation of
lectures and tutorials, assessment of students and course administration in
line with the University's quality assurance requirements. They will also be
required to undertake research activities in line with the University's
research strategy. It is expected that the Lecturer (Landscape Architecture)
will work under support and guidance to develop expertise in teaching and
research with an increasing degree of autonomy.
To be successful in this position, you'll have as a minimum:
Demonstrated excellence in design with distinctive and innovative design
practice projects (either built through practice or original speculative
Demonstrated excellence in design teaching with a distinctive and
innovative design studio teaching practice, curriculum and projects.
Capacity to link disciplinary knowledge of built environments as well as
natural systems to innovative landscape architectural design practice
and/or project management across a range of scales.
Ability to incorporate relevant digital technologies for integrating
complex natural, cultural and social systems in design teaching, research
Alignment of research focus with RMIT Landscape Architecture's research
Recent engagement with landscape architectural practice and the
Ability to teach across course areas in landscape architecture.
Potential to generate funding projects through effective liaison with
industry and government.
Evidence of research output including design projects (built or
speculative), publications and public presentations.
Demonstrated ability to prepare, coordinate and teach programs at tertiary
level, including the ability to produce high quality curriculum or program
Demonstrated capacity to work effectively with and to negotiate
sensitively with students especially on issues related to effective
Ability to work autonomously whilst displaying a strong commitment to work
in a team environment, including the demonstrated ability to confidently
and effectively work with colleagues, project team leaders, and industry
Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working
with Children and National Police Check.
About the School
School of Architecture and Urban Design within the College of Design and
The School of Architecture and Urban Design delivers innovative scholarship in
architecture, landscape architecture, interiors and related fields of design.
Innovation in learning and teaching is a key strength of the school. Practice-
based and vertically integrated scholarship involving students, staff and
practitioners provides an engagement in research-led design projects. This
enables students to operate as empowered studio collaborators in the pursuit
of design knowledge and skills.
The School is leading the establishment of international excellence in
research which is aligned to and working with RMIT's global network of
partnerships, industries and cities, another of the University's key strategic
aims. It is recognised as the world leader in Design Practice Research with
distinguished practitioner PhD cohorts geographically clustered around
activities in Melbourne, Barcelona and Ho Chi Minh City.
https: // www. rmit.edu.au/about/schools-colleges/architecture-and-urban-design
Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing the Key Selection
Criteria for this position by clicking on the ‘ ' link below.
For further information about this position, please see Position Description
below or contact Jenny.Seo@rmit.edu.au
https: // www. rmit.edu.au/content/dam/rmit/au/en/careers/position-
Applications close on 14th October at 11.59pm.
14 Oct 2022 11.59 pm
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people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation,
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