Lecturer, Screen And Media

at RMIT University

  • Full time - Continuing position
  • Convenient CBD location
  • $94,671 - $112,424 + 17% super

About Us

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise in which teaching, research and engagement are central to achieving positive impact and creating life-changing experiences for our students. The College of Design and Social Context encompasses RMIT University's renowned art, architecture, design, built environment, communication, and social science disciplines. The college has 24,500 students and over 1,000 staff located in 9 schools. The College's academic programs are generally market leaders and in high demand. Based on a strong foundation of practise led, industry partnered teaching and research, we aim to deliver skilled graduates with a deep sense of purpose, and high impact research and innovation. For more information see www.rmit.edu.au/dsc

The Role

The Lecturer, Screen and Media will contribute to the teaching and research agendas of the School of Media and Communication; drawing on experience in, and links to industry. This will include the development and delivery of industry-focused studios and related courses and the development of a clear research trajectory. The role also includes coordination and administration related to the successful delivery of teaching and research within the disciplines. The Lecturer, Screen and Media will have specific responsibility for activating engagements within the Capitol Theatre and Media Precinct into work integrated learning (WIL), internships, studio teaching, community engagement, student activities (including interdisciplinary collaborations), industry partnerships and industry engagements. The Lecturer will support learning and teaching that builds a creative and learning community across RMIT, alumni and supporters, creative industries, government, the education sector and the broader public to maximize the student experience and engagement outcomes. The Lecturer, Screen and Media will work closely with the Creative Producer, Screen and Media, who is responsible for overseeing the delivery of a range of public engagement outcomes and, programming and developing a dynamic creative hub at the Capitol Theatre and supporting the delivery of teaching and research at the Media Precinct. We are particularly interested in applicants with enthusiasm and capacity to work collaboratively and pro-actively with a range of stakeholders, particularly teaching and research colleagues (across a range of disciplines), and professional portfolios such as Property Services, Engagement, University Communications and Alumni and Philanthropy, to achieve strategically-aligned and sustainable outcomes.

About You

The Lecturer, Screen and Media will have expertise in designing and delivering innovative teaching in screen and media practice and experience in research as demonstrated through projects, publications, exhibitions and actual or potential funding. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent communication and organisational skills and a proactive and collaborative approach to the work environment. We invite applications that evidence a strong track record in screen and media industry engagement and practice, broad industry contacts (particularly with screen industries) and demonstrate experience and strength in studio teaching; as well as the capacity to work across disciplines. We are looking for a person to join the team who is creative, critical and ambitious in their approach to screen and media and its future evolution and is able to work collaboratively to activate state-of-the-art screen and media environments and facilities.

To Apply

For further information please contact Patrick Kelly via email on patrick.kelly@rmit.edu.au or alternatively via phone on +61 3 9925 3022 or to view the position description, please visit yourcareer.rmit.edu.au and search using job #573497.

Applications close on Sunday 24th March 2019.

Applicants are asked to supply a covering letter addressing the key selection criteria, examples of teaching and practice-related work and a CV. 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 Islander community.

Melbourne Victoria Australia

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