Lecturer, Law

at RMIT University

  • Convenient CBD location
  • Full-time, continuing position
  • Level B: $96,564 - $114,672 + 17% super

About Us

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 91,000 students and 11,000 staff globally. RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online programs to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways. Our purpose is to offer life-changing experiences for our students, and to help shape the world with research, innovation, teaching and industry engagement. With strong industry connections forged over 130 years, collaboration with industry remains integral to RMITs leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally-focused graduates. The Graduate School of Business & Law (GSBL) commenced operations in January 2010. In July 2010 the GSBL moved to the new Emily McPherson premises, opening an exciting new phase in RMITs development of professional programs for the experienced, post-graduate business market. RMIT has one of the longest standing MBA programs in Australia, commencing the program in the mid-1970s. The GSBL now offers MBAs for Executive, Graduate and OUA students and corporate students. These programs are now delivered to over 1,000 students in the Melbourne and Vietnam campuses as well as online.

Our Culture

What unites us is our purpose and our values; they are at the heart of who we are, what we stand for, how we make decisions and connect with each other. Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. RMIT exists to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. You will be a part of a productive and collaborative team, who values working relationships and outcomes through open and inclusive planning, continuous information sharing and transparent work practices. When you join our team, you'll be able to access a range of benefits. From travel to fitness, there's something for everyone. About The Role Join RMIT University and contribute to the teaching and research efforts of the Graduate School of Business & Law (GSBL). More specifically, you will be responsible for carrying out teaching activities in the Juris Doctor program, undergraduate law studies, contribute to HDR supervision in the GSBL and for maintaining and advancing your scholarly, research and/or professional capabilities. You will also actively promote the program by establishing and maintaining memberships, links and partnerships with academic, industry and professional communities.

About You

You will demonstrate the ability to prepare and deliver programs and courses at undergraduate and post-graduate levels, including online delivery, and high-quality curriculum or program materials in the required fields of expertise. Experience and interest in teaching Business Law, Company Law, Law of Investments, Contract Law, Insolvency Law, Evidence and Global Legal Systems would be an advantage. Proven capacity to work effectively with and to negotiate sensitively with students especially on issues related to effective learning will be imperative to your success in this role. Ability to build effective networks with colleagues and generate alternative funding projects through effective liaison with industry and government will be highly advantageous.


Mandatory: PhD or equivalent in relevant field Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children check.

Preferred: Completion of the Essentials in Tertiary Teaching Practice program or equivalent (if you do not meet this requirement at time of appointment, you will be supported to complete this as a requirement to fulfil their probation)

Bring your whole self to work:

We are better for our diversity. When we listen to those who are different to us, or challenge us, we grow stronger together. When we feel like we belong, we can achieve so much more. We respect each other, embrace our differences and build a sense of belonging in our team and beyond. Were proud to share with you some of our wins: RMIT University is an Athena SWAN member and the College of Science, Engineering and Health is central to driving improvements in gender equality, diversity and inclusion, particularly in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines.

  • RMIT was placed 10th in the 2019 Randstad Employer Brand Research Awards, up five spots from 2018.
  • We were named as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency in 2019.
  • We achieved Gold Employer status for LGBTIQ inclusion in the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) in 2018 and now in 2019.
  • We were recognised as a top five employer in 2018 for workplace accessibility with the Australian Network on Disability.
  • Exceeding our targets in our Reconciliation Action Plan for Bundyi Girri - an important step in our reconciliation journey.

To Apply

If you believe this opportunity is for you, please apply online. For more information, please contact Professor Kathy Douglas on 03 9925 2037.

Applications close on Sunday 27th October 2019.

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description. Download File Position Description - Lecturer, Law.pdf This role will require satisfactory confirmation of a Working with Children Check. 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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