Lecturer / Senior Lecturer (Creative Education)

at RMIT University

  • Convenient CBD location
  • Full-time, continuing position
  • Academic Level B/C: $96,564 - $136,401+ 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 College of Design and Social Context encompasses RMIT Universitys renowned art, architecture, design, built environment, communication, and social science disciplines. The college has 24,500 students and over 1,000 staff located in 8 schools. The School of Education is one school within the College of Design and Social Context and offers undergraduate and postgraduate studies in education, pre-service teacher education, early childhood education, educational research, professional learning and short courses.

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

within the School and University. You will undertake high quality research and will be expected to foster engagement links with external networks nationally and internationally and supervise higher degree by research students. You will also take on administrative tasks associated with the appointment and will work closely with the Creative Agency research lab, as it supports the work of the Urban School and its innovation agenda.

About You

You will have a significant research and publication track record, in high quality outlets, preferably related to creativity and areas of innovation such as school change, inclusion, school innovation, STEM, STEAM and/or educational leadership. You will also demonstrate success in teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level, preferably in areas related to creativity across the curriculum, creative ecologies, 21st century skills, or creative education environments. Success in competitive research funding and translation with the ability to build and develop collaborative research teams, preferably in projects that work across industry, community and academia will be highly desirable.

Qualifications

Mandatory: PhD in relevant field (including: school change, inclusion, school innovation, STEM, STEAM and/or educational leadership) and a recognised teaching qualification together with recent experience in the field. Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children check. Please Note: The appointment level will be determined based on our experience level.

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 A/Prof Anne Harris at anne.harris@rmit.edu.au

Applications close on Sunday 3rd November 2019.

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description.

Download File Position Description - Lecturer-Senior Lecturer (Creative Education).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
FULL_TIME
2019-10-04
2019-11-04

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