Associate Lecturer/Lecturer, Early Career Development Fellow in Digital Health

Melbourne, Australia
£38,399.35 - £65,108.51 per annum + 17% super
Tuesday, 22 December 2020
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 24 January 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Engage in Digital Health & Contribute to the new Digital Health Centre
  • Academic Level A ($68,983 - $93,569 + 17% super) or Academic Level B ($98,495 - $116,965 + 17% super)
  • Based in the Bundoora campus
  • Fixed term full-time for 3 years

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.

About You and the role:

As the Associate Lecturer or Lecturer, Early Career Development Fellow (ECDF) in Digital Health you will contribute to the teaching and research efforts of the School, in disciplines related to your field of expertise. This could be in the areas of digital health, and/or public health, population/global health, e-health and preventive health supported by a broad clinical lens.

You will be responsible for carrying out teaching activities within undergraduate, Masters and Graduate Diploma programs and for maintaining and advancing your scholarly, research and/or professional capabilities.

You will also be motivated and driven to actively promote the program by establishing and maintaining memberships, links and partnerships with academic, industry and professional communities. You will work collaboratively and collegially with fellow academics within the teaching team, and update colleagues and students on developments in your subject area or specialisation. You may be responsible for course coordination.

As an ECDF, you will have performed casual teaching work for an Australian University during the past three years and have not been employed on a continuing basis at an Australian University. You will be almost at the completion of your PhD or have obtained your PhD.

You will have:

  • Demonstrated ability to prepare and deliver programs at undergraduate and post-graduate levels, including online delivery, and the ability to produce high quality curriculum or program materials.
  • Ability to undertake course coordination role.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work effectively with and to negotiate sensitively with students especially on issues related to effective learning.
  • Emerging track record and recognition for quality research outputs which will contribute to existing Discipline and School research areas evidenced by publications, development of new research initiatives, competitive research funding, and industry links.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise higher degree by research candidates.
  • Ability to build effective networks with colleagues and generate alternative funding projects through effective liaison with industry and government.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills appropriate for interacting with higher degree by research candidates, staff and industry, together with a strong commitment to teamwork and multidisciplinary collaboration.

School of Health and Biomedical Sciences

The School of Health and Biomedical Sciences comprises three Academic Clusters (Allied Health, Applied Health, and Biomedical Sciences). Primarily based at the RMIT Bundoora campus, we undertake teaching and research across ten disciplines: Chinese Medicine, Chiropractic, Exercise Science, Human Biosciences, Laboratory Medicine, Medical Radiations, Nursing, Osteopathy, Pharmacy and Psychology. Many of our programs include Work Integrated Learning as an intrinsic part of student learning, both through placements in partner industries and through the University's student led Health Sciences Clinic located at Bundoora.


This position requires a PhD in a relevant field.

Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children check.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your interest and suitability for this role.

Applicants must separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description.

Applications close on Sunday 24 January 2021 at 11.55 pm.

RMIT is a Disability Confident Recruitment Team and we are happy to adjust the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. Please contact us at telling us your preferred type of communication and we will be in touch as soon as possible to discuss your requirements.

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.