Senior Lecturer, Interior Design

Melbourne, Australia
Oct 31, 2019
End of advertisement period
Dec 01, 2019
Academic Discipline
Arts & Humanities, Architecture
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Bring contemporary expertise & leadership to the Interior Design Discipline
  • Full time, ongoing position, based at RMIT's Melbourne city campus
  • Academic Level C $118,291 to $136,401 + 17% super

Our Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work.

The School of Architecture and Urban Design delivers innovative scholarship in architecture, landscape architecture, interior design and related fields of design.

The School is leading the establishment of international excellence in research which is aligned to and working with RMITs global network of partnerships, industries and cities, another of the Universitys 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.

Interior Design at RMIT University is engaged as an expansive practice that addresses the relation between people and their environments - how we live, work, learn and play - in a dynamic and changing world. A global leader in Interior Design education and research, we position interior design as a critical practice that contributes to and transforms social, cultural, technological and environmental conditions in the twenty-first century. In 2020, a Master of Interior Design will commence and become part of the discipline stream which includes the Bachelor of Interior Design (Hons) and PhD by practice research.

The Role and Responsibilities

We are seeking an applicant who can bring to the Interior Design Discipline contemporary expertise and leadership - in particular, we welcome applicants who have experience in Asia and/or expertise in the areas of communication and/or technology.

The Senior Lecturer will foster an excellent student experience and be responsible for developing, teaching and coordinating undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Interior Design.

You will make original contributions in teaching and/or scholarship which expand knowledge and practice within the discipline; conduct and lead high quality research recognised at a national level; regularly publish research results in high quality outlets; identify appropriate funding sources and prepare successful external research funding submissions; oversee higher degree by research candidates.

Skills and Experience Required

To be considered for this opportunity, you will have qualifications and industry expertise in a relevant or associate discipline. Ideally you will bring outstanding creative practice and undertake research activities that engage with contemporary approaches relevant to the future of spatial and temporal environments. The role will also require you to prepare and deliver relevant high-quality courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Mandatory: A PhD in a relevant discipline area.

To Apply

For further information please contact Associate Professor Suzie Attiwill, Associate Dean Interior Design, School of Architecture and Urban Design via email (please do not send applications here).

Applications close 11:00 pm on Sunday 1 December 2019

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description and to submit a portfolio of work that demonstrates your creative practice research activities.

To view the position description please visit RMIT Careers website and search for job no. 580561.

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.