Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Advertising

Location
Melbourne, Australia
Posted
18 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Nov 2018
Ref
570949
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
  • Convenient CBD Location
  • Full-Time, ongoing position starting Jan 2019
  • $94,671-133,726 p.a + 17% Superannuation

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 Media and Communication aims to produce graduates who will respond creatively to the challenges of a rapidly changing international, media-driven environment. Media and Communication has strong links with industry, and responds to ongoing change brought about by technology and convergence. The School is positioned as a major contributor and leader of the debate within media driven industries.

The role and responsibilities

The School of Media and Communication seeks a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer, Advertising to contribute to the teaching and research efforts of the Advertising discipline.

The Lecturer, Advertising is responsible for carrying out teaching activities within undergraduate and postgraduate programs, and for maintaining and advancing their scholarly, research and/or professional capabilities. The Lecturer is also expected to actively promote the program by establishing and maintaining memberships, links and partnerships with academic, industry and professional communities. The Lecturer is expected to work collaboratively and collegially with fellow academics within the teaching team, and update colleagues and students on developments in their subject area or specialisation. The Lecturer may be responsible for course coordination and academic advice.

The Senior Lecturer, Advertising will make a significant contribution to the delivery of programs and to be actively involved in research, consulting and other professional activities. The Senior Lecturer will develop, engage in and lead high quality research projects that are aligned with the University's research focus areas to achieve success in attracting research funding and to produce high quality outputs. The Senior Lecturer will have an important research leadership role in embedding their research expertise into the life of the School and will be required to develop high-quality, productivity-driven networks across RMIT and with local, national and global, internal and external partners. The Senior Lecturer may have responsibility for program management.

Skills & Experience Required

The School is seeking an individual with a proven record of academic and/or professional achievement in Advertising related to RMIT University's research efforts. You will have proven ability to undertake high quality research resulting in high quality journal articles in recognised international journals together with your ability to prepare and win competitive research grants. Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, including the ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary environment, will be necessary for success in this role. It is essential that you possess a PhD or equivalent in relevant field.

To Apply

For further information please contact Dr Julie Bilby on + 61 3 9925 0883 or to view a position description visit yourcareer.rmit.edu.au and search using job reference number 570949

Please indicate in your application whether you are applying for a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer appointment.

Applications close on Thursday 15 November 2018

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

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