Associate Lecturer/Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Industry Fellow, in Criminology

Melbourne, Australia
Academic A - C $115,972-$133,726 + 17% super
02 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
23 Nov 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education, Law, Psychology
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Permanent
Full Time
  • Convenient CBD location
  • 3 X Full-time, ongoing Snr Lecturer/Lecturer and Associate Lecturer (Industry Fellow, fixed term)
  • Academic A - C $115,972-$133,726 + 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 Global, Urban and Social Studies is one of RMIT's largest schools. The School's vision is to contribute to a just and sustainable world, and to deliver education, training and research in four areas of focus:

  • Criminology, legal and justice studies
  • Global studies, languages, translating and interpreting
  • Social work, youth work, community services and social policy
  • Sustainability and urban planning

The Role and Your Responsibilities

The Associate Lecturer - Industry Fellow (fixed term) will be required to teach and conduct classes in the areas criminology and criminal law, social policy, psychology, and socio-legal studies. and assist in the academic and administrative, consultative and coordination tasks involved with these courses. Functions associated with the position include tutoring and academic supervision of work-integrated learning activities within the Bridge of Hope Innocence Initiative, academic administration of work-integrated learning and aligned curriculum, , assessment of students and course administration in line with the University's quality assurance requirements.

The Lecturer (ongoing) is expected to contribute to the teaching and research efforts of the School, in the areas of criminology and criminal law, social policy, psychology, and socio-legal studies. More specifically, the Lecturer is responsible for carrying out teaching activities within undergraduate, Masters and Graduate Diploma programs and for maintaining and advancing their scholarly, research and/or professional capabilities.

The Senior Lecturer (ongoing) is to make a significant contribution to the delivery of programs in the areas of criminology and criminal law, social policy, psychology, and socio-legal studies 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.

Please note: The appointment level will be determined based on your experience level

Skills & Experience Required

To be considered for this opportunity, you will have qualifications and industry expertise in a relevant discipline, an ability to coordinate large courses and prepare/deliver programs at undergraduate and post-graduate levels. This will encompass the preparation of high quality curriculum and program materials and the implementation of innovative approaches to student-centred learning and quality improvement.

Essential to the role will be your emerging track record and recognition for quality research outputs which will contribute to existing Discipline and School research areas. This should be evidenced by publications, development of new research initiatives, competitive research funding, and industry links.

Mandatory: Qualification in a relevant discipline area and demonstrated professional practice within the previous two years.

To Apply

For further information please contact Michele Ruyters, Associate Dean, Crim. & Justice Studies on +61 3 9925 2537. **Please select from the drop down box which role you are applying for as your first priority. If you want to consider more than one please outline in your cover letter.

Applications close on 5pm Friday 23 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 and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.

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