Senior Lecturer, Advertising, School of Media and Communication

Melbourne, Australia
04 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
28 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Develop, engage in and lead high quality research projects
  • Full Time, continuing position based at RMIT's CBD campus
  • Academic Level C: $115,972 - $133,726 p.a + 17% super

The Role

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 School now seeks a Senior Lecturer, Advertising to contribute to the teaching and research efforts of the Advertising discipline.

Your responsibilities

As Senior Lecturer Advertising, you will contribute to the teaching and research efforts of the Advertising discipline.

It is expected that you will make a significant contribution to the delivery of programs and to be actively involved in research, consulting and other professional activities.

You will develop, engage in and lead high quality research projects that are aligned with the University's research focus areas. This will aim achieve success in attracting research funding and to produce high quality outputs.

This is an important research leadership role which will be aligned to your research expertise and ultimately embedded into the life of the School. You will be required to develop high-quality, productivity-driven networks across RMIT and with local, national and global, internal and external partners. In addition, you will have responsibility for management of a degree program.

Your Skills and Experience

You will have 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.

About Us

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise in which teaching, research and engagement are central to achieving positive impact and creating life-changing experiences for our students. 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.


  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Be part of RMIT's academic life and attend various events and workshops
  • Free access to RMIT fitness and wellness classes
  • 2% salary increase each year and annual leave loading of 1.35%
  • MYKI pass discount
  • Additional annual leave

To find out more, please visit our website: RMIT Employee Benefits

To Apply

Please see our careers page and enter in job # 570949.

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

For further information please contact Dr Lukas Parker on or + 61 3 9925 5007.

Applications close 11:55 pm Sunday 28 April 2019.

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.

RMIT was named as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE) from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) in 2018 based on significant progress made in 2017, and Gold Employer status in the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) in recognition of our commitment to celebrating the diverse genders, sexes and sexualities (DGSS) of our community