Senior Lecturer, Games

Melbourne, Australia
29 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
08 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Contribute to teaching & research within the School of Design - Games Discipline
  • Full Time, continuing position based at RMIT's CBD campus
  • Academic Level C: $118,291 - $136,401 + 17% super

About RMIT

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.

The Universitys mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, quality teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for students, getting them ready for life and work. With strong industry connections forged over 130 years, collaboration with industry remains integral to RMITs leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally-focused graduates.

The School of Design is a new School comprising the disciplines of Industrial Design, Digital Design (including Animation & Interactive Media) and Communication Design. The School builds on RMITs leading national and international reputation in design education by creating a specific focus on emerging areas such as UX and service design, design strategy and virtual and augmented reality.

Your Role & Responsibilities

As Senior Lecturer, Games, you will contribute to the teaching and research efforts of the Games discipline within the School of Design. In the first three years of this position, you will be expected to act as the Program Manager which will involve monitoring the demand for the program, the characteristics of the students admitted to the program and the extent to which the program is achieving its success.

It is expected that you will make a significant contribution to the delivery of programs. Furthermore, you will act as program manager to monitor the demand for the program, the characteristics of the students admitted to the program, and the extent to which the program is achieving the desired outcomes.

You will conduct, engage and lead outstanding research projects aligned with RMITs research focus areas. You will assist the school to 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 develop high-quality, driven networks across RMIT and with local, national and global, internal and external partners.

Your Skills & Experience

You will have demonstrated ability to coordinate courses and prepare and deliver programs through implementing innovative ways to student-centred learning and improvement. You will possess an emerging, nationally recognised track record of substantial research outputs coupled with extensive experience in research & teaching leadership to build a collaborative environment for staff and students. Furthermore, you will display an understanding and dedication to financial, governance and quality management systems. The successful candidate will display a high level of interpersonal, communication and negotiating skills to interact across all levels of the university.

It is essential that you possess a PhD or equivalent in a relevant field.


Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. You will be a part of a productive and collaborative team, who values working relationships and outcomes through open and inclusive planning, continuous information sharing and transparent work practices


  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Be part of RMITs academic life and attend various events and workshops
  • MYKI pass discount
  • Additional annual leave

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

To Apply

To view a position description, please visit and search using job# 579739. For further information please contact Mark Lycette (Acting Associate Dean, Digital Design Discipline) via email:

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

Applications close on Sunday 8th September 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.