Lecturer, Industry Fellow, Games

Location
Melbourne, Australia
Posted
29 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
08 Sep 2019
Ref
579896
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Part Time
  • Contribute to teaching & research within the School of Designs Animation Discipline
  • Part Time (0.5 FTE), 3 year fixed-term position based at RMIT's CBD campus
  • Academic Level B: $96,564 - $114,672 + 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 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.

About the Role

You will be expected to contribute to the teaching efforts of the School, in disciplines related to video games and the computational visual arts. More specifically, for carrying out technical arts teaching activities within the Games program and for maintaining and advancing your professional and/or scholarly practice. You will also be expected to actively promote the program by establishing and maintaining memberships, links and partnerships with academic, industry and professional communities.

About You

You will have a strong track record and recognition within videogames and/or technical art, evidenced by industry links, industry experience, juried exhibition, publications, and/or competitive research funding. We are also looking for someone who can demonstrate their expertise in a broad variety of technical visual arts, possibly including: shaders, animation, 3D modelling, visual effects, computational art and creative coding. Demonstrated ability building local and international networks with peers and industry will be highly desirable.

Excellent interpersonal and communications skills appropriate for interacting with students, staff, and industry, together with a strong commitment to teamwork and multidisciplinary collaboration.

Culture

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

Benefits

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

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

To Apply

To view a position description, please visit yourcareer.rmit.edu.au and search using job #579896. For further information please contact Helen Stuckey via email on helen.stuckey@rmit.edu.au

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.