Associate Professor and Senior Lecturer, Interior Design

Melbourne, Australia
06 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
22 Sep 2019
Academic Discipline
Arts & Humanities, Architecture
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Bring contemporary expertise & leadership to the Interior Design Discipline
  • Two full time, ongoing positions based at RMIT's Melbourne city campus
  • Academic Level C & D ($118,291 to $156,921p.a + 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 Architecture and Urban Design delivers innovative scholarship in architecture, landscape architecture, interior design and related fields of design. Innovation in learning and teaching is a key strength of the school.

Interior Design at RMIT University is engaged as an expansive practice that addresses the relation between people and their environments - how we live, work, learn and play - in a dynamic and changing world.

The Role and Responsibilities

We are seeking applicants who can bring to the Interior Design Discipline contemporary expertise and leadership - in particular, we welcome applicants who have experience in Asia and/or expertise in the areas of communication and/or technology.

We are looking to appoint an Associate Professor and a Senior Lecturer. Both are full-time positions. A part-time fraction will be considered if requested.

The Associate Professor will contribute to the leadership of outstanding teaching, research and scholarship activities of the Interior Design Discipline. You will lead advancement of teaching; lead research contribution in your area of practice research at national and international level; identify and attract external research funding; supervise higher degree by research candidates. You will make a significant contribution to the governance and collegial life inside and outside of the University.

The Senior Lecturer will foster an excellent student experience and be responsible for developing, teaching and coordinating undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Interior Design. You will make original contributions in teaching and/or scholarship which expand knowledge or practice within the Discipline; conduct and lead high quality research recognised at a national level; regularly publish research results in high quality outlets; identify appropriate funding sources and prepare successful external research funding submissions; oversee higher degree by research candidates.

Skills and Experience Required

To be considered for this opportunity, you will have qualifications and industry expertise in a relevant or associate discipline. Ideally you will bring outstanding creative practice and undertake research activities that engage with contemporary approaches relevant to the future of spatial and temporal environments. The role will also require you to prepare and deliver relevant high-quality programs at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Mandatory: A PhD in a relevant discipline area.

To Apply

Please apply via our careers page RMIT Careers or for further information please contact Associate Professor Suzie Attiwill, Associate Dean Interior Design, School of Architecture and Urban Design via email (please do not send applications to this email).

Applications close 11:55 pm on Sunday 22 September 2019

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description and to submit a portfolio of work that demonstrates your creative practice research activities.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation.