Lecturer, Marketing

Melbourne, Australia
20 Nov 2019
End of advertisement period
08 Jan 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Join a reputable business school and advance your career
  • Academic Level B: $96,564 - 114,672 + 17% superannuation
  • Convenient CBD Location

About us

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.

Our purpose is to offer life-changing experiences for our students, and to help shape the world with research, innovation, teaching and industry engagement. 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.


Our Values inspire us, wherever we are in the world, and guide how we live and work together.

Imagination. Agility. Courage. Passion. Impact. Inclusion.

What unites us is our purpose and our values; they are at the heart of who we are, what we stand for, how we make decisions and connect with each other.

Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. RMIT exists to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. 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.

When you join our team, you'll be able to access a range of benefits. From travel to fitness, there's something for everyone.

About the role and college / portfolio

The School of Economics, Finance and Marketing has strong research and teaching interests with in excess of 6,000 full time equivalent undergraduate and postgraduate students. The School has 80 full-time experienced and highly qualified academic staff who are complemented by a cohort of offshore staff and part-time specialised staff ensuring relevance of its academic programs.

The Marketing Discipline is a significant group within the School and College. The Discipline teaches undergraduate and postgraduate programs in Australia and Singapore and using various teaching modes. The Discipline also has a strong research profile and an active research culture. Research groups in the Discipline include CCT, Social Marketing, Brands and Digital Marketing and Marketing performance.

You will contribute to the teaching and research efforts of the Discipline and School. In addition, you will make a significant contribution to the delivery of Marketing programs both onshore and offshore, and to be actively involved in research, consulting and other professional activities. This includes engagement with the relevant industry stakeholders, attracting competitive grants, publications in high impact journals and effective supervision of postgraduate research students and postdoctoral research staff. The position will assist the school in maintaining teaching and learning excellence and developing programs, as well as carry out administrative tasks of the School in both its onshore and offshore activities.

About you

You will be empathetic, approachable and understanding to students learning requirements. With your professional aptitude, you will be comfortable preparing and delivering a range of learning material via online and face-to-face platforms. As a passionate marketer, you will demonstrate a wealth of knowledge from industry and deliver quality learning material to ensure positive experiences to your students. Furthermore, you will be confident in course coordination and be a vocal point of contact for students with their enquiries. Academically, you will have an emerging track record of quality research outputs and develop new research initiatives and industry links. With a collegial approach you will be comfortable working with a variety of the universitys stakeholders and developing mutually beneficial relationships.


Mandatory: PhD in Marketing or equivalent in relevant field.

Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children check

Preferred: Completion of the Essentials in Tertiary Teaching Practice program or equivalent[1] (if the appointed candidate does not meet this requirement at time of appointment, they will be supported to complete this as a requirement to fulfil their probation).

Bring your whole self to work

We are better for our diversity. When we listen to those who are different to us, or challenge us, we grow stronger together. When we feel like we belong, we can achieve so much more. We respect each other, embrace our differences and build a sense of belonging in our team and beyond.

Were proud to share with you some of our wins:

  • RMIT University is an Athena SWAN member with Bronze Award accreditation and the College of Science, Engineering and Health is central to driving improvements in gender equality, diversity and inclusion, particularly in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines.
  • RMIT was placed 10th in the 2019 Randstad Employer Brand Research Awards, up five spots from 2018.
  • We were named as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency in 2019. 
  • We achieved Gold Employer status for LGBTIQ inclusion in the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) in 2018 and now in 2019.
  • We were recognised as a top five employer in 2018 for workplace accessibility with the Australian Network on Disability.
  • The launch of our second Reconciliation Plan, Dhumbah Goorowa- a "commitment to share" - an important step in our reconciliation journey. 

To Apply

If you have any questions, please contact Daniela Amato on 03 9925 0375.

Applications close on Wednesday 8th January 2020.

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.