Architecture Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

Expiring today

Melbourne, Australia
05 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
24 Nov 2020
Academic Discipline
Arts & Humanities, Architecture
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Bring your Architectural Design expertise to RMIT
  • Full Time - Continuing
  • Academic Level B ($98,495 - $116,965) or Level C1 ($120, 657) +17% super
  • Based at the City campus

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

The School of Architecture and Urban Design delivers innovative scholarship in architecture, landscape architecture, interiors and related fields of design. Innovation in learning and teaching is a key strength of the school. Practice-based and vertically integrated scholarship involving students, staff and practitioners provide an engagement in research-led design projects.

RMIT Architecture focusses on ideas-led venturous design exploration that seeks to contribute to the future of the discipline and an increasingly complex world. It is comprised of the Bachelor of Architectural Design, the Master of Architecture, the post professional Master of Urban Design. RMIT Architecture staff teach across these three programs as well as being engaged in postgraduate supervision through the Practice Research Symposia (PRS) and developing design practice research projects.

RMIT Architecture seeks to fill one role at Lecturer or Senior Lecturer (depending on level of experience).

About You and the role:

As the Lecturer or Senior Lecturer, you will be challenged to contribute to the teaching and design practice research efforts of RMIT Architecture. More specifically, you will deliver courses within the field of architectural design, the architectural technology course area and other course areas. You will be responsible for coordination and teaching within the architecture programs and for maintaining and advancing your scholarly, research and professional capabilities relevant to the discipline and subject areas taught. You will work collaboratively and collegially with fellow academics within the teaching and research teams.

You will have:

  • Demonstrated excellence in design with distinctive and innovative design practice projects (either built through practice or original speculative designs) as well as demonstrated excellence in design teaching with a distinctive and innovative design studio teaching practice, curriculum and projects.
  • Demonstrated design-practice research that aligns with RMIT Architecture's core research focus in the Technologies & Techniques, Cities and Culture & Society research clusters
  • Demonstrated ability to teach across course areas including the architectural technology course area.
  • Recent engagement with architectural practice and the profession.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work effectively with and to negotiate sensitively with students especially on issues related to effective learning.

There is a preference for a registered architect who is interested in architectural practice and the delivery of design projects and can deliver courses within the field of architectural design and the architectural technology course areas.


Mandatory: Qualification in a relevant discipline area and PhD or equivalent professional practice in relevant field.

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

To Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your interest for this role and a design portfolio and teaching portfolio (up to 10 pages in each category) and for further information please contact Professor Vivian Mitsogianni -

We are also happy to make adjustments to the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. Please contact us via your preferred type of communication: email or call Kassie on +61399252442 with your request(s).

Applications close at 11:55 pm on Tuesday, 24 November 2020

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.

Please note that whilst we still accept applications from any persons interested in our roles, due to the impacts of COVID-19, we are currently prioritising applications from those with current working rights in Australia and who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australia's immigration and border arrangements during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak:

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