Lecturer, Social Work and Human Services
- Conduct teaching and research in the Social Work and Human Services field
- Academic B: $98,495-$116,965 p.a + 17% super
- Full-time, ongoing position based at RMITs city campus
RMIT offers 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.
About the role /College
Located in the heart of Melbourne on RMITs City Campus, the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies is one of RMITs largest schools. The Schools vision is to contribute to a just and sustainable world, and to deliver education, training and research.
The Lecturer Social Work & Human Services will contribute to the teaching and research efforts of the School, in disciplines related to their field of expertise. They will carry out teaching activities within undergraduate, Masters and Graduate Diploma programs and for maintaining and advancing their scholarly, research and/or professional capabilities. The Lecturer will also be expected to actively promote the program by establishing and maintaining memberships, links and partnerships with academic, industry and professional communities. They will work collaboratively and collegially with fellow academics and may be responsible for course coordination.
You will have the ability to prepare, deliver and administer programs at undergraduate and post-graduate levels, including online delivery, and the ability to produce high quality curriculum and program materials.
Key to the role are your excellent interpersonal and communication skills in order to be able to negotiate sensitively with students especially on issues related to effective learning as well as with staff and industry contacts.
It is expected that you will have an emerging track record and recognition for quality research outputs which will contribute to existing Discipline and School research areas evidenced by publications, development of new research initiatives, competitive research funding, and industry links.
This role will require you to build effective networks with colleagues and generate alternative funding projects through effective liaison with industry and government.
You will have a strong commitment to teamwork and multidisciplinary collaboration and will be required to carry out supervision of higher degree by research candidates.
In addition, you will be eligible for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers.
Mandatory: PhD or equivalent in relevant field
Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children check.
To apply, please go to our careers page here https://www.rmit.edu.au/careers/current-opportunities and search job # 592606. Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your interest for this role as well as addressing the selection criteria listed below. For further information, please contact Assoc Prof Robyn Martin, Associate Dean, Social Work & Human Services on +61 3 9925 1397
- Excellent interpersonal and communications skills appropriate for interacting with higher degree by research candidates, staff and industry, together with a strong commitment to teamwork and multidisciplinary collaboration.
- Demonstrated ability to prepare, deliver and administer programs at undergraduate and post-graduate levels, including online delivery, and the ability to produce high quality curriculum or program materials.
- Ability to undertake course coordination role.
- Demonstrated capacity to work effectively with and to negotiate sensitively with students especially on issues related to effective learning.
RMIT is a Disability Confident Recruitment Team and we are happy to adjust the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. Please contact us at TalentSupport@rmit.edu.au telling us your preferred type of communication and we will be in touch as soon as possible to discuss your requirements.
Applications close 11:55 pm, Sunday 31 January 2020
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