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Lecturer - Digital Design (3d Animation and Visual Effects)

Melbourne, Australia
$105,548 - $125,341 + 17% Superannuation
Closing date
2 Jun 2024
  • 3x Full-time, Continuing positions
  • Salary Academic Level B ($105,548 - $125,341) + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements
  • Based at the Melbourne CBD campus

About the Role

The Lecturer is expected to contribute to the teaching and research efforts of the School, in disciplines related to their field of expertise. More specifically, the Lecturer is responsible for carrying out teaching activities within undergraduate, Masters and Graduate Diploma programs and for maintaining and advancing their scholarly, research and/or professional capabilities.

The Lecturer is also expected to actively promote the program by establishing and maintaining memberships, links and partnerships with academic, industry and professional communities. The Lecturer is expected to work collaboratively and collegially with fellow academics within the teaching team, and update colleagues and students on developments in their subject area or specialisation. The Lecturer may be responsible for course coordination.

To be successful in this position, you'll have:

  • Demonstrable advanced knowledge and extensive experience with industry-standard 3d animation and Visual Effects (VFX) technologies such as Houdini, Maya, Unreal Engine, Unity and Nuke. Tech art skills (eg materials and shader design, lighting, game engine tool development) desirable. This selection criteria could be evidenced via portfolio submission (web links preferred).
  • Demonstrable industry knowledge and experience in current and emerging industry workflow and pipelines for rendered and real-time 3D animation. Qualified candidates with industry experience (eg 3d, vfx, game production studios) are highly encouraged to apply.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, coordinate, and deliver 3D animation and Visual Effects courses at undergraduate and/or post-graduate levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to support student issues related to effective learning.

Please view position description for further selection criteria


Mandatory: PhD Qualification

Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children and National Police Check.

About the School

The School of Design is a School comprised of the disciplines of Industrial Design, Digital Design and Communication Design.

The School builds on RMIT's 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.

It comprises approximately 100 academic and 11 professional staff and over 3000 EFT undergraduate and postgraduate students with expectations of growth.

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To Apply

Please submit your CV, covering letter and separate document addressing the Key Selection Criteria for this position by clicking on the 'Apply' link at the top of this page.

For further information about this position, please see the Position Description hyperlinked below or contact Jessica Bernardo (Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor) via email

PD - Lecturer - Digital Design (3d Animation and Visual Effects)

Please note, if you are viewing this advert from an external site, please click 'apply' and you will be redirected to RMIT's Jobs website to access the Position Description at the bottom of the page.

Applications close on Sunday 2nd June 2024 at 11.59pm.

About RMIT University

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 96,000 students and close to 10,000 staff globally. The University's mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for students to prepare them for life and work.

Why work at RMIT University

Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. Find out more about working at RMIT University, what we stand for and why we are an Employer of Choice.

We want to attract those who will make a difference. View RMIT's impressive standings in university rankings.

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.

We are proud that our dedication to diversity has been recognised by a broad spectrum of external organisations. Visit our Linkedin Life pages to learn more and see some of our most recent wins.

RMIT has a strong dhumbali (commitment) to the employment, development and retention of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people within a culturally safe environment; we strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

At RMIT, we are committed to supporting adjustments throughout the recruitment and selection process, as well as during employment. We actively support and encourage people with disability to apply to RMIT. To discuss adjustment requirements, please contact Kassie (Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor), via or visit our Careers page for more contact information -

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.

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