Lecturer-Industry Fellow (Broadcast Journalism TV)

Melbourne CBD
£42686.05 - £50690.64 per annum + 17% Super
23 Sep 2016
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23 Oct 2016
Chris Wong
Contract Type
Full Time


  • Convenient CBD location
  • Full-time, Fixed-term position (Jan 2017 start, till Dec 2019)
  • $90,112 - $107,010 p.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 Media and Communication aims to produce graduates who will respond creatively to the challenges of a rapidly changing international, media-driven environment. Media and Communication has strong links with industry, and responds to ongoing change brought about by technology and convergence. The School is positioned as a major contributor and leader of the debate within media driven industries.

The role & responsibilities
The School of Media and Communication seeks a Lecturer who will contribute to the teaching and research efforts of the Journalism discipline area as an Industry Fellow for 3-years. The Lecturer will be responsible for carrying out teaching activities and for maintaining and advancing their scholarly, research and/or professional capabilities relevant to the discipline.

Skills & Experience required

The position requires demonstrated ability to teach in the discipline area of broadcast journalism in the Bachelor of Communication (Journalism) and Graduate Diploma in Journalism programs and significant industry experience in television broadcast journalism and experience in radio journalism would be an advantage. Applicants with industry-based expertise in TV newsrooms are encouraged to apply.

The successful applicant should be skilled as a teacher, knowledgeable about and skilled in the use of a range of audio-visual equipment, including cameras and editing equipment, and have the skills to produce live-to-air television broadcasts.

The successful applicant will be expected to promote the programs within industry through industry contact and professional engagement and demonstrate an ability to undertake research in their specific area of practice. The candidate should possess a demonstrated commitment to research and a collaborative work ethic.

Candidates may have a Masters or PhD within a field related to Journalism and/or an equivalent body of professional work, they will be required to undertake activities in line with the university's research strategy that emphasises relevant and applied research to advance scholarship and professional engagement.

To apply

To view a Position Description please follow the link below or for further information please contact Maree Curtis maree.curtis@rmit.edu.au


Applications close Sunday 16 October 2016. Please scroll down to "Apply".

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description, in addition to providing a resume and covering letter.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all sectors of the community.

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