Professor of Construction Management

Melbourne, Australia
07 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
06 Nov 2016
Chris Wong
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Convenient CBD location
  • Full-time, Continuing position
  • $171,216 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 Property, Construction and Project Management (PCPM) is a premier provider of Construction Management, Project Management and Property programs in the Asia Pacific region. The School has a strong industry-focused approach to education and research. Its international perspective helps to strengthen its position, with partnership programs in Singapore and Hong Kong.

The role
The Professor of Construction is a senior academic and eminent researcher in the specialist field, contributing significantly to teaching and research outputs, building capability of staff and promoting strong academic performance.

Your responsibilities
As the Professor of Construction, you will provide high level research leadership developing and leading research project teams and programs and fostering a vibrant research culture. He or she will be required to develop a high-quality and productivity-driven research network across RMIT and with external national and global partners. The Professor of Construction will also teach and make a significant contribution to teaching and learning in the discipline with the aim of improving learning outcomes for students. The Professor of Construction will make a significant contribution to the planning and strategic direction of the School, taking on major academic leadership roles involving participation in various committees within the School, College and University and external to the University, as appropriate.

Skills & Experience required
You will be able to demonstrate an ability to manage award programs and lead program reviews along with an internationally recognised research track record. As the Professor of Construction, you will be experienced in leading improvement of academic standards, implementing best practice teaching strategies. Demonstrated experience in financial, governance, quality management systems within a University along with experience in attracting and supervising higher degree by research candidates to maximise research performance will the essential to your success in the role.

To apply

To view a Position Description please follow the link below or for further information please contact Professor Ron Wakefield on +61 3 9925 3448. Please scroll down to "Apply". and quote reference number; 554801

Applications close on Sunday 6th November 2016.

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description.

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