Senior Lecturer in Fashion Technology

Melbourne, Australia
$110,386-$127,286 plus 17% Super
10 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
30 Oct 2016
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Develop, engage in and lead industry relationships
  • Academic Level C ($110,386-$127,286) plus 17% Super
  • Based at RMIT's Brunskwick campus

Our University

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 merging of all the fashion and textile programs within RMIT University into one new progressive School of Fashion and Textiles school has created a dynamic academic environment focused on the scholarship of change, research and active industry engagement. The School is centred on the Brunswick campus which has 'state of the art facilities' in conjunction with a fashion and textiles teaching and research centre positioned in the City campus supporting postgraduate programs and research projects.

The role

The Senior Lecturer, Fashion Technology will contribute to the teaching and leadership efforts of the School and to the delivery of programs whilst being actively involved in industry related research, consulting and other professional activities. They will develop, engage in and lead industry relationships that are aligned with the University's strategic focus areas to achieve success in attracting funding and to build on the global positioning of the School.

Skills/Experience required

To be successful in this role it is essential that you have a record of academic, research and professional achievement within the discipline of Fashion Technology, and/or Industrial Design and Product Development, Wearable Technology or equivalent. You will have a significant record of achievement in research and publications and exercise academic leadership to enhance the standing of the discipline and School both nationally and internationally. You will bring to the role your learning and teaching leadership and expertise that will ultimately improve student outcomes and your innovative approach will be applied to student-centred learning and quality improvement programs.

The ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to student centred learning (undergraduate and postgraduate) and innovative and flexible Learning and Teaching delivery. It will be advantageous to bring to the role your experience and understanding of developing online and/or offshore delivery.

Mandatory: PhD in relevant field or demonstrated equivalence, including Industrial Design

To view a Position Description and apply online please go to quoting job ref # 554765 or for further information please contact Prof Robyn Healy, Head of School on +61 3 9925 9130.

Applications close 11pm Sunday 30th October 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.

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