Senior Lecturer in Translating and Interpreting

Melbourne, Australia
16 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
30 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Make a significant contribution to the delivery of programs and conduct research
  • Academic Level C ($110,386-$127,286 plus 17% Super)
  • Full-time, ongoing position, based in RMIT's CBD campus

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 College of Design and Social Context encompasses RMIT University's renowned art, communication, built environment, design, education and social science disciplines and is comprised of seven schools. The School of Global, Urban and Social Studies is one of RMIT's largest schools which is underpinned by a high level of research activity, ranked of being to national or international standard by the Australian government.

The School's vision is to contribute to a just and sustainable world, and delivers education, training and research activity in four areas of focus:

  1. Social work, youth work, community services and social policy
  2. Sustainability and urban planning, including Housing
  3. Global studies, languages, translating and interpreting, and
  4. Legal and justice studies.

The Senior Lecturer will contribute to the teaching and research efforts of the School. The incumbent is to make a significant contribution to the delivery of programs and to be actively involved in research, consulting and other professional activities. They will be required to develop, engage in and lead high quality research projects that are aligned with the University's research focus areas to achieve success in attracting research funding and to produce high quality outputs.

To be considered for this position you will have the ability to prepare and deliver programs at undergraduate and post-graduate levels, including online delivery, course coordination and the ability to produce high quality curriculum or program materials. In addition you will have the capacity to work effectively with and to negotiate sensitively with students. You will bring with you an established track record and recognition for quality research outputs to contribute to the Discipline and School research areas evidenced by publications, development of new research initiatives, competitive research funding, and industry links.

Mandatory: PhD or equivalent in relevant field

To view a Position Description and apply online please go to quoting job ref # 556017 or for further information please contact Assoc. Prof Paul Battersby on +61 3 9925 2328 or via email to

Applications close 11pm Wednesday 30th November 2016

All applicants are required to provide a separate statement addressing the key selection criteria in addition to providing a resume and covering letter.

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