Lecturer in Planning/Environment

Melbourne, Australia
20 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
17 Aug 2017
Academic Discipline
Arts & Humanities, Architecture
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Convenient CBD Location
  • 2 x Full-Time, Continuing Positions Available
  • $92,815 - $110,220 p.a + 17% Superannuation

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.

Located in the heart of Melbourne on RMIT's City Campus, the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies is one of RMIT's largest schools. We provide academic programs that stretch from certificate to PhD. We are underpinned by a high level of research activity, which has been ranked as being of national or international standard by the Australian government. In 2016, the School generated close to $5m of external research funding.

The Role and Your Responsibilities

The School is seeking to appoint two (2) Lecturer positions in the discipline of Sustainability and Urban Planning. One is focused on urban planning, the other is focused on environmental policy and management

The Lecturers are 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 in the field of urban planning and/or environmental policy and management. The Lecturers are also expected to actively promote academic programs by establishing and maintaining memberships, links and partnerships with academic, industry and professional communities. The Lecturers are 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 Lecturers will be responsible for course coordination.

Skills & Experience Required

You will have a demonstrated ability to prepare, coordinate and deliver courses at undergraduate and post-graduate levels, including online delivery, and the ability to produce high quality curriculum in urban planning and/or environmental policy and management. You will also have a demonstrated capacity to work effectively with and to negotiate sensitively with students especially on issues related to effective learning. Furthermore, your emerging track record and recognition for quality research outputs which will contribute to existing Discipline and School research areas evidenced by publications, development of new research initiatives, competitive research funding, and industry links will be essential to your success in this role.

To Apply

For further information please contact Dr. Joe Hurley on +61 3 9925 9016 or to view a position description visit yourcareer.rmit.edu.au and search using job reference number 557868.

Applications close at 11:00 pm Thursday 17th August 2017.

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description. This role will require satisfactory confirmation of a Working with Children Check.

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.