Lecturer in Law

Location
Melbourne, Australia
Posted
06 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
04 Oct 2017
Ref
558096
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time
  • Convenient CBD location
  • Fixed term contract - 3 years
  • $92,815 - $110,220 p.a + 17% super

The 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 College of Business is growing and strengthening its teaching capability to create a transformative experience for its students. Experiences that spark ambition and new perspectives, while opening up pathways and building connections.

The College of Business is now recruiting academics at a number of levels who are passionate about creating these fabulous student experiences.

Academics who want to be part of the imaginative and rigorous teaching and learning that is central to RMIT's dedication to supporting students who graduate ready for life and work, are encouraged to apply.

The Graduate School of Business & Law (GSBL) is entering an exciting new phase in RMIT's development of professional programs for the experienced, post-graduate Juris Doctor and undergraduate business law market.

The Role and Your Responsibilities

  • The Lecturer - ECDF is expected to contribute to the teaching and research efforts of the School, in disciplines related to their field of expertise.
  • More specifically, the Lecturer - ECDF is 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.
  • The Lecturer - ECDF is also expected to actively promote the program by establishing and maintaining memberships, links and partnerships with academic, industry and professional communities.
  • The Lecturer - ECDF is 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 Lecturer - ECDF may be responsible for course coordination.

Skills and Experience Required

  • Provide evidence of casual teaching for an Australian University within the past three years and have not been employed on a continuing basis at an Australian University.
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare and deliver programs at undergraduate and post-graduate levels, including online delivery, and the ability to produce high quality curriculum or program materials in the area of Commercial and Corporate Law.
  • Ability to undertake course coordination role.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work effectively with and to negotiate sensitively with students especially on issues related to effective learning.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise higher degree by research candidates.
  • Ability to build effective networks with colleagues and generate alternative funding projects through effective liaison with industry and government.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills appropriate for interacting with higher degree by research candidates, staff and industry, together with a strong commitment to teamwork and multidisciplinary collaboration.
  • To be eligible to apply you must have a PHD or have been an active PhD candidate in the last two years and you must have performed casual teaching work at an Australian University within the past three years and must not have been employed on a continuing basis at an Australian University.

To apply

For further information please contact the Acting Head of School, GSBL : Kathy Douglas on +61 3 9925 2037 or visit our website at www.rmit.edu.au/teachchange

Applications close on Wednesday 4th October, 2017

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

RMIT strongly encourages expressions of interests from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander persons. To have a confidential discussion about your future career with RMIT for this opportunity, please contact Prof Mark McMillan, Deputy PVC Indigenous Education and Engagement on 03 9925 1461 or 0427 426 512.

RMIT is committed to being a Child Safe organisation and is an equal opportunity employer. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community. 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.

This role will require satisfactory confirmation of a Working with Children Check.