Lecturer in Environmental Chemistry

Melbourne, Australia
06 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
08 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Convenient CBD Location
  • 3 x Full-Time, Continuing Lecturer 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.

One of RMIT's top-performing research schools, we deliver research that addresses the 'real life questions' essential to Australia's innovation agenda.

RMIT University is an Athena SWAN member and the College of Science, Engineering and Health is central to driving improvements in gender equality, diversity and inclusion, particularly in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines.

The Role and Your Responsibilities

The School is seeking to appoint three (3) Lectures within the disciplines of Environmental Chemistry, Atmospheric Chemistry and Soil Chemistry.

The Lecturer is expected to contribute to the teaching and research activities of the School within the relevant discipline. More specifically, the Lecturer 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 is also expected to actively promote the program by establishing and maintaining memberships, links and partnerships with academic, industry and professional communities. The Lecturer 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 may be responsible for course coordination.

In the 2015 ERA (Excellence in Research Assessment) exercise, RMIT was rated 5 - 'Well Above World Standard' in Environmental Science and Management. The successful applicant is encouraged to become involved in the key School research centre: EnSuRe (Environmental Sustainability & Remediation); and also with one or more of RMIT University's Enabling Capability Platforms, as appropriate to the applicant's expertise/interest.

Skills & Experience Required

You will have demonstrated expertise in Environmental Chemistry, Atmospheric Chemistry or Soil Chemistry. You will also have the ability to teach into core courses of Environmental Science programs (including soil chemistry or atmospheric chemistry or natural processes) for undergraduate and/or post-graduate levels, including via online delivery, and the ability to produce high quality curriculum or program materials using innovative approaches to course delivery and student-centered learning that successfully exploits new technologies. Furthermore, your capacity to work effectively with and to negotiate sensitively with students especially on issues related to effective learning will be essential to your success in this role.

To Apply

For further information please contact:

Associate Professor Michelle Spencer on +61 3 9925 9697

To view a position description visit yourcareer.rmit.edu.au and search using job reference number 558272.

Applications close at on Sunday 8 October 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.