Senior Lecturer in Justice and Legal Studies

Melbourne, Australia
07 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
01 Oct 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Convenient CBD Location
  • Full-Time, Continuing Position
  • $113,698 - $131,104 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 will generate close to $5m of external research funding.

The Role and Your Responsibilities

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. The Senior Lecturer will 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. The Senior Lecturer will have an important research leadership role in embedding their research expertise into the life of the School and will be required to develop high-quality, productivity-driven networks across RMIT and with local, national and global, internal and external partners. The Senior Lecturer may have responsibility for program management.

Skills & Experience Required

You will have demonstrated ability to coordinate large courses and prepare and delivery programs at undergraduate and post-graduate levels, including high quality curriculum and program materials and ability to implement innovative approaches to student-centred learning and quality improvement. You will also have the ability to manage a large program or a number of small programs and to be able to support student issues related to effective learning. Furthermore, your emerging nationally recognised research track record including substantial record of research outputs in high quality outlets will be essential to your success in this role.

To Apply

For further information please contact Dr. Michele Ruyters on +61 3 9925 2537 or to view a position description visit and search using job reference number 558306.

Applications close on Sunday 1 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.

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