Senior Lecturer in Aviation

Hong Kong
07 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
08 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Based in VTC Tsengyi Campus in Hong Kong
  • Full-Time Continuing Position with a minimum 3 year term in Hong Kong
  • $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.

The School of Engineering comprises a diverse range of disciplines: Aerospace Engineering and Aviation; Chemical and Environmental Engineering; Civil and Infrastructure Engineering; Electrical and Biomedical Engineering; Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering; Manufacturing, Materials and Mechatronics Engineering; Mechanical and Automotive Engineering.

As a top 100 University in the world for engineering (2015 QS Rankings by Faculty; Engineering and Technology), RMIT Engineering provides students with work-relevant education programs, access to excellent research facilities and opportunities to engage in creative real-world project work through robust relations with local and international industry leaders.

RMIT Engineering's education is based on innovation and creativity. Key discipline areas in the School of Engineering provide programs with flexible pathways to global careers or postgraduate research.

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 & Responsibilities

Based in Hong Kong at the Vocational Training Council (VTC) in the School for Higher and Professional Education (SHAPE), the largest vocational education, training and professional development institution in Hong Kong, you will undertake academic duties as the representative of the Aerospace Engineering and Aviation discipline.

The position may require an initial period of six months at RMIT Melbourne, after which you will undertake a minimum three year secondment to VTC to foster and strengthen the RMIT-VTC partnership, as well as act as the liaison point for both Melbourne and Hong Kong-based academics and administrators of the Aviation program.

In this role you will teach at undergraduate and postgraduate level in Hong Kong as well as undertaking teaching in courses the School delivers in Singapore and China. You will also be expected to actively establish and promote research activities in Hong Kong, building academic, industry and professional links.

Skills & Experience Required

To be successful in this role you will need a PhD or equivalent in an appropriate field, have demonstrated sound knowledge and extensive expertise in aviation, along with an ability to prepare high quality curriculum and course materials at tertiary level for undergraduate and post-graduate programs.

Furthermore, you will have a strong research track-record along with a demonstrated ability to generate alternative funding projects and undertake research which will contribute to School research areas.

Excellent interpersonal and communications skills as well as the ability to work collaboratively and collegially within a culturally diverse environment are essential to this role.

To Apply

For further information please contact Professor Pier Marzocca on +61 3 9925 6061 or to view a position description visit and search using job reference number 558110.

Applications close on Sunday 8th 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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