Lecturer in Digital Media

Melbourne, Australia
12 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
29 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Convenient CBD location
  • Full-Time, continuing position commencing in 2018
  • $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.

‚ÄčThe School of Design is a new school comprising the disciplines of Industrial Design, Digital Design (including Animation & Interactive Media) and Communication Design. The School will build on RMIT's leading national and international reputation in design education by creating a specific focus on emerging areas such as UX and service design, design strategy and virtual and augmented reality.

The Role and Your Responsibilities

The position requires demonstrated ability to teach into the Bachelor of Design (Digital Media). The preferred candidate should be skilled as a teacher, and demonstrate an ability to work at industry standard and integrate their creative practice with teaching and research. The position requires a demonstrated commitment to research and a collaborative work ethic.

Skills & Experience Required

Applicants will need to have recent experience in some or all of the following: web and app prototyping; wireframing; user testing and deployment; interaction or user interface design; user research; responsive design. Additionally applicants should have significant practice in these fields of professional digital design practice, or have a significant track record of practice-based research in these fields. They should also be able to demonstrate significant networks in the industry or research contexts, related to these fields of UX and digital design.

Candidates should have a completed doctorate or PhD within a related field, and they will be required to undertake activities in line with the university's research strategy that emphasises relevant and applied research to advance scholarship and professional engagement.

To Apply

For further information please contact Dr Adam Nash +61 3 9925 2598, Senior Lecturer Media and Communications or to view a position description visit yourcareer.rmit.edu.au and search using job reference number 558586.

Applications close on Sunday 29 October 2017.

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description in addition to providing a current resume. 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 and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.