Lecturer in Ceramics

Melbourne, Australia
19 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
20 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

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 College of Design and Social Context encompasses RMIT University's renowned art, communication, built environment, design,education and social science disciplines and is comprised of seven Schools.

Dating back to the foundation of RMIT as the Working Men's College in 1887, the School of Art has an important place in the history of RMIT and the State of Victoria. It delivers programs ranging from vocational education certificates through to PhDs covering the full range of specialisations, including, Photography, Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Ceramics, Gold and Silversmithing, Sculpture, Sound, Media Arts, Art Theory and History, Arts Management, Public Art, Visual Arts and Koori Art.

The School of Art has a strong practice based research program which explores issues of globalised society through interdisciplinary projects and a number of research networks support this focus.

The Role & Your Responsibilities

The Lecturer is expected to contribute to the teaching and research efforts of the School, in disciplines related to the field of ceramics. More specifically, the Lecturer is responsible for carrying out teaching activities within undergraduate and postgraduate programs and for maintaining and advancing their scholarly, research and/or professional capabilities. The Lecturer is also expected to actively promote the ceramic aspects of the program by establishing and maintaining memberships, links and partnerships with academic, industry and professional communities.

Skills & Experience Required

You will have a 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 and an ability to undertake a course coordination role. Furthermore, an 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 would be essential to your success in this role.

To Apply

For further information please contact Dr Kirsten Haydon, Lecturer at kirsten.haydon@rmit.edu.au or to view a position description visit yourcareer.rmit.edu.au and search using job reference number 559087.

Applications close on Saturday the 20th of January 2018.

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

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

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

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