Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Humanatarian Engineering

Melbourne, Australia
01 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
31 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Convenient CBD location
  • Full-time, continuing position
  • Attractive remuneration package, dependant on experience + 17% super

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.

In the 2016 QS World University Rankings by Subject, RMIT is 16th in the world (highest ranked in Australia) in Art and Design, and 36th in the world (fourth highest in Australia) in Architecture and the Built Environment. We are also among the world's top 100 universities in Engineering (Civil and Structural; Electrical and Electronic; and Mechanical, Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing); Accounting and Finance; and Business and Management Studies).

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 & Your Responsibilities

Humanitarian engineering is a focus of all engineering programs at RMIT University. Working with philanthropic organisations, such as Engineers Without Borders (EWB), the successful applicant will create authentic experiential learning opportunities for students consistent with the strategic goals of the School. In addition, they are expected to undertake high quality teaching, become highly successful researchers and effectively engage with students, appropriate communities and relevant industries both nationally and internationally.

Skills & Experience Required

The successful candidate will hold a PhD in a relevant discipline area and possess a proven record of academic and/or professional achievement in Humanitarian Engineering, with a demonstrated ability to prepare high-quality curriculum and course materials at tertiary level for undergraduate and postgraduate programs. Furthermore your ability to lead the development of innovative approaches to course delivery and student-centred learning will be essential to your success in the role. A demonstrated research record, along with an ability to generate funding and established industry links will be highly regarded.

To Apply

For further information please contact Colin Kestell on colin.kestell@rmit.edu.au or to view a position description visit yourcareer.rmit.edu.au and search using job reference number 559290.

Applications close on Wednesday 31st January 2018.

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 recognises the importance of an environment that celebrates and welcomes diversity. The School of Engineering embraces RMIT's Diversity and Inclusion Framework. We are dedicated to attracting and developing people of diverse genders, sexes and sexualities; cultural and linguistic backgrounds; people with disability and from diverse age groups. We encourage applications from all suitably qualified members of the community to join us in building a diverse and inclusive workplace supporting diverse student cohorts. We are actively supporting gender equality in STEMM and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as we work to improve opportunities and outcomes for all.