Lecturer/Industry Fellow, Digital Media

Melbourne, Australia
27 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
09 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Convenient CBD Location
  • Full-Time, Fixed-Term Position until January 2021
  • $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.

The School of Design comprises the disciplines of Industrial Design, Digital Design (including Animation and Interactive Media) and Communication Design. The school builds 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 School of Design seeks a Lecturer who will contribute to the teaching and research efforts of the Digital Media discipline area as full-time Industry Fellow for 3 years. The Lecturer-Industry Fellow will be responsible for carrying out teaching activities and for maintaining and advancing their scholarly, research and/or professional capabilities relevant to the discipline.

You 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.

Skills & Experience Required

The successful candidate will have demonstrated ability to teach in the discipline area of digital media in the Bachelor of Design (Digital Media) program and significant industry experience in the practice and associated scholarship of digital media.

You will have industry based expertise in interactive digital media (e.g., web, apps, UX, UI design), or digital video (e.g., visual effects, compositing and/or motion graphics) or digital environments (e.g., projection mapping, virtual reality, augmented reality, installations). Experience in studio practice is highly desirable.

The successful applicant will be a skilled teacher, knowledgeable about the design and creation of digital media environments, artefacts or experiences, and demonstrate an ability to undertake research in their specific area of practice. The successful candidate should possess a demonstrated commitment to research and a collaborative work ethic.

To Apply

For further information please contact Dr Li Ping Thong, Lecturer, Digital Media @ liping.thong@rmit.edu.au .

Applications close on Monday 9 April 2018.

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position description: http://yourcareer.rmit.edu.au/caw/en/job/562437/lecturerindustry-fellow-digital-media

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.

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