Lecturer, Fashion Design

Melbourne, Australia
02 May 2018
End of advertisement period
24 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Convenient CBD Location
  • Full-Time continuing position (possibility of part-time)
  • $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 Fashion and Textiles offers a diverse suite of programs over the spectrum of fashion and textile practices in design, technology and merchandising which strengthens the school's ability to operate as a leading global player.

The Role and Your Responsibilities

The School is seeking a Lecturer with expertise in contemporary fashion practice, including professional practice and research. The Lecturer will be responsible for carrying out teaching activities within undergraduate and postgraduate programs and for maintaining and advancing their research and/or professional capabilities relevant to the discipline.

The position requires demonstrated ability to teach into the studio design courses and potentially theoretical courses at an Honours or Masters level. The preferred candidate will have solid teaching experience and ability to embed their research and professional practice expertise in generating relevant and exciting approaches to fashion design pedagogies. The lecturer should show a desire to contribute to teaching and research culture of the program as well engagement with industry.

The Lecturer, Fashion Design is responsible for carrying out teaching activities within undergraduate, Masters and Graduate Diploma programs and for maintaining and advancing their scholarly, research and/or professional capabilities. You will also be expected to actively promote the program by establishing and maintaining memberships, links and partnerships with academic, industry and professional communities. You may also be responsible for course coordination.

Skills & Experience Required

To be considered for this opportunity you will have a PhD or equivalent in a relevant field and have 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.

You will have demonstrated ability in supervising higher degree by research candidates and will have the skills to work effectively with and to negotiate sensitively with students especially on issues related to effective learning.

To Apply

For further information please contact Ricarda Bigolin, Senior Lecturer, Fashion Design on +61 3 9925 3856 or to view a position description visit yourcareer.rmit.edu.au and enter job ref # 563837.

Applications close 11:55 pm on Thursday 24 May 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 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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