Associate Lecturer in Interior Design

Melbourne, Australia
07 May 2018
End of advertisement period
21 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Convenient CBD Location
  • Full-Time, Continuing
  • $ 65,004 - 88,172 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 College of Design and Social Context encompasses RMIT University's renowned art, architecture, media, communication, built environment, design, education and social science disciplines and is comprised of eight Schools. The College has 24,500 students and 1,000 staff.

The School of Architecture and Urban Design delivers innovative scholarship in architecture, landscape architecture, interiors and related fields of design. Innovation in learning and teaching is a key strength of the school. Practice-based and vertically integrated scholarship involving students, staff and practitioners provides an engagement in research-led design projects.

The Role and Your Responsibilities

The School of Architecture and Urban Design seeks an Associate Lecturer who will be engaged in teaching and research activities that consider the role and use of contemporary technologies relevant to a range of interior futures and an expanded understanding of interior design. The successful candidate will be responsible for carrying out teaching activities and for maintaining and advancing their scholarly, research and/or professional capabilities relevant to the discipline.

The Associate Lecturer will be required to teach and conduct classes in disciplines relevant to their field of expertise and assist in the academic and administrative, consultative and coordination tasks involved with these courses. Functions associated with the position include presentation of lectures and tutorials, assessment of students and course administration in line with the University's quality assurance requirements. The Associate Lecturer is also required to undertake research activities in line with the University's research strategy.

Skills & Experience Required

The successful candidate will be a design practitioner with a demonstrated emerging design practice informed by practice-led research. The Associate Lecturer will be required to bring understanding of a broad range of contemporary technologies both analogue and digital. Ideally this should include knowledge in design processes, manufacturing, production of experiential or ephemeral environments and other innovative engagements with technologies. It is expected that the candidate will bring critical thinking upon how contemporary and emergent technologies can innovatively affect a range of interior futures, drive venturous design and allow speculation upon new potentials for expanded interior design practice.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated ability to teach broadly in the discipline area of Interior Design and will have qualification in the relevant discipline area and have commenced or enrolled to commence their PhD.

To Apply

For further information please contact Dr Anthony Fryatt, Lecturer, Interior Design on +61 3 9925 2654 or to view a position description visit and search using job reference number 564087.

Applications close on Monday 21 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.

Applicants will have qualification in the relevant discipline area and have commenced or enrolled to commence their PhD.

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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