Lecturer, ECDF - Civil and Infrastructure Engineering

RMIT University

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Vacancy Type
  • Full time, 3-year fixed term contract position at RMIT Bundoora Campus but may be required to work and/or be based at another campus of the University
  • Be part of the team that aims to enable digital transformation and enhance the productivity and sustainability of the construction industry
  • Remuneration at Academic Level A ($68,983 - $93,569) or Academic level B ($98,495 - $116,965) + 17% Superannuation
  • Accepting only women, gender diverse and/or Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people(s).*

About the College

The STEM College holds a leading position and expertise in the science, technology, engineering, mathematics and health (STEM) fields.  We are uniquely positioned to influence and partner with industry, as never before.

STEM College is a community of exceptional STEM researchers, teachers, inventors, designers and game-changers, supported by talented professional staff.  We offer higher education programs across all STEM disciplines at the Bachelor, Master and PhD levels, and ensure our students experience an education that is work-aligned and life-changing.

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What unites us is our purpose and our values; they are at the heart of who we are, what we stand for, how we make decisions and connect with each other.  

Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. RMIT exists to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. You will be a part of a productive and collaborative team, who values working relationships and outcomes through open and inclusive planning, continuous information sharing and transparent work practices. 

About the Role
As the Associate Lecturer/Lecturer (ECDF), you will have capabilities in advanced ICT methodologies and systems to enable digital transformation and enhancing the productivity and sustainability of the construction industry; and have advanced knowledge in digital engineering and technologies such as big data, IoT, BIM for creation and manufacturing of low cost sustainable materials, design for offsite construction and visualization. As the Associate Lecturer/Lecturer (ECDF), you will:

  • Contribute to teaching and research activities within the Discipline of Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, in the School of Engineering
  • Carry out teaching activities within undergraduate and postgraduate programs
  • Establish and maintain memberships, links and partnerships within the industry
  • Be responsible for course coordination.

About You

As the successful applicant you will have:

  • Evidence of casual teaching for an Australian University within the past three years and have not been employed on a continuing basis at an Australian University
  • Demonstrated capabilities in teaching and research in the field of Civil Engineering and Construction
  • Ability to prepare and deliver courses at undergraduate and graduate levels
  • Ability to be innovative in teaching, including online or blended delivery, and the ability to produce high quality curriculum or course materials
  • Demonstrated capacity to adhere to organisational policies and practices and to negotiate sensitively with students especially on issues related to effective learning, particularly in an online learning environment
  • An emerging track record with evidence of international recognition for quality research outputs that contribute to the Disciplines and Schools research
  • Experience in the supervise higher degree by research candidates
  • Ability to build networks with colleagues, participate as a team member in funded projects and preferably experience in the submission of competitive research grant proposals.


  • Mandatory: PhD or equivalent research doctorate in Civil Engineering or Built Environment field
  • To be eligible to apply: Candidates must have performed casual teaching work at an Australian University within the past three years and must not have been employed on a continuing basis at an Australian University. Applicants who have previously been employed on a fixed-term basis at an Australian University are eligible for this position, however the requirement remains to also have performed casual teaching work as per the above parameters.
  • Preferred: Completion of the Essentials in Tertiary Teaching Practice program or equivalent (if the appointed candidate does not meet this requirement at time of appointment, they will be supported to complete this as a requirement to fulfil their probation).

Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children Check. 

*Special Measures

RMIT is committed in driving progression towards gender equality and ensuring the diversity in our organisation is balanced at every level.

We’re proud members of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN Program to support gender equity and diversity in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines, and its Bronze Medal recipient.

Section 12 of the Victorian Equal Opportunity Act permits the University to conduct female only recruitment in addressing the substantive imbalance of female representation in Science, Engineering and Business, IT and Logistics schools.  The Racial Discrimination Act permits special measures that foster greater racial equality in the Australian community.

RMIT's School of Engineering will therefore only consider applications from suitably qualified women, gender diverse or Indigenous candidates for this position.


Please submit your CV, cover letter and separately address the Key Selection Criteria for this position by clicking on the ‘Apply’ link below. 

 PD - Associate Lecturer or Lecturer, ECDF in Civil and Infrastructure Engineering.pdf

Applications close on Tuesday, 1st of June 2021.

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We are better for our diversity. When we listen to those who are different to us, or challenge us, we grow stronger together. When we feel like we belong, we can achieve so much more. We respect each other, embrace our differences and build a sense of belonging in our team and beyond. More than anything, we are fully committed to creating inclusive culture that recognises diversity of our staff.

RMIT is a Disability Confident Recruitment Team and we are happy to adjust the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. Please contact us at TalentSupport@rmit.edu.au telling us your preferred type of communication and we will be in touch as soon as possible to discuss your requirements. 

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. 

Please note that due to the impacts of COVID-19, we are currently accepting applications from persons with current Australian work rights who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australia’s immigration and border arrangements during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak: https://covid19.homeaffairs.gov.au/ 

If you do not currently have Australian Work Rights, but would like to be notified about future positions when COVID-19 restrictions ease, then please visit our career site and create a job alert.

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Trans and Gender Diverse applicants

Inclusion is at the durrung (or heart) of who we are. We aim to create an environment where staff and students who identify as trans and gender diverse feel supported to succeed and belong.

We recognise the challenges faced by the trans and gender diverse community when applying for a new role.

At RMIT, we aim to support you from the start. Our Talent Acquisition team are active members of the RMIT Ally network.

For enquires or support through the application, recruitment and onboarding process, applicants who identify as trans or gender diverse are invited to contact Mat Lewis at mat.lewis@rmit.edu.au

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