Associate Lecturer/Lecturer (ECDF) Media (Cinema Studies)

RMIT University

Australia: Melbourne - CBD
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  • Take your career to the next step with RMIT
  • Convenient CBD location
  • Academic Level B $96,564 - $114, 672 + 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 Media and Communication pushes the boundaries of digital knowledge creation and future-focused practice. The School has a deep engagement with industry and the community that allows research and teaching to respond creatively and innovatively to global conditions.

The School is home to a vibrant community of practitioners, theorists and thinkers in communication, creative writing and publishing, screen, culture, digital ethnography, new media, journalism, public relations, advertising and music industry. The School has a strong international focus set to drive careers to succeed in the global context with programs and courses offered in Melbourne, Vietnam and Singapore.

The School embraces agility and flexibility to drive a field that is always evolving with emerging specialisations and new roles in an increasingly changing world. Extending the reach for excellence, teaching spaces have been adapted to meet world-class standards.

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The Role and Your Responsibilities

You will contribute to the teaching and research efforts of the School, particularly in Cinema Studies. You will teach and conduct classes and studios in Cinema Studies 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.

More specifically, you will be responsible for carrying out teaching activities within undergraduate and postgraduate programs and for maintaining and advancing their scholarly, research and/or professional capabilities. In this role, you will also be expected to actively promote the programs by establishing and maintaining memberships, links and partnerships with academic, industry and professional communities.

Skills & Experience Required

The successful candidate will demonstrate experience in tertiary teaching in Cinema Studies. An emerging research track record in Cinema/Media Studies is preferred but not essential.

To be eligible for this role, it is absolutely essential that candidates have performed casual teaching work for an Australian University during the past three years and have not been employed on a continuing basis at an Australian University.

Applicants who have a qualification in a relevant discipline area and have been an active PhD candidate for at least two years should refer to the position description for Associate Lecturer – ECDF. Applicants who have a PhD should refer to the position description for Lecturer – ECDF.

This role will also require satisfactory confirmation of a Working with Children Check. 

To Apply

For further information please contact Daniel Binns on 03 9925 5024 or

Applications close Sunday 8th December 2019.

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the relevant Position Description.

 Position Description - Associate Lecturer (ECDF) - Media (Level A).pdf

 Position Description - Lecturer (ECDF) - Media (Level B).pdf

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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