Lecturer, Construction Management

RMIT University

Location
Australia: Melbourne - CBD
Reference #
583558
Closing Date
06-02-2020
Sector(s)

Education & Training

Vacancy Type
  • Convenient CBD location
  • Full-time, continuing position
  • Level B: $96,564 - $114,672 + 17% super

About Us

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 91,000 students and 11,000 staff globally. RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online programs to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways.

Our purpose is to offer life-changing experiences for our students, and to help shape the world with research, innovation, teaching and industry engagement. With strong industry connections forged over 130 years, collaboration with industry remains integral to RMIT’s leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally-focused graduates.

The College of Design and Social Context’s seven schools encompass RMIT’s art, communication, design, education, humanities, property and social science discipline areas. Our schools are located across three Melbourne campuses and offer programs locally and internationally.

The College has over twenty-one thousand local and international students and a team of over a thousand dedicated academics and teachers. The individual development of students is central to the philosophy of the college and we are committed to fostering an environment which transforms and advances knowledge and professional practice.

Our Culture

Our Values inspire us, wherever we are in the world, and guide how we live and work together. We are fundamentally transforming the world of research at RMIT, from providing industry leading opportunities for researchers to introducing world-first technology. We’re proud to be reshaping our processes and capabilities – and in doing so, we’re becoming a trusted partner in creating the future of research.

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.

When you join our team, you'll be able to access a range of benefits. From travel to fitness, there's something for everyone.

About The Role

You will contribute to the teaching and research efforts of the School, in disciplines related to your field of expertise.  This position will assist with the increase workload in the Construction Discipline.  Specifically, with the intent to build capacity in OHS in the Bachelor of Applied Science (Construction Management) program and the Master of Occupational Health and Safety. More specifically, the Lecturer 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 work collaboratively and collegially with fellow academics within the teaching team, and update colleagues and students on developments in their subject area or specialisation. 

About You

You will demonstrate the 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 an emerging track record and recognition for quality research outputs which will contribute to existing Discipline and School research areas evidenced by publications, development of new research initiatives, competitive research funding, and industry links. Excellent interpersonal and communications skills appropriate for interacting with higher degree by research candidates, staff and industry, together with a strong commitment to teamwork and multidisciplinary collaboration will be highly desirable.

Qualifications

Mandatory: PhD or equivalent in relevant field

Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children check.

Preferred: Completion of the Essentials in Tertiary Teaching Practice program or equivalent (if you do not meet this requirement at time of appointment, you will be supported to complete this as a requirement to fulfil their probation)

Bring your whole self to work:

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. We’re proud to share with you some of our wins:

RMIT University is an Athena SWAN member and the College of Science, Engineering and Health is central to driving improvements in gender equality, diversity and inclusion, particularly in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines.

  • RMIT was placed 10th in the 2019 Randstad Employer Brand Research Awards, up five spots from 2018.
  • We were named as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency in 2019.
  • We achieved Gold Employer status for LGBTIQ inclusion in the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) in 2018 and now in 2019.
  • We were recognised as a top five employer in 2018 for workplace accessibility with the Australian Network on Disability.
  • Exceeding our targets in our Reconciliation Action Plan for Bundyi Girri – an important step in our reconciliation journey.

To Apply

If you believe this opportunity is for you, please apply online.

For more information, please contact Associate Dean Peter Wong on 03 9925 3978.

Applications close on Sunday 8th December 2019.

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

 Position Description - Lecturer.pdf

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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