Associate Lecturer, Construction Management

RMIT University

Location
Australia: Melbourne - CBD
Reference #
583473
Closing Date
06-02-2020
Sector(s)

Education & Training

Vacancy Type
  • Convenient CBD location
  • Take your career to the next level with RMIT
  • 3 year fixed-term contact
  • Level A: $67,630 - $91,734 + 17% super

About Us

The College of Design and Social Context encompasses RMIT University’s renowned art, architecture, design, built environment, communication, and social science disciplines. The college has 24,500 students and over 1,000 staff located in 8 schools.

The School of Property, Construction and Project Management have a strong industry-focused approach to education and research, where people and companies from across industry become active supporters, advisors and participants in the education process. We maintain extensive relationships with industry through the Employer of Choice program, which provides students with structured employment experience in industry settings and preferential access to employers.

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 be required to teach and conduct classes in Construction Project Planning and Scheduling, Construction Technologies (low and high rise) and other discipline courses as required.  Previous experience with using Aconex would also be beneficial. You will also 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.  In addition, you will also be required to undertake research activities in line with the University’s research strategy.  It is expected that the Associate Lecturer will work under support and guidance to develop expertise in teaching and research with an increasing degree of autonomy.

About You

You will demonstrate the ability to prepare and teach programs at undergraduate and post-graduate levels, including online delivery, and the ability to produce high quality curriculum or program materials. Evidence of research output including publications, conference contributions and/or technical reports in the field will be imperative to your success in this role. In addition, you will work autonomously whilst displaying a strong commitment to work in a team environment, including the demonstrated ability to confidently and effectively work with colleagues, project team leaders, and industry partners.

Qualifications

Mandatory: Qualification in the relevant discipline area and have commenced or enrolled to commence their PhD.

To be eligible for this role, it is 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.

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. To view the position description please click the link below.

For further information please contact Associate Dean, Peter Wong via email peterspwong@rmit.edu.au

Applications close on Wednesday 11th December 2019.

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

 Position Description - Associate Lecturer - Early Career Development Fellow.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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