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Education & Training
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 RMITs leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally focused graduates.
Our Values inspire us, wherever we are in the world, and guide how we live and work together.
Imagination. Agility. Courage. Passion. Impact. Inclusion.
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 / College
The College of Design and Social Context encompasses RMIT Universitys 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 Colleges academic programs are generally market leaders and in high demand. Based on a strong foundation of practise led, industry partnered teaching and research, we aim to deliver skilled graduates with a deep sense of purpose, and high impact research and innovation.
There is now an exciting opportunity for a Senior Lecturer in Literacy to make a positive contribution to the schools research and teaching efforts through the the design, development and teaching of literacy-related courses within RMITs Teacher Education Programs. This position will be responsible for program management and will contribute to the development of high-quality research projects that will boost RMIT Universitys international reputation in literacy. Expertise in curriculum, pedagogy and assessment design for primary/middle years literacy is desired. Success in attracting research funding and the production of high-quality ERA ranked research outputs will be key to this role.
You will have extensive professional experience and leadership in Literacy Education, with the capacity to speak in Primary/Middle years spaces. You will also have proven expertise in tertiary teaching, including successful delivery of programs online. In addition, you will demonstrate the ability to coordinate large courses and prepare and deliver programs at undergraduate and post-graduate levels. You can demonstrate commitment to high quality curriculum and program design and the ability to implement innovative approaches to student-centred learning and quality improvement.
Mandatory: PhD in relevant field
Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children check.
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.
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For further information please contact the Associate Dean Education, Kathryn Glasswell via email on firstname.lastname@example.org
Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description.
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Applications close 03 February 2020.
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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