Lecturer, Economics X 2

RMIT University

  • Convenient Melbourne CBD location
  • Full time, continuing position
  • AUD$92,815 - $110,220 p.a + 17% super

The 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 College of Business is growing and strengthening its teaching capability to create a transformative experience for its students. Experiences that spark ambition and new perspectives, while opening up pathways and building connections.

The College of Business is now recruiting academics at a number of levels who are passionate about creating these fabulous student experiences.

Academics who want to be part of the imaginative and rigorous teaching and learning that is central to RMIT’s dedication to supporting students who graduate ready for life and work, are encouraged to apply.

The Department of Economics and Finance was formed in 1990. The School of Economics, Finance and Marketing was formed in 2005 and has strong research and teaching interests with in excess of 5,000 full time equivalent undergraduate and postgraduate students. The School has 75 full-time experienced and highly qualified academic staff; they are complemented by a cohort of offshore staff and part-time specialised staff ensuring relevance of its academic programs.

The Role and Your Responsibilities
The Lecturer is expected to contribute to the teaching and research efforts of the School, in disciplines related to their field of expertise.  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.  The Lecturer is also expected to actively promote the program by establishing and maintaining memberships, links and partnerships with academic, industry and professional communities.  The Lecturer is expected to work collaboratively and collegially with fellow academics within the teaching team, and update colleagues and students on developments in their subject area or specialisation.  The Lecturer may be responsible for course coordination.

Skills and Experience Required

  • Demonstrated 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.
  • Ability to undertake course coordination role.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work effectively with and to negotiate sensitively with students especially on issues related to effective learning.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise higher degree by research candidates.
  • PhD or equivalent in relevant field.

To apply

For further information please contact Professor Lisa Farrell on +61 3 9925 5891 or visit our website at http://yourcareer.rmit.edu.au and search using job ref # 558143

Applications close on Wednesday 4th October, 2017

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

RMIT is committed to being a Child Safe organisation and is an equal opportunity employer. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community. 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.

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

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