Lecturer, Interior Design, School of Architecture and Urbanism, job with RMIT UNIVERSITY


  • Contribute to the teaching and research efforts of the Interior Design discipline
  • Academic A or B + 17% retirement pension and flexible working conditions, full-time, permanent position
  • Based on the RMIT City campus

About the College and the School

The College of Design and Social Context includes the disciplines of Art, Design and Fashion, Media and Communication, Architecture and the Built Environment, Education and Social Sciences. With a clear focus on shaping an inclusive and sustainable urban future, we partner with industry and the community to provide students with transformational experiences and research with global relevance and positive impact.

The School of Architecture and Urban Design offers innovative scholarships in architecture, landscape architecture, interior design, and related fields of design. Innovation in learning and teaching is a key strength of the school. A vertically integrated, practice-based scholarship involving students, staff, and practitioners enables engagement in research-driven design projects. The School leads the establishment of international excellence in research that aligns with and works with RMIT’s global network of partnerships, industries and cities, another of the University’s key strategic goals. He is recognized as the world leader in research on design practices

About the role

RMIT Interior Design is seeking a lecturer who will contribute to the teaching and research efforts of the Interior Design discipline and assist in the coordination of courses.

The successful candidate will be responsible for carrying out teaching activities and for maintaining and advancing their research capabilities relevant to the discipline and areas of course being taught.

Through this range of activities, the lecturer will be required to teach and conduct courses in his area of ​​expertise and assist in the academic, administrative and advisory tasks related to these courses.

The lecturer should also actively promote the discipline by establishing and maintaining links and partnerships with the academic, industrial and professional communities.

In addition, they will need to work collaboratively and collegially with their academic colleagues within the teaching team, and update their colleagues and students in their field or specialization.

About you

As an Interior Design Lecturer, you will be an outstanding practitioner and / or scholar with a demonstrated ability to teach generally within the discipline of interior design. Additionally, you will bring to the position significant experience and expertise in interior design-related technologies, industry standards, and emerging technologies relevant for the future fabrication of space and time environments.

It is essential that you have demonstrated experience in teaching, course administration / coordination and research, as well as an ability to bring innovative approaches to critical thinking. You will have a solid foundation in social and cultural discourse relevant to interior design.

Obligatory: Doctorate or equivalent in a relevant field.

Appointment to this post is subject to successful completion of a child labor test.

To apply

Please submit your CV and a cover letter describing your suitability for the position. To apply, click on ‘Apply ‘via the link below.

For more information on this position, please see the job description below or contact Associate Professor Suzie Attiwill Associate Dean, Interior Design by email [email protected]

Applications close on Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at 11.59pm. Please note that interviews will take place from December 16.

Vaccination requirements

The COVID-19 Compulsory (Worker) Vaccination Guidelines, made under the Public Health and Welfare Act 2008 (Vic) and as amended and replaced from time to time (guidelines), affect all persons employed or engaged to perform work by RMIT.

As such, RMIT job postings are conditional on the candidate being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, partially vaccinated with a reservation for an additional dose by November 26, 2021, or medically exempt and providing one. satisfactory proof. You can access the Itineraries here: https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/victorias-restriction-levels-covid-19.


Relevant higher degree and / or in-depth project and administration expertise in a complex higher education or similar service environment.

Note: Appointment to this position is subject to successful completion of a working with children test.

Put your whole being to work

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To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter describing your interest in this position.

We are also happy to make adjustments to the recruitment process for your accessibility needs. Please contact us via your preferred type of communication: email [email protected]it.edu.au with your request (s).

Closure of applications:

Dec 14 2021 23:59

RMIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to to be a safe organization for children. We are committed to attracting, retaining and developing our employees regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Nominations are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage nominations from Aborigines and / or Torres Strait Island.mder community.

Please note that while we always accept applications from anyone interested in our roles, due to the impacts of COVID-19, we currently favor applications from those who currently have employment rights in Australia and are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australia’s immigration and border arrangements during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak here.