Assistant Associate Dean, Pharmacy

Updated: 5 months ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 28 May 2023

4 May 2023
Job Information

Research Field

Educational sciences
Medical sciences
Ethics in health sciences
Researcher Profile

Recognised Researcher (R2)
First Stage Researcher (R1)

Application Deadline

28 May 2023 - 00:00 (UTC)
Type of Contract

Job Status

Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?


Offer Description
  • Part-time (0.3FTE), 3-year fixed term position for Assistant Associate Dean, Pharmacy with underlying continuing position at Level D or E
  • Play a pivotal role in providing senior leadership for the Discipline's academic and research performance, strategy, and growth
  • Report directly to the Associate Dean - Applied Health, Professor Barbora de Courten and based largely at Bundoora campus
  • Remuneration for Academic Level D ($151,156 - $166,525) or Academic Level E ($194,709)

About the College

The STEM College holds a leading position and expertise in the science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and health (STEM) fields. We are uniquely positioned to influence and partner with industry, as never before.

STEM College is a community of exceptional STEM researchers, teachers, inventors, designers and game-changers, supported by talented professional staff. We offer higher education programs across all STEM disciplines at the Bachelor, Master and PhD levels, and ensure our students experience an education that is work-aligned and life-changing.

The College is renowned for its exemplary research in many STEM areas including advanced manufacturing and design; computing technologies; health innovation and translational medicine; nano materials and devices; and sustainable systems. Our brilliant researchers attract funding from government and industry sources.

More details on STEM College in this link.

About the Role

You will responsible for:

  • Playing a pivotal role in the School's leadership team, leading and managing staff within the Discipline and working collaboratively with the Associate Dean to enable the future School and the STEM College
  • Providing academic and strategic leadership and fostering a culture of progression to enable delivery on the School research, learning and teaching strategies
  • Delivering, in collaboration with other discipline members, best of class student experience by embracing interactive, digitally enabled student-centred learning experiences and identifying and implementing innovative learning & teaching initiatives
  • Leading, influencing and acting as a mentor in developing strategy and managing change

You will have:

  • Academic leadership and management skills with demonstrated ability to lead teams to deliver on strategic objectives.
  • Established research record in a relevant discipline, with the demonstrated capacity to lead and promote excellent research in the incumbent's field.
  • Demonstrated record of innovative teaching in a discipline relevant to the School underpinned by a deep understanding of contemporary Learning and Teaching theory.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of relevant industry and training priorities.

Please view position description for further accountabilities and selection criteria.



  • Tertiary qualifications, including PhD, in a relevant discipline with knowledge and achievements that meet RMIT's Associate Professorial or Professorial criteria and extensive relevant experience
  • Current registration with Ahpra as a pharmacist

Note: Appointment to this position requires a valid Working with Children check and passing a National Police Check.

To Apply

Please submit your CV, covering letter and separately addressed Key Selection criteria for this position by clicking on the 'Apply' link below.

For further information about this position, please see Position Description below or contact Jessica Bernardo (Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor) via email .

Applications close on Sunday 28th May at 11:00 pm.

About RMIT University

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 96,000 students and close to 10,000 staff globally. The University's mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for students to prepare them for life and work.

Why work at RMIT University

Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. Find out more about working at RMIT University, what we stand for and why we are an Employer of Choice.

We want to attract those who will make a difference. View RMIT's impressive standings in university rankings.

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 are proud that our dedication to diversity has been recognised by a broad spectrum of external organisations. Visit our Linkedin Life pages to learn more and see some of our most recent wins.

RMIT has a strong dhumbali (commitment) to the employment, development and retention of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people within a culturally safe environment; we strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

At RMIT, we are committed to supporting adjustments throughout the recruitment and selection process, as well as during employment. We actively support and encourage people with disability to apply to RMIT. To discuss adjustment requirements, please contact Kassie (Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor), via or visit our Careers page for more contact information -

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.

We are a Circle Back Initiative Employer - we commit to respond to every applicant.

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Melbourne, Australia

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