Associate Lecturer/Lecturer, Interior Design

Updated: 27 days ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Job Type: FullTime


  • Full time, Fixed Term position until June 2026
  • Salary Academic Level A ($76,880 - $104,280) / Level B ($109,770 - $130,355) + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements
  • Based at the Melbourne CBD campus, but may be required to work and/or be based at other campuses of the University

About the Role

RMIT Interior Design seeks an Associate Lecturer/Lecturer who will contribute to the teaching and research efforts of the Interior Design discipline. The successful candidate will be responsible for carrying out teaching activities and for maintaining and advancing their research capabilities relevant to the discipline and course areas taught.

Through this range of activities, you will be required to teach and conduct classes in interior design and assist in the academic, administrative, and consultative tasks involved with these courses. You are also expected to actively promote the discipline by establishing and maintaining links and partnerships with academic, industry and professional communities.

The successful candidate will be an exceptional practitioner and/or academic with a demonstrated ability to teach broadly into the discipline area of interior design coupled with significant experience and expertise in interior design-related communications and technologies relevant to the visualisation and conceptualisation of spatial and temporal environments. A demonstrated track record of teaching, course administration/coordination and research coupled with an ability to bring innovative approaches to critical thinking with a strong foundation in social and cultural discourse relevant to interior design.

To be successful for level A appointment, you will have:

  • Demonstrated 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.
  • 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.

Please view position description for further selection criteria

In addition to the above criteria, to be successful for level B appointment, you will also have:

  • Ability to undertake course coordination and convening roles independently
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise higher degree by research candidates.
  • Ability to build effective networks with colleagues and generate alternative funding for projects through effective liaison with industry and government.

Please view position description for further selection criteria


Mandatory for Level A: Qualification in the relevant discipline area and have commenced or enrolled to commence your PhD.

Mandatory for Level B: PhD or equivalent in relevant field

Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children and National Police Check.

About the School

The School of Architecture and Urban Design delivers innovative scholarship in architecture, landscape architecture, interior design and related fields of design. Innovation in learning and teaching is a key strength of the school. Practice-based and vertically integrated scholarship involving students, staff and practitioners provides an engagement in research-led design projects. The School is leading the establishment of international excellence in research which is aligned to and working with RMIT’s global network of partnerships, industries and cities, another of the University’s key strategic aims. It is recognised as the world leader in Design Practice Research with distinguished practitioner PhD cohorts geographically clustered around activities in Melbourne, Barcelona and Ho Chi Minh City.

To Apply 

Please submit your CV, covering letter, portfolio of teaching and practice and separate document addressing the Key Selection Criteria for this position by clicking on the ‘Apply’ link at the top of this page.

Candidates are asked to specify level of the appointment they are applying for in the cover letter.

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

PD – Associate Lecturer, Interior Design

PD – Lecturer, Interior Design

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Applications Close:
23 June 2024 11.59 pm

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 Isla n der community.  

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 [email protected] or visit our Careers page for more contact information - .

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