Senior Lecturer/Lecturer, International Business

Updated: about 7 hours ago
Job Type: FullTime


RMIT University Commitment 

RMIT is committed to the rights of students and staff to be safe, respected, valued, and treated as an equal in their place of study and work.  All staff are expected to share this commitment and contribute to a safer community. While carrying out their role, staff are in a position of trust with students.  Staff have a duty of care to report wellbeing concerns about students through the designated channels and uphold to the code of conduct. RMIT Vietnam expects all staff members to comply with its Code of Conduct, policies and procedures, which relate to legal and regulatory requirements and our ways of working. 

Why RMIT University Vietnam? 

RMIT Vietnam is committed to excellence, innovation, and social responsibility. We welcome applications from qualified and passionate individuals who share our values and vision. RMIT University has a global reputation and ranks 140th globally and 11th in Australia in QS World University Rankings 2024. To learn more about our rankings, please check out our latest facts and figures here Reputation and rankings - RMIT University  

Rewards and Benefits: 

  • Highly competitive VND salary (plus allowances) for local candidates or attractive USD salary package (plus benefits) for expatriate candidates depending on proven track record in meeting all the key selection criteria.

  • Expatriate candidates: Relocation allowance and flights for dependents.  School tuition support of up to US$20,000 per child annually, up to 2 children per family; private health insurance coverage for staff and family; annual health check-up; Work Permit for staff, Visa and temporary resident cards for family members

  • Local candidates: 13th month Tet bonus + private medical insurance (for you and your dependents) + annual health check

  • Generous annual leave, career leave and public holidays (Christmas and Tet Holidays) 

  • Private health insurance and wellness programs 

  • Professional development and career advancement 

  • Access to state-of-the-art facilities and resources 

  • A vibrant and diverse campus life and more! 

RMIT Vietnam has been honoured with the respectable HR Asia Award as Top Employer To Work For in Asia. To find out more about RMIT Vietnam and our current vacancies, please visit our website:  

The Business School

The Business School is the largest School in RMIT Vietnam with approximately eight thousand students on two campuses (Ho Chi Minh Saigon South and Hanoi). The school has three departments, more than 130 academic staff, four research fellows and 25 Professional staff. In terms of programs there are four bachelor programs, two PGCert programs, two Master programs and two PhD programs. Each department has one program and the fourth program has nine majors supported across the departments. The school is one of five schools of the RMIT College of Business and Law, Melbourne.

There are six research clusters in the school, three hubs and a forward plan will seek to conflate this structure to a Digital technologies centre and sustainability cluster, with Tourism and Hospitality spanning both domains. The expertise and research foci of the school are blockchain, cryptocurrencies, cybersecurity, smart cities, sustainability, and these contribute to the four RMIT pillars for research.

Recent growth areas have been in research and corporate education (AACSB accreditation is expected in 2024). Staff are currently transitioning into semester teaching whilst the school maintains three intakes and delivery. A new workload allocation framework is now applied to accommodate these developments. 

Position summary

The Lecturer/Senior Lecturer contributes to Teaching and Research, and Engagement in the International Business Program within the Department of Management. The successful candidate will contribute to the development of the program to meet the needs of students and other stakeholders, ensure a consistent level of research is undertaken to support relevant research clusters in the Business School. He/She may deliver courses across related programs as directed.

The incumbent also contributes to the strategic direction setting of the program, department, and School by working collaboratively with other relevant members of the department to plan and develop courses, programs, and engagement activities. The successful candidate assists the Senior Program Manager on occasion with administrative decisions and tasks.

The scope of responsibilities includes supporting the formulation of strategic planning for the program, course management, where needed, quality assurance, student relationship management, human resource management, program budgeting and resource management and research planning.

The Lecturer/Senior Lecturer will act in accordance with the Academic Expectations framework of RMIT University Vietnam.

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Our requirements

  • PhD or equivalent Doctoral qualification.

  • Experience in preparing and delivering undergraduate and postgraduate programs in the following courses: Global Business, Global Corporate Responsibility, Cross Cultural Management, Global Trade Operations, and Political Economy of Global Business. This includes online delivery and the creation of high-quality curriculum materials.

  • Ability to coordinate and develop courses.

  • Proven ability to work effectively with students, particularly on learning-related issues.

  • Established track record in quality research outputs contributing to program and School research areas.

  • Experience in supervising higher degree research candidates.

  • Proven ability to generate alternative funding projects through effective networking with colleagues, industry, and government.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with a commitment to teamwork and multidisciplinary collaboration.

  • Proven performance in student outcomes and experience, with skills in various teaching settings.

  • Ability to work within own discipline and cross-disciplinary teams to achieve strategic outcomes.

  • Experience working with external partners to address complex issues or seek opportunities.

  • Ability to motivate, develop and inspire others in a University environment.

  • Ability to display appropriate behaviours in line with the position as per the RMIT Values (Inclusion, Imagination, Agility, Courage, Passion and Impact).

Expected Research profile

To be considered for a position at RMIT Vietnam in The Business School, you will need to be able to meet the following research criteria.

  • For candidates with a PhD awarded more than 5 years ago: you will be expected to demonstrate a minimum of 2 peer reviewed journal articles, of which must be ranked in Scimago or ABDC and preferably both in Q1/A ranking or equivalent.

  • For candidates with a PhD awarded within the last 3- 5 years although there are no requirements of peer reviewed journal articles for publication,  you need to be research active in relevant research areas. 

  • For candidates with a PhD awarded within the last 3 years, although there are no requirements you are expected to be research active.


Further information 

The role located is Ho Chi Minh city Vietnam, is open for both local and expatriate candidates.

Work Permit : All foreign employees must adhere to the requirements for obtaining a valid visa and work permit in Vietnam. These requirements are mandated by the Government and may be over and above the mandatory requirements and key selection criteria. Work permit requirements are subject to change.  RMIT Vietnam accepts zero tolerance to non-adherence of the immigration laws of Vietnam.

English Proficiency : English is the language of teaching and communication at RMIT Vietnam. For this role, the minimum requirement is IELTS (Academic) with a score of at least 7.0 with no band less than 6.5.  

How to apply

Please click on the 'Apply Now' button. When submitting your application, please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter

  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume

  • Qualifications

  • Passport

Applications Close:
30 thg 6 2024 11.59 pm

RMIT University Vietnam (RMIT Vietnam) is a campus of RMIT University. RMIT Vietnam is creating an innovative research, teaching and learning culture. We are committed to providing internationally recognised high-quality education and professional training for our students, clients and members of the community.  As an internationally recognised Australian university based in Asia, RMIT Vietnam is assisting in the development of human resources capability in Vietnam and the region.

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