Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Lecturer, Games


Closing in 4 days


  • Full-time, Continuing position

  • Salary Academic Level B ($105,548 - $125,341 p.a.) + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Based at the Melbourne CBD campus

  • About Us RMIT's Games Program has a strong connection to the local independent Games industry, contributing to culturally impactful games in Australia and beyond. RMIT Games also runs this program at RMIT Vietnam. As a Lecturer in Games, you'll play a pivotal role in expanding our expertise, fostering new relationships, and embracing emerging technologies. This includes developing educational content in growth areas such as Unreal Engine, Godot, AI-driven tools, and game-specific 3D modelling and animation. Additionally, you'll have the opportunity to explore extended reality, motion capture, photogrammetry/spatial scanning, and location-based game design.

    About the Role

    As a Lecturer, you'll contribute to teaching and research within the School, focusing on disciplines aligned with your expertise. Responsibilities include delivering engaging programs at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, both on-site and online. You'll coordinate courses, collaborate with industry professionals, and mentor students to help them build high-quality portfolios with advanced design and visioning skills. Your role extends to actively promoting the program by establishing connections with academic, industry, and professional communities.

    To be successful in this position, you will meet the following Key Selection Criteria:

  • 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.

  • Ability to build effective networks with colleagues and generate alternative funding projects through effective liaison with industry and government.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills appropriate for interacting with higher degree by research candidates, staff and industry, together with a strong commitment to teamwork and multidisciplinary collaboration.

  • Qualifications: a PhD or equivalent in a relevant field.

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

    About the School of Design

    The School of Design consolidates RMIT's design fields of Communication Design, Industrial Design and Digital Design (animation, games and interactive Design). While maintaining a focus on these disciplines, it embraces innovative approaches to interdisciplinary work. The School works closely with industry, the cultural sector and communities, including research collaborations, internships and partnered studios.

    Its industry partners include: ACMI, the National Gallery of Victoria, ANZ Bank, Australia Post, The Olivia Newton John Cancer Wellness and Research Centre, Austin Hospital, Lend Lease, Deloitte Digital, Aurecon, The Melbourne Zoo, to name a few. The School is global facing and engaged in what it does. It delivers programs in Singapore and Vietnam and has a community of PhD researchers based in RMIT Europe and Asia.

    Its facilities include:

  • Digital Design Studios – brand new animation and games design studios with a state-of-the-art media precinct home to industry-standard technology

  • Communication Design Studios - Dedicated studio facilities with state-of-the-art design and printing equipment. Access to photography, editing and production suites for cross-discipline projects;

  • Industrial Design Studios - World class industrial design facilities emulating global best practice.

  • For more information about this school, visit the School homepage here .

    RMIT Design 2023 – Program Showcase

    To Apply

    Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing your suitability for this position by clicking on the ‘ ' link below.

    For further information about this position, please see the Position Description hyperlinked below.

    Position Description – Lecturer, Games

    Additional Opportunity:

    We also have two exciting openings for Lecturer, Digital Design (Academic Level B) at our RMIT City Campus. For more details and to apply, visit our RMIT Careers page and search for the corresponding JR number: JR26358

    Applications close on Wednesday 6 December 2023 at 11.59pm.

    Applications Close:

    6 Dec 2023 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 - https: // www.

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

    Job details


    Lecturer, Games


    Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology




    November 15, 2023

    Application deadline

    December 06, 2023

    Job type



    Arts and Culture,Computer Science,Education,Social Science

    About the employer

    The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology usually known as RMIT University is a research university established in Melbourne, Australia. The university has got a huge campus and has international recognition for providing brilliant vocational and professional education, applied research and other things. Francis Ormond laid the foundation for the university in 1887. It initially began as a night school where courses related to technology, art, and science were offered to students. The university was granted the title of the public university in 1992.
    RMIT University enrols almost 87,000 students every year, including 34,347 international onshore and offshore students. University also earns $54.1 million through their research income.

    The university holds 11th rank in the whole world in the field of art and design subjects. The main campus of RMIT University is in the centre of Melbourne city and has got huge heritage value as the campus is located in the oldest section of the city. Other two campuses of the university in Australia are Bundoora Campus and Brunswick Campus. It also has two regional sites and two campuses in Vietnam and a centre in Spain. Since then the campus has developed to 87 buildings.

    The unique feature of RMIT University is that there are no boundary walls and the whole of the university is spread along with the six city blocks covering a huge area of about 720,000 sqm.

    The strength of the alumni community of RMIT University is more than 437,000 graduates who are currently working across 130 countries. Some of the well-known alumni of the university are Jim Stynes, famous charity worker; James Wan, movie director and writer; Lydia Lassila, Australian winter Olympic gold medalist; Charles Billich, famous Australian artist and Australian animator Felix Colgrave.

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