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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Advertising

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Work type: Full time - Fixed term/Contract
Location: Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh
Categories: Media, Journalism & Communications

RMIT Vietnam

RMIT Vietnam – a campus of RMIT University – is part of a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. RMIT is a 5-Star university under the QS Stars international evaluation system and ranks in the world’s top 400 in the 2018 Academic Ranking of World Universities.

School of Communication & Design

The School of Communication & Design is committed to providing an international learning environment that encourages cultural awareness, critical thinking, experimentation and, above all, the ability to think differently. Our students develop the competence, confidence and professionalism needed for successful careers in communication, design, fashion, film and video, and languages. See

The Bachelor of Communication (Professional Communication) is the largest undergraduate program within the School of Communication & Design. The program comprises strands in advertising, public relations and media studies. See

Role & key responsibilities

Due to the rapid growth of the program we are recruiting an experienced Lecturer or Senior Lecturer to help grow the advertising discipline against the exciting background of Vietnam’s rapidly growing economy. The appointee will prepare, deliver, review and update advertising-related courses from the Professional Communication program.

We are particularly interested in applicants with up-to-date experience in brand communication, consumer behaviour and/or analytics. We are also interested in applicants with advanced skills in content creation including creative direction, digital imaging (photography or video), or communication design for web/mobile/social media.

The appointee will be responsible for course coordination and is expected to actively promote both the program and the School through membership of - and links to - academic and professional networks. A flexible attitude and a demonstrated range of skills related to the conceptualisation, execution and evaluation of advertising and communication courses is a must, as well as the capability and competence to teach a range of relevant courses. The appointee may also contribute to other programs within the School of Communication & Design including the forthcoming Bachelor of Digital Film & Video.

Key selection criteria

  • Lecturer: PhD or equivalent relevant doctoral qualification from a recognised institution. Significant recent professional experience in the advertising sector: client-side, agency-side or otherwise.
  • Senior Lecturer: relevant PhD qualification from a recognised institution with a track-record of peer-reviewed outputs. Senior international level experience in the advertising sector: client-side, agency-side or otherwise.
  • Up-to-date experience in multi-platform strategy, digital branding, consumer analytics or related specialisations in digital advertising.
  • Skills in content creation for online/mobile/social will be considered favorably.
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare and deliver high-quality courses at undergraduate level including the production of online or offline teaching activities and support materials.
  • Evidence of achieving course learning outcomes and positive student experiences.

To find out more

For further information about this role, please click on the Job Description and Candidate Information document below.

Download File JD_PC_Lecturer_SeniorLecturerAdvertising_1.pdf

 Academic FAQ's RMIT Vietnam 2018.pdf

 NEW Information Pack - Foreign Candidates - Academic 2018.pdf

Please note

  • English is the language of teaching and communication at RMIT Vietnam. For this role, the minimum requirement is IELTS 7.0 (with no competency less than 6.5).
  • Non-Vietnamese candidates must also meet the requirements of the Vietnamese Work Permit process.

How to apply

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ link. Applications close on February 03, 2019.               

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