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  • Associate Lecturer, Communication (Hanoi, 3 month hourly contract)
    School of Communication & Design
    RMIT University Vietnam

    RMIT Vietnam

    RMIT Vietnam, an entity of RMIT University, has campuses in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi. Since 2001 we have provided internationally recognised, high-quality, education and professional training for students, clients and the community. We have assisted in the development of human resources capability in Vietnam and the region by hosting students from Australia and many other countries.

    School of Communication & Design

    At RMIT Vietnam, we believe that creative minds should be challenged, inspired and cultivated. The School of Communication & Design is building Vietnam’s creative leaders of tomorrow through interdisciplinary programs in the fields of communication, design, architecture, fashion and film.

    Our unique programs embed theory and technical skills within creative and professional practice to ensure that graduates are both knowledgeable and work-ready. The emphasis throughout teaching and our student’s work is to be Experimental; Ethical; and Exceptional.

    The aim of the School of Communication & Design over the next 5 years is for RMIT Vietnam to be acknowledged as having one the most respected creative hubs in South East Asia.

    The role & key responsibilities

    The Associate Lecturer, Communication will be required to teach and conduct classes in disciplines relevant to their field of expertise and assist in the academic and administrative, consultative and coordination tasks involved with these courses. Functions associated with the position include presentation of lectures and tutorials, assessment of students and course administration in line with the University’s quality assurance requirements.

    Key selection criteria

    Minimum of Master Degree in relevant discipline
    At least 5 years’ relevant experience, teaching in a University environment.
    Proven teaching proficiency in communication.
    Proven thorough understanding - and preferably experience - within the media and/or communication business.
    Strong team player with an inclusive and collaborative approach.

    To find out more

    Please find further information about this role below.

    Reports to: Discipline Lead, Communication

    Work supervisor: Hanoi Coordinator, Communication

    Course to be covered: Vietnamese for Professional Communication

    Course outline:

    This course refines and develops students’ ability to communicate effectively in Vietnamese language in a range of professional contexts. The course will support students in mastering the formal conventions of various modes of professional communication that new graduates are likely to encounter, including employment applications and interviews, oral presentations, leading discussions, and professional writing for reports and other common forms of organisational communication. These practical skills will be presented within the broader context of reflection on key differences between Vietnamese and international workplace culture and practice.

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

    Identify key differences between Vietnamese and international communication styles.
    Engage in various forms of written and oral communication in Vietnamese at a professional level.
    Express complex scholarly and technical concepts related to their core field of study in Vietnamese.
    Please note

    English is the language of teaching and communication at RMIT Vietnam. For this role, the minimum requirement is IELTS 7.0 (or equivalent).
    Non-Vietnamese candidates must also meet the requirements of the Vietnamese Work Permit process.
    Applications close on March 09, 2018.

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