Lecturer in Communication and Design
RMIT University



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


RMIT Vietnam, 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.


The Bachelor of Fashion (Enterprise) is an undergraduate program within the School of Communication & Design. See Bachelor of Fashion (Enterprise) - RMIT University


The role & key responsibilities


The Associate Lecturer, Fashion (hourly) is expected to contribute to the teaching of the University, in Fashion discipline related to their field of expertise at Hanoi campus of RMIT Vietnam including:

  • Teach at a level appropriate to skills, primarily at undergraduate and graduate diploma level including: assisting in assessment design; conducting assessment; course evaluation activities; gather and use student feedback to inform improvement of teaching effectiveness.

  • Engage in scholarly and professional activities appropriate to the profession or discipline including: publishing and presenting outputs of scholarship at conferences and research forums; contributing to external research funding submissions.

  • Participate in University governance activities as requested and undertake administration related to the position.


Key selection criteria

  • For Associate Lecturer level, Master’s degree in a relevant Fashion Enterprise field is required.

  • Relevant teaching experience in a University environment.

  • Have a strong teaching profile in various fields of Fashion Marketing, Branding, Communication, Digital Fashion and/or related fields.
  • Be familiar with related fields of the digital marketing economy and it will be an advantage.

  • Strong team player with an inclusive and collaborative approach.

  • 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.

  • Evidence of scholarly output including publications, conference contributions and/or technical reports in the field.

  • Ability to engage in projects effectively with colleagues, industry and/or government.

  • Ability to work autonomously whilst displaying a strong commitment to work in a team environment, including the demonstrated ability to confidently and effectively work with colleagues, project team leaders, and industry partners.

  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and effectively manage varying workloads and respond to changing priorities as required.

  • Demonstrated high level written and verbal communication skills.

  • Recent performance in contributing to student outcomes, enhancing student experience and receiving positive feedback; combined with experience and skill in a teaching setting.

  • Ability to operate within own discipline and cross-disciplinary/multidisciplinary teams to achieve department and University strategic outcomes

  • Ability to work effectively with peers, utilising strong communication skills to address complex problems and relevant activities.

  • Ability to motivate, develop and inspire others through discipline knowledge to raise own profile in the University environment.

Qualifications and Checks

  • Mandatory: Master’s degree in a relevant Fashion field is required.

  • English Proficiency: English – IELTS 7.0 with no band less than 6.5 (or equivalent). For Higher Education roles, English Language Proficiency may also be proven by having completed Ph.D. studies while being instructed through the medium of English, and proof of teaching in an English-speaking environment during the previous 24 months.



Vietnamese Staff: VND hourly rate per actual working hour

Associate Lecturer: VND628,300 gross


Lecturer: VND782,800 gross


The hourly rate you receive is based on an “actual working hour”.


For every hour of teaching, you will be paid for two hours.  The two hours related to 1-hour teaching and 1 hour of lesson preparation, marking, and administration.



  • Competitive hourly rate.

  • Free access to the on-site international medical centre

  • World-class Library and free access to RMIT Melbourne online library and resources.

  • World-class teaching facilities and resources

  • Health insurance for hourly rate staff with contracts for 3 months plus.

  • Personal Accident Insurance coverage


For further information on being an hourly rate academic at RMIT Vietnam, please click on the following link:

Hourly Academic FAQ's.pdf


How to apply

Please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button.



Applications Close:

18 thg 8 2023 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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