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Lecturer for School of Science, Engineering and Technology
RMIT University Vietnam

Date Posted Sep. 8, 2023
Title Lecturer for School of Science, Engineering and Technology
University RMIT University Vietnam
Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
Department The School of Science, Engineering & Technology
Application Deadline Sep. 20, 2023
Position Start Date February 2024
  • Visiting Professor
    Adjunct Professor
    Senior Lecturer
    Associate Professor
  • Robotics
    Mechanical Engineering
    Manufacturing & Quality Engineering
    Industrial & Systems Engineering
    Food Process Engineering
    Engineering Mechanics
    Electrical and/or Electronics
    Education Systems & Design
    Computer Engineering
    Computer Science
    Construction Engineering/Management
    Civil Engineering
    Engineering - Other


RMIT Vietnam, an entity of RMIT University, has campuses in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi since 2001. We provide internationally recognized, 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.



The School of Science, Engineering & Technology at RMIT Vietnam is associated with the STEM College of RMIT University Melbourne, delivering the College’s award programs and developing research in the field(s) of science, engineering and health.


Programs currently taught on Vietnam campus include:


Video about the school can be found here.



At RMIT Vietnam we are always on the lookout for academic professionals to support us in the delivery of our programs across our University. Opportunities vary to align with specific background and expertise required. For this specific season, we are looking for lecturers/senior lecturers for IT, Software Engineering and Aviation.


If you think that you have what we need in terms of teaching experience, research and industry engagement experience which aligns with the programs listed above, then we are keen to hear from you.  We are seeking your expression of interest to join our vibrant and culturally diverse School of Science, Engineering & Technology (SSET) in Vietnam, to support us in making a significant impact on the future of learning and teaching in Vietnam.  

As an academic professional you will be given the opportunity to teach across undergraduate and post graduate programs whilst developing your own scholarly and research capabilities.  You will be able to actively promote our programs by establishing and maintaining networks and partnerships with academic, industry and professional communities (locally and internationally). 



  • Master Degree (for Associate Lecturer) or Ph.D. (for Lecturer and Senior Lecturer level)

  • Proven teaching experience in the discipline you are applying for at least 3 years required if you are an expatriate candidate.

  • Industry or professional experience

  • Strong research capabilities. Strong team player with an inclusive and collaborative approach

  • Culturally adept and agile


Please note: 

  • English is the language of teaching and communication at RMIT Vietnam. For this role, the minimum requirement is IELTS Academic 7.0 and with no band less than 6.5 (or equivalent).

  • For Academic Teaching Staff, English Language Proficiency may be proven by showing completion of Ph.D. and/or a Master's qualification whilst being instructed through the medium of English, supported by the experience of teaching in an English-speaking environment for the past 24 months.

  • If you are an expatriate candidate, you will require a work permit to be employed at RMIT Vietnam.  To qualify for a work permit you will need be able to demonstrate at least 3 years of teaching across relevant subjects in a tertiary education environment.



  • 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: Generous relocation allowance. Educational support up to US$15,000 per child annually, up to 2 children per family; private insurance coverage for staff and family; annual health checkup; Work Permit for staff, Visa and temporary resident cards for family members

  • Expert support from our Mobility Team with regards to obtaining a work permit and visas, and with relocation and settling into living and working in Vietnam.

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

  • 20 days annual leave plus 5 days paid leave Xmas closure, plus public holidays and 10 days paid sick leave.

  • Flexibility with regards to hours for hourly positions

  • Free access to the on-site medical centre and plenty of professional Wellbeing support services.

  • Private Health insurance for you and your family, plus Personal Accident Insurance

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

  • On-site gym and recreational facilities on both HCMC and Hanoi campuses



For further information, please click on the following link:  

Information Pack Foreign Candidates

Academic FAQ's RMIT Vietnam

Hourly academic FAQ's



Please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button. We will review online applications throughout the year.


During the application process, you will be asked to upload the documents below. We recommend having them ready when you start.

  • Curriculum Vitae/ Resume

  • Cover letter

  • A copy of your current ID

  • Proof of highest qualifications

  • Evidence of English Language Proficiency (if any)

  • Other supporting documentation (if any)


Applications Close:

20 September 2023 11.59 pm

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • RMIT Human Resources
    RMIT University Vietnam
    702 Nguyen Van Linh Blvd., District 7, Ho Chi Minh
    Ho Chi Minh
  • (84-8) 3776 1300
  • (84-8) 3776 1399


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