Associate Lecturers/ Lecturers in Japanese Language (RMIT Vietnam) RMIT University Vietnam, School of Languages and English Australia

Associate Lecturers/ Lecturers, Japanese Language (RMIT Vietnam)


RMIT Vietnam


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.


School of Languages and English


The School of Languages & English offers a Bachelor of Languages, a new program at RMIT, launching in October 2017 and offers a choice of two majors: Japanese, and Translating and Interpreting.  The Bachelor of Language provides an overview of popular theory, issues and opportunities in language and related industries. Students can specialise in Japanese language or Translating and Interpreting or both. These are both high growth fields in Vietnam and industry in Vietnam has indicated HR shortages in both fields.


The Japanese stream of the Bachelor program takes students from beginner level, level 1 to an upper intermediate level of Japanese at level 6. The program culminates with 2 cultural courses, Japanese Language and Society and Japanese Language in Context and then a work integrated learning course and internship.


The role & key responsibilities


The Associate Lecturer, Japanese Language will be required to teach Japanese language courses and assist in academic, administrative, coordination of tasks related to these courses.


The Lecturer, Japanese Language will be expected to contribute to the teaching and research efforts of the University, within the School of Languages and English, specifically within undergraduate Programs.  The successful candidate will also actively promote the Programs by establishing and maintaining memberships, links and partnerships with academic, industry, and professional communities.


Key selection criteria

  • Master Degree (for Associate Lecturer) or Doctoral Degree (for Lecturer) roles.
  • Demonstrated high level written and verbal communication skills in both English and Japanese
  • At least five years of proven experience in the preparation and teaching of Japanese programs at undergraduate level, including online delivery
  • Ability to engage effectively and confidently with students, colleagues, project team leaders, industry partners



  • Competitive hourly rates of pay, $33.00 (for Associate Lecturer) or $41.00 (for Lecturer) per teaching hour. One contact teaching hour in class is paid into two hours including lesson preparation time.
  • PTI health insurance for employees
  • Support with Visa, Work Permit, and Residence Card processes (and reimbursement for reasonable costs)
  • Excellent academic guidance and supportive team structures
  • World class teaching facilities and resources
  • Professional development


To find out more


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

Download File JD_SLE Hourly-rate Associate Lecturer_Oct 2017.pdf

Download File JD_SLE Hourly-rate Lecturer_Oct 2017.pdf

Download File 2017 SLE Hourly Rate Japanese Academic - Information Book.pdf


Please note

  • Priority will be given to Japanese candidates already based in Vietnam, or those intending to relocate to Vietnam.
  • 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. Work Permit requirements are subject to change.  RMIT Vietnam reserves the right to rescind a job offer if the preferred candidate does not provide the required documents to obtain a Work Permit within a reasonable timeframe.


How to apply

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ link. For general queries prior to applying, please contact Nguyet Nguyen at


Advertised: 05 Dec 2017 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: 31 Dec 2018 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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