Assistant Professor of Psychology

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. 



The School of Science & 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 the Vietnam campus include the Bachelor of Information Technology, Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Electronics), Bachelor of Engineering (Software Engineering), Bachelor of Engineering (Robotics & Mechatronics) and the Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering) (Electrical and Electronic Engineering). 



The position of teaching assistant will be specifically for Psychology classes. The teaching assistant will work with faculty members and students to provide and support teaching and teaching-related activities. This position will improve students’ problem-solving skills and develop their expertise to excel in their future careers. The specific tasks of this position are semester-based and course-based. The details are often discussed and agreed before the semester start.



  • Prepare and grade assessments

  • Reinforce lessons presented by teachers by reviewing material with students one-on-one or in small groups

  • Support in-class activities as part of tutorial/ practical sessions under the supervision of the Course Coordinator and/or class instructor

  • Prepare and run training workshops for students as required by the school and program

  • Participate in school and program-related activities as required by the school and program



  • Master degree in the relevant discipline; having commenced or enrolled to commence in a Doctoral program is preferred

  • Demonstrated capacity to work effectively with and to negotiate sensitively with students especially on issues related to effective learning

  • Demonstrable knowledge of requisite content, psychological research, and writing skills for courses taught within undergraduate Psychology programs

  • Ability to explain complex ideas and concepts in a way easy to increase understanding and comprehension

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to listen well, motivate and encourage

  • Ability to display appropriate behaviours in line with the position, as per the RMIT Behavioural Capability Framework (Connectedness, Commitment to Excellence – Improve and Simplify; Imagination and Innovation; Impact; Inclusion; Agility)



Highly competitive VND hourly rate salary and benefits: 

  • VND424,000 gross/ hour 

  • Private medical insurance 



English is the language of teaching and communication at RMIT Vietnam. For this role, the minimum requirement is IELTS Academic 6.5 



Applications Close:

19 thg 3 2024 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.