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Apply now Job no: 505266
Work type: Casual
Vacancy type: Internal Vacancy, External Vacancy
Categories: Academic - Sessional Teaching




Macquarie University International College (MUIC) provides students an alternate pathway to a number of the University's mainstream undergraduate degree offerings.

The college offers 6 programs. Students can complete an Intensive Program or a Standard  Foundation Program, which allows them to articulate into the first year of an undergraduate degree in the Arts, Business & Commerce and Engineering & Science streams. Alternately students can complete one of four Diploma programs, Accounting, Commerce and Business Administration, Engineering, IT or Media and Communication. Successful completion of a Diploma program enables students to enter the second year of selected undergraduate degree programs.


The College will have a number of upcoming employment opportunities in 2019 for casual teaching staff. Expressions of interest are invited from appropriately qualified and professionally experienced teaching staff to deliver lessons in the above disciplines.

The College accepts expressions of interest for teaching on all units in all Terms but work may only be available in certain terms during the year. You may consult the Handbook for general information on offerings, however, these are subject to change and all units may not be offered in all terms.

Appointed staff will also be expected to prepare and deliver lessons and associated learning and teaching materials and resources, undertake student consultation, closely monitor student progress and attendance, prepare and mark assessments, supervise in-class assessments and examinations, manage and submit results, participate in staff and moderation meetings and work collaboratively with administrative and other teaching staff.

The College is currently seeking expressions of interest from those with teaching experience in the following disciplines in particular:

  • Academic English & Academic Communication
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Information Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Media
  • Statistics


MUIC offers an intensive delivery model contained within 6 teaching terms in a year.  Each term is 7 weeks long and consists of 6 teaching weeks plus a week of examinations. Students undertake two units in a term.

Casual teaching staff must be available for the full duration of a teaching term. Lessons are scheduled between 8.30am to 8.30pm Monday to Friday. Term 1 commences early February 2019. For all 2019 term dates see the MUIC section on the Important Dates page.


Please refer to the list of MUIC units.

In the Foundation and Intensive programs opportunities will be available for teaching in the following subject areas: Academic English and Academic Communications, Accounting, Communications and Cultural Studies, Computing/ICT, Economics, Engineering, Finance, History, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Media, Physics, Politics, Research Skills, Science and Statistics.

MUIC Diploma units are equivalents of first year undergraduate units offered by Departments of Accounting and Corporate Governance, Economics, Engineering, Computing, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics and Astronomy, Media, Music, Communication and Cultural Studies, Modern History, Linguistics, Politics and International Relations. Staff with previous teaching experience in ACCG /MAS /ACST /BBA /ECON /ENGG /ICOM /ISYS/ MAS/MATH/PHYS/POL/STAT units (particularly at 100 Level) are encouraged to apply.

Selection Criteria

All applicants must possess a current right to work in Australia. As these positions are casual, we are unable to offer sponsorship.

Ideally applicants will also possess the below:

  • A recognised degree relevant to the course being taught, at a level above the program teaching on. (Relevant experience may also be taken into consideration)
  • 2 years relevant full-time equivalent Australian teaching experience
  • Experience teaching students from non-English speaking backgrounds.
  • A formal qualification in the delivery of education
  • Experience in the use of Moodle and a range of other learning technologies
  • Experience in writing and setting assessment tasks and managing results
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal and communication skills and an ability to work independently and collaboratively with others
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Please note that Foundation Programs have specific requirements as outlined in the National Standards for Foundation Programs.


All expressions of interest must be submitted via our online recruitment system by clicking the “Apply Now” button at the bottom of the page.  

Please ensure you complete all sections of the application form, including responding to the selection criteria. Incomplete applications will not be considered.


Following a selection process, successful candidates will be entered onto the MUIC Teaching Database. Candidates will generally be notified within a 1 month period the outcome of their expression of interest (EOI). Candidates will only be contacted directly where there is an appropriate match of their skill base, disciplinary background, availability, and offerings and asked to attend an interview. Applicants may not be contacted immediately but will be considered for future opportunities that may arise.

Please note that completion of an EOI and inclusion in the teaching database does not imply that employment is guaranteed. By providing an EOI for these positions, you agree that your details may be placed on our database for a period of 24 months. We may contact you during this period to confirm your continued interest and availability.

Appointment type: Casual

Recruitment Enquiries:Yinyin Liu on 02 9850 5052 or

Package: An attractive casual teaching rate will be offered to successful candidates.

Application closing date: Expressions of interest for inclusion on the MUIC Teaching Database will remain open.

Macquarie University is an EO Employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); Indigenous Australians, people who identify as GLBTI; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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