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Expression of Interest - Casual Academic Staff, Macquarie Law School

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Work type: Casual
Vacancy type: Internal Vacancy, External Vacancy
Categories: Academic - Sessional Teaching

Macquarie Law School offers a range of undergraduate programs to our students and employs casual academic staff to support the teaching of these programs. The Law School seeks to invite Expressions of Interest from eligible sessional staff to fill morning and/or evening sessional roles as tutors and markers for our undergraduate law course, Juris Doctor and Master of Law. Join us and become a change maker!

Applicants should submit an expression of interest outlining their educational qualifications, skills and experience and nominating their preferred areas of law in the following subject areas:

Core Units

  • Foundations of Law
  • Criminal Justice
  • Torts
  • Property
  • Business Organisation
  • Administrative Law
  • Human Rights
  • Evidence
  • Contracts
  • Law, Lawyers and Society
  • Jurisprudence
  • Equity and Trusts
  • International Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Civil and Criminal Procedure
  • Remedies


  • Corporate and Commercial Law
  • Public International Law
  • Media, IP and Technology
  • Environmental and Planning Law
  • Public Law
  • Private Law
  • Family Succession, Child and Elder Law
  • Social Justice

Details of the units taught in the law school can be found here.

Essential Criteria

To be considered for tutor positions, applicants must possess the following:

  • An Honours degree in Law or post graduate qualification relevant to their desired teaching discipline(s) or demonstrable relevant professional experience of at least 5 years;
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with others and;
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students

Preference will be given to applicants with tertiary teaching experience and qualifications.

Application Process

Applications must be accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae or resume addressing, in clearly identified sections: academic qualifications, professional qualifications, industry experience/work history; and where applicable, teaching experience.

Please ensure you complete all sections of the application form. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Where possible, please upload a copy of your academic transcript for your highest coursework degree.

Expressions of Interest (EOI) may be submitted at any time. Applicants will receive a response notifying them of the outcome generally within 6 weeks of submission. Successful EOIs will be kept on file and may be considered when a vacancy arises that is an appropriate match to their skill base, disciplinary background and availability. If you are being considered, you will be contacted by the Law School and notified that your name will be placed on the sessional staff register. Neither having an EOI on file or being considered for a vacancy imply that employment is guaranteed. Please note that by providing an EOI for these positions, you agree that your details may be placed on file for a period of 24 months.

Appointment type: Casual

Remuneration: Remuneration is in line with the current Macquarie University Academic Staff Enterprise Agreement.

General Enquiries: Mal Sawley on

For information about the Law School, please visit click here to visit our website.

Macquarie University is committed to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. We value individual difference and recognise the strength of a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workforce where the backgrounds, perspectives and experiences of our staff are a driving force for collaboration, innovation and impact.

We work to ensure genuine equality of opportunity for people regardless of their gender, age, cultural background, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and/or family status, and we encourage you to apply for a position at Macquarie University.



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