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MUIC TEACHING STAFF – EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

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

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 following disciplines: Arts, Business, Commerce, Engineering, IT and Sciences.

Alternatively, students can complete one of four Diploma programs, Commerce, Engineering, IT or Arts Media and Communications. Successful completion of a Diploma program enables students to enter the second year of selected undergraduate degree programs.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
MUIC will have a number of upcoming employment opportunities in 2020 for casual teaching staff. The College accepts expressions of interest for teaching on all units in all Terms. You may consult the Handbook for general information on which units are offered in any given Term. Please note that not all units are offered in all terms and scheduled offerings may change depending on student enrolment.

Expressions of interest are invited from suitably qualified, experienced teachers to deliver lessons in the disciplines listed above. Appointed staff will be expected to teach, update learning and teaching materials when needed, undertake student consultation, monitor student progress and attendance, prepare and mark assessments, supervise in-class assessments, manage and submit results, participate in staff and moderation meetings, and work collaboratively with administrative and other teaching staff.

MUIC is currently seeking expressions of interest from teachers with experience in the following disciplines in particular:

  • Academic English & Academic Communication
  • Accounting
  • Arts
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • History
  • Information Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Media
  • Statistics

THE DELIVERY MODEL
MUIC offers an intensive delivery model over 6 teaching terms per year.  Each term is 7 weeks long and consists of 6 teaching weeks plus a week when examinations are held. 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 and 8.30pm Monday to Friday. For all 2020 term dates, see the MUIC section on the Important Dates page.

UNITS
Please refer to the list of MUIC units (Pathway).

In the Foundation and Intensive programs, opportunities will be available for teaching in the following subject areas: Academic English, Accounting, Biology, Chemistry, Computing/ICT, Economics, History, Mathematics, Media, and Research Skills.

MUIC Diploma units are equivalent to first-year undergraduate units offered by the Departments of Accounting and Corporate Governance, Economics, Engineering, Computing, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics and Astronomy, Media, Communication and Cultural Studies, Linguistics,. Staff with previous teaching experience in ACCG /ARTS/MMCC /ACST /BBA /ECON /ENGG / MAS/MATH/MKTG/PHYS//STAT units (particularly at 1000 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 have:

  • A recognised degree relevant to the unit, at a level above the one being taught
  • 2 years relevant full-time equivalent teaching experience in an Australian setting
  • Experience teaching students from non-English speaking backgrounds
  • A formal teaching qualification
  • Experience in the use of Moodle and a range of technology enhanced resources
  • Experience in developing and administering assessment tasks as well as in standardisation, moderation and management of results
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills to effectively collaborate with others
  • The 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.

SUBMITTING YOUR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST
All expressions of interest must be submitted via our online recruitment system by clicking the “Apply Now” button at the bottom of the page.  We do not accept applications by email.

Please complete all sections of the application form, and respond to the selection criteria. Incomplete applications can not be considered.

SELECTION PROCESS
Following a selection process, successful candidates will be entered onto the MUIC Teaching Database. Candidates will generally be notified within a 1 month of the outcome of their expression of interest (EOI). Candidates will only be contacted directly and asked to attend an interview when a teaching vacancy becomes available. 

Please note that completion of an EOI and inclusion in the teaching database does not imply that employment is being offered. By providing an EOI for prospective 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 yinyin.liu@mq.edu.au

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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