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Expression of Interest - Casual Academic Staff, Faculty of Arts

Apply now Job no: 506457
Work type: Casual
Vacancy type: Internal Vacancy, External Vacancy
Categories: Academic - Sessional Teaching

Macquarie University‚Äôs Faculty of Arts offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs which have a strong practical focus, enhanced by the expertise of our academics, researchers and industry partners. Ranked among the top 100 in the world, our interdisciplinary programs spanning ancient, indigenous and contemporary cultures, languages, media and creative arts, security and intelligence and law empower our students and alumni to explore ideas that have real world impact. Each year, there are employment opportunities for casual academic staff to participate in the delivery of programs. Teaching roles will be undertaken under the supervision of full-time academic staff.

Expressions of Interest are invited from appropriately qualified and experienced individuals who are able to help prepare the next generation of bold thinkers and explorers. Academic casual staff with the Faculty of Arts may be required to present lectures/seminars/tutorials during the day and/or evening. Appointed casual academic staff may also need to undertake student consultation and mark assessments and examinations.

The Faculty of Arts consists of 12 departments. The below departments are currently inviting Expressions of Interest.

  • Ancient History
  • International Studies: Languages and Cultures
  • Modern History, Politics and International Relations

Details of units offered by the departments can be found here.

Essential Criteria

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

  • An undergraduate degree and post graduate qualification relevant to their desired teaching discipline(s);
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with others; and,
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively with students.

Desired Criteria

Preference will be given to applicants who can demonstrate:

  • Tertiary level teaching experience
  • Recent relevant industry experience
  • Relevant professional qualifications

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.

Expressions of Interest (EOI) may be submitted at any time. Applicants will receive a response notifying them of the outcome generally within six weeks of submission. Successful EOIs will be kept on file and may be considered by departments 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 relevant department. 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 Academic

Remuneration: Remuneration for casual academic jobs is set out in the current Macquarie University Academic Staff Enterprise Agreement 2018.

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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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