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Casual Sessional Academic - Eng

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Work type: Casual
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Academic

Classification: Casual Sessional Academic
Salary package: Per ANU Casual Sessional Academic salary rates
Terms:  Casual

Position overview 

The ANU Research School of Engineering within the College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) is seeking casual sessional academics (tutors) for Semester 1 2018. Individuals with experience and expertise in the field of Engineering who are interested in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate courses are encouraged to apply.

As a casual sessional academic you will be involved in the delivery of CECS courses with support, guidance and direction from the Course Convenor and School staff. 

You will work both independently and as part of a team to inspire active and evidence-based learning in our courses as well as motivate students to achieve their best and help them meet the stated learning outcomes. 

If you have a minimum of a University degree and/or significant relevant industry experience, and have the ability to engage, educate and enjoy working as part of a team, we would like to hear from you. 

Tutoring qualifications are highly regarded. If you have not already completed specific modules of the Tutor Quality Program (TQP), you will have the opportunity to participate in this (paid) professional development. 

ANU casual sessional academic positions are non-ladder positions. Information on salary rates is available at 

Please note that from this table, the ’Marking’ and ‘Other required academic activity’ (sessional payment for each hour of marking) rates are applicable in CECS. Currently the base rate is $44.94 per hour. 

Review of applications will begin after the closing date and will continue until all positions have been filled. Applications may be used to fill casual sessional academic roles over the course of the Semester. Preparation for teaching in Semester 1 commences in O-week, from 12th February 2018.

The ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) is one of the premier engineering and computer science research institutions in the world.  Comprising the Research School of Computer Science and the Research School of Engineering, both are recognised as research leaders in their respective areas continuing the tradition of excellence in research and research-led education.  CECS collaborates on research projects with government departments (federal and state) and multinational corporations, helping to accelerate research and development programs and to introduce new technologies to the marketplace. CECS offers a wide range of coursework programs at both the undergraduate and graduate level, and also supervises students for higher degrees by research.  We offer undergraduate degrees in engineering, information technology and computer science along with masters and doctoral postgraduate programs.

For more information, please contact Associate Professor Klaus Weber, Associate Director (Education) RSEng T: +61 2 6125 9734 E: 

The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant on   

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit

Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • Up to 2 page statement including the following:
    • A brief summary of your teaching experience, either at the ANU or another institution and include any relevant industry experience (If you have previously tutored for CECS before, please list courses tutored. Please note that Convenors may be contacted)
    • A short statement describing your vision for the role of tutor
    • Indication of which courses you would be interested in tutoring, a minimum of 3 to 5 (please refer to the attached RSEng course list)
    • Semester 1 teaching availability for the period 12 Feb – 16 June 2018
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.

Applications which do not provide a statement of suitability may not be considered for these positions.

Please note: The successful applicants must have rights to live and work in Australia. 

Position Description & Selection Criteria

Advertised: AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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