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Casual Sessional Academic

Apply now Job no: 544907
Work type: Casual
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Academic

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

Position Overview

The Research School of Management, in the ANU College of Business and Economics, develops responsible and resilient leaders with the knowledge, skills and capabilities needed to make a difference to organisations and society. Our unique approach to management education is informed by relevant, important and impactful research that addresses the challenges of managing in a complex, rapidly-changing and uncertain world. In support of this vision, the school is seeking to recruit casual sessional academics in the fields of:

  • Business Information Systems
  • Digital Transformation
  • International Business
  • Management
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Innovation
    • Leadership
    • Organisational Behaviour
    • Project Management
    • Stakeholder Communications
    • Strategy
  • Marketing

Casual sessional academics play a key role in the school’s learning and teaching activities. They are involved in course preparation, lecturing, tutoring, marking, meeting attendance, and other academic activities.

Applications will be matched with qualifications, skills and capabilities for the casual vacancies in the Research School of Management. If your skills and experience are matched to a vacancy, you may be invited to participate in an assessment process, including attending an interview and/or reference checks.

Registration onto the Research School of Management Expression of Interest does not guarantee you an offer of employment.

College overview

The Australian National University (ANU) is the top ranked university in Australia and the 27th in the world (QS World University Ranking 2022). The Research School of Management sits within the ANU College of Business and Economics. The College educates the next generation of business leaders, professional economists and academics. Our graduates have the knowledge and skills to lead organisations, design public policy, and research the big issues of business and economy. Located in the national capital, we engage deeply with the business and policy communities. Our academics lead public debate on the critical issues of our time through their research, which is both long term and strategic in focus. Our internationally diverse student body is evenly divided between undergraduate and postgraduate study, and we have a large doctoral program. Our alumni are found in the world's leading companies, policy agencies and universities.

For further information regarding the casual sessional academic register, please email:

We strongly believe that the way in which we operate is defined by our Values and Behaviours and encourage you to apply if you are looking for a workplace that encourages respect, collegiality and excellence.

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:

  • A cover letter that introduces yourself, as well as nominating your field(s) of interest and indicative list of courses to be considered for (a list of RSM courses is available here).
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) and teaching evaluations for most recent teaching experience (if applicable)

Applications that do not include a cover letter may not be considered for the position.

Please note: The successful candidate must have rights to live and work in this country and will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process.  An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results. 

Position Description & Selection Criteria

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Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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Updated:  01 February 2019/Responsible Officer:  Director Human Resources /Page Contact:  HR Systems