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Casual Sessional Academic - ENG - 2021 S2

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

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

Position overview 

The ANU School of Engineering within the College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) is seeking casual sessional academics (tutors) for Semester 2 2021. Individuals with experience and expertise in the field of Engineering, which could include senior undergraduates with highly relevant experience, 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 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 our Tutor Training Course, you will have the opportunity to participate in this (paid) professional development. Please note Tutor Training is compulsory for all tutors and you must be available to attend this training during O Week, Semester 2.

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

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 2 can commence from Monday 19 July 2021.

The ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) is one of the premier engineering and computer science research institutions in the world.  Comprising of the School of Computing, the School of Cybernetics and the School of Engineering, all 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 further information, please contact the School of Engineering Administration Team E:

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 SOEN course list)
    • Semester 2 teaching availability for the period 19 July – 30 Dec 2021
  • 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.

As a result of the ongoing change management occurring within CECS, the provided course list is not definitive and may be subject to change.  

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

By Summiting your application, you acknowledge that it may be viewed by other course convenors within the School of Engineering. You may be contacted to consider teaching courses outside of your nominated choices.

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