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Casual Sessional Academic-School of Engineering Semester 1 2024

Casual Sessional Academic-School of Engineering Semester 1 2024

  • 552631
  • Canberra / ACT, ACT, Australia, 2601
  • Casual
  • Closing at: Oct 22 2023 at 23:55 AEDT

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

College overview 

The Australian National University (ANU) College of Engineering, Computing and Cybernetics (CECC) is a vibrant and diverse community of more than three thousand students, staff, and visitors. Our College is comprised of three schools: School of Computing, School of Cybernetics, and School of Engineering, supported by the Professional Services Group. We aim to bring together expertise in social, technical, ecological and scientific systems to build a new approach. In the College, we draw on our disciplinary foundations to find and solve problems of global importance. Our people build on our traditional world-class expertise and take it in creative, unconventional directions. Through the Reimagine investment, we have the privilege and the responsibility to build a new legacy for the University, the country, and even the world. We will deliver on our mission by building a strong community, providing transformative educational experiences, conducting high-impact research, seeking meaningful engagement, and becoming a resilient organisation post COVID-19. Join us in shaping a new intellectual agenda to reimagine engineering, computing, and the use of technology in the world.

The School of Engineering (SoEN) is a diverse community that prides ourselves on solving “wicked problems” in collaboration with the best minds in the world from across a broad range of disciplines. SoEN takes pride in pursuing our fundamental mission – discovery and to making knowledge matter – to the very highest quality. 

Position overview 

The ANU School of Engineering is seeking casual sessional academics (tutors) for Semester 1 2024. 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 CECC 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.

A Tutor shall have qualifications and/or experiences recognised by the institution as appropriate for the relevant discipline area. 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 specific tutor training run by CECC, you may have the opportunity to participate in this professional development during the semester with both online and offline delivery arrangements.

You will be notified with the training arrangements by the school if you become selected.

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

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 generally in or prior to O-week, depending on individual course arrangements.

ANU is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community, and particularly welcomes applications from women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and candidates from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Furthermore, it is practice in the ANU College of Engineering, Computing and Cybernetics (CECC) to actively seek a gender mix of shortlisted candidates for interview. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit  

We welcome and develop diversity of backgrounds, experiences and ideas and encourage applications from individuals who may have had non-traditional career paths, who may have taken a career break, had career disruptions or who have achieved excellence in careers outside of the higher education sector. We support applicants who require flexible arrangements in their work environments or patterns. If your experience looks a little different to what we’ve described, but you’re passionate and motivated by this position, we welcome your enquiry and application. 

Application information 

Applicants must apply online via the ANU recruitment portal and should upload the following separate documents. Failure to follow these instructions can lead to immediate failure of your application

  • 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
    • Provide your Semester 1 teaching availability for the period 12 February – 12 July 2024.
    • Interview availability between 30 October – 17 November 2023. If you are successful for interview you will be contacted regarding an interview time during any of the above dates (please note during this time interviews with be conducted via Zoom) If you have previously interviewed for this position or have tutored, you may not be asked to attend another interview.
    • Please choose maximum 5 courses from the course list attached at the end of the position description to indicate your preferences, using the provided Course Preference Indication Table
  • Your Resume/CV with appropriate length (up to 3 pages). Please DO NOT attached any personal documents at this stage. We will request them at a later step when you are selected by the convenors. You should also include 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, Course preference or late may not be considered for these positions. Please note that course availability is subject to change depending on enrolment numbers.

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 in accordance with the Background Checking Procedure, which sets out the types of checks required by each type of position.

For further information, please contact the School of Engineering Administration Team E:


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