Academic Staff, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Location
Sydney, Australia
Posted
Monday, 21 September 2020
End of advertisement period
Friday, 16 October 2020
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Sessional

Expressions of Interest - Casual Academics (FASS)

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) is calling for expressions of interest from suitably qualified applicants for inclusion on an eligibility list for casual teaching positions in the following discipline areas:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education
  • Learning Design and Analytics
  • Secondary Education (HSIE)
  • Sustainability and Environment

Learning Design and Analytics and Sustainability and Environment are two of our exciting new offerings commencing in 2021.

We are seeking applications from industry professionals as well as the next generation of academics seeking experience in an academic teaching role.

The Faculty recognises and values the diversity of teaching and learning practices that the employment of casual academics offers our students and, as a casual academic, you would make an important contribution to learning and teaching in the faculty.

Casual academics may be engaged in activities such as lecturing, tutoring, integrated learning and practical activities, marking, student consultations and other administrative tasks.This may include online delivery of material and the facilitation of student learning via online activities. Such activities will take place in UTS Online (Blackboard) or Canvas.

Successful applicants to the FASS Casual Academic Staff Eligibility list may be selected to contribute to the teaching programs of the Faculty within the one of the Faculty’s two Schools in theirdiscipline and program area of specialism.

Teaching and Learning in FASS is aligned with Learning. Futures and the UTS Model of Learning.

RECRUITMENT PROCESS

Applicants are encouraged to provide evidence of effectiveness in teaching (e.g. summary of student feedback results, observation reports, etc). The Faculty will undertake an assessment of each applicant’s experience, skills and qualifications based on their CV and cover letter. The selection process may include an interview and details of at least two referees should be provided.

Successful applicants will be placed on the FASS Casual Academic Eligibility List and may be selected for appointment based on the availability of work in their areas of expertise and the applicant’s capacity to perform the duties of the position.

Successful applicants will be provided with orientation, induction and training prior to their first teaching sessions or tasks. The period of appointment will provide sufficient time for preparation of teaching materials.

CLOSING DATE

This EOI process will close 11:59pm, Friday 16th October 2020.

SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION

Please fill out the online application form and attach your current resume.

The online application can be found at this link. Only online applications will be accepted.

Please note: being placed on the FASS Casual Academic Eligibility List does not mean that successful applicants have been made an offer of casual employment; nor is it a guarantee that successful applicants will be offered casual employment in the faculty.

FURTHER INFORMATION

To obtain a copy of the position statement, please email FASS.Contracts@uts.edu.au

For additional information about the EOI register contact:

School of International Studies and Education: EOI.IntStudEdu@uts.edu.au

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