Tutor in Engineering

Sydney, Australia
02 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
31 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term

The School of Engineering offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs and employs casual academic staff to support the teaching of these programs. The School has, each year, employment opportunities for casual academic staff to support teaching in its programs. These roles will be undertaken under the supervision of full time academic staff. Please consider this opportunity if you think you have the ability to help educating next generation of engineers.

Expressions of Interest are invited from appropriately qualified professionals to take practical/tutorial classes during day and/or evening sessions. Appointed casual academic staff are expected to assist preparing lessons, teaching, student consultation, and the marking of assessments/examinations.

The School is currently inviting Expressions of Interest in the following areas:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronic Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • Telecommunication Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering

Please find more information about our School here and specific unit information offered in 2019 here.

Note that some units offered may not require any casual academic staff depending on student enrolment numbers.

Selection Criteria

To be considered for tutor positions, applicants must possess the following:

  • An undergraduate degree (3 years +) relevant to their desired teaching discipline(s);
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with others; and,
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with students.
  • All applicants must possess a current right to work in Australia. As these positions are casual, we are unable to offer sponsorship.
  • Previous tertiary level teaching experience is desired.
  • List of four unit preferences and explanation on why you are qualified to teach each unit

Application Process

Applications must be accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae or resume addressing, in clearly identified sections:

  • academic qualifications
  • professional qualifications
  • industry experience/work history
  • Unit Preferences (1: most preferred to 4: least preferred)
  • Teaching experience, where applicable.

Please ensure you also complete all sections of the application form as well, including the selection criteria questions. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Where possible, please upload a copy of your academic transcript for your highest coursework degree.

Expressions of Interest (EOI) will be closed by Monday 31st Dec 2018 for 2019 teaching. Applicants will receive a response notifying them of the outcome by the end of Feb 2019. Successful EOIs will be kept on file, and may be considered again when a vacancy arises.

Candidates will be contacted via email where there is an appropriate match of their skill base, disciplinary background, availability, and offerings. There could be interviews for those who are shortlisted (tentative interview schedules: from 28 Jan to 8 Feb 2018).

Neither having an EOI on file, or being considered for a vacancy, imply that employment is guaranteed. Please note that by providing an EOI for these positions, you agree that your details may be placed on file for a period of 24 months.

Appointment type: Casual

Remuneration: Remuneration is in line with the current Macquarie University Academic Staff Enterprise Agreement.

Role Enquiries: Byron Wilson on byron.wilson@mq.edu.au

For information about the School, please visit engineering.mq.edu.au.

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We work to ensure genuine equality of opportunity for people regardless of their gender, age, cultural background, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and/or family status, and we encourage you to apply for a position at Macquarie University.