Skip to main content

Sessional Teaching Academics - Languages and Cultures

North Ryde, Australia
Closing date
30 May 2024

View more

We are currently seeking expressions of interest from individuals qualified in the areas of Japanese Studies, German Studies and French and Francophone Studies to join our Languages and Cultures Casual Academic staff pool. If you are interested in being engaged as a Sessional Teaching Academic (Casual Academic) in Session 2, 2024, please register your Expression of Interest (EOI).

Please complete and provide the requested information contained in the Qualtrics survey and apply via the required application process as detailed below, by Thursday, 30 May, 2024 (11:59pm AEST)


The Discipline of Languages and Cultures, within The Department of Media, Communications, Creative Arts, Language, and Literature, offers various courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Successful candidates may be involved in marking, tutoring, and, for more experienced academics, lecturing and other academic activities in the following areas:

  • Japanese Studies
  • French and Francophone Studies
  • German Studies

For detailed program information, please visit the following websites:


  • Completed Master's Degree or PhD in Languages and Cultures, or a closely related discipline or extensive industry experience.
  • An understanding and appreciation of scholarly teaching.
  • High level of oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Proven ability to interact effectively with students, staff and the community.


  • Japanese Studies: Capacity to teach undergraduate coursework on Japanese media, literature, society and history in addition to Japanese language classes.
  • German, French and Francophone Studies: Experience teaching society, culture, literature, and/or history in addition to language classes.


To apply for this opportunity, please register your expression of interest following the below steps:

  1. Upload a cover letter, CV, and a copy of your highest qualification on our Workday Portal

For Macquarie Group Members

If you are already part of the Macquarie Group (MQ University, U@MQ, MQ Health, MGSM), please log in to the Workday Portal and navigate to Jobs Hub > Browse Jobs App to find available positions.

Non-Macquarie Group Members

If you are not currently part of the Macquarie Group (MQ University, U@MQ, MQ Health, MGSM), please click the 'APPLY' button to initiate your application.

  1. Complete our Qualtrics Survey located here

Please note:

  • All applications must complete Step 1 and Step 2 to register their expression of interest.
  • This position is not available for visa sponsorship and the successful applicants must have work rights in Australia.


For inquiries or further information, please reach out to the Department of Media, Communications, Creative Arts, Language, and Literature Operations team at


Thursday, 30 May, 2024 11:59pm (AEST)

Diversity and Inclusion

Innovation and ingenuity thrive at Macquarie University when diversity, equity and inclusion take centre stage. At the University, we embrace a culture where diversity of background, experience and perspective are fundamental to our success.

We do not discriminate on gender identity, age, culture, disability, sexuality, Indigeneity, family and caring responsibilities or religion. See our journey towards leadership in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education.

Flexible Work

At Macquarie, we believe by providing flexibility in when, where and how work is done, we can support our staff to manage their personal commitments, while optimising their work performance and contributions to the University. See how we lead in flexible work to enable an outcome focused and inclusive workplace. To learn more about our culture and hiring process, explore our Candidate Resource Hub.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert