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Tutor, Faculty Of Arts

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(Multiple Positions)

The School of Culture and Communication and the School of Social and Political Sciences are seeking casual sessional tutors to join the Faculty of Arts.

About the Role:

Sessional tutors are important members of the Faculty’s teaching staff and the successful applicants will be committed and engaging educators.

Your primary responsibility will be to successfully deliver your assigned tutorials within the subject’s tutorial program and you will report to the Subject coordinator. The Faculty’s tutorial programs provide opportunities for students to practice their skills of analysis, argument and critique, and to enhance their communication skills.

Successful applicants will be required to take tutorials in subjects taught in the following disciplines:

School of Culture and Communication

  • Art History & Curatorship
  • Arts & Cultural Management
  • Creative Writing
  • English & Theatre Studies
  • Indigenous Studies
  • Media & Communications
  • Publishing
  • Screen & Cultural Studies
  • Journalism
  • Gender Studies

School of Social and Political Sciences

  • Anthropology
  • Development Studies
  • Criminology
  • Political Science
  • Sociology 

About You:

You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work independently and in a team. You will also effectively manage multiple tasks, meet deadlines, maintain professional relationships, and understand teaching and student support policies.

You will also have:

  • Completion of or progress towards a Doctoral or Master’s qualification in the relevant discipline or equivalent relevant academic or professional or practice-based experience and expertise.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the subject matter.
  • Ability to manage and facilitate informed group discussion and debate relating to weekly readings and/or facilitate skills development and practice.

Please Note: Applications are not being accepted via this job board. Please ensure you visit to submit your application and be considered for this position.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

Applications close: 16 Jun 2024 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time


The University of Melbourne enjoys an outstanding reputation with world rankings consistently placing us as Australia’s leading comprehensive research-intensive university, and one of the world’s top 50*.

Melbourne attracts the best and brightest students and researchers and, with a history of over 160 years, we occupy a special place at the heart of our city’s cultural scene.

Melbourne is a leading research university, widely renowned for its teaching and the social and economic contributions it makes through knowledge transfer. The University’s performance in international rankings puts it at the forefront of higher education in the Asia-Pacific and beyond.

Internationally, the University is consistently ranked among the leading universities in the world, with its international peers placing it in the top 20 worldwide, and employers placing it in the top 10. In the recent Times Higher Education rankings of the world’s top 200 universities, Melbourne ranked top in Australia and 33 in the world.

Melbourne’s international research pre-eminence was also acknowledged with a top 100 ranking in the Shanghai Jiao Tong rankings. Ranked No. 44 in 2015, the University has climbed steadily in the rankings since first appearing at No. 92 in 2003.

The Melbourne Model introduces undergraduate programs characterised by both breadth and depth, followed by a graduate professional degree, a research higher degree or entry directly into employment.

In 2008 Melbourne commenced offering six New Generation undergraduate degrees in Arts, Biomedicine, Commerce, Environments, Music and Science. The Melbourne Model also introduces a new graduate school experience to Australia, providing the best and brightest with a more focused, intense and professionally relevant degree in areas such as Law, Architecture, Teaching and Nursing. With the Melbourne curriculum now aligning the University with the world’s top universities in Europe, North America and Asia, we enable our students to develop the skills and attributes required by employers all over the world.

More than 50,000 students from over 120 countries take courses in the University’s 12 faculties and graduate schools.

For more information please visit:

*Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015 – 2016 and Academic Ranking of World Universities 2015

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