Teaching Academic in Computer Science and Software Engineering

Hawthorn, Australia
09 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
03 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
  • Sessional teaching position, competitive hourly rate
  • School of Software & Electrical Engineering
  • Provide high-quality teaching and active engagement with industry and community

About Swinburne

Swinburne is a progressive university that aims to increase Australia’s capacity in science, technology and innovation as the drivers of modern, internationalised economies and workplaces. Our university is focused on high-impact global research, high-quality teaching and active engagement with both industry and the community.

About the job

As our Sessional Teaching Academic, you will be primarily expected to prepare and deliver tutorials, labs and workshops and to assess students in the relevant discipline both on campus and online. You will mentor and counsel students on academic matters. This position will teach into undergraduate and/or postgraduate programs where qualified. You will assume administrative tasks associated with normal teaching duties and will also contribute to faculty management and administration generally.

About you

To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • Applicant must have completed an undergraduate or postgraduate degree within a relevant field OR relevant industry experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in tertiary teaching in the specific discipline.
  • In particular, teaching experience in at least two of the following areas as listed in the position description

A full list of the selection criteria is available within the position description

Please note that the successful applicant must be available for training during Semester 2, 2018.


The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We have an inclusive working environment with employees from a variety of backgrounds. We acknowledge that diversity in the university workforce increases the effectiveness of teams and our capacity for innovation. We welcome applications from Indigenous people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2016 and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2025 vision to be world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation. Swinburne has also received the Victorian “High Commendation” Multicultural Excellence Award (Business Category).

Further information, contacts and support

To start an application click on 'begin' at the bottom of this page and submit a resume, cover letter and response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the Position Description below.

Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.

For further information, please contact Department Chair of Computer Science and Software Engineering on (03) 9214 8666

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on +61 3 9214 8600 (option 2).

Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact our Diversity Consultant, Dr. Walter Robles, on inclusion@swin.edu.au, or our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Officer, Sherrin Trautmann on DeadlyCareers@swin.edu.au.

Applications close at 5 pm on Friday 3rd August 2018