Casual Academic Opportunities - School of Biological Sciences

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: Temporary
Deadline: 20 Jun 2021

The Faculty of Sciences is a multidisciplinary hub of cutting-edge teaching and research. It develops future science leaders, and actively partners with innovative industries to solve scientific problems of global significance.

Teaching and research in the School of Biological Sciences spans the scale and breadth of the living world - from molecules, genes and cells; organisms and their environments; to broad landscapes that cover Earth.

We are seeking dedicated and passionate casual staff to assist with the delivery of our Semester 2 undergraduate and postgraduate courses, commencing Monday, 26 July 2021.

Application process:

1. View the current  casual employment opportunities and courses   available to determine what work offerings are being made available for individual courses (i.e. other academic activity, marking etc.)

2. Ensure you meet the essential criteria:

  • Are an Australian citizen or possess an eligible Australian work visa*

*Please note: Prospective employees are required to provide evidence of their Australian citizenship or working rights.

  • Conferral of an undergraduate degree in a relevant field
  • Good technical knowledge of the key teaching components of the courses you are applying for
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to clearly explain technical information to students
  • Available and flexible to meet the minimum hourly/sessional requirements for the course
  • Able to work collegially to support excellent teaching in the School

3. Consider the desired criteria:

  • Conferral of an Australian Qualifications Framework + 1 (AQF+1) qualification in a relevant field
  • Previous experience with casual work within the School
  • Demonstrated ability to educate and mentor students
  • Evidence of good student feedback in student evaluations
  • Evidence of good feedback from course coordinators

4. To apply for the above opportunities, please click on the ‘Apply’ button below and provide the required information and documents.

Term of position: 26 July to 17 December 2021

If you require assistance or further information please email our HR team at scienceshr@adelaide.edu.au .

Applications close: 11:55pm, 20 June 2021

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply

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