Expression of Interest - Casual Academics, School of Science

Updated: about 2 months ago
Deadline: 09 Oct 2022

  • Eligibility List, Casual Academics
  • Attractive Casual Salary Rates
  • Various Campuses


School of Science Sessional Academic Staff Recruitment 2023-24

The School of Science at Western Sydney University is looking for suitably qualified, experienced and committed individuals to join our Team as Sessional Science Academics during 2023-24.

Sessional Science Academics play a key role in the delivery of our teaching programs
. Sessional Science Academics work under the supervision of academic staff and may be involved in a number of associated activities in relation to the delivery of our subjects including classroom and online teaching, assessment preparation, marking, meeting with students and other academic activities.

There are opportunities to teach across several of our campuses, including Parramatta South, Campbelltown, Hawkesbury and Penrith, but some subjects are offered online.

While it is our intention to ensure that sessional teaching is equitably shared, inclusion on the eligibility list does not guarantee engagement as a casual during 2023-24.

Applications for the 2023/24 Academic Sessions are now open.

Please view the below headings in helping you complete your application.

Position Description: Please read the Position Description before applying (link below).

Selection Criteria: To be considered for a position you must meet all essential selection criteria which are listed in the Position Description.

Subject Descriptions: To have a better understanding of the subjects offered by the School and areas of potential need please visit the Handbook .

Academic Staff Enterprise Agreement: All casual sessional staff will be employed under the Academic Staff Enterprise Agreement 2017-2021  as amended and replaced from time to time.

Information on the rates of pay are in the Enterprise Agreement and may be subject to qualifications held (please refer to page 87).

Application: To lodge your expression of interest, please complete the online application and upload supporting documentation such as: Student Feedback Survey results, Training Certificates and any other relevant documentation. It is important that you identify your areas of science expertise and provide your campus preferences and availability in your CV/Resume.

Enquiries: For any enquiries please contact Interim Dean, Associate Professor Gary Dennis: g.dennis@westernsydney.edu.au

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Western Sydney University is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ, and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged.

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