Ref 1584/23 Casual Eligibility List, School of Social Sciences

Updated: about 2 months ago
Deadline: Until this job is filled

  • Casual Eligibility List, School of Social Sciences

** Sessional colleagues who have taught with the School in the last two years and have updated their details via eRecruit will not be asked to reapply through this process**

The School of Social Sciences at Western Sydney University is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified, and experienced applicants to join the School’s eligibility list as Sessional/Casual Academics.

Sessional Academics play a key role in the delivery of the School’s teaching programs and work under the supervision of Subject Coordinators and Directors of Academic Programs. Subject to qualifications and experience, Sessional Social Sciences Academics 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.

Applicants whose initial qualification is outside of their discipline of teaching will need to show evidence of discipline knowledge and currency through scholarship, professional experience and engagement. Publications, grants and professional engagement activities must be completed within the discipline of teaching and in the preceding five-year period to demonstrate and maintain teaching eligibility status.

There are opportunities to teach both online and across several of our campuses. Opportunities will be available at our Parramatta South, Liverpool and Penrith campuses. Please indicate your Campus preference/s and your availability in your application (daytime and evening classes are held from Monday to Sunday).

Applications for the 2023 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 Agreement 2022 2025.  Information on the rates of pay are in the Enterprise Agreement and may be subject to qualifications held (please refer to page 104).

Application: To lodge an expression of interest, please complete the online application, submit a CV and respond to the selection criteria by demonstrating how your qualifications, scholarship and experience will equip you to teach in the nominated programs. It is important that you select your areas of expertise, campus preferences and availability in your application. As part of the assessment process, you may be invited for an interview.

Position Enquiries: please contact:  

While it is our intention to ensure that sessional teaching or other such roles be equitably shared amongst all eligible candidates, inclusion on the eligibility list does not guarantee employment.

Please note that an Eligibility List is a pool of suitably qualified people, whose expertise can be called upon in response to the School’s teaching needs. Inclusion on the eligibility list does not guarantee employment. 

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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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