Sessional Academics

Updated: 5 months ago
Job Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 942772
  • ASOR1 $49.18 per hour
  • ASOR2 $58.61 per hour for PhD holders
Your new role

We are seeking casual academics to work in our hardware labs in renewable energy at the Green Electric Energy Park with undergraduate and postgraduate students, both face to face and online. In-class performance assessment will also be included in this position.

A laboratory session is 2 hours long, and there 3 to 6 sessions per fortnight available (Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday – fortnightly). This role will work together with another lab demonstrator, and technical help is available when needed. The sessions are also supervised remotely.

Candidates will have a postgraduate degree in Electrical Engineering, with experience working with solar PV arrays, wind turbines, hydro power, inverters, batteries, and hydrogen fuel cells. Candidates will also have experience with the Blackboard Learning Management System, and excellent communication skills.

Bachelor’s degree holders are also encouraged to apply and will be considered.

You will require current work rights in Australia that match the tenure of this role.

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact

Associate Professor Sumedha Rajakaruna on 08 9266 7887


About us
School of Electrical Engineering, Computing and Mathematical Sciences (EECMS)

Formed in 2017, our school brings together Curtin’s core capabilities across electrical engineering, computing, physics, and mathematics, to better understand and advance our data-driven world. The school has built substantial knowledge in machine learning, cyber security, statistics and optimisation, digital transformation, radio astronomy, the internet of things, signal processing, embedded systems, renewable and power engineering.

The Green Electric Energy Park (GEEP) is a unique, state-of-the-art facility that supports Curtin’s commitment to excellence and innovation in teaching and research in sustainable development; in particular, renewable energy power conversion systems.

Curtin University offers a competitive remuneration and benefits package, a friendly and collaborative work environment, generous leave entitlements, flexible working arrangements, generous superannuation, and salary-packaging. Our vibrant campus also includes an art gallery, gym, childcare, medical centre, and endless food options.

For more information on our university, please visit

Join us!

Your application should include a cover letter addressing the selection criteria and your CV to allow us to assess your suitability for this role.

Applications close: Friday, 22nd July 2022 10pm AWST

Applicants should note that prior to appointment, you will need to have a current National Police Records check, undergo character, integrity, and reference checks, and provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination and booster (if eligible).

If you have any queries in relation to this application process, please contact our careers team on 08 9266 9000 (option 3,1).

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