School of Design and Architecture Sessional Teaching EOI for 2024

Swinburne University of Technology

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Reference #
1189_09/23_RTR
Closing Date
06-01-2024

Swinburne’s School of Design and Architecture leads the world in high-quality, industry-relevant, technology-led design education and research. The courses are grounded in design history, theory, culture and diversity.

The School comprises of two departments and two research centres. The following departments are included for the sessional teaching EOI:
  • Department of Architectural and Industrial Design
  • Department of Communication Design

Click on the School link below to find out more about the School structure, departments and course offerings

Current Swinburne sessional staff
As part of the annual Expression of Interest (EOI) process, current sessional staff are required to complete a short online form confirming availability and teaching areas of interest in 2024. This process ensures you remain registered on the University’s sessional listing.

The EOI process also allows for current sessional staff to nominate teaching areas of interest including if you have not previously taught into them and meet the requirements. A list of teaching areas can be found at the bottom of this page, and via the registration form.

This process also ensures that any required documentation related to employment or professional accreditation remain current.

What you need to include
All current sessional staff will be asked to provide:
  • Updated CV and contact details
  • Discipline area expertise for teaching (select up to 3)

To submit your sessional teaching EOI for 2024, please click the ‘Begin’ button at the bottom of the page.

Receipt of your EOI will be acknowledged via a system generated notification. Unit Convenors will contact you if/as requirements arise.


External Expression of interest to teach at Swinburne
If you are interested in sessional academic teaching opportunities and are not currently employed at Swinburne or have not in the past 18 months been actively employed at Swinburne, please submit an application to be considered for teaching in 2024. If you are not currently employed at Swinburne, please see below for what you documents and information will be requested.

What you need to include
  • Current CV and contact details (including referees and details of teaching experience where applicable)
  • Certified copy of relevant qualifications
  • Portfolio or website link if applicable to your teaching area
  • Preferred teaching discipline area (you may select up to 3)
  • Student evaluations (if applicable)

Please note: 
  • A minimum set of qualifications are required to teach at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, in accordance with the Higher Education Threshold Standards.

    • A relevant Master’s degree is required to teach into a Bachelor’s degree*
    • A relevant PhD is required to teach into a Master’s degree*

* In some professional courses, extensive professional experience and expertise may be deemed a suitable alternative to a higher degree. 
  • Candidates applying must have working rights within Australia as work sponsorship is not applicable to this role.


To submit your sessional teaching EOI for 2024, please click the ‘Begin’ button at the bottom of the page.

Receipt of your EOI will be acknowledged via a system generated notification. Unit Convenors will contact you if/as requirements arise.


Current Swinburne HDR students
If you are a currently enrolled HDR student, you are welcomed to apply. Please note, your sessional position should not interfere with the satisfactory progress of your studies. A reminder that the HDR candidature manual and statement of practice can be found here.

If you are a HDR student who is also a current sessional academic staff member, please ensure you select the option ‘Current HDR student and employed as sessional’.

What you need to include
  • Current CV and contact details
  • Discipline area expertise for teaching (select up to 3)

To submit your sessional teaching EOI for 2024, please click the ‘Begin’ button at the bottom of the page.

Receipt of your EOI will be acknowledged via a system generated notification. Unit Convenors will contact you if/as requirements arise.


Diversity and Inclusion
Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation and we are proud of our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion through key initiatives.  For further information on all our initiatives visit our Equity & Diversity website.

We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Assistance and Support 
We are committed to making the recruitment process fair and equitable for all our candidates. If you have specific accessibility or support requirements, please contact the Diversity & Inclusion Manager at inclusion@swin.edu.au. 

For support or queries related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment please contact DeadlyCareers@swin.edu.au 

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on staffrecruitment@swin.edu.au
 
Expressions of Interest will close 6 January 2024, 11:30pm
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