Swinburne University of Technology

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Education & Training

$76.78 - $79.79 per hour
Vacancy Type
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About the Job
The Science, Engineering & Technology Department is seeking to appoint suitably qualified and experienced sessional teacher(s). Teaching will be from units from our Diploma of Engineering (Unilink). This is a Higher Education Diploma delivered at our Hawthorn campus.

The units are:

  • Engineering Design and Innovation
  • Digital and Data Systems (from June 2020)
  • Energy and Motion
  • Mechanics of Structures (from June 2020)
  • Material Science
  • Calculus and Applications
  • Electronic Systems (from June 2020)
  • Linear Algebra and Applications (from June 2020)

The requirement will be to predominantly carry out teaching and assessment duties. As a guide successful applicant(s) are generally offered between 4 – 14 hours per week, and will be commencing in early February 2020 in four of the units listed above

About Swinburne University of Technology
Swinburne is a multi-sector university of science, technology and innovation with more than 54,000 students and 5,000 staff globally. We offer postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online education to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways.

Swinburne is entering a joint venture partnership with private education provider, UP Education (UP), to deliver its pathway programs (ELICOS, Foundation, Unilink diplomas and Pre-Masters) for international and domestic students at the Hawthorn, Melbourne campus.

At Swinburne, we aim to be an innovative and globally capable enterprise, known for our agility, our responsiveness to the changing world and our ability to deliver excellence. Swinburne has carefully selected UP as their partner, recognising UP’s focus on excellence, partnership, innovation and care.

About you
To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • Relevant qualifications, preferably Ph.D. in relevant field
  • A teaching qualification relevant for a tertiary education environment.
  • Sound computer skills to email, access databases, MS Office, and Canvas or other related LMS.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, student mentoring and student experience

A full list of selection criteria is available within the position description.


  • Participate in regular staff and management development programs
  • Hawthorn Aquatic and Leisure Centre (HALC) discounted memberships
  • Free access to the HALC swimming pools
  • Onsite health services
  • Discounted annual Myki cards are available to Swinburne staff

How to apply and further information
Please submit your application by clicking on the ‘Apply’ link, and submit a resume, cover letter and a response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the position description. For further information about this position, contact Dr. Asad Ghazavi, (Course Coordinator, SET, F&P) on 9214 4661 or email aghazavi@swin.edu.au

Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact our Diversity Consultant, Dr Walter Robles, on 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

Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation. We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for women for 10 years in a row and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan. Equity and diversity are integral to our 2025 vision to be a world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation.

Applications close at 5pm Monday 20 January 2020

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