Sessional Teaching Academic, Aviation

Swinburne University of Technology

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Located at our Hawthorn campus
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Provide high quality teaching as a sessional teacher

About the Job
Swinburne’s Department of Aviation is seeking Sessional Teaching academics to contribute to the Aviation discipline areas both on campus and online. Working as a sessional academic, you will prepare and deliver lectures, tutorials and practical sessions, and assess students. You will also mentor students on academic matters and elevate the student learning experience through delivering cutting-edge, best practice education.

As a sessional academic, you may teach into undergraduate and/or postgraduate programs. This position will provide internationalisation opportunities in curriculum/pedagogy development and work to facilitate professional learning for Aviation students.

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. Our mission is to be a world-class university, creating economic and social impact through science, technology and innovation. We aim to deliver future-ready learners, research with impact and innovative enterprise.

Swinburne’s Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology is at the forefront of the university’s focus on developing innovative solutions to real-life problems. If you’re interested in working on today’s most exciting challenges, collaborating with leaders in their discipline and being supported by some of the best technology and facilities in the country, then you should be at Swinburne.

About you
  • To be successful in the role, you will have:
  • Postgraduate (preferably doctorate) degree within a relevant field
  • Extensive industry experience
  • Demonstrated experience in tertiary teaching in a relevant discipline
  • Strong commitment to leading edge/best practice education
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

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

  • Onsite childcare
  • Onsite health services
  • Weekly yoga and Pilates classes
  • 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 enquires please contact Professor Zheng Lei on +61 3 9214 3476 or via email at

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on

Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact our Diversity Consultant, Dr Walter Robles, on For support or queries related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment, please contact

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 on 29 February 2020

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