Casual Academic Opportunity within the Australian School of Petroleum and Energy Resources (ASPER)

Job no: 504290
Work type: Casual
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Faculty of Engineering, Computer & Mathematical Sciences

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The Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences is a thriving centre of learning, teaching and research in a vast range of engineering disciplines, computer science - including machine learning, high-level mathematics and architecture, planning and landscape architecture. Many of its academic staff are world leaders in their fields and graduates are highly regarded by employers

The Australian School of Petroleum and Energy Resources (ASPER) is a world-class centre for petroleum education, training, and research. It is one of only a few institutions in the world offering fully integrated teaching and research programs in the disciplines of petroleum geoscience, engineering and management. With its diverse cohort of students and staff from Australia and abroad, the school prides itself on being an inclusive and exciting place to work, having modern curricula designed by industry professionals to produce the calibre of graduates needed by industry, and in doing research that provides useful information to industry and government decision-makers, and to society at large.

We are seeking a dedicated and passionate casual staff member to assist in the delivery of PETROENG 1006 Introduction to Petroleum Engineering in Semester 2 for our undergraduate course, commencing 27 July 2020.

Please note there are minimal hours available for this course and the work involved is most likely to be related to tutorial assistance and student engagement. The number of hours available and how these will be allocated will be determined by the Course Coordinator and Head of School once we are able to finalise planning for Semester 2 course delivery.

Application process:

1. View the course available for tutorial assistance and student engagement.

2. Ensure you meet the essential criteria:

  • Possess an eligible Australian work visa*

*Please note: Prospective employees are required to provide evidence of their Australian citizenship or working rights.

  • Completion of an Undergraduate degree in a relevant field
  • Good technical knowledge of the key teaching components of the course you are applying for
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to clearly explain technical information to students
  • Available and flexible to meet the minimum hourly/sessional requirements for the course
  • Able to work collegially to support excellent tutoring or demonstrating in the School

3. Consider the desired criteria:

  • Previous experience with casual work within the School
  • Demonstrated ability to educate and mentor students
  • Evidence of good student feedback in student evaluations
  • Evidence of good feedback from course coordinators

4. To apply for the above opportunities, please click on the ‘Apply’ button below, provide the required information and attach your resume/CV.

Term of position: 27 July 2020 to 31 December 2020

If you require further information please email the school at

Applications close: 11:55pm,14 June 2020

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply

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