Casual Opportunity - Lecturers

Job no: 512071
Work type: Casual
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology

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The School of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering is seeking Casual Lecturers to join its staff in Semester 2, 2023.

Salary: Casual rate of $49.26 to $$68.41 (dependent on qualification and activity) per hour plus an employer contribution of 10.5% superannuation will apply.

This opportunity is suitable for those with experience in the Electrical, Electronic, Mechanical, or Aerospace domains.

Each position includes the delivery of all lectures and workshops for one course, except MECH ENG 4100-Advanced Topics in Aerospace Engineering, which has a 60% teaching load.  The teaching semester is July 2023 to December 2023 and will be based at our North Terrace Campus.

Reporting to the Associate Head of Learning and Teaching (operations), these roles will deliver the following courses in Semester 2, 2023.

To be successful you will need:

  • PhD or Masters Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or related field or equivalent industry experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the subject matter.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and deliver student-centred learning and teaching activities at an undergraduate and postgraduate level, including the capacity to incorporate new technologies and new approaches to teaching and learning.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the principles of equity, diversion and inclusion.

The ideal candidates have a modern approach to education. They are motivated and obtain a natural passion for teaching. They get their drive from seeing their students reach their potential and exceed their own expectations. 

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offer you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

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Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology is a multidisciplinary hub of cutting-edge teaching and research. Many of its academic staff are world leaders in their fields and graduates are highly regarded by employers. The faculty actively partners with innovative industries to solve problems of global significance. 

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If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

Apply now via our online application form with the link below. Please submit a resume and a cover letter detailing your interest and vision for the role and how your current teaching, working and/or research experience aligns with the relevant courses.

Applications close 1 June 2023. 

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Hong Gunn Chew
Associate Head, Learning and Teaching (operations)
School of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
P:  +61-8-8313 1641

The University reserves the right to close this advertisement before the closing date if a suitable candidate is identified.

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Female applicants, people with a disability and/or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application. 


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