newAcademic Sessionals (Casual)

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Mount Lawley WA

Job Description

Edith Cowan University (ECU) is WA’s top multi-campus university serving communities nationally and internationally. For 15 years in a row, ECU has achieved a 5-star rating for teaching quality in the Good Universities Guide. The University was highly ranked for undergraduate skills development in both the Business and Management, and Law and Paralegal disciplines in the 2020 Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) rankings. ECU’s School of Business and Law has recently been ranked in the top 250 worldwide in the 2022 Times Higher Education (THE) World University rankings for Business and Economics.

As part of an exciting expansion plan, ECU will have a brand-new world-class city campus in Perth CBD in 2025. The School of Business and Law will move in its entirety to the CBD campus in 2025. The Creative Industries, Law, Business and Technology Campus will be where innovative thinkers, adaptive learners and global citizens meet to develop into the leaders of tomorrow. ECU’s CBD campus will bring together streams of teaching and research that when combined will contribute to a powerful future for WA. It is a truly exciting time to join the University as it begins this further growth and transformational journey.

The School of Business and Law develops industry-ready graduates through high-quality teaching and learning experiences and engaged applied research. The school offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate coursework and research Business and Law degrees designed to give students relevant theory, practical work experience, and critical employability skills.

The School has introduced a register for Western Australia based sessional staff in the following fields:

Human Resource Management

International Business

Strategy and Management

Digital Marketing

Business/Marketing Analytics

Project Management

Management Information Systems

Supply Chain and Logistics Management

Law- Priestly units

We are currently seeking PhD qualified sessional lecturers to register an expression of interest for casual or short-term work for 2022. The register will be used to provide either full-time or part-time casual academic staff for tutoring, supervision or lecturing of students as required by the discipline area.

The successful applicants MUST have a completed PhD or equivalent qualification and be able to provide evidence of research activity or industry experience relevant to their field of expertise. A comprehensive understanding of the requirements to achieve work-ready status in Business or Law and experience in tutoring, supervising or lecturing students either online or in an educational setting will be highly regarded.

Applicants will also demonstrate personal attributes that are congruent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry and Personal Excellence.

Benefits & Remuneration
Casual positions attract a competitive remuneration plus University superannuation contribution.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our Employment Opportunities website.

Interested applicants are welcome to contact Colin Watson (School Manager) via email for more information.

How to apply
Please upload your resume along with a covering letter (maximum 2 pages) outlining your interest and suitability for this opportunity, indicating which discipline(s) you are qualified to teach and which time period(s) you are available for.

Closing Date
Applications close on 17th January 2022 at 11.30pm AWST.

Applications will only be accepted from candidates who have the relevant working rights to fill these positions.

The information provided by applicants will only be made available to the relevant Unit Coordinator for the purpose of seeking appropriately qualified and skilled casual staff

The School of Business and Law Sessional Staff register will be referred to for a six-month period. Candidates will go into a pool and when positions become available, will be contacted for an interview. Application to this pool does not guarantee a position. Applications retained on this register will expire on the 30th of June 2022 and applicants will be invited to extend their application for consideration for the following six-month period.


ECU is a diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address underrepresentation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

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