Job no: 0059303
Role type: Part-time (0.6 FTE); Continuing
Faculty: Faculty of Science
School: School of Geography, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences
Salary: Level A $80,258 - $108,906 p.a. pro rata plus 17% super
- Teach the Science Discovery subject, ‘Today’s Science, Tomorrow’s World’
- Contribute to teaching innovation within the School of Geography, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences
- Salary packaging, subsidised health and wellbeing services, fitness and cultural clubs, Myki discounts, and a 25% discount on graduate courses to our staff and their immediate families!
About the Role
As a Tutor, your duties will involve delivering face-to-face and online teaching for the Science Discovery Subject Today’s Science, Tomorrow’s World. Responsibilities include class preparation, delivering lectures, tutorials, practicals, field trips, and workshops, as well as contributing to subject coordination and student consultation.
Your responsibilities will include:
- Preparing material for a variety of teaching methods and deliveries.
- Engaging in outreach and educational activities, including demonstrations, to generate interest in science, particularly in geography, earth, and atmospheric sciences.
- Contributing to administrative functions, subject coordination, and student consultation, ensuring effective delivery of subject content.
- Actively participating in School meetings, support capacity building, and promoting diversity and inclusion while adhering to University values and compliance requirements.
Who We Are Looking For
You have exceptional written and verbal communication skills, with the capacity to explain material plainly and constructively. With demonstrated expertise in climate change and sustainability, you possess a commitment to innovative teaching methods, and a proactive approach to both independent and collaborative decision-making.
You will also have:
- Hold a higher degree (Masters or PhD) in geography, earth science, atmospheric science, or a related discipline.
- Evidence of contributions in lecturing and tutoring, with a commitment to teaching and contributing to undergraduate and/or graduate teaching programs.
- Demonstrated initiative in both independent and team-based decision-making.
- Commitment to diversity, inclusion, and respectful behaviour in the workplace.
For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.
This position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check to ensure the University provides a safe environment for everyone.
Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.
Your New Team – School of Geography, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences
The School of Geography, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences was formally established in 2021, following the merger of the Schools of Geography and Earth Sciences. The new School synergises discipline strengths in Geography, Atmospheric Science and Geoscience. The School offers undergraduate and graduate research programs in these core discipline areas, and in the multi-disciplinary fields of Climate Change, Environmental Science and Archaeological Science. The research within the School is built upon extensive expertise in geography, geoscience and atmospheric science, ranging from the social sciences through to the quantitative physical sciences.
What We Offer You!
In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information, check out our benefits page!
About the University of Melbourne
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We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact the email address listed at the bottom of the page.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants
We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.
For further information, including our 2023-2027 Indigenous strategy please visit -https://about.unimelb.edu.au/reconciliation/murmuk-djerring
If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents:
- Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience
- The responses against the Selection Criteria^ (found in the Position Description)
^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria
If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Ana Gencic via email at Faculties-TA@unimelb.edu.au, ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.
If you have any particular questions regarding the job please follow the details listed on the Position Description.
Applications close: 4 DECEMBER 2023 11:55 PM Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT)
Position Description: 0059303_Tutor_PD.pdf