Location: Parcville

Role Type: Part-time / 5 month CDD

Faculty: Faculty of Arts

Salary: Tier A – $95,179 (pro-rated) per year plus 17% super

Founded in 1853, the University of Melbourne is Australia’s No. 1 university and is consistently ranked among the top universities in the world. We are proud of our staff, our commitment to excellence in research and teaching, and our global engagement.

About the Faculty of Arts

The Faculty is a place where creative people come together to expand their minds and experiences, through which they become part of a global community that drives cultural growth. In short, we believe in the power of the artistic spirit to effect change and we invite you to share this adventure.

About the role

The school is seeking to appoint a Term Subject Coordinator (Associate Teacher – Periodical) with the ability to teach and a passion for modern Asian history and memory studies. In this position, your main responsibility will be the coordination of teaching activities such as lectures and seminars/tutorials and the preparation and delivery of these courses in accordance with the local operating rules of the Faculty.

In a typical week at work, you can:

  • Coordinate subject teaching activities according to Faculty standards and in the required mode of delivery (e.g., online, in-class, blended).
  • Develop teaching materials and materials; and topic guide and reading pack (if applicable) for students.
  • Implementation and regular maintenance of the thematic site on the Learning Management System (LMS).
  • Define assessment tasks by coordinating assessment processes and recording/reporting components and end results

About you

Your excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to manage own time effectively, will enable you to succeed in this role. You will have high-level interpersonal skills to maintain good working relationships and professionalism with all levels of the organization.

Ideally, you will also have:

  • Completion of a PhD in Modern Asian History with expertise in at least one of the following countries – China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Cambodia or Indonesia.
  • Research specialization in memory studies.
  • Teaching experience in the field of Asian history.
  • Demonstrated teaching experience in a tertiary environment in a range of instructional delivery modes including online, classroom and blended.

Benefits of working with us

In addition to having the opportunity to grow and meet challenges, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our employees enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

  • Flexible work arrangements and generous personal, parental and cultural leaves
  • Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary package and leave loading
  • Free and subsidized health and wellness services, and access to fitness and cultural clubs
  • Discounts on a wide range of products and services, including Myki and Qantas Club cards
  • Career development opportunities and 25% off graduate courses for staff and their immediate families

Learn more at https://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/staff-benefits.

Be yourself

At UoM, we value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions each person brings to our community, and we encourage and celebrate diversity. Indigenous Australians, those who identify as LGBTQIA+, women, people of all ages, disabilities or from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply for our roles. Our goal is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

Join us!

If you think this role is right for you, please submit your application, including a brief cover letter, your resume and your answers against the selection criteria ^ (found in the job description) for the role

For information to help you compile short statements to meet the selection criteria and competencies, please see http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria

If you require reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition team at [email protected]

Due to the impacts of COVID-19, we are currently prioritizing applicants with valid work rights in Australia and applicants who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australia’s immigration and border arrangements: https://covid19.homeaffairs.gov.au/

The University of Melbourne is required to comply with applicable health guidelines and directives issued by the Victorian Minister of Health. The University of Melbourne requires all University of Melbourne employees to be fully immunized against COVID-19 unless an exemption order applies. All applicants must therefore meet this requirement when submitting an application.

Job description: 0056051 _History Subject Coordinator (Teaching Associate – Periodical) PD.docx

Closing of applications: JUNE 14, 2022 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time


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