Teaching Based Academic in Civil Engineering / Architecture
Macquarie University, School of Engineering

Casual Teaching Based Academic - Civil Engineering/Architecture

Job no: 506801

Work type: Casual
Vacancy type: Internal Vacancy, External Vacancy
Categories: Academic - Sessional Teaching

Casual Teaching Based Academic - Civil Engineering/Architecture

  • Appointment Type: Casual basis, for Semester 1 Teaching from February to June 2020, one day per week
  • Salary: $58.97 per hour (with PhD)
  • Macquarie University (North Ryde) location

Macquarie University’s School of Engineering is looking for a casual teaching based academic to help develop and deliver introductory content on Architecture, Design and Planning as part of our Civil Engineering degree. 

About Us

The School of Engineering sits within the Faculty of Science and Engineering and is a diverse community of academics blazing new trails in the spirit of discovery, exploration and impact.  We are talented and knowledgeable engineers and form teams of innovators and creators with a passion for teaching and a strong desire to make an impact in research. The School currently has approximately 40 academics and 70 research students, and an ever-growing cohort of undergraduate and postgraduate coursework students.

Macquarie is a university engaged with the real and often complex problems and opportunities that define our lives. Since our foundation 55 years ago, we have aspired to be a different type of university. Over the years, we’ve grown to become the centre of a vibrant local and global community. Connect with us today.

The Role

The position will be on a casual basis available for semester 1 Teaching from February 2020 to June 2020, approximately 7 hours per week.  The successful candidate will be passionate about teaching and have a background in Civil Engineering/Architecture and preferably a postgraduate degree in architecture. 

Selection Criteria

To be considered for this position applicants must respond to the selection criteria below in your covering letter and attach in the application process with your curriculum vitae.


  • Postgraduate degree in Architecture, Design and Planning
  • A sound knowledge of Architectural design and creation of plans and technical drawings of buildings
  • Experience in building architectural models and prototypes
  • Experience in the design, documentation, and visualization of buildings with CAD and BIM software


  • Previous teaching experience at University level or equivalent experience
  • Proven ability to interact effectively with students, staff, industry and the community

Enquiries: Professor Rouzbeh Abbassi on rouzbeh.abbassi@mq.edu.au or +61 2 9850 9224

General Recruitment Enquiries:  Anne Kumanan, HR Officer at anne.kumanan@mq.edu.au or +61 2 9850 9745

Applications Close: Friday 20th December 2019 at 11:55pm.

 At Macquarie University, we are committed to providing a working environment where each individual is valued, respected and supported to progress. Our priority is to ensure culture, policies and processes are truly inclusive and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander identity, gender, culture, disability, LGBTIQA+ identities, family and caring responsibilities, age, or religion. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria and shares Macquarie University’s values of scholarship, empowerment and integrity to apply.

Learn more about our progress towards Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.

Applications need to be submitted through the Macquarie University online recruitment system. Where circumstances such as disability or remote location prohibit your access to our online system please contact the enquiries person listed in this advertisement for assistance.


Advertised: 09 Dec 2019 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 20 Dec 2019 AUS Eastern Daylight Time


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