17 Apr, 2024

Sessional Academics - School of Design

  • Queensland University of Technology
Full time, Fixed term Education

Job Description

Sessional Academics - School of Design

The School of Design is looking to establish a pool of Sessional Academics who can support with learning and teaching across a broad range of study areas in the Bachelor of Design

  • Fashion
  • Industrial Design
  • Interaction Design
  • Visual Communication
  • Impact Labs & Foundation Units (Impact Labs and Foundation units are taught in the first year of the degree and cross all four disciplines. Applicants must have experience in Transdisciplinary teaching and be interested in either Design Fabrication/Design Visualisation/Design Consequence/Emerging Design Technologies/Design ideation for place and context/society and systems)

For further information on all the school’s units offered, please see the details and units tab.

Explore this course section accessible via the links provide above.

Successful applicants will have the following:

  • Minimum of an undergraduate degree in an area relevant to Design
  • Relevant and current industry experience
  • Experience of teaching and/or assessing skills
  • Demonstrate a willingness to undertake an induction to QUT and complete mandatory on-line training as required for all staff at QUT.

Additional Information

Successful applicants may be contacted by Unit Coordinators and provided with semester based sessional teaching contracts that match your profile. Your resume will remain on file for 12 months.

Sessional contracts should only be accepted if the appointee is confident that they have the capacity to complete the appointed hours.

How to Apply

If you are interested in Sessional Academic work within the School of Design, Faculty of Creative Industries, Education & Social Justice, submit your resume (max. 3 pages) to ciesj.design@qut.edu.au and nominate your study area/s of interest. Please ensure that your resume includes relevant information in relation to your teaching practices and results.

For further information about the positions, please contact ciesj.design@qut.edu.au.

Please include your best contact number, best email address, and study area/s of interest. It is essential that you nominate your study area/s of interest in your email, with your resume attached. If you do not nominate an area, your application will not be addressed. 

Study Areas include:
•    Fashion
•    Foundation
•    Industrial
•    Impact Lab
•    Interaction
•    Visual Comms

For information on Sessional Academic classifications and salary rates, please click here 


Please note: We are only considering applicants based in the Brisbane region for face-to-face employment.


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