University of Queensland

University of Queensland

Casual Academics - School of Political Science and International Studies


Closing in 33 days

  • School of Political Science & International Studies
  • Multiple Casual Academic positions
  • Closing date 3 January 2024 at 11.00pm AEST
  • Applicants please note:

  • New applicants use the Apply button
  • Existing casual staff login via your staff Workday account and apply via the internal careers board.
  • About This Opportunity

    This is a call for applicants for tutoring in the School of Political Science and International Studies in support of our course offerings in Semester 1 2024

    Casual academic tutors will typically be engaged in a range of duties, including (but not limited to) tutoring; marking; teaching and moderating/facilitating. Casual academic staff are remunerated according to the category of their duties, as detailed in UQ's Enterprise Agreement.

    Please clickhere for a list of POLS courses and one POLY course which are most likely to need tutors. Please indicate a maximum of six courses you are interested in teaching into. Although you will be asked to state why you have picked a course your response is optional.

    NB: Tutoring opportunities are reliant on course enrolment numbers and some courses at postgraduate level may not attract sufficient enrolments to require a tutor.

    Please note that these opportunities are subject to The University's Code of Conduct.

    What We Can Offer

    These are casual appointments. The casual rate will vary as per the work completed. Please click here to view our various casual academic pay scales. The 2024 standard hourly pay rate is estimated to be $51.20 per hour ($60.75 for PhD-qualified). The new EB for 2024 is soon to be approved.

    For further information about UQ's benefits, please visit Why Work at UQ and review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021. A new EBA is soon to be approved.


    For application queries, please contact stating the job reference number in the subject line.

    Other Information

    You must have work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.

    We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to [email protected].

    Applicants please note:

  • New applicants use the Apply button
  • Existing casual staff login via your staff Workday account and apply via the internal careers board.
  • Job details


    Casual Academics - School of Political Science and International Studies


    University of Queensland




    November 20, 2023

    Application deadline

    January 03, 2024

    Job type



    Political Science,Social Science

    About the employer

    The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia’s leading research and teaching institutions. UQ strive for excellence through the creation, preservation, transfer and application of knowledge. For more than a century, this university has educated and worked with outstanding people to deliver knowledge leadership for a better world.

    Since it was founded in Brisbane in 1909, UQ has provided exceptional study experiences, research excellence and collaborative partnerships, coupled with an unforgettable lifestyle and stunning climate, to deliver knowledge leadership for a better world. With 3 campuses and more than 40 teaching and research sites, UQ is the perfect place to teach, research and study. Take advantage of the extensive UQ features including the largest research library in Queensland, hundreds of quality study spaces, several museums, a theatre, 11 college residences, and magnificent sporting facilities, such as swimming pools, tennis, basketball and volleyball courts, sports fields, Olympic-standard running tracks, and gymnasiums.

    Our high-quality range of around 390 undergraduate and postgraduate programs is one of the most comprehensive in Australia, providing students with the latest and most advanced disciplinary knowledge and industry placements informed by UQ’s world-leading research. UQ’s 6 faculties, 8 globally recognised research institutes and 100+ research centres attract an interdisciplinary community of more than 2,000 scientists, social scientists and engineers, who continue UQ’s tradition of research leadership.

    As you enjoy Queensland’s stunning campuses and climate, you can also make the most of the University’s proximity to many natural wonders – including beautiful beaches, lush rainforests, outback deserts, the Great Barrier Reef, as well as the largest sand island in the world – and visit stunning tourist attractions within an hour’s drive, such as the Gold and Sunshine Coasts, Byron Bay, Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and the world-famous ‘Australia Zoo’. Within Australia, Brisbane is renowned as a friendly and affordable city, with plenty of dining and entertainment attractions, and was ranked by The Economist Intelligence Unit’s 2019 Global Liveability Index as the world’s 18th most liveable city, achieving a perfect score for education and healthcare.

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