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Casual, academic vacancies
The University of Sydney Business School is inviting expressions of interest from suitably qualified applicants for casual academic vacancies as, tutors, lab-demonstrators and lecturers.

Interested in joining the University of Sydney Business School as a casual academic? Learn more about the process to express your interest in each of the below disciplines.

Business Information Systems is an exciting, fast-changing field. In today's world, this discipline is playing an important role in enabling organisations to meet their strategic goals, driving business innovations and assisting businesses to prepare for an increasingly complex and dynamic business world.

The Discipline of Business Information Systems at the University of Sydney was established in 2002. In this short time we have grown to be one of the largest departments in this field in Australia. We have also become recognised internationally for our innovative, multidisciplinary approach to business information systems education with a strong commitment to practice-based, industry-relevant teaching and research.

Applicant information

Applicants should have relevant academic qualifications that should be at postgraduate level for postgraduate courses; lecturing experience; good communications skills; and professional expertise in several aspects of Business Information Systems. These include:

  • Business analysis; business information systems project management; change management; technology-enabled business innovation at strategic, tactical and operational levels;
  • Business models; supply chain management; data and process analysis modelling techniques; and (ERP) Enterprise Systems;
  • Information and knowledge management, business intelligence; and business information systems assurance and control, BIS Management and Strategic Management.

Preferred applicants will have business information systems applications expertise with several foundation technologies such as relational databases; process analysis and modelling tools; ERP systems; project management tools; business intelligence and internet tools.

Application process

Download the expression of interest template. Please email your CV and the completed expression of interest form (highlighting academic experience including research publications, research grants, institutions where employed and subjects taught) to Karen Hunter.

Alternatively, if you do not have access to email you may submit your application by post:

Karen Hunter
Room 4069, Business Information Systems
Abercrombie Building (H70)
The University of Sydney NSW 2006

Application enquiries

All enquiries regarding the submission and lodgement of expressions of interest should be directed to Karen Hunter at via phone at 02 9036 9432.

Staff in the Discipline of Marketing utilise multiple research methodologies and paradigms to examine consumer decision making, judgment and purchase behaviour.

Applicant information

Applicants must have relevant level of tertiary qualifications or equivalent professional or academic experience. (Information on relevant AQF levels). TEQSA has also produced a guidance note which further elaborates how professional or academic experience can be equivalent to an AQF qualification.

Applicants also need to possess excellent communication and presentation skills and ability to work successfully with staff and student from various backgrounds.

Subject areas taught in the Discipline include:

  • marketing principles
  • marketing strategy
  • marketing research
  • consumer behaviour
  • services marketing
  • branding
  • retail and distribution channels
  • international marketing
  • marketing analytics
  • marketing communications
  • digital and social media marketing

Application process

Important: you must be located in NSW to be considered for any casual academic positions.

Lecturing: recruitment for lecturing or Unit of Study Coordination roles only occur if opportunities arise. These are advertised via Workday around Nov for S1 and/or in May for S2. Please view Job advertisements on this external career site on Workday regularly and if you find suitable lecturing or UoSC opportunity, do apply via the process as outlined on the job advertisement. If you are already a staff at the University, log into Workday and find opportunities that way.

TUTORING: Recruitment for tutoring occurs regularly prior to each semester, between Oct to Nov for S1 the following year and between May to June for S2.

If you are interested in TUTORING, please email the Administration Team on business.marketing@sydney.edu.au and include a short summary of your experience and expertise as aligned to one or more of the areas/subjects above in which you are interested in tutoring. You also need to attach your most recent CV which has to include your home address and any recent teaching feedback reports.

Our academic team responsible for assessing tutor applications will assess your CV and if suitable, you will be invited to apply via Workday (link will be sent to you) and invited to an interview with the relevant UoSC and the Head of Discipline/Deputy Head of Discipline. Once the interview concludes you will be informed of the outcome and next steps by the DEO via business.marketing@sydney.edu.auemail.

The Discipline of Work and Organisational Studies offers a full range of subjects at both undergraduate and graduate levels. These subjects are taught by internationally-respected academic staff whose research interests cover a wide range of fields including: globalisation and employment relations, human resource management, industrial relations policy, work and family issues, union strategy, labour mobility, occupational health and safety, management strategy, critical management studies, performance management, management consultancies, labour history, geographies of work, organisational communication, critical organisation studies, organisational discourse, and identities at work. 

Applicant information

Applicants should have relevant academic qualifications, good communication skills and experience in teaching and/or delivering presentations in any of the following areas: management, strategic management, management communications, organisational analysis and behaviour, the management of human resources, Australian and comparative industrial relations, workplace industrial relations, industrial relation policy, labour history, labour law, industrial sociology, and labour economics.

Application process

  1. Download the expression of interest template.
  2. Please email your CV and the completed expression of interest form (highlighting all academic experience including research publications, research grants, institutions where employed and subjects taught) to the Discipline Executive Officer.

Application enquiries

All enquiries regarding the submission and lodgement of expressions of interest or the position should be directed to the Discipline Executive Officer.

Submit your expression of interest for a Casual Academic role within the Business School via Workday. 

When applying, please list the Discipline you are interested in from the below list:

  • Accounting
  • Business Analytics
  • Business Law
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Strategy, Entrepreneurship & Innovation
  • Institute of Transport & Logistics
  • Work-Integrated Learning Hub
  • Master of Commerce (core units of study)

Rates of pay

Rates vary depending upon qualifications and whether there are repeat tutorials involved.