Applications are now closed for this position. 

Teaching Fellow - School of Mathematics and Statistics

Job no: 503163
Work type: Full-time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Closing date: Wednesday 27 October 2021

  • One of Australia’s leading research & teaching universities
  • Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community & inclusion
  • Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating with & learning from the best

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.


The School of Mathematics and Statistics currently has more than sixty continuing academic staff and more than thirty research staff as well as visiting academics. UNSW is the only university in Australia to be ranked in the top 100 in the world in Mathematics and Statistics by each of the four ranking bodies: CWTS Leiden, ARWU, USNews, QS.

The Teaching Fellow enhances existing links between UNSW Sydney and secondary schools and provides an opportunity for sharing ideas about the circumstances of first year students and approaches to teaching.

The Teaching Fellow will participate in the teaching and research activities in the School as well as providing assistance for course assessment, administration and curriculum development, and outreach activities.

About the role

  • $78K - $105K plus 17% Superannuation and annual leave loading
  • Fixed term – 12 months
  • Full-time (35 hours per week)

The role of Teaching Fellow reports to Director – First Year Studies and has no direct reports.

Specific responsibilities for this role include:

  • Deliver mathematics tutorials and other teaching for up to 12 hours per week.
  • Carry out teaching related activities as allocated by the Head of School (or delegate_), such as class preparation, administration of relevant records, informal consultation with students, exam supervision, marking assessments, and other coordination duties.
  • Depending on intertest and capacity, undertake teaching duties and engage in mathematical research or scholarship
  • Assist in course assessment, administration and curriculum development and outreach activities.
  • Undertake administrative duties as specified by the Head of School and/or the Director, First Year Studies.
  • Align with and actively demonstrate the UNSW Values in Action: Our Behaviours and the UNSW Code of Conduct.
  • Cooperate with all health and safety policies and procedures of the university and take all reasonable care to ensure that your actions or omissions do not impact on the health and safety of yourself or others.

About the successful applicant
(Selection Criteria)

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Degree in Mathematics or related discipline.
  • Demonstrated strong mathematical background.
  • Demonstrated experience in teaching mathematics with recent involvement in teaching mathematics in years 11 and 12.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Interest in promoting mathematical thinking in schools and community.
  • An understanding of and commitment to UNSW’s aims, objectives and values in action, together with relevant policies and guidelines.
  • Knowledge of health and safety responsibilities and commitment to attending relevant health and safety training

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application.


Applications are now closed for this position.