Jobs

Jobs in the School of Physics can span teaching, research, technical and administrative roles.

Team of Engineering Students at University Science Lab preparing for their project work

School of Physics jobs

Jobs in the School of Physics can span teaching, research, technical and administrative roles.  

When fixed term and continuing positions become available, they will be announced on the UNSW main jobs page on https://www.jobs.unsw.edu.au.

Casual teaching jobs 

Casual teching jobs for 2023 will be advertised in December 2022. Details will be posted on this page.

Salaries

Casual hourly rates for demonstrators, teaching assistants, and markers will apply according to UNSW Enterprise agreement (current rate is $54.29/hr. If the casual employee holds a doctoral qualification, the rate is $64.30/hr). Conveners are paid at 1.5 × demonstrator rates, demonstrators in charge are paid at 1.25 × demonstrator rates.

Specific roles and applicant criteria are set out in the following drop down menu.

  • Most labs will be offered in face to face mode. There will also be online versions of the labs, requiring synchronous, online sessions. Marking of at-home and online labs are also required.

    Applicants must have:

    • Some practical experience in areas relevant to First Year Physics.
    • Completed at least two years of a science or engineering degree.
    • DICHs require experience working as a demonstrator in First Year Physics at UNSW.
    • Preference will be given to applicants currently undertaking Honours or PhD in Physics at UNSW Sydney.

    Hours: Up to 10 hours per week from 9am to 8pm Monday to Friday.

     

  • Applicants must have:

    • Completed PHYS1221, PHYS1231 or PHYS1241 with a good grade, distinction or above (unless SY grading was being used when you undertook the course).
    • Preference will be given to applicants currently enrolled in science or engineering degrees at UNSW Sydney.

    Hours: Up to 1 to 2 hours per week from 9am - 6pm Monday to Friday, Weeks 1-10.

  • Applicants must have: 

    • Science or engineering degree.
    • Some teaching experience.
    • Preference will be given to applicants currently undertaking a PhD in Physics  at UNSW Sydney.

    Hours: Up to 10 hours per week from 9am - 6pm Monday to Friday, Weeks 1-10. 

  • Most labs will be offered in face to face mode, but there may also be some online synchronous lab support offered.

    Applicants must have:

    • Some practical experience in areas relevant to Higher Year Physics.
    • Science or engineering degree.
    • Preference will be given to applicants currently undertaking an Honours or PhD in Physics at UNSW Sydney.

    Hours: 3-4 hours per week from 9am to 6pm Monday to Friday, Weeks 1-10.

     

  • Applicants must have:

    • Knowledge of physics relevant to PHYS1110, PHYS1160 and GENS4015 courses.
    • Science or engineering degree.

    Hours: 40 hours per term for PHYS1160; 35 hours per term for PHYS1110, within weeks 1-11.