Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Sessional Academic Pool (Law)

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

2 George St, Brisbane City QLD 4000, Australia

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Who are we looking for?

From time to time the School of Law requires sessional academic assistance for unit teaching and marking in the LLB(Hons) program. We are seeking applications for those interested in undertaking these activities during semester.

About the School of Law, Faculty of Business and Law, Academic Division

The QUT School of Law has been ranked in the top universities, under 50 years, in the world offering law. The School attracts high quality learners from diverse backgrounds and is a global leader in transformative research delivering innovative, sustainable and equitable solutions to real world challenges with a focus on technology, environment and health.

What do you need to succeed?

To undertake marking duties within the School you will require:

  1. Completion of a Bachelor of Laws.
  2. Strong Communication and interpersonal skills, ability to work harmoniously in a team and a commitment to collegiality and inclusion.
  3. Ability to meet deadlines.

To undertake teaching duties within the School you must meet the following additional requirements:

  1. Completion or substantial progress to a Masters or doctoral qualification in Law; OR a minimum of two years experience as a legal practitioner.
  2. Ability to provide high quality teaching at undergraduate level
  3.  Complete the video interview assessment via Criteria.

Additional information

The QUT LLB(Hons) is an AQF Level 8. As such, there is a requirement that all teaching be delivered by an individual with a degree one level higher than that of the course in which the person teaches. Please note that a Graduate Certificate in Legal Practice alone does not meet these requirements and in these circumstances, you will need to provide details of a minimum of 2 years relevant professional legal experience.

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.

Please note that a large number of factors affect whether appointments can be made, and due to the large number of applications, you may not be contacted if you are unsuccessful. If you have not previously worked for the School, you may be contacted for a short meeting with a staff member before being appointed. 

Belong at QUT 

We are guided by our values of Ambition, Curiosity, Integrity, Inclusiveness, Innovation, and Academic Freedom and our QUT Connections in our mission to inspire and shape the next generation of change-makers. 

As part of our commitment to fostering an inclusive workplace, we proudly support our Indigenous Australians Employment Strategy, aiming for an Indigenous Australian workforce participation of 3.6%. We extend a warm invitation to Aboriginal Australians and Torres Strait Islander people to join us in pursuing a rewarding career at QUT.

We believe that diversity is our strength and are dedicated to creating safe, inclusive spaces where everyone can thrive. We strongly encourage individuals from diverse cultures, ages, linguistic backgrounds, sexual orientations, and gender identities, and those who are living with disabilities to apply for positions at QUT.

At QUT, diversity is not just embraced—it's celebrated. See our commitment

How to apply

When applying for this position your application must include the following:

  • Marking ONLY
  • A completed sessional application form
  • A current resume
  • A copy of your academic transcript
  • A written reference

Teaching and Marking

  • Provide the information above and;
  • Where you do not hold a higher degree, provide details of your professional legal experience and;
  • Complete the video interview assessment via Criteria. Responses are only viewed by the Head of School or their delegate when assessing the application.

Please send your application to lawschoolsupport@qut.edu.au.View Position Description

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