Thank you for your interest in employment at the Singapore campus of James Cook University.

We take exceptional pride in recruiting and developing outstanding individuals who share our vision to be the leading Australian provider of higher education in Asia. At the Singapore campus of James Cook University, we believe in the importance of providing a great place for our employees to grow and develop professionally. We have a culture that values mutual respect, integrity, creativity and teamwork.

Join us as we continue our development as a vibrant, multicultural and excellent organisation in education and research.

Sessional Lecturer/Tutor (Earth Science / Geology)

Job no: 492773
Work type: Contract Fixed Term
Location: Singapore

James Cook University Australia is recognized internationally as a leading research university and is ranked among the top 2% universities (ARWU ranking) in the world for academic and research performance. We focus on providing high quality education that is both rewarding and fulfilling for students. James Cook University Australia established its Singapore campus in 2003 as part of its expressed intent of internationalising its activities and offers a suite of university level programs at the Singapore campus covering the areas of Business, Information Technology, Psychology, Education, Accounting, Arts, Aquaculture, Environmental Science, Games Design, Tourism and Hospitality.


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SESSIONAL LECTURERS/TUTORS –Earth Science / Geology (Part-time)

The appointees will be experienced academic / faculty members and will be responsible for teaching and supervision in undergraduate courses in Science.  Applications are invited from candidates with a PhD or Masters (postgraduate) qualification with a focus in Earth Science or Geology. Membership of relevant professional bodies and associations will be an added advantage.  


  • A leadership role in curriculum development and teaching.
  • To set and mark assessments
  • Provide timely formative and summative feedback to students.
  • To secure subject coordinator approval of exams and participate in moderation
  • Work closely with the subject coordinator on all matters related to the subject
  • Participate in meetings and training session as appropriate
  • Significant contribution to the profession, and/or discipline.

Key Selection Criteria

  • A PhD or a Master in a relevant Science discipline mandatory
  • Evidence of quality teaching and supervision of students at under- or postgraduate levels.
  • The ability to teach across a range of subjects at various levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective relations with colleagues in an academic environment and with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in  Earth Science or Geology

To apply, please submit an up-to-date CV as well a statement addressing the key selection criteria to Please state the position and reference number in the subject of the email.


Closing Date: 31 December 2022


We thank you for your interest and regret that we are only able to notify shortlisted candidates. The University reserves the right to invite applications or, alternatively, not to make an appointment. 


The Singapore campus of James Cook University (registered as James Cook University Pte Ltd in Singapore) is a wholly owned company of James Cook University Australia. 




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Applications close: Singapore Standard Time

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