Casual Sessional – Economic, Finance and Marketing

RMIT University

RMIT is seeking expression of interest for Sessional Tutors, Assessment Markers and Research Assistant s within the School of Economics, Finance and Marketing .

  • Based within the Melbourne CBD Campus and Online
  • Casual, part time hours available commencing February 2022 .

About RMIT

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 91,000 students and 11,000 staff globally. RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online programs to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways.

Our purpose is to offer life-changing experiences for our students, and to help shape the world with research, innovation, teaching and industry engagement. With strong industry connections forged over 130 years, collaboration with industry remains integral to RMIT’s leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally focused graduates.

About The School Of Economics, Finance And Marketing

As a school we aim to provide practical, relevant, and innovative Economics, Finance and Marketing programs, research, industry training and consulting which graduates, employers, industry and university peers acknowledge as amongst the best available in the international market place.

About You

As a Casual Sessional within EFM, you will be mainly responsible for the delivery of course material, assessing students and the supervision of students enrolled in selected courses within the School . You will participate in the School’s continuing review of course content and development, delivery, teaching methods (including on-line delivery methods) and methods of students’ assessment. You will interact with students, RMIT teaching and administration staff. Your performance will be underpinned by participation in relevant activities which ensure your teaching competence meets and/or exceeds the education level being delivered and assessed.

We are seeking an expression of interest for casual tutors, assessment marks and research assistant s within one (or more) of our core disciplines of Economics, Finance, Marketing and Blockchain . Please find below details on each core discipline.


The courses offered by the Finance Discipline offer the opportunity to complete a professional, highly focused applied qualification. Some of the key areas where we focus our teaching which will give you an opportunity to join our team include the following; investment; risk management and derivatives; financial management; corporate finance; international finance, financial markets including bonds and equity markets and portfolio and funds management.

With our applied approach to teaching, we are also seeking experienced applicants who have skills to undertake our quantitative focused finance courses in the RMIT Trading Room which uses market data in trading simulations and workshops for multi-asset portfolio and risk analysis, hedging, money market, and foreign exchange instruments trading, all of which are conducted at real-time market rates. Join us in our innovative approach to education and training of Finance graduates with’ real-world’ skills


The Marketing Discipline seeks new and experienced tutors to teach across a broad range of marketing subjects including, but not limited, to marketing principles, consumer behavior , market research, marketing communications, digital marketing, branding, product innovation, service marketing, social marketing, and strategic marketing.

As a tutor in the Marketing Discipline you will contribute to our focus on applied learning and industry embedded education. You will be empathetic, approachable and understanding to students learning requirements. With your professional aptitude, you will be comfortable preparing and delivering a range of learning material via online and face-to-face platforms. As a passionate marketer, you will demonstrate a wealth of knowledge from industry and deliver quality learning material to ensure positive experiences to your students.


The Economics team is seeking experienced tutors to assist with introductory economics subjects at the undergraduate and postgraduate level. In addition, teaching experience in the areas of digital disruption/innovation (particularly blockchain), the different economics schools of thought, behavioral economics as well as traditional macro/microeconomics is also highly sought after.


Blockchain is a n interdisciplinary team of academics in economics, political-economy, organizational theory, law, sociology, politics and communications. We work on crypto-economics, business strategy and adaptation to blockchain technologies, mapping the blockchain economy, and identifying the public policy challenges that will hold back or accelerate this economic revolution and are looking for people who can assist us in teaching in these areas

To be successful in this position, you’ll have as a minimum:

  • A relevant qualification and a valid working with children check

To  Apply :

    • What discipline areas are of interest to you?
    • Referring to our course offerings
    • What type of work would you be interested in? – Teaching – Tutoring – Marking – Online Teaching/Coordination
    • Please briefly outline your academic and/or professional experience
    • If you are interest ed in tutoring or teaching, p lease provide a summary of your teaching ability and your capacity to engage students positively and constructively
    • If you would like to be considered for future casual research opportunities, please briefly outline your research interest


A relevant tertiary degree and /or extensive project and administrative expertise in a complex tertiary education or similar service environment.

Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children check.

Bring Your Whole Self To Work

We are better for our diversity . When we listen to those who are different to us, or challenge us, we grow stronger together. When we feel like we belong, we can achieve so much more. We respect each other, embrace our differences and build a sense of belonging in our team and beyond.

We are proud that our dedication to diversity has been recognized by a broad spectrum of external organizations. Visit our LinkedIn Life pages to learn more and see some of our most recent wins.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your interest for this role.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organization. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.

Please note that whilst we still accept applications from any persons interested in our roles, due to the impacts of COVID-19, we are currently prioritising applications from those with current working rights in Australia and who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australia’s immigration and border arrangements during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak here .

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