Casual Tutor and Demonstrator Jobs in Physics

How to apply for employment with the School of Physics as a casual tutor or demonstrator.

Casual academic staff play an important role in the School of Physics, supporting our academic staff and helping our students.

Position descriptions

Details of the roles' responsibilities, selection criteria, salary and conditions.

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How to apply

Apply now

  1. After selecting Apply Now, create a user account in the Casual Tutor Recruitment System (CTRS).
  2. Through the CTRS, upload your credentials and select the subjects for which you would like to be considered.

Help with using the CTRS

Important notes

To work as a demonstrator or tutor in the School of Physics, you must have a valid Employee Working with Children Check.

If you are offered a role with us, you can begin the application process during your onboarding. Further information is available from the University's Working with children check: Casual staff web page.

  • Your application must be lodged through the CTRS to be considered, and all casual academic staff must have applied formally.
  • Late applications will not be accepted unless an exceptional circumstance arises based on the School's requirements.
  • Most applicants will receive an outcome within the timeframe listed below. However, because these positions are dependent on student enrolments, some applicants may only receive a final notification on the teaching start date.

Dates for 2020

Role Applications open Applications close Outcome notification Teaching starts
Casual Demonstrator     
Casual Tutor    

Employee support

Notes for First Year Physics Demonstrators

Notes for First Year Physics Tutors

Semister 1: Notes for Demonstrators Semister 2: Notes for Demonstrators

Payroll Processing Calendar


Once you have accepted an offer of casual employment, you will need the following resources:


For assistance with the application process or technical support using CTRS please email Melaku Alemu (

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