Lecturer, History of Ideas (HOI)

About Us

Trinity College is a vibrant, diverse community, inspiring and enabling students of exceptional promise from Australia and around the world in its various educational programs, including a Residential College, a Theological School and a Pathways School. Trinity offers a warm collegiate workplace set amongst the leafy environs and historic buildings of Melbourne University’s oldest college, founded in 1872.

Trinity College is committed to the safety of all students, including those from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds.

About the Role

Foundation Studies is a pre-university course within the Pathways School at Trinity College that qualifies overseas students for entry to the University of Melbourne and other universities.

This teaching position in the History of Ideas (HOI) department is in the Trinity College Foundation Studies program. The position involves the delivery of the curriculum in the form of tutorials. Classes are delivered in face-to-face mode.

The position involves the delivery of the curriculum in the form of tutorials. Duties also include consultation with students, correction of assessment, report-writing, student mentoring, collaboration with colleagues and other duties relating to the subject and the broader program.  A full-time teaching load is ten ninety-minute tutorials per week, Monday to Friday and associated duties outlined in the current workload model. Each tutorial class has approximately 15 students. 

Skills & Experience

To be considered for this position, you must have a relevant tertiary level qualification and a minimum of 2 years full-time teaching experience at VCE level, a Foundation Studies Program or University Level.

To succeed in this role, you must have demonstrated experience in online and face-to-face course delivery and should be able to work independently as well as collaboratively with other team members. 

Applicants must be Australian Citizens, Permanent Residents or hold a valid work permit or visa. The successful applicant must secure, or be in the process of securing, a Working with Children approval.

Employment Type

This is a part-time fixed term position, commencing 11 April 2023 until 7 July 2023. Fraction can be varied from 0.5 to 1.0 FTE and is always subject to student enrolments.


Subject Leader, HOI. Alicia Coram and Micaela Sahhar (acoram@trinity.unimelb.edu.au and msahhar@trinity.unimelb.edu.au)

To Apply

To be considered for the role, you must include your response to the key selection criteria as outlined in the position description along with a current copy of your resume.

Applications close 5:00pm Friday 31 March 2023.

Trinity College celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people with lived experience of disability and people who identify as LGBTI.

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Contract/Contract - part-time

Job no: CQAM30531

Location: Parkville, 100 Royal Parade

Closing Date: Friday, 31 March 2023