1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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2421-11 University Lecturer

Lectures students and conducts tutorials in one or more subjects within a prescribed course of study at a university and conducts research in a particular field of knowledge.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification. Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • prepares and delivers lectures and seminars
  • prepares assignments, examinations and other course work to assess students
  • conducts tutorials, clinical sessions, workshops and other practical classes
  • supervises work programs of post-graduate and honours students and tutorial staff
  • attends meetings with other staff including those meetings concerned with departmental, budgetary and policy matters
  • attends conferences dealing with academic specialisation
  • participates in the setting of course and degree requirements, curriculum revision and academic planning
  • advises students on academic and related matters
  • serves on council, senate, faculty and other committees
  • conducts research in a particular field of knowledge
  • may publish articles

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