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2421 University Lecturers and Tutors

ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations
Reference period
2021

University Lecturers and Tutors prepare and deliver lectures and conduct tutorials in one or more subjects within a prescribed course of study at a university and conduct research in a particular field of knowledge.

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Tasks Include:

  • preparing and delivering lectures, and conducting tutorials, seminars, and laboratory sessions
  • preparing and marking essays, assignments and examinations
  • advising students on academic and related matters
  • attending departmental and faculty meetings, conferences and seminars
  • supervising work programs of postgraduate and honours students and tutorial staff
  • participating in setting course and degree requirements, curriculum revision and academic planning
  • serving on council, senate, faculty and other committees and professorial boards
  • conducting research and undertaking consultancies in a particular field of knowledge
  • stimulating and guiding class discussions
  • compiling bibliographies of specialised materials for reading assignments

Occupations:

  • 242111 University Lecturer
  • 242112 University Tutor

242111 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: 1

242112 University Tutor

Conducts tutorials in one or more subjects within a prescribed course of study at a university.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisation:

  • University Demonstrator