Welcome to UTS. Casual academics serve a vital role at UTS. Whether you're a casual lecturer, tutor, clinical educator, demonstrator, or engaged in other academic activities, UTS is committed to providing you with information, support and professional development opportunities to assist you to do your job well.
Your contract: Once this has been signed and entered into the payroll system, you will receive your staff ID number, which enables you to obtain:
- NEO Log-in - for UTS email, audiovisual services, lectern computers, UTS Online;
- UTS staff card - for library access, equipment use, UTS union facilities, and entry to buildings;
Orientation and employment
- Starting at UTS is an online orientation program for all UTS staff, with practical requirements to get you started.
- HR's employment information for casual academic staff outlines pay, pay conditions, and the expectations and responsibilities of you as a UTS staff member.
Learning and teaching support
- The Learning and Teaching section of the UTS website offers a range of resources to get you started, as well as an overview of learning.futures - UTS's approach to learning.
- The LX Lab (Learner Experience lab) is a drop-in space in Building 6 for all academics to network and skill-up. Drop by for learning and teaching technical support, daily workshops and events. The LX Lab Team also run the Futures Blog, an online hub for teaching and learning discussion and news.
- The Institute for Interactive Media and Learning (IML) supports learning, teaching and professional development through the provision of a range of materials, resources and services including courses and professional development, and support for faculties and for individual academics.
- The Staff Section of the Library offers a range of teaching and learning materials to assist Casual Academics. This includes services to assist staff prepare coursework and enhance student learning. The Scholar’s Centre is a dedicated centre for UTS postgraduate research students and staff which you may also find very interesting and useful.