Burnley Student Association is seeking expressions of interest for two paid student contractors to co-teach fortnightly workshops in RStudio. The workshops will begin late April and run online on Thursday evenings from 4-6 pm. The sessions should cover basic data manipulation, plotting, and simple model building. Successful applicants will receive a rate of $65 hourly at the conclusion of the work completed. Below are the responsibilities of the instructors.

Applicants must:

  • Be a student at the University of Melbourne,
  • Have working rights in Australia,
  • Be able to provide an invoice for work done,
  • Have a superannuation account,
  • Have their own equipment and software

Applicant qualifications:

  • Competence in R and Rstudio, ideally with experience with dplyR and ggplot2,
  • Familiarity with RMarkdown,
  • Basic knowledge of statistical models,
  • Experience teaching in small groups


Applications should be in the form of an Expression of Interest and include:

  • A cover letter detailing your skills, experience and why you would like to be an instructor,
  • A draft of a session tutorial in the form of an RMarkdown document

Please send applications to burnley@union.unimelb.edu.au