Emerging Research Leader, Faculty of Sciences

Adelaide, Australia
Tuesday, 5 October 2021
End of advertisement period
Monday, 8 November 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Multiple early-to-mid-career academic teaching and research opportunities in the Faculty of Sciences at the University of Adelaide.

The Faculty of Sciences is seeking to appoint seven emerging academic research leaders, with a commitment and passion for undergraduate/postgraduate learning and teaching. The appointees will be expected to establish and maintain dynamic research programs and contribute to transdisciplinary research within the Faculty and wider academic community.

The Faculty of Sciences is also strongly committed to supporting flexibility in the workplace. Applications for part-time or other flexible working arrangements will be welcomed and will be fully considered subject to meeting the inherent requirements of the position.

The University of Adelaide is committed to proactively addressing cultural and structural impediments to equity throughout the organisation. In order to grow and strengthen the talent pipeline, our Dornwell Framework pledges to actively source and encourage more women into our recruitment processes. To achieve this goal, the Faculty of Sciences seeks to appoint women into at least 50% of these seven new teaching and research roles. This commitment is a lawful special measure under section 47 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984.

For more information about gender equity initiatives at the University of Adelaide please visit www.adelaide.edu.au/gender-equity-diversity.

We are seeking candidates across the disciplines of:

  • Microbiology
  • Spatial Sciences
  • Resilience Ecology
  • Decision Agriculture
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Biotechnology
  • Environmental Genomics

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Your faculty’s broader role

 The Faculty of Sciences is a connected academic community and a transdisciplinary hub of cutting-edge teaching and research in fundamental and translational life and physical sciences. We are internationally renowned for our research expertise in agriculture, food and wine; chemistry, physics and earth sciences; ecology and environmental sciences; evolutionary genomics; biotechnology and animal and veterinary sciences. Our four Schools host thriving research centres and foster strong collaborations with other faculties and local organisations, including the Botanical Gardens and State Herbarium and the South Australian Museum. We also actively partner with government departments and industries to solve scientific problems of global significance.

Learn more at: sciences.adelaide.edu.au

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs

If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

Click on the following links below to find out more about any of these positions and to apply online:

  • Lecturer (Microbiology)
  • Lecturer (Spatial Sciences)
  • Lecturer (Resilience Ecology)
  • Lecturer (Decision Agriculture)
  • Lecturer (Medicinal Chemistry)
  • Senior Lecturer (Biotechnology)
  • Senior Lecturer (Environmental Genomics)

Applications close 11:55 pm, 8 November 2021.

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.