Lecturer in Immunology

Newcastle, Australia
Thursday, 7 October 2021
End of advertisement period
Friday, 22 October 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Bring your passion for delivering excellence in teaching and research
  • Strong leadership team that embraces genuine career development
  • An opportunity to make a real difference to the health of the community

Job Summary:

Join a University that has research impact, with 22 research fields with an ERA rating of 5, placing us in the top 8 Australian unis for research quality.

Be part of positive change in our communities

Our vision to become a world-leading university for our regions will take passion and perseverance. We can’t do it without you.

We are looking for people to join our university – to bring their exceptional teaching to our region, and to take their research impact to the world with us.

As one of the top 200 universities in the world and number one university in the world for partnering for a sustainable future, we are proud educators grounded by the needs of our community. We are driven by our inclusive focus and are proud of our five-star rating for social equity.

Be part of something bigger

The College of Health, Medicine and Wellbeing is an innovative, research-intensive centre of education excellence. In collaboration with our external partners and stakeholders, including our long-standing partnerships with our regions’ health districts, the College prepares exemplary, career ready health care and health research professionals, and produces world-leading research that builds capacity for excellence in healthcare intervention.

The School of Biomedical Sciences & Pharmacy is considered one of the research flagships within the University of Newcastle.  The school’s research is a key contributor to the University of Newcastle’s above world average (5) ERA rankings in 12 areas, reflected in our research themes:

  • Immunology
  • Cancer
  • Neuroscience
  • Exercise and nutrition
  • Reproductive medicine
  • Pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences.

Our research is conducted in the state-of-the-art research facilities at multiple sites including the University’s Callaghan campus and the Hunter Medical Research Institute.

As a Lecturer in Immunology you will contribute towards the three domains of academic work: Research and Innovation, Teaching and Learning, and Service and Engagement, in line with the University of Newcastle Looking Ahead Strategic Plan 2020–2025.

You will have expertise in Immunology, with research aligned to one of the School’s research themes and be responsible for high-quality teaching and assessment of undergraduate students whilst contributing to first class research.

There are also numerous opportunities for collaboration with Research Centres and Research Programs run through the University, the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) and the Central Coast Clinical School and Research Institute (CCCSRI).

This full-time ongoing position is located at the Callaghan Campus.

How will you become part of our community?  

We are seeking a highly motivated individual, a team player who strives for excellence. You will have a genuine desire for teaching and mentoring students.   You will be a highly effective communicator with a significant track record of attracting research grant funding and fostering collaborative research connections within the University, the broader research community, and relevant industries.

A doctoral qualification in Biomedical Science with expertise in Immunology or related area is essential for this role.

How will we support you?

The remuneration is from $101,197.00 - $120,173.00* plus 17% superannuation.

The University is committed to being a leader in family-friendly working environments.

*Remuneration rate as of 30/09/2021.

For additional information on the position contact Lisa Wood, Head of School, School of Biomedical Sciences & Pharmacy on 02 4921 7485 or via email lisa.wood@newcastle.edu.au

Closing date: 11:59 pm on Friday 22 October 2021.

Let’s be part of something bigger together. Here’s how to join us: 

Your application must include:

  • Your ORCID ID.
  • A URL link to your University Academic Profile (or equivalent).
  • Your CV/Resume, which should be a maximum of five pages and be succinct and discipline appropriate.
  • A Cover Letter; outlining your interest in the role, including contact details for a minimum of three relevant referees.
  • Responses to the Essential and Desirable Criteria, as provided in the Position Description.