Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, School of Biomedicine

Adelaide, Australia
Wednesday, 3 November 2021
End of advertisement period
Thursday, 2 December 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

(Level B) $100,933 to $119,391 per annum or (Level C) $123,075 to $141,537 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply

Full-time, three-year fixed term (teaching and research) position available with the possibility of extension, subject to funding availability and performance

An academic opportunity exists for a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer with experience in Physiology teaching and research to join the newly established School of Biomedicine.

The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating physiology courses across the undergraduate programs in the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences as well as being a contributor to future program development.

We are seeking an applicant who can demonstrate a significant role in research and has the ability to contribute to strengthening the research standing of the School of Biomedicine.

To be successful at Level B you will need: 

  • A PhD in the relevant discipline, or have equivalent qualifications and/or research experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in the conduct of lectures, seminars, tutorials, practical classes, demonstrations, workshops and clinical sessions.
  • Course coordination of large courses (>100 students) and the management of teaching and learning resources and staffing.
  • Demonstrated experience in innovative teaching methods and curriculum development in the area of physiology.
  • Strong research interests with demonstrated ability for cross disciplinary research and collaboration.

In addition to the above, to be successful at Level C you will need: 

  • Extensive experience in course and program coordination, curriculum design, implementation (>100 students) and the delivery of high-quality student-centered learning at an undergraduate level, that includes the capacity to incorporate new technologies and new approaches to teaching and learning. 
  • Supervision of the program of study of honours students and postgraduate students engaged in coursework.
  • Strong record of  publications, including papers in leading international journals and/or invited presentation at international conferences.
  • Demonstrated experience in the preparation of successful proposal submissions to external funding bodies and overseeing and managing grants received.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing and leading major research projects and research teams.

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 a 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

Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences contains one of Australia's largest concentrations of leading health researchers, teachers and clinical titleholders. It's comprised of eight schools and a number of specialist disciplines, institutes and centres, variously focused on world-class research, and training the next generation of: medical doctors; surgeons; dentists; nurses; psychiatrists; psychologists; and other health professionals.

Learn more at: health.adelaide.edu.au

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

Click on the link below for a copy of the selection criteria and to apply:


Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications close 11:55pm, 2 December 2021

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Professor Joanne Bowen
Discipline Lead (Physiology), School of Biomedicine 
P: +61 (8) 8313 1374
E: joanne.bowen@adelaide.edu.au 

For application related enquiries, contact:

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences HR Team
E: fhshr@adelaide.edu.au 

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.