Associate Lecturer in Biological Sciences

Brisbane, Australia
$66,283.50 - $89,285.83
01 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Nov 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

The School of Biological Sciences

The School of Biological Sciences is one of the largest and most successful of its type in Australia. The School has broad expertise across ecology and evolution, molecular and quantitative genetics, paleobiology, developmental biology, behaviour, plant and animal physiology, and conservation biology.  Unique opportunities for biological research and teaching are provided by our proximity to a stunning array of marine and terrestrial subtropical habitats and their endemic biodiversity.   A number of research programs in the School take advantage of major model-organism systems, including Drosophila, C. elegans, and Arabidopsis, and many include a strong quantitative and modelling focus.  The School offers a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate programs which allow students to study across a wide range of areas of specialisation.

The role

This is an academic role within the School of Biological Sciences, with responsibility to engage and facilitate student learning in a number of it’s undergraduate teaching programs, and to perform administrative and other associated activities. 

The person

Applicants should possess qualifications in a relevant discipline and have a strong desire to facilitate successful student learning. You should have experience in curriculum development, capacity to teach undergraduate courses, high level inter-personal and communication skills, and the capacity to work collaboratively with students, academic leaders and professional staff.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University’s Diversity and Inclusion webpage ( for further information and points of contact if you require additional support.

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This is a part-time (40%), 3 year fixed term appointment at Academic level A. The remuneration package will be in the range $64,533.50 - $87,535.13p.a. FTE, plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $70,664.18 - $95,850.97 p.a. FTE).

Position Description

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To discuss this role please contact Melanie Gunn on +61 7 3365 2492 or

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