Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Forensic Science, School of Science and Health

Sydney, Australia
29 Jan 2019
End of advertisement period
28 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Western Sydney University is a modern, forward-thinking, research-led university, located at the heart of Australia’s fastest growing and economically significant Western Sydney region. Boasting 10 campuses - many in CBD locations – and more than 170,000 alumni, 44,000 students and 3000 staff, the University has 10 Schools with an array of well-designed programs and courses carefully structured to meet the demands of future industry. The University is ranked in the top two per cent of Universities worldwide and as a research leader, 80 per cent of the University’s assessed research is rated at ‘World Standard’ or above. 

The School of Science and Health is educating tomorrow's graduates in an environment that is contemporary, challenging, and adaptive to a rapidly evolving world. Our teaching programs are intrinsically interdisciplinary, and cover a broad range of professional and other disciplines in the Health Science, Biomedical Science, and Science areas. All the Health Science programs combine strong inter-professional health competencies common to all Health Science professionals and specialist discipline practice. 

We are seeking a forward thinking, contemporary, and innovative scholar to take on the role of Lecturer (Level B) or Senior Lecturer (Level C) in Forensic Science. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to teaching within the School of Science and Health in forensic science and related areas, and may have opportunities for relevant leadership roles in this area.

The successful applicant will be involved in a range of academic activities, including the coordination and teaching of units in Forensic Science and related areas within programs across the School. The appointee will be expected to conduct research and supervise undergraduate and postgraduate (Masters and PhD) research students in their area of expertise. The appointee will also be expected to be knowledgeable in contemporary methods of teaching Forensic Science including e-Learning approaches. 

The appointee will work closely with research and teaching staff in the School of Science and Health and will be encouraged to develop collaborations with other areas as appropriate. Appointees will also be required to foster relevant relationships external to the University and may have opportunities for relevant leadership roles in this area.

This is a full-time, ongoing position based at the Hawkesbury Campus.

Remuneration Package: 

  • Academic Level B: $118,078 to $139,331 p.a. (Comprising Salary $99,777 to $117,818 p.a., 17 % Superannuation and Leave Loading).
  • Academic Level C: $143,550 to $164,668 p.a. (Comprising Salary $121,424 to $139,474 p.a., 17 % Superannuation and Leave Loading). 

Position Enquiries: Please contact Professor Gregory Kolt, Dean of Science and Health, on +61 2 4620 3747 or via email on g.kolt@westernsydney.edu.au

Closing Date: 11:30pm, 28 February 2019

To Apply: Please visit https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/employment