Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience

Melbourne, Australia
11 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
11 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Work type: Continuing
Location: Parkville
Division/Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: School of Biomedical Sciences
Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Full time - 17% super
Salary: Level B - $105,232-$124,958 p.a. or Level C - $128,903-$148,630 p.a.

About the role:

An exciting opportunity for a teaching and research continuing appointment at either level B or C (Lecturer/Senior Lecturer) in the Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience in the School of Biomedical Sciences.

About you:

We are seeking a candidate with a research higher degree such as a PhD in a field relevant to the appointment such as Human Topographic Anatomy or Neuroscience, or a graduate clinical degree (medicine, physiotherapy, etc.) and appropriate level of expertise gained from a combination of experience, training or professional accreditation.

Position Summary:

The Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience provides high level anatomy teaching for undergraduate and graduate students. A particular emphasis of the teaching is dissection-based topographic anatomy with the potential for clinical application. The Department contributes to teaching for the large, dissection-based undergraduate major (e.g. Human Structure and Function), graduate courses (e.g. Doctor of Medicine and Doctor of Physiotherapy) and runs the highly regarded Graduate Diploma in Surgical Anatomy, along with facilitating numerous short courses for clinicians. The Department is currently building a new initiative, the Melbourne Academy of Surgical Anatomy, to build upon existing strengths in clinical anatomy teaching and research.

The successful candidate is expected to be able to provide high-level contributions to the design, delivery, and assessment of Human Topographic Anatomy teaching in a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses, with a particular emphasis on dissection-based teaching and clinical application. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute across the breadth of clinical anatomy activities.

Appointment to a Teaching Specialist position will also require the successful candidate to maintain and grow scholarly practice in one or more areas aligned with current practices within the Department. The ability to develop and/or contribute to new short courses in Clinical Anatomy is of particular interest.

Appointment to a T&R position will require the successful candidate to undertake high-level research in one or more of the areas closely aligned with current research laboratories within the Department, leading to a vigorous and successful research program.

The successful applicant will be required to perform the full academic responsibilities of, and related administration for, the coordination of undergraduate subjects and/or graduate coursework subjects, and the supervision of postgraduate students as part of the MSc and PhD programs. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to meetings and administrative activities within the Department and School.

The School of Biomedical Sciences provides a range of exciting research collaborations within the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences as well as in the wider University community and research institutes in the Parkville Precinct. A variety of technologies and resources are available to enhance the research program of the applicant.

Position Description


Applications close: 11 Oct 2020 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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