Lecturer, Human Anatomy

Melbourne, Australia
£54,827.19 - £65,108.51 per annum
21 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
21 Feb 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Full-time, on-going opportunity; based at RMIT Bundoora but may require working at other campuses of the University
  • Opportunity for an experienced Lecturer in Human Anatomy to contribute to the teaching and learning efforts of the Human Biosciences discipline including anatomy service teaching into Chiropractic, Osteopathy and Chinese Medicine programs
  • Utilise your experience in delivering high-quality and authentic learning opportunities to students using digital & interactive and immersive teaching technologies, in-line with the School, College and the University strategic goals
  • Report directly to the Assistant Associate Dean, Biomedical Science (Human Biosciences); and for course coordination, work collaboratively with the relevant Program Manager
  • Remuneration at Academic Level B ($98,495 - $116,965) + 17% superannuation

About us

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 91,000 students and 11,000 staff globally. RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online programs to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways.

Our purpose is to offer life-changing experiences for our students, and to help shape the world with research, innovation, teaching and industry engagement. With strong industry connections forged over 130 years, collaboration with industry remains integral to RMITs leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally focused graduates.


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Imagination. Agility. Courage. Passion. Impact. Inclusion.

What unites us is our purpose and our values; they are at the heart of who we are, what we stand for, how we make decisions and connect with each other.

Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. RMIT exists to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. You will be a part of a productive and collaborative team, who values working relationships and outcomes through open and inclusive planning, continuous information sharing and transparent work practices.

About the College / School

The STEM College holds a leading position and expertise in the science, technology, engineering, mathematics and health (STEM) fields. We are uniquely positioned to influence and partner with industry, as never before.

STEM College is a community of exceptional STEM researchers, teachers, inventors, designers and game-changers, supported by talented professional staff. We offer higher education programs across all STEM disciplines at the Bachelor, Master and PhD levels, and ensure our students experience an education that is work-aligned and life-changing.

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The School of Health and Biomedical Sciences comprises three Academic Clusters (Allied Health, Applied Health, and Biomedical Sciences). Primarily based at the RMIT Bundoora campus, we undertake teaching and research across ten disciplines: Chinese Medicine, Chiropractic, Exercise Science, Human Biosciences, Laboratory Medicine, Medical Radiations, Nursing, Osteopathy, Pharmacy and Psychology. Many of our programs include Work Integrated Learning as an intrinsic part of student learning, both through placements in partner industries and through the Universitys student led Health Sciences Clinic located at Bundoora.

More information on School of Health and Biomedical Sciences in this link.

About You and the Role

You will be responsible for:

  • Designing and delivering independent teaching at undergraduate, honours and postgraduate level including human anatomy-based curriculum; preparing, conducting and moderating assessment; implementing improvements informed by course evaluation activities and student feedback;
  • Cultivation of strong relationships & partnerships with academic, industry and professional communities through engagement and promotion of program via networks, maintaining memberships, links and partnerships; as well as participation in the on-going process improvement within this discipline and across the School of Health and Biomedical Sciences;
  • Conduct and deliver high-impact research/scholarly activities both independently and as a member of the team, including publishing research outcomes as lead or co-author in highly ranked journals, conferences and forums, submitting and actively identifying appropriate research grants & funding, involvement in collaborative projects and supervision of higher degree by research students;
  • Actively participate in varied administrative duties based on the level of appointment related to the goals of courses and small award programs of the organisational unit.


Mandatory: PhD in Biomedical Sciences or related Health or Science areas with equivalent industry experience in the field related to Human Anatomy coupled with a good research record.


  • Candidates with demonstratable experience in preparing high-quality and impactful lectures, tutorials, and demonstrations with a focus on human anatomy incorporating the use of cadaveric specimens and innovative teaching technologies and digital capabilities; experience with online delivery of course material for students undertaking undergraduate and postgraduate coursework programs.
  • Candidates who have in-depth knowledge and/or hands-on experience teaching in areas of Biomedical Sciences, Biomedical Engineering and/or Exercise Sciences are encouraged to apply.
  • Evidence of high-quality academic and published research track record in high impact journals & articles and contributing to the development of new research initiatives, external research funding submissions and strong linkage to industry and government will be highly regarded.

Preferred: Completion of the Essentials in Tertiary Teaching Practice program or equivalent (if the appointed candidate does not meet this requirement at time of appointment, they will be supported to complete this as a requirement to fulfil their probation).

Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children check.

Bring your whole self to work

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To Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your experience and achievements by clicking on the 'Apply now link. Please note that a separate response to Key Selection Criteria as stated on the Position Description is required. For any enquiries regarding this role, please contact Associate Professor Trisha Jenkins, Assistant Associate Dean, Biomedical Sciences (trisha.jenkins@rmit.edu.au)

RMIT is a Disability Confident Recruitment Team and we are happy to adjust the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. Please contact us at TalentSupport@rmit.edu.au telling us your preferred type of communication and we will be in touch as soon as possible to discuss your requirements.

Applications close Sunday 21st February 2021.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.

Please note that whilst we still accept applications from any persons interested in our roles, due to the impacts of COVID-19, we are currently prioritising applications from those with current working rights in Australia and who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australias immigration and border arrangements during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak: https://covid19.homeaffairs.gov.au/