Senior Lecturer, Biomedicine

Sydney, Australia
AU$135,793 per annum + 17% Super
20 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
14 Feb 2022
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Enhance teaching and research activities within the School of Medical Sciences
  • Full time, continuing, two roles available
  • Base Salary from $135,793 + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

The School of Medical Sciences is seeking to appoint two Senior Lecturers. As a Senior Lecturer you will develop an active research program and teach across our undergraduate and post-graduate degrees, with a particular focus on core physiology or anatomy teaching. You will make a significant contribution to the research, education and administrative endeavors of the School of Medical Sciences while building your reputation towards becoming an authority in your area of research.

The School of Medical Sciences has recently restructured to create research themes including neuroscience, chronic diseases, education innovation, infection immunity and inflammation, molecular bioscience, musculoskeletal science, biomedical informatics and digital health.

As a Senior Lecturer you will:

  • establish a research program within one of the above mentioned themes
  • develop a research program that leads to high quality outputs such as papers, patents and/or outputs of clinical impact
  • teach all aspects of physiology or anatomy in the junior years and professional programs and teach specialist subjects in-depth in senior courses
  • play a full and active role across teaching activities and contribute to teaching development and innovation
  • actively be involved in the administrative management of the School and make positive contributions that align with the values of the School and University of Sydney.

About you

  • have a PhD in a related field
  • are an emerging international leader within your discipline, based on the quality and impact of your research and your expertise. Evidence might include invitations to speak at conferences, invitations to write review articles and awards from learned societies
  • demonstrate high-quality original research outputs as senior author or as the key member of a collaborative team. Outputs might include high quality publications in peer reviewed journals, patents and successful outcomes in clinical or applied research
  • have a record of successful grant applications as an associate or chief investigator
  • demonstrate independent contributions to teaching in a tertiary environment, that includes lectures, practical classes and on-line activities
  • have evidence of the high quality of teaching contributions, such as student outcomes, student feedback and peer review
  • have a proven ability in mentoring and leadership of junior scientists
  • have proven evidence of contributions to the management of an institution, learned society or journal. These might include active participation on committees, organisation of symposia and meetings and peer review for journals.
  • have a network of relationships with key academic, industry and professional institutions, partners and stakeholders.

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Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

EEO statement

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, women, people living with a disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

How to apply

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Applications Close

Monday 14 February 2022 11:59 PM