Lecturer in Molecular and Cellular Biomedicine

Sydney, Australia
Base Salary from $113,185 + 17% superannuation
06 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
04 Oct 2022
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Full time, Continuing
  • Enhance teaching and research activities in basic molecular and cellular biomedicine
  • Base Salary from $113,185 + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

The School of Medical Sciences is recognised as one of the leading centres for medical science education in the world. With over 100 years of excellence in education, we are proud to be training the next generation of medical scientists who will be leading members of the medical research community with an innovative integrated curriculum. Our team of researchers lead key internationally competitive research from molecules to medicines, from patient to policy across a range of therapeutic areas.

We are currently seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Molecular and Cellular Biomedicine.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • deliver teaching in basic molecular and cellular biomedicine teaching and unit of study coordination in the Bachelor of Medical Science and the Bachelor of Oral Health
  • undertake curriculum development in molecular and cellular biomedicine in current and future education programs for undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • be an effective supervisor of research projects of Honours students and HDR candidates
  • deliver research expertise in synthetic, structural, chemical and/or cell biology, with a focus on the use of frontier methods (chemical or RNA/DNA/Omics tools, biomolecular engineering, cell biology) to extend fundamental knowledge of mechanisms in biology
  • contribute to other research, education, and administrative endeavors of the School of Medical Sciences, as directed.

About you

  • have a PhD in an academic field relevant to molecular and cellular biomedicine
  • have experience in teaching and learning, including demonstrated experience in designing, implementing, and evaluating teaching and learning initiatives
  • have an emerging interdisciplinary research profile in synthetic, structural, chemical and/or cell biology
  • have demonstrated potential to establish a competitive research program in your field of expertise through emerging inter-institutional research networks, high-impact publications, supervision of Honours and HDR candidates, and applying for/securing research funding
  • be goal oriented, strategic, and innovative in your research vision to address global challenges in health and disease.

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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

Tuesday 04 October 2022 11:59 PM