Lecturer Level B, School of Biological Sciences

Adelaide, Australia
$102,952 to $121,779 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply.
27 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
27 Oct 2022
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

(Level B) $102,952 to $121,779 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply.

Fixed term teaching specialist position for 3 years, convertible to continuing, subject to performance. This is equivalent to a tenure track position.

Flexible work arrangements can be negotiated with the right candidate.

The School of Biological Sciences seeks an outstanding with a passion for teaching to support the The University of Adelaide/Haide College initiative. Haide College is a joint venture between The University of Adelaide and Ocean University in Qingdao, China. As part of the Haide College teaching team you will be responsible for supporting current teaching staff and for development and delivery of courses within the biotechnology stream (spanning biochemistry, infectious diseases, immunology, applied biotechnology and research commercialisation). You will lead the implementation of innovative delivery modes through a combination of online teaching and two visits to China annually.

To be successful you will need:

  • PhD or equivalent degree in Biological Sciences and/or Biotechnology
  • Ability to teach effectively at the undergraduate level in biochemistry, molecular biology, infectious disease or related disciplines, using evidence-based pedagogy that promotes student engagement
  • Demonstrated research excellence in either biochemistry, molecular biology, infectious disease or related disciplines, with a publication record in highly regarded scientific journals
  • Ability to lead an independent research program and work in a collaborative environment
  • Ability and willingness to deliver intensive-mode teaching offshore for at least two three-week periods each year
  • Commitment to the principles of equity, diversity and inclusion, and ability to contribute to the diversity of the School community

Desirable but not essential:

  • Success in obtaining external peer reviewed funding as a lead investigator
  • Experience in the supervision of Honours, Masters and/or PhD level students

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs

Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology is a multidisciplinary hub of cutting-edge teaching and research. Many of its academic staff are world leaders in their fields and graduates are highly regarded by employers. The Faculty actively partners with innovative industries to solve problems of global significance.

Learn more at: set.adelaide.edu.au

If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

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Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications close 11:55 pm, 27 October 2022.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Justin Brookes
Interim Head of School of Biological Sciences
P: +61 (8) 8313 3747
E: justin.brookes@adelaide.edu.au

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.