Associate Lecturer, Lipid Biomarkers of Inflammation (Career Development Fellow)

Wollongong, Australia
$84,935 – $99,509  + 17% superannuation
06 Feb 2023
End of advertisement period
08 Mar 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Fixed Term, full-time appointment (2 years)
  • Level A:  $84,935 – $99,509  + 17% superannuation

The Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health (SMAH) comprises the Schools of Chemistry and Molecular Bioscience (SCMB), Earth, Atmospheric and Life Sciences (SEALS), the School of Nursing (SON), the Graduate School of Medicine (GSM, Doctor of Medicine program) and the School of Medical, Indigenous and Health Sciences (MIHS). With such a diverse science and health focus, SMAH is positioned to be a major force in connected and science-embedded education and translational science, medical and health research in Australia. Empowered by first-class teaching and driven by active research and discovery towards being in the top 1% of Universities in the world, this Faculty combines the very best of science, with strong capacity for translation to our global communities’ needs and aspirations. The School of MIHS currently offers under- and postgraduate degrees or in Exercise Science, Clinical Exercise Physiology and Strength and Conditioning and is looking to diversify our offerings with an increasing emphasis on Sports Science. Our current Exercise Science degrees are among the most popular degree offerings at UOW.

In this role you will be conducting research into the measurement of key lipid mediators of inflammation and resolution following exercise-induced muscle inflammation to develop a quantitative measure for injury prediction. You will also be required to contribute to teaching and governance within the School.

You will have a PhD (or near completion) in analytical chemistry or human physiology-related study including expertise in advanced liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry. Additional skills include demonstrated capacity or experience in delivering high quality academic programs within the higher education sector and demonstrated experience working with research teams and projects, collaborating in multi-disciplinary research and engaging in impactful discipline-related research.

You will be prompted to respond to a selection criteria questionnaire as part of the application process. For further information about this position, please contact Associate Professor Todd Mitchell on + 61 2 4221 5443 or email: or Associate Professor John Sampson on + 61 2 4221 5597 or email:

To be eligible to apply for this role you are required to have at least 6 months or 1 semester/trimester of academic employment in an Australian university in the last 5 years.

The University of Wollongong is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. As an equal opportunity employer, and a recognised leader in gender equality, we encourage and welcome applications from a diverse range of backgrounds and people including: culturally and linguistically diverse, women, disability, LGBTIQ+, and Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Australians.

Closing Date: Wednesday 8 March 2023, 11:59 PM


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