Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Immunology

Camperdown, Australia
$113,184 (Level B) - $138,645 (Level C) + 17% superannuation
23 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
09 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Full time, fixed term for 3 years
  • Expand at a national level your knowledge within the discipline of Immunology
  • Base Salary from $113,184 (Level B) - $138,645 (Level C) + 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/ Senior Lecturer in Immunology.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • expand at a national level your knowledge within the discipline of immunology
  • develop, deliver and evaluate the immunology and associated education programs for undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • 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 the discipline
  • have demonstrated excellence in research, scholarly activities relevant to the discipline and educational design and practice
  • have deep and broad experience in teaching and learning, as evidenced by participation in team teaching within an established program and experience in teaching in a variety of settings
  • have an established network of relationships with key academic, consumer/advocacy, industry and/or professional institutions, partners and stakeholders that can be leveraged to enhance the standing of the discipline, School/ Faculty and University
  • have an understanding of and ability to support an academic endeavour from curriculum design to producing leading research and providing a student enabling environment

About you

  • have a PhD in an academic field relevant to immunology
  • have a developing research profile evidenced by original, high-quality and independent research in this field and / or related fields of practice
  • have experience in teaching and learning, including demonstrated experience in designing, implementing and evaluating teaching and learning initiatives
  • have a developing network of relationships with academic, consumer / advocacy, industry and / or professional organisations, partners and stakeholders
  • have experience in supervising or mentoring others and/or coordinating team activities
  • a developing knowledge and understanding of the key strategic issues in the discipline and higher education sector

In addition to the above, to be considered for a Senior Lecturer in Immunology (Level C) you will need to demonstrate:

  • the capacity to lead a research program relevant to the field of immunology
  • a leadership role in attracting significant, competitive research funding
  • influence within the discipline and/or in pedagogical or curriculum innovation relating to teaching in health sciences

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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

Sunday 09 April 2023 11:59 PM

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