Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Cell and Molecular Bioscience

Wollongong, Australia
$107,177 to $146,825 + 17% Superannuation
01 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
15 Oct 2023
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Permanent/Continuing, full-time appointment
  • Level B: $107,177 - $123,775 + 17% Superannuation OR
  • Level C: $130,185 - $146,825 + 17% Superannuation

The Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health (SMAH) comprises of the Schools of Chemistry and Molecular Bioscience; Earth, Atmospheric and Life Sciences; Medical, Indigenous and Health Sciences; Nursing; and the Graduate School of Medicine. 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, driven by active research, and committed to advancing equity, diversity and reconciliation, this Faculty combines the very best of science, with strong capacity for translation to our global communities’ needs and aspirations.

The School of Chemistry and Molecular Bioscience (SCMB) teaches and conducts research in Biomedical Sciences including Biochemistry, Molecular Biophysics, Microbiology and Cell and Molecular Biology, and all disciplines of Chemistry. SCMB staff have global research connections providing multi-faceted opportunities for knowledge growth and development.

We are seeking a highly motivated and successful individual to conduct independent, high-quality research and teaching primarily in the area of Structural Biology, in particular cryo-electron microscopy and single-particle image reconstruction, as it relates to the fields of Protein Biochemistry, Molecular Biophysics, and/or Cell and Molecular Biology.

The successful candidate will have will have completed a PhD with Postdoctoral (or equivalent) experience and expertise in Structural Biology, and in particular cryo-electron microscopy and single-particle analysis, as it relates to the fields of Protein Biochemistry, Molecular Biophysics, and/or Cell and Molecular Biology. Your ability and willingness to supervise Honours and higher degree research (Masters and/or PhD) students and pursue an active, with externally-supported funding, research program, is essential as well as capability to contribute to School and Faculty level governance and administration.

In addition, your aptitude to develop a vibrant research program that capitalises on the world-class infrastructure at the University of Wollongong, which includes the cryo-electron microscopy facility and single-molecule microscopy will be highly regarded.

The successful candidate will be appointed at Lecturer (Level B) or Senior Lecturer (Level C) commensurate with qualifications and experience.

You will be prompted to respond to a selection criteria questionnaire as part of the application process clearly outlining which level you are applying.  For further information about this position, please contact Adam Trevitt, Head, School of Chemistry and Molecular Bioscience via email scmb-admin@uow.edu.au 

Position Description

Closing Date: Sunday 15 October 2023, 11:59 PM

The University of Wollongong is committed to workplace equity, diversity and inclusion. We value and acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures that they bring to work with them each day. Embracing diversity and creating inclusion is a key component of attracting and retaining talent in our workforce. The creation of a diverse and inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential, enhance our success and achieving our vision of being in the Top 1% of universities globally.


The University of Wollongong was born with a mission to transform our region: to educate and empower the people of the Illawarra. Our commitment to a better future has shaped our direction and impact since our inception.

Over the years, we have grown to be a global diverse and inclusive civic university, working to solve global challenges and promoting harmony and social cohesion. We are proud to be a globally recognised and respected university, opening doors for our students, staff and partners.