Lecturer or Senior Lecturer - Biomedical Science

Bruce, Australia
$106,116 pa - $145,097 pa + Super
07 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
08 Oct 2023
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Delivering high impact research in Biomedical Science
  • UC Level B or C, Salary Range $106,116 pa - $145,097 pa + Super
  • Full Time Continuing Opportunity

UC has curiosity, ambition and inclusiveness at its core. We challenge the status quo through the pursuit of excellence in teaching, learning and research. Our place-based commitment ensures that we visibly serve Canberra’s community and the surrounding region with impact on the nation. The University of Canberra is ranked in the top five universities globally for reducing inequalities (THE Impact Rankings, 2023).

The University of Canberra Faculty of Science and Technology is seeking a highly motivated Lecturer OR Senior Lecturer - Biomedical Science to join us. The role fosters excellence in teaching and learning, research, and professional engagement within the School of Science. You will contribute to the Faculty's overall objectives and align your work with the University's strategic plan in providing high quality contributions.

We are particularly interested in candidates with a strong background in genomic research related to the focus areas of our Biomedical Research cluster. Proficiency in modern bioinformatic techniques would be advantageous for this position. In addition, we expect this position to collaborate in the ongoing development and improvement of units.

The role is teaching-research (TR) position predominantly focused on facilitating and delivering high quality learning and teaching in Medical and Biomedical Science, including course design and structure using evidence based teaching practices. Additionally, the role involves providing exceptional supervision to students across various academic levels, coordinating units in the discipline of expertise, and managing online learning sites. The successful candidate will continuously enhance teaching resources and materials, employ evidence-based teaching practices to improve student engagement and learning outcomes, and deliver teaching activities as needed.

To be eligible for this role, it would be preferred candidates have a relevant PhD degree in a Medical/Biomedical Science discipline and demonstrate significant teaching and research experience. As a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer, you will actively contribute to the scholarly and collegial community within your discipline, School, Faculty, and beyond. Reporting to the Head of School, you will establish excellent working relationships with colleagues and exhibit flexibility and adaptability to embrace new challenges.

At the University of Canberra, we offer a vibrant academic environment, excellent research facilities, and opportunities for professional growth and development. The University also offers excellent conditions and benefits such as flexible, family-friendly policies, on site gym, on site medical services, a supermarket and childcare facilities.

Connected – A Decadal Strategy 2023-2032 sets a goal to be the national sector leader in equity, diversity, inclusion and access, and the ambitious goals of our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Strategic Plan are designed to ensure that our Indigenous students and staff flourish in a welcoming and culturally safe environment. UC encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups.

The University of Canberra is committed to the safety of vulnerable and young people. As such, successful applicants will be required to have a current ACT working with vulnerable people registration. For further details on how to apply please click https://www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au

To be considered for this role all we want is your CV, no other documentation are required.

Please ensure you take the time to align your CV with the Position Description requirements. We want to understand how your skills and experience relate to the position you are applying for.

Position-Description-Level_B_Lecturer in Biomedical Science

Position-Description-Level_C_Senior lecturer in Biomedical Science

If you are initially shortlisted, you may be asked to complete an online one-way video interview. There will be a list of pre-set questions that will need to be answered within a stipulated time.

Working Rights: Applicants who wish to apply for this position should have valid working rights or eligibility to obtain a work visa for Australia.

For job specific information: please contact Dr Tariq Ezaz - Head of School, Science– 02 6201 2297 or Tariq.Ezaz@canberra.edu.au

Recruitment and application questions: please contact the Talent Acquisition team on 02 6206 3867 or email uctalent@canberra.edu.au

Closing Date: 11.55pm, Sunday the 8th  of October 2023