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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Biomedicine

Hobart, Australia
$108,285 to $148,446 plus 17% superannuation
Closing date
5 Jan 2024

Job Details

  • Perform modern academic teaching in undergraduate and/or postgraduate courses
  • Undertake high-quality research of national and increasingly of international standing
  • Full-time, fixed-term (4 years) role based in Hobart

About the opportunity

We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Biomedicine (physiology), in the Tasmanian School of Medicine which is part of the College of Health and Medicine.

The position which will deliver teaching and coordinate units encompassing biomedical disciplines within the Bachelor Biomedicine and Bachelor of Medical Science & Doctor of Medicine courses as directed by the Head of School.

The successful candidate will undertake high-quality research of national and increasingly international standing, secure external competitive and other funding, publish research findings and contribute to the successful supervision of research higher degree students.

You will have the knowledge, skills, and willingness to embrace contemporary approaches to teaching and technology to develop and enhance high quality online and face-to-face teaching, particularly in an applied teaching context.

The position requires research and scholarship aligned with the strategic research priorities of the School and College, bringing bioscience expertise to the areas of brain science, mental health, genomics, preventative health or chronic disease management. You will be encouraged and supported to develop an independent research profile.

What you’ll do:

  • ­Make an effective (level B) or a strong (level C) and sustained contribution to the University.
  • Coordinate units and develop distinctive, strategically aligned unit content and assessment.
  • Demonstrate a scholarly approach to teaching and curriculum development.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of productive and effective local and national links.
  • Increasingly provide academic leadership, particularly in fostering outstanding research and/or learning and teaching (level C).

What we’re looking for:

  • A PhD or equivalent in discipline relevant to biomedical science (physiology is desirable)
  • Proven capabilities in higher education learning and teaching with experience in online and face-to-face delivery modes and development of high-quality course materials.
  • Demonstrated ability (Level B) or proven capability (Level C) to undertake unit coordination roles, contribute to development and design of curriculum, and promote academic integrity through innovative assessment design.
  • Good (Level B) or strong record (Level C) in, and continuing commitment to research that has achieved national and preferably international recognition and made notable contributions to the field of biomedical science.

In addition to the above, to be successful for level C appointment you will have:

  • Proven ability to work across disciplines to ensure strategic alignment and operational efficiency of course and unit content. 
  • Demonstrated ability to manage academic program teams, supporting scholarly development of less experienced academic staff.
  • A record of contributing effectively to building and maintaining productive links locally and nationally.
  • Extensive experience in supervising higher degree by research candidates

Salary details

Appointment to this role will be at Academic Level B or C depending on successful candidate and will have a total remuneration package of up to $173,682 comprising base salary within the range of $108,285 to $148,446 plus 17% superannuation.

How to Apply

  • To apply online, please provide the following supporting documentation:
  • Resume
  • Cover letter outlining your suitability and motivation for the role
  • Your responses to the success criteria from the Position Description below
  • For further information about this position, please contact Associate Professor Renee Ross, Director of Medical Science Program,
  • Please visit for our guide to applying and details on the recruitment process.
  • Please refer to the attached Position Description Below for full details.

Download File Position Description - Lecturer-Senior Lecturer in Biomedicine.pdf

Applications close Friday, 5 January 2024, 11.55pm

To be eligible for this position, you are required to have Australian citizenship, permanent residence or a current valid visa that allows you to fulfil the requirements of this role.


The University of Tasmania can only ever be as good as the people who choose to work with us; our staff and students are our most important asset. Realisation of our vision is dependent on a talented workforce, committed to the innovative thinking required to conceptualise and operationalise our strategy and accomplish our objectives. By building rewarding careers and a healthy and engaged workforce and culture, the University will continue to be an employer of choice.

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TAS 7001

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