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Professor / Associate Professor of Genetics (Level E / Level D)

Gold Coast, Australia
Closing date
14 Jun 2024

About the position

As Australia's first private University, Bond University based at Robina, Gold Coast seeks to be recognised internationally as a leading independent university, imbued with a spirit to innovate, a commitment to influence and a dedication to inspire tomorrow's professionals who share a personalised and transformational student experience.

  • Exciting opportunity to join a leading independent university ranked #1 in student satisfaction.
  • Join a faculty with a reputation for excellence in education and research in the medical, health, and sports sciences.
  • Make a positive impact on our students in an esteemed academic setting.

Professor / Associate Professor of Genetics (Level E / Level D)
Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine 
Full-time, Continuing Appointment
Based on the Gold Coast, Queensland 

About the Position

An opportunity has arisen for a distinguished academic to join the Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine in the Biomedical Science program. This role provides an ideal opportunity for an individual with the proven capacity to provide leadership and promote a culture of excellence in biomedical and health sciences teaching and research.

We are seeking an innovative and engaging teacher and researcher who is committed to helping students develop a deep understanding of genetics and molecular diagnostics and who has a collaborative mindset willing to engage in interdisciplinary research. The current group of academics collaborate across disciplines including nutrition and dietetics, medicine, sports and exercise science and bio-medical science. Research Centres in the faculty include the Clem Jones Centre for Regenerative Medicine and the Centre for Urology Research. Strong relationships currently exist with external university research groups where laboratories are based.

About the person

The ideal candidate will have a PhD and an internationally recognised track record with evidence of effective teaching, scholarship and research in genetics and academic administration relevant to biomedical and health sciences disciplines. They will have excellent leadership skills including the ability to mentor and support staff at all levels as well as significant experience in building effective working relationships. Area(s) of research expertise that will synergise with the current faculty research interests within the Biomedical and Health Sciences field in order to maximise potential for collaborative research would be advantageous. See the position description and selection criteria for further details.  

Additional information

If you are a successful and highly motivated academic who is interested in contributing to advancing the visibility and impact of genetics, we would like to hear from you.

For further details regarding this appointment, please reference the Selection Criteria and Position Descriptions:

Application and submission details

Please contact Pam Lubrainschik at Ccentric Executive Search on +61452 295 088 or email for a confidential discussion and/or to receive a detailed candidate information pack.

Applications close: 5:00pm, Friday, 14 June 2024  

Short-listed applicants without work rights will need to demonstrate they can meet the requirements for obtaining a valid Australian work visa.

Bond University is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage our students and staff to respect individuality and diversity. In line with Bond University’s values, people from diverse backgrounds, women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people who identify as LGBTIQ+, and people with a disability are encouraged to apply for positions at the University.

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