Lecturer in Biology

Albury, Australia
07 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
05 Dec 2016
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

About La Trobe

La Trobe University's success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is among the top 100 universities in the world under the age of 50 (Times Higher Education Rankings 2016), one of Australia's research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we're passionate about driving change to benefit the communities we serve.

The College of Science, Health and Engineering comprises 9 Schools and 16 Departments across La Trobe's multi-campus operations. The College offers a range of general and specialist undergraduate and postgraduate courses that are rigorous and attuned to meeting the needs of students in ensuring their readiness to work in changing environments.

About the role

Based at the Albury/Wodonga Campus, you will work closely with the Murray-Darling Freshwater Research Centre (MDFRC) to conduct scientific research and supervise Honours and postgraduate students. MDFRC research focuses on the conservation and sustainable management of river, floodplain and wetland ecosystems and their biota, with particular strengths in plant and animal ecology and ecosystem science. You will also be expected to teach subjects across a range of subjects within the field of Biological Sciences.

Skills and Experience

  • Completion of a PhD in a relevant discipline.
  • Strong record of research publications with evidence of quality and impact.
  • Success in obtaining research funding from grants/contracts/consultancies.
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to teach undergraduates across a broad range of disciplines within Biological Sciences.
  • Ability to supervise undergraduate, honours and postgraduate students.

Please refer to the Position Description for other skills and experience required for this role.


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How to apply

Closing date: Monday, 5 December 2016 by 11.00pm AEDT.

Position Enquiries: Dr Peter Green, Head of Department of Ecology, Environment and Evolution, +61 (03) 9479 3675 or .

This position is open to people with a valid full-time working visa.

Please address the Key Selection Criteria in the Position Description and attach these with your application.

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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For further enquiries on how to apply for this role, please contact Deborah Dare, Recruitment Consultant on +61 03 9479 1241 or

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.