Senior Lecturer in Medical Sciences

Kensington, Australia
$121,488 - $139,380
14 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
09 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • One of Australia‚Äôs leading research & teaching universities
  • Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community & inclusion
  • Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating & learning from the best

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

The School of Medical Sciences, UNSW Australia, invites applications for the position of Senior Lecturer within the Department of Physiology. This department has a long history of academic excellence in the broad area of human function. This is an exciting opportunity to pursue collaborative opportunities in research and teaching within this dynamic School.

About the role

  • $121,488 - $139,380 plus 17% superannuation and leave loading
  • Fixed Term position for 3 years commencing mid 2017
  • Full-time (35 hours per week)

The appointee will be expected to establish a research team that engaged in existing programs of research within the School of Medical Sciences, particularly complementing the high quality research across the physiological sciences, including neurosciences, which are a hallmark of the Department of Physiology at UNSW Sydney.  The appointee will make a significant contribution to the undergraduate Medicine and Science programs offered at UNSW, with contributions into relevant sub-disciplinary area, and by teaching within the broad discipline at an undergraduate level.

About the successful applicant

The successful candidate will be expected to develop a research program that engages with the forefront of physiological research on the national and international stage.  The appointee will participate in learning and teaching activities within the School of Medical Sciences which includes programs across the faculties of Medicine and Science.

  • PhD or a medical degree with a research track record in the physiological sciences or other allied discipline.
  • Demonstrated commitment and ability to undertake collaborative research within the physiological sciences and evidence of high quality research publications and research funding.
  • Demonstrated ability in undergraduate teaching within the physiological sciences including the development and delivery of technology-enhanced learning

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent directly to the contact listed.


Professor Gary Housley, Head of Department of Physiology


T: (61 2) 9385 1057

Applications close: Sunday, 9 April 2017