Lecturer in Biomedical Science

Gold Coast (Suburb), South East Queensland
20 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
10 Apr 2017
Academic Discipline
Life sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Vacancy ID: 17014
Job Location: Gold Coast
Work type: Full-time, continuing (ie. full-time, part-time etc)
Salary range: A remuneration package up to $125,912 per annum (inclusive of base salary $89,758-$106,398 per annum, 17% employer's contribution to superannuation and leave loading.)

Position Overview
The School of Health and Human Sciences is seeking to appoint a Lecturer (Level B) in Biomedical Science. The successful applicant will have a doctoral qualification in Biomedical Science or related area, and experience in teaching, research, administration and other relevant scholarly activities at the tertiary level. The position will play a central role in the delivery of teaching including research methods, clinical biochemistry and haemato­logy, and the third year units of professional experience in the biomedical setting and epidemiology within the Biomedical Science program. These units provide the clinical skills for diagnosis of disease in a pathology laboratory setting and therefore professional experience in a diagnostics laboratory and/or relevant clinical knowledge will be highly regarded. Candidates with a doctorate and evidence of professional experience in clinical biochemistry or haematology are especially encouraged to apply.

The successful applicant will undertake a range of activities including but not limited to: unit coordination, teaching and development of teaching related materials, curriculum development, and professional education development. The appointee is also expected to supervise research students (under­­graduate and postgraduate), contribute to the research profile of the School by actively engaging in research, and contribute to the administration of the School.

The School of Health and Human Sciences provides an exciting and innovative learning environment and works with individuals, families and communities in order to meet their health needs and requirements. The School is distinctive for its multidisciplinary understanding of client care, commitment to the prevention of disease and promotion of healthy lifestyles, and working with Indigenous colleagues to develop culturally appropriate models of care. The School offers fields of study across a broad range of health-related professions including clinical exercise physiology, diabetes education and management, midwifery, nursing, nutrition, occupational therapy, osteopathy, pedorthics, podiatry, psychology, speech pathology, and sport and exercise science.

The School is based across three campuses. The School supports degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, as well as postgraduate research degrees. An evidence-based approach to education is promoted across the curricula.

The successful applicant may be required to travel between all University campuses in order to undertake their duties.

Required Skills and Experience

  1. A doctoral qualification in biomedical science.
  2. Experience and demonstrated effectiveness in teaching biomedical science, clinical biochemistry and haematology to students within a university setting.
  3. Demonstrated experience in the use of contemporary educational technologies and proven, practical experience in delivering medical/biomedical material in blended and online environments including digital interactive content delivery.
  4. Demonstrated experience in academic administrative functions associated with the delivery of biomedical science or related courses/units.
  5. A track record in scholarship and research within biomedical science as evidenced by publication output, grant application income, and supervision of Honours and/or HDR-candidates commensurate with the level of appointment.
  6. Evidence of participation in and contribution to community groups and commitment to regional engagement.
  7. High level of interpersonal skills, including the ability to work within a multidisciplinary team, and to communicate effectively with a wide range of people.
  8. Proven capacity for adaptability and flexibility in a rapidly changing environment.
  9. Demonstrated commitment to cultural diversity and a working knowledge of equity and workplace health and safety principles in the workplace.

Closing date: Monday, 10 April 2017 at 9:00am (AEST)

To view the full position advertisement and details of the application process please click on the APPLY NOW button below where you will be redirected to the Southern Cross University website.  The Vacancy ID is 17014.

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