Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Cell Biology/ Molecular Biology

Melbourne, Australia
27 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
26 Oct 2017
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Bundoora Campus
  • Full-Time, Continuing Position
  • $92,815 - $110,220 p.a. + 17% Superannuation

Our Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work.

The School of Health and Biomedical Sciences comprises three Academic Clusters (Allied Health, Applied Health, and Biomedical Sciences). Primarily based at the RMIT Bundoora campus the School undertakes teaching and research across ten disciplines: Chinese Medicine, Chiropractic, Exercise Science, Human Biosciences, Laboratory Medicine, Medical Radiations, Nursing, Pharmacy, Psychology and Osteopathy.

RMIT University is an Athena SWAN member and the College of Science, Engineering and Health is central to driving improvements in gender equality, diversity and inclusion, particularly in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines.

The Role

The Lecturer/Senior Lecturer will make a significant contribution to the delivery of the undergraduate teaching across multiple programs, leading the teaching of one or both of cell biology, and/or molecular biology. As well as being a leading member of the teaching staff they will also be actively involved in research, consulting and other professional activities.

Your Responsibilities

The Lecturer/Senior Lecturer will develop, engage in and lead high quality research projects that are aligned with the School's focus area of chronic disease research, will attract external competitive research funding and produce high quality peer-reviewed publications. The Lecturer/Senior Lecturer will have an important research leadership role in embedding their research expertise into the life of the Discipline and School and will be required to develop high-quality, productivity-driven networks across RMIT and with local, national and global, internal and external partners.

Skills & Experience Required

You will have a demonstrated track record of quality teaching and assessment in the University sector in either Cell Biology and/or Molecular Biology with experience in the preparation and delivery of high quality teaching materials and programs at undergraduate level. An emerging nationally recognised research track record (Lecturer)/nationally recognised research track record (Senior Lecturer) and experience supervising research candidates will be key to your success in the role.

To Apply

For further information please contact Dr Trisha Jenkins, Discipline Leader Human Biosciences on +61 3 9925 6523 or to view a position description visit yourcareer.rmit.edu.au and search using job reference number 558605.

Applications close on Thursday 26th October 2017.

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description. This role will require satisfactory confirmation of a Working with Children Check.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community.