Lecturer in Immunology and Infectious Diseases

Sydney, Australia
21 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
18 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Central Clinical School

Reference no. 2361/1117

  • Opportunity to teach online teaching material within the Immunology and Infectious Diseases department
  • Located at Camperdown Campus
  • Part time 2.5 days fixed term position for 12 months, remuneration package: $120K - $143K which includes leaving loading and up to 17% super

About the opportunity 

This position is for fixed term (one year) 0.5 FTE lecturer in Immunology and Infectious Diseases to work with academic members of Discipline and the Office of Medical Education to develop on-line teaching materials for the Masters of Infection and Immunity (Fundamental Immunology, Clinical Translational Immunology, Infection Control, and Global Control of Infectious Diseases for introduction in 2019) and for the Masters of Internal Medicine (Immunology UoS for introduction 2019) and for components of our undergraduate 3000 and future 4000 courses in Immunology and Infectious Diseases.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Lecturer in Immunology and Infectious Disease who: 

  • PhD in Immunology and/or Infectious diseases
  • experience in teaching science and/or medical students immunology, microbiology or infectious diseases, including lectures and/or tutorials and practical classes
  • research experience in immunology and/or Infectious Diseases.

Experience in helping in the supervision of Honours and HDR students and familiarity with online learning delivery systems would be highly regarded.

About us

Infectious Diseases and Immunology teaches in the Sydney Medical and Dental Graduate Programmes as well as the Bachelor of Medical Science and Bachelor of Science Degrees; it also offers postgraduate coursework.  The discipline’s expertise lies in the area of study of both micro-organisms and immunological responses to infection.  Our research programmes aim to contribute directly to improving the health of the Australian and international community by undertaking research targeting current problems, trials of new drugs and vaccines.  Many of the research programmes involve formal and informal collaboration with colleagues in other university disciplines, teaching hospitals and Commonwealth and State Departments of Health.

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff, who support over 60,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

How to apply

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number to apply.

Closing date: 11.30pm 18 December 2017

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

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