Lecturer and Teaching-Intensive Scholar in Bioscience

Launceston, Australia
05 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
28 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Founded in 1890, the University of Tasmania is ranked in the top two percent of universities worldwide and in the top ten research universities in Australia. The University has a strong and distinctive Tasmanian identity which underpins teaching and research that is international in scope, vision and standards.

The University of Tasmania is at a critical point in its journey experiencing one of the fastest growth periods in its history. The formation of the College of Health and Medicine will provide the optimal model to boost health and medical research performance and enable excellence in training health professionals, which together will transform health outcomes for the Tasmanian community.

The School of Health Sciences specialises in Nursing, Allied Health Sciences and Rural Health. The School is looking to appoint Teaching Intensive Scholars to undertake teaching and administrative duties in the school in a range of disciplines and units, focussing on Human Bioscience (anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology and pharmacology).

The Lecturer and Teaching Intensive Scholars will:

  • Make a significant contribution towards the teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate contemporary nursing curricula, including unit coordination, evaluation and utilising emerging and online technology
  • Advance and actively assist the School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health and University of Tasmania Learning and Teaching Agenda including compliance with the University of Tasmania and School of Health Sciences Quality Assurance Framework and accreditation requirements
  • Participate in partner liaison, student recruitment and promotional events as required
  • Actively engage in fostering collegial relationships within the university and with all School of Health Science stakeholders

Applicants will hold a degree in science, allied health or biomedical science along with demonstrated knowledge of human bioscience, particularly in pathophysiology, physiology and anatomy. Demonstrated ability in coordinating units and delivering dynamic and relevant learning experiences for students across all delivery modes is essential.

These appointments are 1.0 FTE continuing (tenured) and located in Launceston, Rozelle or Hobart. Appointment to these roles will be at Academic Level B and will have a total remuneration package of up to $127,368 comprising a base salary within the range of $92,326 to $108,862 plus 17% superannuation. An attractive relocation package may also be negotiated with the successful applicant.

The closing date for applications is 28 January 2018. For further information regarding this position please contact Professor Dom Geraghty, Associate Head of Learning & Teaching (Health Sciences) on 61 3 6324 5488 or email D.Geraghty@utas.edu.au.

Applications must as a minimum include a résumé, a cover letter, location preference and responses to the position criteria contained in the position description. Applications for this position should be made via the University of Tasmania website at www.utas.edu.au/jobs.

A copy of the Position Description can be found on the University of Tasmnia Careers Page.