Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor, Anatomical Pathology

Perth, Australia
20 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences


UWA Medical School

  • Full-time Clinical Academic appointment on a five year fixed-term basis
  • Senior Lecturer (Level C): $118,957 to $137,000
  • Associate Professor (Level D): $143,010 to $157,443
  • Plus Clinical Loading, PathWest salary and superannuation contribution of 17%

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities.  With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to ‘innovate and inspire’ there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top University.

About the School: the UWA Medical School has a teaching MD, a post graduate 4 year programme  and renowned research program, carried out in laboratories, hospitals and in the community at a patient level. The role sits within Division of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine one of ten divisions within the School.

About PathWest: PathWest is Western Australia’s leading referral pathology laboratory operating 24 hour laboratory facilities, results lines and on call clinicians. Supporting this is a network of 25 laboratories and the convenience of over 50 specimen collection centres spread across the State from Esperance in the south through to as far north as Kununurra, making PathWest’s services accessible to everyone.  PathWest is committed to providing excellence and innovation in pathology testing, teaching and research, positively contributing to the health and wellbeing of the Western Australian community.

About the opportunity: reporting to the Head of Division, you will drive excellence in research and teaching within the Division of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in the UWA Medical School; as well as diagnostic responsibilities in PathWest Laboratory Medicine WA. You will maintain active involvement in research within Anatomical Pathology and provide academic leadership to both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching. You will also supervise undergraduate and postgraduate dissertation and research thesis students (including PhD students), lead excellence in scholarly research in collaboration with others and actively seek and attract research funding from external sources. In addition, you will participate in School, Faculty and University meetings and committees and work collaboratively within undergraduate and postgraduate teaching teams to support the University’s commitment to equity and diversity.

Full details of the position’s responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description and applicants should clearly demonstrate they meet the selection criteria.

About you: you will demonstrate a personal commitment to excellence in scholarly research and an ability to work harmoniously and foster the research of others. You will also demonstrate a personal commitment to high quality teaching, an understanding of integration of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching within a multidisciplinary pathology service delivery environment and the ability to make an outstanding contribution in both academic and service environments. In addition, you will have a proven ability to negotiate, liaise and effectively communicate with relevant sectors of the community, various professional bodies, government departments and non-government organisations and demonstrated a commitment to the principles of equity and diversity.

Closing date: 5pm (WAST) on Tuesday 20 March 2018

This position is open to international applicants

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

  • UWA has been awarded Top Ten Employer for LGBTI – inclusion the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2016).
  • The University is also a proud member of the Athena SWAN/SAGE Pilot for Gender Equity.