Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Forensic Science

Perth, Australia
22 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
22 Mar 2018
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Veterinary and Life Sciences

  • Continuous, full time position
  • Lecturer |  $92k-109k plus 17% employer superannuation contributions
  • Senior Lecturer |  $113k-130k plus 17% employer superannuation contributions
  • Salary Packaging opportunities

The School of Veterinary and Life Sciences (VLS) has major strengths in teaching and research across the whole of the life sciences, encompassing the Veterinary, Agricultural, Biomedical, Medical Laboratory, Forensic, Biological and Environmental Sciences.

The School offers an internationally accredited veterinary course and has close access to farmland and to a major tertiary hospital precinct. VLS is well resourced with excellent teaching and research facilities and has highly qualified academic and professional staff who are aligned within four areas, namely the College of Veterinary Medicine, Medical and Molecular Sciences, Agricultural and Fisheries Sciences and Environmental and Conservation Sciences.

The Role

The Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Forensic Science will support and contribute to the further development of highly reputable Forensic Science courses that are currently on offer at Murdoch. The successful candidate will contribute to the teaching and research supervision of the University's successful undergraduate Forensic Biology & Toxicology major and postgraduate Master of Forensic Science (Professional Practice) course.

For further information about this position, please refer to the Position Description.

Skills and Experience

The preferred candidate will:

  • Have a PhD and/or extensive professional and academic experience in an area relevant to Forensic Science and extensive experience in forensic casework. Applicants for the Senior Lecturer level will require a PhD.
  • Be research-active, with expertise in one or more areas of forensic science, preferably forensic chemistry. Applicants for the Senior Lecturer level will have a developing international research profile.
  • Have demonstrated experience in teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and a knowledge of modern approaches to learning.

Please refer to the Position Description for further details on the duties, skills and experience required for this role.

Think Murdoch

With strong links to government, business and the community, Murdoch University helps people discover how to make a difference. Our staff and students are committed to high quality education, innovative research, and strong community engagement both locally and internationally.

Prospective staff can expect to enjoy the lively, natural campus and dynamic work environment, as well as a range of benefits and services unique to employment at Murdoch. There's never been a better time to join us.

For more information or to apply:

Please visit http://jobs.murdoch.edu.au/ to view the Guide for Applicants and Position Description. Here you will also find the online form to submit your application. Please note that emailed applications will not be accepted.

Position contact: Associate Professor Wayne Greene, Leader of Medical and Molecular Sciences at W.Greene@murdoch.edu.au.

Closing date:  Thursday 22 March 2018  (11:59pm)