Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Physiology

Brisbane, Australia
27 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
22 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The School of Biomedical Sciences

The University of Queensland School of Biomedical Sciences is a distinguished centre for teaching and research in the academic disciplines of Anatomy, Developmental Biology, Physiology, Pharmacology and Pathology. The School has more than 40 full-time research and teaching staff and is one of the largest Schools of its type in Australia. It has links to other prestigious research centres on the St Lucia campus including the Queensland Brain Institute (QBI), the Institute of Molecular Bioscience (IMB) and the Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN). Our diverse research provides an exciting environment for national and international research fellows and higher degree students. It is concerned with advancing the understanding of how cellular mechanisms contribute to the function of the human body in health and disease.  Details of the research interests of academic staff may be accessed on the school’s web site at https://biomedical-sciences.uq.edu.au/

In addition to its graduate research programs, the School teaches undergraduate students in Science, Medicine, and Health Sciences.

The role

An understanding of Physiology is essential for the practice of medicine and the allied health professions. This position will contribute substantially to both research and teaching within the discipline of Physiology. The appointee will undertake research in an area relevant to the discipline of Physiology and consistent with the broad research directions of the School. The appointee will also be responsible for teaching Physiology, particularly in the Doctor of Medicine program and allied health programs, with an important emphasis on clinical relevance. The position will contribute to the teaching and mentorship of undergraduate and postgraduate students and foster the School’s engagement within and external to the University.

The person

We are seeking a motivated and collaborative academic who will contribute to the teaching and mentorship of students and enhance the School’s research profile within the broad area of Physiology. The appointee will be expected to undertake research in an area relevant to the discipline and consistent with the broad research directions of the School. The position will be offered at Level B (Lecturer) or Level C (Senior Lecturer) depending on experience. Candidates with broad teaching experience in medically-related Physiology are encouraged to apply.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion.

Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. For further information please contact our Australian Indigenous Employment Coordinator at: atsi_recruitment@uq.edu.au  

Applications are also encouraged from women.

This role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.


This is a full-time, continuing appointment at Academic level B or C. The remuneration package will be in the below ranges, plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17%.

  • Level B will be in the range $92,142.74 - $109,419.20 p.a., (total package will be in the range of $107,807.01 - $128,020.46);
  • Level C will be in the range $112,874.46 - $130,150.91 p.a., (total package will be in the range $132,063.12 - $152,276.56 p.a.). 

Position Description

Download File Lecturer_SnrLecturer_Physiology_PD.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Kaye Basford on +61 7 3365 2905 or k.e.basford@uq.edu.au

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