Lecturer, Undergraduate Course Convener

Canberra, Australia
12 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
13 May 2018
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Full Time

Classification: Academic Level B
Salary package: $96,087 – $109,181 plus 17% Superannuation
Terms: Continuing appointment


  • Continuing appointment to enhance your career in research and teaching
  • Flexible work environment with attractive remuneration package

The ANU College of Science comprises: the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics, the Research School of Biology, the Research School of Chemistry, the Research School of Earth Science, the Fenner School of Environment & Society, the Mathematical Sciences Institute, the Research School of Physics & Engineering, and the Centre for the Public Awareness of Science.  Staff and students within the ANU College of Science conduct research and deliver a research-led education program that encompasses the entire breadth of the sciences, supported by extensive international networks and by world-class facilities.  The College has a strong tradition of research excellence that has fostered distinguished Nobel Laureate and Kyoto Prize winners and trained scientific leaders in disciplines in which the ANU is consistently ranked in the top twenty in the world.

ANU College of Science is committed to improving the gender balance amongst staff and students in the field of Science, Technology and Engineering and Mathematics.  The School and the College are taking proactive action towards this goal, and committed to support and provide mentoring to early career female academics to develop and assist their research career in Science.

The ANU provides a number of attractive benefits for eligible employees. We offer a family friendly work environment, various training programs, scholarships and career development and support options. Our scenic campus offers a range of convenient facilities including childcare centres, banks, a post office and chemist. We value and promote the health and wellbeing of all staff, and actively support an effective work/life balance.  

Position overview

The Lecturer contributes to other undergraduate or postgraduate courses including developing, implementing and evaluating innovative approaches to student learning within the area of one’s expertise and to undertake research that aligns with existing research strengths in the School and scholarship of teaching and learning, as appropriate.

The successful candidate must have demonstrated experience in early tertiary years or equivalent University teaching, and is also expected to have had post-doctoral experience with a track record of independent research on one’s own research discipline.

For more information, please contact Dr Mark Ellison, T: 61 2 6125 4398 or E: Mark.Ellison@anu.edu.au

Closing date: 13 May 2018

Position description:  Position Description - Lecturer_Undergraduate Chemistry Convenor - Academic Level B.pdf

ANU values diversity and inclusion and believes employment opportunities must not be limited by socio-economic background, race, religion or gender. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit http://hr.anu.edu.au/staff-equity

The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant on indigenous.employment@anu.edu.au

About Research School of Chemistry

The Research School of Chemistry was founded in 1967 and reached its 50th anniversary last year celebrating the School’s staff and research excellence.  The School currently divides its research into four themes; Biological chemistry, Inorganic chemistry, Organic chemistry and Physical & Theoretical chemistry, and hosts 47 academic and 34 professional staff members and more than 800 undergraduate and postgraduate students.  For more information about the School, please visit our website: http://chemistry.anu.edu.au/

Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • A 1-2 page research and teaching vision statement describing achievements and future career plans.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.