Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Neuro Development in Health and Disease Program

Banyule, Australia
28 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
24 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Bundoora Campus Location
  • 3-year Fixed-Term Research Position, with underlying Continuing Teaching & Research Position
  • $113,698 - $150,827 p.a. + 17% Superannuation

Our Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work.

The School of Health and Biomedical Sciences has a strategic focus on chronic disease and integrative health care with cross-cutting themes of: Indigenous Health, Exercise & Nutrition, Ageing in Health & Disease, and Medical Devices, Diagnostics and Prognostics.

RMIT University is an Athena SWAN member and the College of Science, Engineering and Health is central to driving improvements in gender equality, diversity and inclusion, particularly in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines.

The Role and Responsibilities

The Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor will contribute to research and teaching within a School environment and work with research teams/programs and partnerships in the School. The Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor is required to undertake research activities in line with the University's research strategy that emphasises relevant and translational research.

The successful candidate will develop a successful new research group, preferably in an area of study that embraces neuroplasticity, neurophysiology, neural repair and/or brain ageing, with an emphasis on translational aspect to human health.

Skills & Experience Required

You will have a prominent national research profile at the very least and to be considered for an Associate Professor level, will need to be able to demonstrate a strong international profile. You will have sustained success in attracting research grants in the study of Neuro development in Health & Disease will be highly desirable. In addition to your research expertise you will be accomplished and successful in delivering courses/subjects to students at all levels of the higher education journey. Experience in supervising higher degree by research candidates and success in research leadership will be essential to your success in this role.

To Apply

For further information please contact Melissa Churchill on +61 3 9925 6657 or David Walker on +61 3 9925 7184, to view a position description visit and search using job reference number 564721.

Applications close on Tuesday 24th July 2018.

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description. This role will require satisfactory confirmation of a Working with Children Check.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.