Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Biomedicine

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Work type: Full time
Location: Hobart
Categories: Academic - Teaching & Research

Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Biomedicine

  • Full time ongoing position
  • Based in Hobart
  • Opportunity to develop a world-class program of research

The College of Health and Medicine brings together five key entities: The School of Nursing, the School of Health Sciences, the School of Medicine, the Menzies Institute for Medical Research and the Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre. This structure enables the University of Tasmania to boost health and medical research performance, deliver evidence-based learning and practice, develop our healthcare workforce and transform health outcomes for the Tasmanian community.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Head of Biomedicine, you will contribute to teaching into the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) and Bachelor of Medical Research (BMedRes). You will be a dynamic individual with the exciting opportunity to develop a world-class program of research alongside a group of leading researchers in biomedical science.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Make an effective and sustained contribution to the University in achieving its strategic objectives and fulfilling its operational responsibilities. 
  • Undertake scholarly undergraduate teaching of high quality.
  • Increasingly provide academic leadership, particularly in fostering outstanding learning and teaching and/or research (Level C).
  • Undertake high-quality research of national and increasingly of international standing (level C), secure external competitive and other funding, publish research findings and contribute to the successful supervision of research higher degree students, in order to meet and regularly exceed the University’s research performance expectations for Level B or C.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of productive and effective links inside the University and locally and nationally with the discipline, relevant interdisciplinary domains, profession, industry and/or wider community.

 Your Application

To be successful in the role, your application will need to demonstrate;

  • A PhD or equivalent in a relevant area of biomedical science with relevant postdoctoral research and teaching experience.
  • A good (Level B) or strong record (Level C) of continuing commitment to research that has achieved national recognition and made worthwhile contributions to the relevant field, demonstrated by a record of quality publications, presentations at conferences and demonstrated capacity (Level B) or success (Level C) in securing external competitive and other funding.
  • A demonstrated capacity (Level B) or strong record of achievement (Level C) of supervision in a research environment, which may include PhD, Masters, honours students or laboratory personnel.
  • A record of contributing to building and maintaining effective and productive links locally and nationally with the discipline, profession, industry (where relevant) and wider community.
  • A high level of interpersonal skills and a demonstrated capacity to work effectively in a team environment.


Appointment to this role will be at either Academic Level B or Academic Level C and will have a total remuneration package of up to $154,184 comprising base salary within the range of $93,711 to $131,781 plus 17% superannuation.

How to Apply

  • To apply online, please provide your resume, cover letter outlining your suitability and motivation for the role, and your responses to the position/selection criteria
  • For further information about this position, please contact Professor Coral Warr, Professor in Biomedical Sciences, Coral.Warr@utas.edu.au or 03 6226 7779.
  • Please visit http://www.utas.edu.au/jobs/applying2 for our guide to applying and details on the recruitment process.

Applications close Tuesday, 2 April 2019, 11:55pm.

Download File Position Description - Lecturer_Senior Lecturer in Biomedicine.pdf

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