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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Dementia

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Work type: Full time
Location: Hobart
Categories: Balanced Research/Teaching

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Dementia 

  • Full time ongoing position
  • Based in Hobart
  • Contribute to student learning and development in the field of dementia studies and dementia prevention and care

The Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre is at the forefront of translational research and support for issues confronting people with dementia and their carers and a globally leading provider of dementia education.

The Opportunity

Contribute to pre-degree, undergraduate, and postgraduate award courses in dementia; as well as to the Centre’s non-award course programs such as the Understanding Dementia and Preventing Dementia MOOCs, and short courses.  This role is particularly aligned to public health, healthy brain ageing, and the prevention of dementia.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Make an effective, strong and sustained contribution to the University in achieving its strategic objectives and fulfilling its operational responsibilities.
  • Undertake high-quality research of national and increasingly of international standing, secure external competitive and other funding, publish research findings and contribute to the successful supervision of research higher degree students.
  • Undertake scholarly undergraduate (and if relevant postgraduate) coursework teaching of a high quality.
  • Increasingly provide academic leadership, particularly in fostering outstanding research and/or learning and teaching (Level C expectation).
  • 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 field.
  • A strong record of, and continuing commitment to, research that has achieved national recognition and made worthwhile contributions to the field of public health or preventative health in relation to ageing or dementia, or a related health field.
  • Experience and achievement in University-level teaching and learning.
  • 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 record of good contributions to successful research higher degree supervision and completions (Level C).


Appointment to this role will be at Academic Level B or Academic C (depending on experience) and will have a total remuneration package of up to $142,799 for Academic Level B or $168,623 for Academic Level C, comprising base salary within the range of $105,131 to $122,050  for Academic Level B and $126,906 to $144,122 for Academic Level C plus 17% superannuation.

COVID-19 Update:

The University of Tasmania recognises that this is critical for the workforce at the University to protect the safety of our workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians.

Applicants for this role must be prepared to provide evidence of Covid-19 vaccination as a condition of employment.

How to Apply

  • To apply online, please provide your CV and 1-2-page cover letter outlining your interest in the role, skills, capabilities and experience.  You do not need to separately address the success criteria.
  • For further information about this position, please contact Distinguished Professor James Vickers, Director of the Wicking Centre, or 03 6226 4808
  • Please visit for our guide to applying and details on the recruitment process.

Download File Lecturer-Senior Lecturer in Dementia - 498105.pdf

Applications close Friday, 9 December 2022, 11.55pm

To be eligible for this position, you are required to have Australian citizenship, permanent residence or a current valid visa that allows you to fulfil the requirements of this role.


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