Senior Lecturer Anatomy and Physiology

  • The University of Melbourne
  • Australia, Vic
  • Jul 20, 2022

Job Description:

Job no: 0056530
Location: Parkville
Role type:
Full time/Continuing
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Department of Anatomy and Physiology
Salary: Level C– $135,032 - $155,698 p.a. plus 17% super

The University of Melbourne would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated, the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung Peoples, the Yorta Yorta Nation, the Dja Dja Wurrung People. We acknowledge that the land on which we meet and learn was the place of age-old ceremonies, of celebration, initiation and renewal, and that the local Aboriginal Peoples have had and continue to have a unique role in the life of these lands.

About the Department of Anatomy and Physiology
The Department is widely recognised for our innovation in teaching, both through the development of online resources and in the use of active learning approaches in face-to-face teaching. Constant review and refinement of the curriculum and educational methods ensures that we best prepare students for scientific independence as they enter graduate and postgraduate professional and research careers.

About the Role
The Department of Anatomy and Physiology is seeking to appoint a highly skilled and motivated Senior Lecturer who will develop and maintain a high-level research program in a field of muscle biology that is complementary to existing areas of research strength in the Department. The Department is particularly seeking expertise in the following areas as they relate to muscle biology: cell/molecular biology; stem and/or developmental biology; metabolism; and/or neurobiology. We particularly value contributions to interdisciplinary research, an innovative mindset, and high-quality research that has led to novel discoveries relevant to human health.

Responsibilities include:

About You
You will have a PhD in biomedical sciences or a related discipline with a demonstrated strong track record in performing independent and team-based research in an area of research as it relates to muscle biology. You are highly organised with excellent time management skills, and can simultaneously work on multiple tasks independently and be flexible and responsive to changing priorities.

You will also have:

About the University
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Join Us!
If you feel this role is right for you, please submit your application including a brief cover letter, your resume and your responses against the selection criteria^ (found in the Position Description) for the role.

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