Lecturer - Forensic Chemistry and/or Analytical Chemistry

  • Flinders University
  • Australia, SA
  • Sep 9, 2022
Science Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:


Continuing | Full-Time

Academic Level B

Academic Level C

Salary Range:
Level B - $101,724 - $120,380 p.a.

Level C - $124,109 - $142,764 p.a.

Reporting to:
Dean (People & Resources) or Delegate
College of Science & Engineering

Position Information:

We are seeking to fill this continuing vacancy with either a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer, who aligns as a balanced (teaching & research) academic. The successful candidate will contribute to teaching, research, and engagement with industry/community.

About the College of Science and Engineering

At the College of Science and Engineering we believe in the power of science and engineering to solve real world problems. We strive to advance fundamental science, to create new technologies, and to work across discipline boundaries. Our interests scale from the sub-atomic through to entire oceans, forests and beyond. We seek to understand the past, but also to create the world of the future. Our College is an exciting place to research, study, and work, supported by best practice teaching methods, practical work-related learning, and advanced facilities.

About the Role

The College of Science and Engineering has a strong education and research agendas in Chemistry and Forensic Science. The Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Forensic Chemistry and/or Analytical Chemistry will contribute to teaching and research leadership in this area.

In this role you will be responsible for the development of innovative undergraduate/postgraduate teaching materials that are applicable and relevant for modern industry practice, multi-mode teaching delivery, including face-to-face and online, and other innovative and contemporary teaching practices appropriate for the discipline.

You will develop an independent, internationally recognised innovative research program in forensic chemistry and/or analytical chemistry that aligns with the Colleges Research Strengths, evidenced through activities such as publication, grant acquisition and student supervision.

The successful candidate will lead and contribute to activities that strengthen engagement with existing partnerships and/or build new partnerships that have potential for providing improved teaching, learning and or research outcomes in Forensic Chemistry and/or Analytical Chemistry.

About You

To be successful in this role you will have a PhD in Forensic Chemistry and/or Analytical Chemistry with demonstrated evidence of successful, high quality teaching experience at tertiary level, including responsibility for or oversight of topic coordination, course coordination, and curriculum design.

You will hold an outstanding research track record and contribute to the College's research strengths through high-quality publications and the attraction of competitive external grants. You will demonstrate the nexus between teaching and research through your passion for delivering inspiring and innovative teaching informed by approaches that enhance the student experience.

You will bring a collegial, collaborative, and supportive work ethic to enhance your leadership. Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills are critical to this role to develop, establish and maintain effective relationships with staff, students, and industry.

Life at Flinders

We're transforming and investing in people and facilities to create contemporary, stimulating, and satisfying learning and work environments that reflect our core values of excellence, innovation, courage, and integrity. Flinders is refocusing its strategic priorities with the aim of elevating its performance to be a top ten Australian university, and amongst the top 1% in the world.

Reaching beyond the limits of buildings, borders, and backgrounds, ours is an inclusive culture that believes absolutely in equality and opportunity for all. We don't just accommodate differences; we embrace and celebrate them. So, why work at Flinders?

Prescribed Conditions for Employment
A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.

Flinders University has introduced a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that requires all new staff members to be up to date with their COVID-19 vaccinations, subject to medical exemptions and limited exemptions.

How to Apply and Information

To view the full position description and apply online, please visit the [email protected] website via the job portal: JR0000005545 Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Forensic Chemistry and/or Analytical Chemistry

You are required to submit Suitability Statement of no more than 3 pages, addressing the Key Position Capabilities of the position description found on the job portal.

For more information regarding this position, please contact: Professor Claire Lenehan

Applications to be submitted before 11:59 pm Sunday 9 October 2022.

Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.


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