Lecturer in Immunology and Microbiology
University of Western Australia School of Biomedical Science
Australia

Lecturer - Immunology and Microbiology

Job no: 507440
Work type: full time
Location: QEII Medical Centre / SCGH
Categories: Health and Medical Sciences

School of Biomedical Science

  • An opportunity to combine your passions of research and teaching
  • Tenurable full-time role based at QEII Medical Centre
  • Salary range: Level B, $102,983- $121,864 (pro rata) plus 17% superannuation

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities.  With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to ‘innovate and inspire’ there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top University.

About the team

The School of Biomedical Sciences at The University of Western Australia, encompasses a range of biological, medical and health science-related fields. The School is very active in teaching undergraduate Biomedical Science and Medical students across a wide range of majors and disciplines, plus has a large cohort of Honours and postgraduate research students, including students enrolled in the Master of Infectious Disease program.

The School’s campus is geographically located next to the City’s major teaching hospitals, research institutes and University medical library, creating a stimulating biomedical teaching and research environment in one of the most liveable cities on the planet.

About the opportunity

UWA is seeking an academic with a background in teaching and research to fill the role of Lecturer of Microbiology and Immunology.

In this varied role you will develop, deliver and coordinate new and existing undergraduate and postgraduate educational programs. As a teaching academic, you will be responsible for the delivery of lectures and teaching laboratories into the Major in Microbiology and Immunology and the Masters of infectious Diseases. You will promote pedagogical innovation and excellence, and participate in administrative and service roles within the Discipline and School.

In addition, you will have the opportunity to establish and promote a sustainable research program aligned with the research domain of infection and immunopathology within the School of Biomedical Science.

Applicants in the fields of infectious diseases immunology, host pathogen interactions, novel therapeutic strategies, and computational biology (including bioinformatics) in infectious disease are encouraged to apply.

To be considered for this role, you will demonstrate:

  • PhD in the field of Microbiology or Immunology;
  • Strong track record in research as evidenced by scholarly publications in peer reviewed journals and funding success relative to opportunity;
  • Demonstratable experience and success in teaching, delivery and assessment
  • Experience supervising or co-supervising Honours, Masters and Higher Degree Research (HDR) students
  • Ability to work in a team environment and with diverse groups both internally and externally

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description. Please see the position description prior to applying: Download File Position Description 507440.pdf

You are required to submit a full curriculum vitae, a cover letter and a separate document addressing the selection criteria listed in the position description. For information to assist you with compiling statements to answer the selection criteria, please visit Addressing the selection criteria

Closing date: Tuesday, 5 October 2021

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce. We celebrate inclusion and diversity and believe gender equity is fundamental to achieving our goal of being a top 50 university by 2050.

  • We have child friendly areas on campus, including childcare facilities. Flexible work arrangements, part-time hours and job sharing will all be considered.
  • UWA has been awarded Bronze Employer Status for being a Top Ten Employer for LGBTI Inclusion by the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2021).
  • UWA has also been awarded Athena Swan Bronze Accreditation in 2020. 

Advertised: 07 Sep 2021 W. Australia Standard Time

Applications close: 05 Oct 2021 11:55 PM W. Australia Standard Time


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