Job no: 0050085
Work type: Fixed Term
Division/Faculty: Faculty of Science
Department/School: School of BioSciences
Salary: $126,128 – $145,431 (Level C)
Role & Superannuation rate: Academic – Full time – 17% super
About the role: The School of BioSciences seeks to appoint an outstanding academic in the discipline of reproductive biology. We are particularly interested in applicants with expertise that complements that of other members of the School. The appointee is expected to lead research programs of exceptional promise that will attract postgraduate students, engage international collaborators and secure external research funding from national competitive research schemes and/or industry partners. The academic will have a core commitment to teaching in the area of reproductive biology, within the School’s undergraduate and MSc programs and developing relevant courses where appropriate. The appointee will also supervise research students at undergraduate, MSc and MPhil/PhD levels.
The School of BioSciences, Faculty of Science and the University of Melbourne’s strategy for Diversity and Inclusion aims to increase the representation of women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and other under-represented groups in our academic workforce. Pursuant to a special measure under Section 12 (1) of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic), the School, therefore, strongly encourages applications from suitably qualified candidates from these areas. Additionally, we welcome applications from individuals seeking flexible work arrangements.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants who are seeking support in submitting an application are welcome to contact Siobhan Vivian, Indigenous Development Partner in the Faculty of Science at firstname.lastname@example.org quoting position number 0050085.
Minimum Qualifications Required; Phd
- Skills and Experience required to fulfil the position: A PhD or equivalent in an area of reproductive biology or molecular biology.
- An excellent record of research productivity and publication, relative to career opportunity, in an area of reproductive biology
- Evidence of ability and enthusiasm for teaching in reproductive biology, genetics or epigenetics at undergraduate and/or graduate levels.
- Evidence of the ability or potential to attract research funding from national competitive research bodies and other sources, including industry.
- Evidence of the ability to attract and supervise both national and international postgraduate (research higher degree) students.
- The ability to interact productively with staff and students and to contribute to the activities and administration of the School.