Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

Australian National University

Canberra, Australia Capital Territory, Australia

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Job Posted: 03/10/2019

Job Category:

Education / Lecturer / Senior Lecturer

Job description:

Classification: Academic Level B/C
Salary package: $99,809 - $133,202 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full time, Fixed term (2 years)

The ANU College of Science (CoS) comprises: the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics, the Research School of Biology, the Research School of Chemistry, the Research School of Earth Science, the Fenner School of Environment and Society, the Mathematical Sciences Institute, the Research School of Physics and Engineering, and the Centre for the Public Awareness of Science. Staff and students within the ANU College of Science conduct research and delivers a research-led education program that encompasses the entire breadth of the sciences, supported by extensive international networks and by world-class facilities. The College has a strong tradition of research excellence that has fostered distinguished Nobel Laureates and Kyoto Prize winners and that trains scientific leaders in disciplines in which the ANU is consistently ranked in the top twenty in the world.

The College of Science at the Australian National University has established a joint education program with Shandong University at Weihai (SDUW) in China. Under the current agreement, Chinese students enrolled in the program will have the opportunity of completing their undergraduate degree here at the ANU with the option to complete a masters degree through a vertical double degree option. ANU academic staff will teach at SDUW in four disciplines: Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics and Quantitative Biology.

The ANU Research School of Biology carries out research in a wide range of biological and biomedical sciences. It also oversees the University's Biology curriculum, with a diverse offering of courses across both undergraduate and graduate degrees.

Position overview

The Lecturer/Senior Lecturer will contribute to the teaching efforts of Research School of Biology, through convening quantitative biology courses for the joint ANU-SDUW program as well as within Research School of Biology, and is expected to implement and evaluate innovative approaches to student learning, in both semester-long and intensive courses. The successful applicant may also undertake research, or scholarship of teaching and learning, that aligns with existing research strengths of Research School of Biology.

For further information please contact Professor Susan Howitt, Associate Director (Education) Research School of Biology, T: +61 2 6125 4356 E:

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Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Position Description & Selection Criteria

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