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Lecturer in Medical Sciences

Apply now Job no: 497240
Work type: Full-time
Location: Geelong - Waurn Ponds
Categories: Health, Science

  • Full time, continuing
  • Waurn Ponds, Geelong
  • Level B $97,398 + 17% Superannuation 

Deakin’s School of Medicine fosters a culture of diversity, inclusiveness, respect and social accountability, with a focus on excellence, innovation and work readiness.

The Lecturer in Medical Sciences will be responsible for planning, development, and delivery of teaching and assessment in medical science, with a focus in the area of cardiorespiratory physiology and medicine. You will carry out research in an appropriate area of physiology or medicine and participate in research mentorship or training as required.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Making a contribution to the Faculty’s undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programs.
  • Developing, promoting and applying innovative and effective teaching and assessment practices and materials that accord with the University’s curriculum design standards, with a particular focus on the clinical applications of cardiovascular and respiratory physiology.
  • Advising and supporting the development of students regarding teaching and learning.
  • Participating in research and contributing to scholarly publications in one of the School’s areas of research strength.

To be successful, you will have:

  • A Ph.D. or other postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline, such as medical physiology.
  • An ability to assist with the development and administration of assessment regimes.
  • Experience in the development and review of curricula and resources that reflect an understanding of the clinical application of cardiovascular and respiratory physiology.
  • Track record of publications and competitive research funding that aligns with the research pillars of the School and its emerging strengths.
  • Ability to supervise Ph.D. and Honours students.

For a copy of the position description, please see below:

Download File Lecturer in Medical Sciences.pdf

Applications for this position close on 2 February 2020.

Please note, the University will be closed from 21 December 2019 until and including 1 January 2020. During this time our staff will not be available to answer recruitment queries. We look forward to responding to any queries once the University re-opens on 2 January 2020.

This role has been identified as having contact with children and requires the incumbent to apply for and maintain a Working With Children Check (refer to Deakin’s Recruitment Procedure for further details).

Please ensure to include a cover letter, resume and responses to the Key Selection Criteria in your application.

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, please contact Dr. Debbie Baldi on d.baldi@deakin.edu.au

Are You Ready?

Deakin is one of the new breeds of global universities – agile, dynamic and innovative. We are committed to making a genuine difference in people’s lives through excellence in education and research. As a Victorian university with a global impact, join us and let’s see what we can achieve together. Our people are important to us, and we understand the significance of providing them with a dynamic and diverse working environment, with opportunities to grow and develop their careers. At Deakin, we offer a variety of benefits including a flexible and sustainable working environment, lifestyle benefits and various discounts with our third party suppliers.

We value diversity and aim to build an inclusive environment that champions, embraces and respects differences. We support and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people of all abilities, cultures, sexual orientation, and genders.

We understand that our academic workforce is increasingly diverse, and we recognise academic careers may be placed on hold throughout many life circumstances. Achievement relative to opportunity places more emphasis on the quality, as opposed to the quantity of research outputs. In your application, we strongly encourage you to comment on your achievements relative to opportunity.

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