Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor - School of Biomedical Sciences

Jun 14, 2017
Jul 04, 2017
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time

The School of Biomedical Sciences is a distinguished centre for teaching and research in the academic disciplines of Anatomy, Developmental Biology, Physiology, Pharmacology and Pathology. The School has over 40 full-time research and teaching staff and is one of the largest Schools of this type in Australia. It plays a vital function at UQ in serving as the link between the activities of research only UQ institutes (Queensland Brain Institute (QBI), Institute of Molecular Bioscience (IMB), Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN)) and the broader research goal of translating research into clinical practice.  Our diverse and state-of-the-art research provides an exciting environment for national and international research fellows and higher degree students. Details of the research interests of academic staff may be accessed on the school’s web site at 

In addition to its graduate research programs, the School teaches into the postgraduate medical program (MD), and to undergraduate students in a wide variety of courses in Science, and Health and Behavioural Sciences.

The role

The School of Biomedical Sciences is seeking to engage a Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor to provide expertise and leadership, particularly in the teaching of Physiology within the MD program, with an important emphasis on clinical relevance. The positions will be balanced research and teaching appointments in the broadly defined discipline of Biomedical Sciences. We are seeking motivated and collaborative academics that will enhance the School’s research profile while contributing to the teaching and mentorship of our students. Up to two positions will be offered at Level C (Senior Lecturer) or Level D (Associate Professor) depending on experience. Candidates with broad teaching experience in medically-related physiology are encouraged to apply.

The person

Applicants should possess PhD qualifications in the area of Physiology/Biomedical Science. The successful appointee will have demonstrated excellence in teaching and research (undergraduate and postgraduate). 

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion.

Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. For further information please contact our Australian Indigenous Employment Coordinator at:  

Applications are also encouraged from women.


There are up to two positions, full-time, continuing appointments at Academic Level C or D as commensurate with the candidates qualifications and experience. The remuneration package will be in the below ranges, plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17%.

  • Academic Level C: will be in the range $112,874.46 - $130,150.91 p.a., (total package will be in the range $132,063.11 - $152,276.56 p.a.);

  • Academic Level D: will be in the range $135,909.73 - $149,731.41 p.a., (total package will be in the range $159,014.38 - $175,185.74 p.a.).


To discuss this role please contact Professor Kaye Basford on +61 7 336 52905 or

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

For information on completing the application process click here.

Reference: 500750

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