Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor - Physiology, Adelaide Medical School

Job no: 503444
Work type: Fixed term - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences, Level C, Level D

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(Level C) $119,070 to $136,990 per annum or (Level D) $142,958 to $157,289 plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply

Fixed-term, full-time position for three years with the possibility of extension

An academic opportunity exists for a Senior Lecture/Associate Professor with experience in Physiology teaching and research to join our team in Medical Sciences. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for co-ordinating physiology courses and will teach into undergraduate courses across faculty programs in the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences as well as being a contributor to future program development.

We are seeking someone who can demonstrate a significant role in research and has the ability to contribute to strengthening the research standing of the Discipline of Physiology with the leadership capabilities required to supervise undergraduate and postgraduate students. 

To be successful you will need:

Senior Lecturer (Level C)

  • A PhD in the relevant discipline, or have equivalent qualifications and/or research experience
  • Experience in curriculum development and in the conduct of tutorials, practical classes, demonstrations, workshops and clinical sessions
  • Demonstrated ability to lead others in the delivery of high quality course and subject design, and in the delivery of high quality student centred learning and teaching at an undergraduate level that includes the capacity to incorporate new technologies and new approaches to learning and teaching
  • Supervision of major honours or postgraduate research projects
  • Experience in liaising and promoting research links with external bodies

In addition to the above, for Associate Professor (Level D), you will also need:

  • Extensive experience in course and program coordination, curriculum design and implementation
  • Supervision of the program of study of honours students and of postgraduate students engaged in course work
  • Demonstrated experience in managing and leading major research projects and research teams
  • Demonstrated experience in the preparation of successful proposal submissions to external funding bodies, and overseeing and managing grants received
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct extensive, independent, high quality research with significant contributions to the discipline

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences contains one of Australia's largest concentrations of leading health researchers, teachers and clinical titleholders. It's comprised of five schools and a number of specialist disciplines, institutes and centres, variously focused on world-class research, and training the next generation of: medical doctors; surgeons; dentists; nurses; psychiatrists; psychologists; and other health professionals.

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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click on the 'Apply Now' button to be taken through to our online application form. Please address and upload your responses to all of the selection criteria. Applications close 11:55pm, 22 December 2019.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Associate Professor Joanne Bowen
Discipline Lead, Physiology, Adelaide Medical School
P: +61 (8) 8313 1374

For application related enquiries, please contact:

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences Human Resources Team

You'll find a full position description and/or selection criteria below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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