Senior Lecturer, Medical Microbiology

La Trobe University

  • Full time
  • Continuing
  • Teaching and Research position
  • Position based at Melbourne (Bundoora) campus

The Department of Microbiology, Anatomy, Physiology and Pharmacology plays a significant role in teaching, the scholarship of teaching and learning, and research. The department has a vibrant and collaborative research culture covering areas such as immunity and host-pathogen interactions, cardiovascular disease and stroke, cell and developmental biology, metabolic and mitochondrial diseases, musculoskeletal physiology, neuropharmacology, and neurophysiology.

About the position

La Trobe University is seeking an outstanding candidate to join the Microbiology Discipline, and teach medical microbiology at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, supervise research students at Honours and Postgraduate levels, and contribute to a program of high impact research in areas compatible with the existing research strengths of the department

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will have;

  • PhD or equivalent accreditation and standing recognised by the University/profession as appropriate for the relevant discipline area.
  • Demonstrated competence in curriculum development and teaching with a commitment to excellence in teaching in the field of medical microbiology.
  • Proven ability to mentor and supervise undergraduate, honour and postgraduate students.
  • Record of successful research student supervision relative to opportunity.
  • Strong record of research publication, with appropriate evidence of quality and impact.
  • Success in obtaining research funding from grants/contracts/consultancies.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

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What La Trobe University can offer you!

  • 17% employer contributed superannuation
  • On site child care facilities
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Discounts for staff and their family members to study a range of La Trobe courses

How to apply

Closing date:  By 11:55pm Sunday 28th May 2023

Position Enquiries:  Steve Petrovski, Associate professor and microbiology discipline lead, via email: [email protected]

Recruitment Enquiries:  [email protected]

Position Description below:

 PD-Senior Lecturer, Medical Microbiology.pdf

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume;

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants
We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 

La Trobe University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We take an intersectional approach by actively supporting and encouraging people of all backgrounds and abilities to submit an application and aim to ensure that the recruitment and employee experience is as accessible and inclusive as possible. Flexibility in interview format will be offered to shortlisted candidates.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

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