Associate Professor / Professor and Head of Anatomy and Histology

Updated: 4 days ago
Location: Adelaide Mail Centre, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime



About Flinders

Our bold vision, captured in our Strategic Plan: making a Difference: The 2025 Agenda, is to be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, an innovator in contemporary education, and the source of Australia’s most enterprising graduates.

To realise this ambition, we recently made a significant organisation change to a six College structure with a professional staff and services alignment.

We recognise the key to our success is exceptional people and we’re seeking an outstanding individual to join the team of our transformed university.

Employment Type:

Continuing

Position Summary

Continuing, full-time
Compensation Grade:
Academic Level D or E
Salary Range:
Lev D: $143,623 - $158,010 pa
Lev E: $184,389 pa
Reporting to:
Professor and Matthew Flinders Fellow
Associate Professor (Level D)
The Associate Professor will be a senior member of the academic staff in the area of Anatomy, Histology and Pathology in the College. In addition to leading quality research endeavours, the incumbent will, under broad supervision, provide leadership in the planning and delivery of topics within the suite of programs, including development of teaching materials, delivery of lectures/tutorials or other innovative teaching and learning strategies, examinations and may be involved in placement education.
The Associate Professor will, will make a significant contribution to the development and implementation of teaching in neuroanatomy, functional anatomy, gross anatomy and microscopic anatomy across the range of programs offered by the College, including the BMBS and B Med Science courses, and actively conduct research in an area that will enhance the research profile of FMST, the Faculty of Health Sciences and the University.
The incumbent will be required to provide leadership in strengthening existing partnerships or exploring new partnerships with external stakeholders that have potential for providing improved teaching, learning and/or research outcomes for the University.
The incumbent will be involved in leading high quality research, including attracting competitive research grants and other sources of funding, publishing manuscripts in high impact journals, mentoring of early-career researchers and supervision of research higher degree students.
The incumbent will prioritise, coordinate, monitor workflow and provide informal day-to-da feedback to research support staff and casual academic teaching staff according to the University's policies, practices and standards.
Professor (Level E)
The Professor will, under broad supervision, provide academic leadership in research, teaching and community engagement in the discipline of Anatomy, Histology and Pathology. The position will provide outstanding leadership in the study of Anatomy, Histology and Pathology. The incumbent will have a track record of grants, either Category 1 or others.
They will be able and willing to take a strong leadership role with Early Career and Mid-career Researchers. The Professor will advance the College in its reputation as a centre of excellence in education and research, both nationally and internationally, and advance the development of the discipline of Anatomy, Histology and Pathology.
The Professor will, will make a significant contribution to the development and implementation of teaching in neuroanatomy, functional anatomy, gross anatomy and microscopic anatomy across the range of programs offered by the College, including the Bachelor of Bio-Medical and Bachelor of Medical Sciences courses, and actively conduct research in an area that will enhance the research profile of FMST, the Faculty of Health Sciences and the University.

Key Position Responsibilities

Associate Professor (Level D)

The Associate Professor in Anatomy and Histology is accountable for:

  • Providing sustained leadership in teaching programs, primarily within Anatomy, Histology and Pathology.

  • Making an outstanding high-quality personal contribution to research and community service through original and innovative contributions, obtaining competitive research grants from outside the University and sustained publications within high quality publications.

  • Playing a significant leadership role in the College/University and make a significant contribution to leadership at the national and/or international level within Anatomy, Histology and Pathology.

  • Provide leadership in inspiring and innovative teaching informed by approaches that enhance the student experience.

  • Undertake active leadership in ethical, high quality and innovative research through activities such as scholarship, quality publication, external grant acquisition, mentoring and developing early career researchers, supervision of students undertaking complex WIL, Honours and/or Research Higher Degrees  and deliver high quality presentations that aligns with the College areas of research strength and focus.

  • Provide leadership in College internal and external quality assurance and accreditation processes.

  • Leading, supervising and participating in high performing multi-disciplinary teams with an education and research focus and contribute to the development of a respectful, trusting and collaborative working environment.

  • Developing, establishing and maintaining strategic relationships and networks with a range of stakeholders including industry and professional associations and organisations, nationally and/or internationally.

  • Providing leadership to the integration and management of aspects of the academic and administrative life of the College.

  • Some out of hours work (including weekends) as well as rural SA, interstate and overseas travel, may be required.

  • Any other responsibilities in line with the level of the position as assigned by the Supervisor and/or the University.

Professor (Level E)

The Professor in Anatomy and Histology is accountable for:

  • Providing outstanding teaching using contemporary pedagogy, a range of delivery methods, and innovative delivery methods in the area of Anatomy, Histology and Pathology.

  • Publishing high quality publications in Anatomy, Histology and Pathology or associated areas recognised as such nationally and internationally.

  • Gaining external competitive research grants and contributing to growth in Flinders’ research income.

  • Supervising to completion Flinders research students including doctoral students in Anatomy, Histology and Pathology and grow the PhD cohort.

  • Mentoring junior academic colleagues in the College, especially academic staff in Anatomy, Histology and Pathology, including co-publishing, co-supervision and co-submission of external competitive grants.

  • Contributing to or leading research on designated College and/or University themes.

  • Providing administrative leadership as required including the Anatomy, Histology and Pathology Teaching Program or the Research Section of Anatomy, Histology and Pathology.

  • Contributing to administrative tasks as sought by the College leadership including play an active role in maintenance of academic standards and in the development of educational policy and curriculum within Anatomy, Histology and Pathology.

  • Providing leadership and expertise to foster collaborative links across the University, with industry/community and with other institutions as appropriate.

  • Any other responsibilities in line with the level of the position as assigned by the Supervisor and/or the University.

Key Position Capabilities

Associate Professor (Level D)

  • Completion of a PhD, or equivalent qualification.

  • Demonstrated evidence of a distinguished and active track record of teaching expertise in Anatomy, Histology and Pathology at tertiary level, including a leadership role in national / international delivery and /or collaboration

  • Demonstrated evidence of innovation in teaching to support students in order to maximise their learning.

  • Evidence of educational leadership relevant to teaching and learning in higher education and demonstrated experience leading innovation and inspiring excellence amongst colleagues.

  • Significant experience in curriculum development and teaching methodology for topics and programs of study, including reviews and internal and external accreditation activities.

  • Demonstrated experience with engaging and developing flexible methods to deliver teaching programs such as through e-learning platforms and other communications technologies

  • An established international reputation in research in an area aligned with the College’s research strengths evidenced by sustained high quality publications and attraction of several competitive external grants.

  • Demonstrated excellence in the supervision of honours and research higher degree students.

  • Demonstrated contribution to the discipline and/or profession within a relevant external professional domain and within a wider community context at local, national and international level.

  • A demonstrated strong track record of establishing effective research collaborations with external national and international partners.

  • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills, including the demonstrated evidence of the ability to develop, establish and maintain effective relationships with staff, students and industry.

Professor (Level E)

  • Completion of a PhD, or equivalent qualification.

  • Demonstrated evidence of a distinguished and active track record of teaching expertise in Anatomy, Histology and Pathology at tertiary level, including a leadership role in international delivery and /or collaboration

  • Demonstrated evidence of active teaching expertise in dissection of human bodies

  • Demonstrated evidence of experience in dealing with human material related to ethics and legal requirements

  • Demonstrated evidence of innovation in Anatomy, Histology or Pathology teaching to support students in order to maximise their learning.

  • Significant experience in curriculum development and teaching methodology for topics and programs of study, including reviews and internal and external accreditation activities.

  • Demonstrated experience with engaging and developing flexible methods to deliver teaching programs such as through e-learning platforms and other communications technologies

  • A distinguished international reputation in research in an area aligned with the College’s research strengths evidenced by sustained high quality publications and attraction of several competitive external grants.

  • Demonstrated excellence in the supervision of honours and research higher degree students.

  • A demonstrated strong track record of establishing effective research collaborations with external national and international partners.

  • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills, including the demonstrated evidence of the ability to develop, establish and maintain effective relationships with staff, students and industry.

For application enquiries please contact: Dr Jayanthi Jayakaran

Pursuant to Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Act 2016 (SA) this position has been deemed prescribed.  It is an inherent requirement of the position that the successful candidate maintains a current Working With Children Check which is satisfactory to the University.



Information for Applicants:

You are required to provide a suitability statement of no more than three pages, addressing the key capabilities of the position as outlined above. In addition, you are required to upload your CV.

A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.

We are seeking to increase the diversity to improve equal opportunity outcomes for employees, and therefore we encourage female applicants, people with a disability and/or from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders descent to apply.

Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.

Applications Close 11:59pm:

10 May 2021



About Flinders

Our bold vision, captured in our Strategic Plan: making a Difference: The 2025 Agenda, is to be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, an innovator in contemporary education, and the source of Australia’s most enterprising graduates.

To realise this ambition, we recently made a significant organisation change to a six College structure with a professional staff and services alignment.

We recognise the key to our success is exceptional people and we’re seeking an outstanding individual to join the team of our transformed university.

Employment Type:

Continuing

Position Summary

Continuing, full-time
Compensation Grade:
Academic Level D or E
Salary Range:
Lev D: $143,623 - $158,010 pa
Lev E: $184,389 pa
Reporting to:
Professor and Matthew Flinders Fellow
Associate Professor (Level D)
The Associate Professor will be a senior member of the academic staff in the area of Anatomy, Histology and Pathology in the College. In addition to leading quality research endeavours, the incumbent will, under broad supervision, provide leadership in the planning and delivery of topics within the suite of programs, including development of teaching materials, delivery of lectures/tutorials or other innovative teaching and learning strategies, examinations and may be involved in placement education.
The Associate Professor will, will make a significant contribution to the development and implementation of teaching in neuroanatomy, functional anatomy, gross anatomy and microscopic anatomy across the range of programs offered by the College, including the BMBS and B Med Science courses, and actively conduct research in an area that will enhance the research profile of FMST, the Faculty of Health Sciences and the University.
The incumbent will be required to provide leadership in strengthening existing partnerships or exploring new partnerships with external stakeholders that have potential for providing improved teaching, learning and/or research outcomes for the University.
The incumbent will be involved in leading high quality research, including attracting competitive research grants and other sources of funding, publishing manuscripts in high impact journals, mentoring of early-career researchers and supervision of research higher degree students.
The incumbent will prioritise, coordinate, monitor workflow and provide informal day-to-da feedback to research support staff and casual academic teaching staff according to the University's policies, practices and standards.
Professor (Level E)
The Professor will, under broad supervision, provide academic leadership in research, teaching and community engagement in the discipline of Anatomy, Histology and Pathology. The position will provide outstanding leadership in the study of Anatomy, Histology and Pathology. The incumbent will have a track record of grants, either Category 1 or others.
They will be able and willing to take a strong leadership role with Early Career and Mid-career Researchers. The Professor will advance the College in its reputation as a centre of excellence in education and research, both nationally and internationally, and advance the development of the discipline of Anatomy, Histology and Pathology.
The Professor will, will make a significant contribution to the development and implementation of teaching in neuroanatomy, functional anatomy, gross anatomy and microscopic anatomy across the range of programs offered by the College, including the Bachelor of Bio-Medical and Bachelor of Medical Sciences courses, and actively conduct research in an area that will enhance the research profile of FMST, the Faculty of Health Sciences and the University.

Key Position Responsibilities

Associate Professor (Level D)

The Associate Professor in Anatomy and Histology is accountable for:

  • Providing sustained leadership in teaching programs, primarily within Anatomy, Histology and Pathology.

  • Making an outstanding high-quality personal contribution to research and community service through original and innovative contributions, obtaining competitive research grants from outside the University and sustained publications within high quality publications.

  • Playing a significant leadership role in the College/University and make a significant contribution to leadership at the national and/or international level within Anatomy, Histology and Pathology.

  • Provide leadership in inspiring and innovative teaching informed by approaches that enhance the student experience.

  • Undertake active leadership in ethical, high quality and innovative research through activities such as scholarship, quality publication, external grant acquisition, mentoring and developing early career researchers, supervision of students undertaking complex WIL, Honours and/or Research Higher Degrees  and deliver high quality presentations that aligns with the College areas of research strength and focus.

  • Provide leadership in College internal and external quality assurance and accreditation processes.

  • Leading, supervising and participating in high performing multi-disciplinary teams with an education and research focus and contribute to the development of a respectful, trusting and collaborative working environment.

  • Developing, establishing and maintaining strategic relationships and networks with a range of stakeholders including industry and professional associations and organisations, nationally and/or internationally.

  • Providing leadership to the integration and management of aspects of the academic and administrative life of the College.

  • Some out of hours work (including weekends) as well as rural SA, interstate and overseas travel, may be required.

  • Any other responsibilities in line with the level of the position as assigned by the Supervisor and/or the University.

Professor (Level E)

The Professor in Anatomy and Histology is accountable for:

  • Providing outstanding teaching using contemporary pedagogy, a range of delivery methods, and innovative delivery methods in the area of Anatomy, Histology and Pathology.

  • Publishing high quality publications in Anatomy, Histology and Pathology or associated areas recognised as such nationally and internationally.

  • Gaining external competitive research grants and contributing to growth in Flinders’ research income.

  • Supervising to completion Flinders research students including doctoral students in Anatomy, Histology and Pathology and grow the PhD cohort.

  • Mentoring junior academic colleagues in the College, especially academic staff in Anatomy, Histology and Pathology, including co-publishing, co-supervision and co-submission of external competitive grants.

  • Contributing to or leading research on designated College and/or University themes.

  • Providing administrative leadership as required including the Anatomy, Histology and Pathology Teaching Program or the Research Section of Anatomy, Histology and Pathology.

  • Contributing to administrative tasks as sought by the College leadership including play an active role in maintenance of academic standards and in the development of educational policy and curriculum within Anatomy, Histology and Pathology.

  • Providing leadership and expertise to foster collaborative links across the University, with industry/community and with other institutions as appropriate.

  • Any other responsibilities in line with the level of the position as assigned by the Supervisor and/or the University.

Key Position Capabilities

Associate Professor (Level D)

  • Completion of a PhD, or equivalent qualification.

  • Demonstrated evidence of a distinguished and active track record of teaching expertise in Anatomy, Histology and Pathology at tertiary level, including a leadership role in national / international delivery and /or collaboration

  • Demonstrated evidence of innovation in teaching to support students in order to maximise their learning.

  • Evidence of educational leadership relevant to teaching and learning in higher education and demonstrated experience leading innovation and inspiring excellence amongst colleagues.

  • Significant experience in curriculum development and teaching methodology for topics and programs of study, including reviews and internal and external accreditation activities.

  • Demonstrated experience with engaging and developing flexible methods to deliver teaching programs such as through e-learning platforms and other communications technologies

  • An established international reputation in research in an area aligned with the College’s research strengths evidenced by sustained high quality publications and attraction of several competitive external grants.

  • Demonstrated excellence in the supervision of honours and research higher degree students.

  • Demonstrated contribution to the discipline and/or profession within a relevant external professional domain and within a wider community context at local, national and international level.

  • A demonstrated strong track record of establishing effective research collaborations with external national and international partners.

  • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills, including the demonstrated evidence of the ability to develop, establish and maintain effective relationships with staff, students and industry.

Professor (Level E)

  • Completion of a PhD, or equivalent qualification.

  • Demonstrated evidence of a distinguished and active track record of teaching expertise in Anatomy, Histology and Pathology at tertiary level, including a leadership role in international delivery and /or collaboration

  • Demonstrated evidence of active teaching expertise in dissection of human bodies

  • Demonstrated evidence of experience in dealing with human material related to ethics and legal requirements

  • Demonstrated evidence of innovation in Anatomy, Histology or Pathology teaching to support students in order to maximise their learning.

  • Significant experience in curriculum development and teaching methodology for topics and programs of study, including reviews and internal and external accreditation activities.

  • Demonstrated experience with engaging and developing flexible methods to deliver teaching programs such as through e-learning platforms and other communications technologies

  • A distinguished international reputation in research in an area aligned with the College’s research strengths evidenced by sustained high quality publications and attraction of several competitive external grants.

  • Demonstrated excellence in the supervision of honours and research higher degree students.

  • A demonstrated strong track record of establishing effective research collaborations with external national and international partners.

  • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills, including the demonstrated evidence of the ability to develop, establish and maintain effective relationships with staff, students and industry.

For application enquiries please contact: Dr Jayanthi Jayakaran

Pursuant to Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Act 2016 (SA) this position has been deemed prescribed.  It is an inherent requirement of the position that the successful candidate maintains a current Working With Children Check which is satisfactory to the University.



Information for Applicants:

You are required to provide a suitability statement of no more than three pages, addressing the key capabilities of the position as outlined above. In addition, you are required to upload your CV.

A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.

We are seeking to increase the diversity to improve equal opportunity outcomes for employees, and therefore we encourage female applicants, people with a disability and/or from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders descent to apply.

Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.

Applications Close 11:59pm:

10 May 2021
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