Lecturer - Bioinformatics

Updated: 24 days ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 28 Mar 2021

Job no:504852
Work type:Continuing - Full-time
Campus:Adelaide
Categories:Faculty of Sciences, Level B


(Level B) $100,933 to $119,391 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply

The University of Adelaide Enterprise Agreement 2017-2021 will apply to a successful candidate’s employment at the University.  The University recently temporarily varied its Enterprise Agreement.  Please be advised that the salary range, along with other conditions associated with this position, may change in accordance with the variation to the Enterprise Agreement.

Continuing position available

The School of Biological Sciences seeks to appoint an emerging research leader in bioinformatics, with experience in undergraduate/postgraduate learning and teaching. The appointee will be expected to establish and maintain a dynamic research program in their discipline and contribute to interdisciplinary research within the Department of Molecular and Biomedical Science and wider academic community. The appointee will also deliver teaching in bioinformatics. They will introduce innovative approaches to teaching at all undergraduate and postgraduate levels. 

The Faculty of Sciences is strongly committed to supporting diversity and flexibility in the workplace. Applications for part-time or other flexible working arrangements will be welcomed and will be fully considered subject to meeting the inherent requirements of the position.

To be successful you will need:

  • A PhD or equivalent in bioinformatics or aligned discipline.
  • Demonstrated research excellence in bioinformatics, including a publication record in highly regarded scientific journals.
  • Ability to lead an independent research program.
  • Experience in delivering bioinformatics courses relevant to genetics, biochemistry, molecular biology or microbiology at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
  • Strong organisational, intercultural and interpersonal skills, as well as a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.

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 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 integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. 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.

Learn more at: https://www.adelaide.edu.au/hr/ua/media/5268/staff-values-and-behaviour-framework_0.pdf

To support our staff and students in their academic lives, the University has a range of programs available including: 

  • A variety of flexible working arrangements
  • Support to staff with caring responsibilities to participate in conferences, workshops, field trips and other approved work-related travel
  • Research support schemes designed to support female academics to enhance and promote their career
  • Childcare facilities
  • Women’s professional development network opportunities

In addition, we offer salary packaging; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs

Your Faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Sciences brings together different strands of science and staff from around the world to lead world-class research. Our transformative work informs our teaching and allows our students to use science to tackle some of the biggest challenges our world is facing. In fact, our researchers have made vital contributions to game-changing inventions throughout history, including x-ray crystallography, insulin and penicillin.

Our campuses are home to several co-located industry partners, affiliated researchers and research institutes of international significance. This innovative community gives students the unique opportunity to gain practical knowledge through participation in ongoing national and international research projects, and supports researchers with a rich network for collaboration and partnership.

We proudly support gender and cultural diversity and are passionate about creating a more vibrant and enriching community of staff and students.

Learn more at: https://sciences.adelaide.edu.au/

Your School's broader role

Teaching and research in the School of Biological Sciences spans the scale and breadth of the living world - from molecules, genes and cells; organisms and their environments; to broad landscapes that cover Earth.

Our internationally acclaimed and award-winning research is providing benefits for human health, including new diagnostic tests, drugs and therapies, using some of the most advanced technology in the Southern Hemisphere.  Our scientists are also making critical breakthroughs in biotechnology, ecology and environmental science.

The School has a robust network of partnerships with industry, government and several co-located industry partners, affiliated researchers and global research institutes. This includes the University’s own Research Centre for Infectious Diseases, that has recently developed a novel vaccine to combat pneumococcal disease and is currently undergoing clinical trials.

If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click on the 'Apply Now' button to be taken through to our online application form. Please ensure you address and upload your responses to all of the selection criteria. Applications close 11:55pm, 28 March 2021.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Professor Bronwyn Gillanders
Head of the School of Biological Sciences
P: +61 (8) 8313 5328
E: bronwyn.gillanders@adelaide.edu.au

For a confidential discussion regarding the recruitment process for this position, contact:

Abbie Taylor
HR Coordinator, Faculty of Sciences
E: scienceshr@adelaide.edu.au

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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