Lecturer, Biomedical Sciences

La Trobe University
May 28, 2024
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Lecturer, Biomedical Sciences

Job No.: 567077

Work type: Fixed Term

  • Full time
  • Fixed Term until 1 July 2025
  • Albury/Wodonga Campus
  • Work with inspiring people who are driven to make a difference!
  • About the position

    The La Trobe Rural Health School is the largest rural health school in Australia. LRHS is based at all four regional campuses of the University: Bendigo, Mildura, Shepparton, and Albury-Wodonga. The school has a wide range of health courses including dentistry, oral health, nursing, midwifery, paramedicine, public health, pharmacy, biomedical sciences (onshore and offshore), physiotherapy, social work, speech pathology, exercise physiology, exercise science and occupational therapy.

    Based at the Albury-Wodonga campus, the Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences (Teaching Focused) will contribute to a vibrant, teaching and learning community through engaging with undergraduate and postgraduate students within the Rural Clinical Sciences department. Albury-Wodonga has it all. A lower cost of living, strong career opportunities, great work-life balance, first class education and health facilities, fine dining, endless outdoor adventures and leisure activities, strong retail outlets and dynamic arts and culture. All at your fingertips with little, if any, traffic congestion. Academic staff in Albury-Wodonga thrive in a tight-knit, interdisciplinary community, fostering innovative collaboration in teaching and research. Small class sizes and a vibrant campus promote meaningful student interactions, while the engaged campus professional team ensures a supportive work environment. Moreover, staff enjoy regular opportunities to network with university leadership and local community stakeholders.

    As a lecturer in the LRHS you will deliver discipline-based teaching and contribute to multi- and inter-disciplinary learning. You will be supported by a school learning and teaching community of practice and relevant central services to enhance teaching modes to provide a high-quality student experience.

    Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Develop, coordinate, and teach a high-quality learning experience that engages students through the conduct of tutorials, practical classes, demonstrations, workshops, student field excursions, clinical sessions and/or studio sessions.
  • Delivery of learning and teaching activities in areas of Year 1 chemistry, and biological/medical sciences across Years 1 through 3.
  • Skills and Experience

    To be considered for this position, you will have:

  • PhD degree or equivalent accreditation and standing recognised by the University/profession as appropriate for the relevant discipline areas.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching, curriculum development and subject coordination in face-to-face, blended and/or online modes, as evidenced by sustained high results on student feedback on teaching surveys, teaching excellence awards or through other forms of evidence.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence the teaching practice of others.
  • Demonstrated high level oral and written communication skills, including the ability to interact effectively, collaboratively, and productively with staff and students from a diverse range of backgrounds.
  • Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

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  • 17% employer contributed superannuation
  • 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, Tuesday 28th May, 2024

    Position Enquiries:

    Dr Brett Gordon Head, Rural Clinical Services, via email [email protected]

    Recruitment Enquiries:

    Lisa White, Talent Acquisition Consultant, via email [email protected]

    Position Description below:

    PD - Lecturer - Biomedical Sciences (TF).pdf

    Only candidates with Full Working Rights in Australia may apply for this position.

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

  • Cover letter addressing your suitability for the position (max 1 page); and
  • An up-to-date resume;
  • A separate document addressing each bullet point under the Essential Criteria ‘Skills and knowledge required for the position', which is in the position description.
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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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