University of Melbourne


November 8, 2021



Job no: 0054123

Work type: Continuing

Location: Parkville

Division/Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

Department/School: School of Biomedical Sciences

Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Full time - 17% super

Salary: Level C: $131,739 - $151,900 p.a. or Level D: $158,624 - $174,754 p.a., plus superannuation.

The level of appointment is subject to the Appointee's research record, qualifications and experience.

An outstanding opportunity to join the Department of Biochemistry and Pharmacology at the University of Melbourne as a Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Pharmacology.

About the role:

The successful candidate will develop and maintain a high-level research program in a field of pharmacology complementary to existing areas of research strength in the Department of Biochemistry and Pharmacology and deliver and support teaching and learning.

The Department is particularly seeking expertise in computational approaches to pharmacology and drug design, pharmacokinetics and toxicology and pharmacogenomics, as well as knowledge and, ideally, the experience of transitioning discoveries into translational development.

The successful candidate will be appointed at either Academic Level C or D, subject to the Appointee's research record, qualifications and experience.

About you

As the successful applicant, you will:

  • Have a PhD or in a relevant area or equivalent professional qualification
  • Make significant contributions to pharmacology and related research areas at a national and increasingly international level, as evidenced by peer recognition, interactions, and collaborations with academia and industry.
  • Provide teaching expertise in pharmacology and related disciplines.
  • Provide leadership and mentoring to staff, as required, and contribute to the Department's collective research and engagement activities.
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills, with an ability to build and maintain relationships with colleagues (internal and external) and work collaboratively.
  • Benefits

  • Maximise your benefits through our Salary Packaging scheme;
  • Flexible family-friendly policies, providing generous leave and working conditions;
  • Working for one of Australia's top Universities;
  • Growing your expertise and innovative thinking in an environment that leaves an impact; and
  • The opportunity to work in a culturally rich environment.
  • To find out more, go to https://


    The University is a vibrant campus. We have well-established clubs and networks giving the opportunity to engage and collaborate with other staff around the University. We strive to create an environment where staff and students promote culturally inclusive behaviour and activities, ensure cultural differences are heard and explored, and actively seek to learn from other cultures.

    How to apply

    Your complete application will include your Cover Letter and CV along with your responses against the selection criteria found in the Position Description for the role.

    For information to assist you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria, please go to: https: //

    To ensure the University provides a safe environment for children, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

    Advertised: 11 Oct 2021 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

    Applications close: 08 Nov 2021 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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