Saturday, 21 March 2015

Macquarie University ,Associate Lecturer Jobs in Australia

 (Level A) in Animal Behaviour
Macquarie University is a workplace like no other. From our inception we have crossed traditional boundaries. We developed the first electronic calculator for people with vision impairment, wireless internet technology and the Macquarie Dictionary. We were the first university in Australia to introduce childcare on campus and the first to appoint a female Vice-Chancellor. We
were founded to be different, and we have always been at the forefront of changes to the way we work, live and learn.
We are recognised globally as one of Australia's leading research universities. We recently earned a 5-star rating in the QS World Rankings, including the highest rating for employability. We have been among the top-rated employers in the Australian Workplace Employers Index since it was founded 2010. We are, definitively, a world-class university for students and staff. We're investing heavily in new buildings, courses and staff, and collaborating with businesses here and around the world including Cochlear Ltd, Intel and the CSIRO.
Our University is set on a wide, park-like campus, with all the facilities you would expect in a world-class CBD. With our new high-tech library, private teaching hospital, gym and pools, childcare facilities, excellent transport, and the newly expanded Macquarie Park shopping mall next door, Macquarie is a great place to work and relax.
The Department
The Department of Biological Sciences at Macquarie University is a leading research and teaching department and conducts research all levels of biological organisation as well as across a diversity of taxa. For more information please visit
The role
One 0.8 FTE, 4-year fixed term teaching/research position is available in the Department of Biological Sciences, starting 01 July 2015.
The successful candidates will:
  • Have a PhD in a relevant discipline
  • Develop and lead a research program in Animal Behaviour
  • Develop internal and external collaborations
  • Apply for and attract external funds
  • Deliver teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate level (postgraduate course-work or supervision)
Essential Selection Criteria:
To be considered for this position, applicants must respond to the selection criteria below and attach as a separate document in the application process:
  • Completion of a PhD in Biology, Zoology or a relevant field
  • Evidence of strong research activity in Animal Behaviour relative to opportunity.
  • Demonstrated potential to attract external funds
  • Demonstrated teaching experience and demonstrated potential for teaching excellence at an undergraduate and/or postgraduate level across one or more disciplines in Biology
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to build collaborations within and outside a university department
  • A track record of contribution to administration in a University or professional setting.
Salary Package: Level A from $66,334 to $89,320 per annum plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading
Appointment Type: 0.8 full-time equivalent, 4 year fixed term commencing 1 July 2015.
Enquiries: Professor Marie Herberstein, Head of Department, Biological Sciences via e-mail or phone +61 2 9850 6276
Applications Close: Sunday 5 April 2015 at 11.55pm
Macquarie University is an EO Employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); Indigenous Australians, people who identify as GLBTI; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
Applications need to be submitted through the Macquarie University online recruitment system. Where circumstances such as disability or remote location prohibit your access to our online system please contact the enquiries person listed in this advertisement for assistance.

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