Join a dynamic team of professionals to deliver innovative teaching & research of virology & viral disease into multiple programs offered across the Division of Tropical Health and Medicine.
- Work for a world-leading University
- Unprecedented research opportunities
- Work in a great team environment with dedicated, professional colleagues
- $89,859 - $125,429 plus 17% superannuation
We offer an exciting opportunity for a Lecturer / Senior Lecturer, Virology & Viral Disease to join our world-leading institution at James Cook University (JCU). A continuing appointment, this position is based at the Townsville campus in picturesque tropical north Queensland, where you can enjoy a tropical lifestyle whilst still achieving your career goals.
About the position
Joining a dynamic team of professionals, you will contribute to undergraduate and post-graduate teaching of Virology and viral disease across a broad range of courses including integrated Medical and Veterinary Curricula; Biomedical Sciences; Medical Laboratory Science; Pharmacy; Nursing; and Dentistry. You will also have unprecedented research opportunities in the discipline through collaborations between the various colleges within the Division of Tropical Health and Medicine; access to the nearby Townsville Hospital; and the Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine.
- Develop and deliver teaching and practical class materials for virology and animal and human infectious diseases to undergraduate and graduate students;
- Integrate virology with knowledge on disease pathophysiology, animal and human biology and animal production systems to teach infectious diseases of animals and humans
- Establish and grow an active research program in an aspect relevant to virology with a focus on ONE (One) Health issues in the tropics.
As an enthusiastic, qualified academic you will have a PhD (or equivalent higher research degree) in a relevant area of science and will enjoy playing an active role in ensuring continuous quality improvement of curriculum, teaching resources and learning/ teaching approaches.
You will also have:
- Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively with a diverse range of stakeholders;
- Demonstrated experience in leading / managing a multidisciplinary team, including the ability to support and mentor others
- Research experience and research publications in the field of virology and animal viral diseases or infectious diseases in international peer-reviewed journals
About the College of Public Health, Medicine & Veterinary Sciences
As part of the Division of Tropical Health & Medicine, the College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences promotes, fosters, supports and administers quality teaching and research at James Cook University in the areas of: Biomedicine, Molecular & Cell Biology, Public Health & Tropical Medicine and Veterinary Sciences
Why is JCU the right career move for you?
Consistently ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide, JCU is one of the world’s leading institutions focussing on the tropics and offers a culturally diverse working environment with opportunities for professional and personal growth. JCU prides itself on being dedicated to teaching, learning and research that is not only of high quality, but also delivers practical benefits to the peoples and industries of the region.
We support our people through the provision of:
- generous superannuation scheme
- ongoing professional and career development
- five weeks’ annual recreation leave
- attractive options for salary packaging
- well-equipped, modern facilities including on-campus shopping, gym, pool and childcare
- balance of work and life so you can enjoy a relaxed lifestyle that supports a diverse range of leisure and sporting interests
If you are an established public health academic looking to make a valuable contribution to the success of JCU, please apply at https://www.jcu.edu.au/careers-at-jcu/vacancies
Vacancy Number: 16259
Applications close: 7 February 2018