Lecturer - School of Molecular and Life Sciences

Innovative Environment, Flexible Work, Opportunity to grow.Job Number: 231469
ALB $99,530 - $118,115 plus 9.5% superannuation

Fixed Term 18 months fulltime appointment or 2 x fractional appointments
Curtin University is ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide (ARWU 2018 and QS World University Rankings 2019), and is placed 20th in the world for universities less than 50 years old (QS Top 50 Under 50 2019). Curtin is WA’s preferred university, with highly engaged industry-facing partners. A major global player, with well-integrated campuses in Singapore, Malaysia, Mauritius and Dubai.

About us

The School of Molecular and Life Sciences is a combination of studies in environment, agriculture, chemistry, molecular biosciences and food science. Courses are supported by research-led teaching and are dedicated to creating graduates with industry experience.

Teaching and Learning

  • Conduct learning activities online, distributed or face-to-face as appropriate, which stimulate and foster student learning.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to and promote in others, ongoing reflective improvement in teaching.
  • Conduct tutorials, practical classes, demonstrations, workshops and student field excursions that stimulate and foster student learning.
  • Develop pedagogically innovative curriculum at faculty and/or school level.
  • Assess and provide feedback on learning to students
  • Supervise the program of study of honours students or postgraduate students engaged in coursework and HDR students, as appropriate.
  • Keep abreast of current discipline theory and practice and apply these in teaching and learning.
  • Contribute to curriculum innovation and design to develop students learning
  • Undertake a range of administrative functions connected with the unit.
  • Provide support to the course team in the development of curricula and resources
  • Influence the overall academic, social and cultural experience of higher education through;
    • recognition of the particular learning needs of first year students and facilitating their transition into university learning, and
    • ensure students from equity and other demographic subgroups receive adequate support to participate and facilitate success in their courses.

You will bring to the role

  • PhD in Agriculture, Agribusiness or a related subject.
  • Knowledge of the Australian agricultural system
  • Knowledge, understanding and application of agronomy, crop science and/ or soil science as applied to agricultural systems
  • Demonstrated reflective and innovative approach to teaching.
  • Desire to be involved in curriculum development, team teaching and supervision of Honours and HDR students
  • A high level of communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to foster the development of a collegial and supportive working environment along with the ability to interact with students and staff with cross cultural sensitivity.
  • A commitment to applying relevant and applicable policies, procedures and legislation in the day-to-day performance of the functions of this position.

What we offer you

  • Agile and flexible working environment with great work life balance
  • The opportunity to grow, develop and diversify your own skill set
  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Beautiful Campus
  • Discount on Health and Retail Outlets.

Next steps

Curtin University requires you to provide a cover letter, resume and a separate document outlining your suitability for the role against “What you will bring to the role”.

Valuing Diversity and Inclusion

At Curtin, we are committed to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander reconciliation, diversity and social justice and aim to create an inclusive environment where our staff and students are valued and inspired. This includes a supportive recruitment process should you require any access assistance.  

Once you have applied, you will receive an email confirming that we have received your application.  If you do not receive confirmation via email, please email our team at curtincareers@curtin.edu.au. Please ensure you check your spam folders for this email before contacting the team.

Applications close: 9:00 PM, Thursday 28 November 2019

Curtin reserves the right at its sole discretion to withdraw from the recruitment process, not to make an appointment, or to appoint by invitation, at any time. We reserve the right to remove the advert earlier than the date on the advert.

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