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Job no: 0051299

Work type: Continuing

Location: Parkville

Division/Faculty: Faculty of Science

Department/School: School of BioSciences

Salary: $73,669 - $99,964 (Level A)

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

The Associate Lecturer in BioSciences will be responsible for delivery of face-to-face and online teaching of undergraduate and/or graduate subjects in the School of BioSciences, using approaches to teaching and assessment that are underpinned by rigorous, evidence-based research into the method and practice of teaching.

Duties include class preparation, the delivery of lectures, tutorials, practicals, field trips and workshops, assessment, subject / course coordination, and student consultation. 

The appointee will be expected to provide guidance and share insights into the latest teaching techniques and knowledge with teaching colleagues in the School of BioSciences.

The Associate Lecturer will contribute to the development of curriculum, new subject modules and subject material.

The Associate Lecturer will contribute to teaching innovation in the School and may undertake research into pedagogy in biology education.

This is a Teaching Specialist position (work focus category).

The Faculty of Science is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that welcomes and values all people, and we recognise that diversity is essential in contributing to the success of the Faculty. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, the LGBTIQ+ community, people living with disability and those from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, are strongly encouraged to apply. Those seeking support in submitting an application are welcome to contact the Faculty HR team at

The University of Melbourne is strongly committed to supporting diversity and flexibility in the workplace.  Applications for part-time or other flexible working arrangements will be welcomed and will be fully considered subject to meeting the inherent requirements of the position.

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