Senior Lecturer In Food Safety

at Deakin University

JOB ID: 170269

SALARY RANGE: $110,906 - $127,681 pa (plus 17% super)

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full-time and continuing

LOCATION: Melbourne Burwood Campus


The Senior Lecturer will be will be required to teach, undertake research and publish in the area of food safety.

This will include:

  • Making a significant contribution within their specific areas of research, scholarship or creative activity
  • Researching and publishing in learning and teaching, including testing the effectiveness of innovations designed to improve student and graduate outcomes including graduate employment
  • Designing and implementing best practice assessment and evidence of student learning outcomes at Unit and Course level, and leading assessment panels


  • PhD in food science, nutrition or a relevant field
  • A record of achievement in contributing to undergraduate and post graduate teaching programs in a manner that influences, motivates and inspires students to learn
  • The ability to develop a food safety research program within the Centre for Advanced Sensory Science and Food
  • Demonstrated commitment to Equal Opportunity principles and practices, and Occupational Health and Safety
  • Ability to adapt to changes in the environment and effectively meet new challenges

For a full list of the selection criteria please see the position description

CONTACT FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Professor Russell Keast, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Tel +61 3 9244 6944, Email

CLOSING DATE: Sunday 4 June 2017

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For a full copy of the position description and to apply online, please visit our website.

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