Early Career Development Fellow In Plant Sciences

at RMIT University

Bundoora Campus Location

  • Full-Time, 3-year Fixed-Term Position
  • $94,671 - $112,424 p.a. + 17% Superannuation

Our Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. The School of Science is one of RMIT's top-performing research schools, we deliver research that addresses the 'real life questions' essential to Australia's innovation agenda. RMIT University is an Athena SWAN member and the College of Science, Engineering and Health is central to driving improvements in gender equality, diversity and inclusion, particularly in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines.

The Role and Responsibilities

As a Lecturer - Early Career Development Fellow (ECDF) you will contribute to teaching and research activities within the Biosciences and Food Technology Discipline. You will carry out teaching activities within undergraduate and/or postgraduate degree programs primarily within our Biotechnology, Science (Biology) and Environmental Sciences degree programs. You will also develop and undertake research, scholarly and/or professional activities within the field of Plant Science. Further details are providing within the Position Description for this role.

Skills & Experience Required

The ECDF will demonstrate their ability to prepare and deliver programs at undergraduate and post-graduate levels, included blended delivery. Your ability to produce high quality curriculum and assume course coordination responsibilities will be highly desirable. You should have research and teaching expertise within one or more of the following areas: plant biotechnology (including plant breeding, plant products), plant cell and molecular biology, plant genomics/bioinformatics, plant-pathology, -diversity and -ecology.

To be considered for an ECDF position, it is essential you're able to provide evidence of casual teaching for an Australian University and have not been employed on a continuing basis at an Australian University.

To Apply

For further information please contact Professor Mark Osborn on +61 3 9925 7126 or to view a position description visit yourcareer.rmit.edu.au and search using job reference number 572382.

Applications close on Wednesday 30th January 2019.

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description. This role will require satisfactory confirmation of a Working with Children Check. RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.

Melbourne Victoria Australia

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