Early Career Development Fellow In Organic Chemistry

at RMIT University

  • Convenient CBD location
  • Full time, fixed term until February 2022
  • $94,671-$112,424 + 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 provides over 45 bachelor and postgraduate programs, and undertakes world class research across the disciplines of physical sciences, mathematical sciences and computer science. One of RMIT's top-performing research schools, we deliver research that addresses the 'real life questions' essential to Australia's innovation agenda. Our high-quality teaching programs inspire students to pursue careers in a range of industries including health, materials technology, food, geospatial and surveying, environmental analysis, banking and commerce, as well as computing and IT roles and research and development across a wide range of areas.

The Role & Your Responsibilities

The Early Career Development Fellow (ECDF) will contribute to teaching and research activities within the Applied Chemistry & Environmental Science Discipline, in the School of Science, and specifically within the field of synthetic organic chemistry. The ECDF is responsible for carrying out teaching activities within undergraduate and postgraduate programs primarily in organic chemistry and related fields (including in some cases with overseas partner institutes) and for maintaining and advancing their scholarly, research and/or professional capabilities. The ECDF is also expected to actively promote their teaching and research activities by establishing and maintaining memberships, links and partnerships with academic, industry and professional communities. The ECDF may be responsible for course coordination.

Skills & Experience Required

As the successful candidate, you will provide evidence of casual teaching for an Australian University within the past three years and have not been employed on a continuing basis. Your demonstrated ability to prepare and deliver programs at undergraduate and post-graduate levels, including online delivery will be imperative to your success in this role. You have a proven aptitude to build effective networks with colleagues and generate alternative funding projects through effective liaison with industry and government. In addition, your emerging track record and recognition for quality research outputs in the area of synthetic organic chemistry will be highly regarded.

Mandatory Qualifications

A PhD or equivalent research doctorate in related field, preferably with a strong organic chemistry component.

To Apply

To view a position description, please visit our careers website http://yourcareer.rmit.edu.au searching job reference #572861 or for further information, contact Associate Professor Michelle Spencer on +61 3 9925 9697. Applications close on Sunday, 17th March 2019. Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description. Appointment to this position is subject to passing a mandatory 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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