Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor

at RMIT University

  • Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor
  • Research in Infectious/Inflammatory Diseases
  • Bundoora Campus Location
  • 3-year Fixed-Term Research Focussed Position, with underlying Continuing Teaching & Research
  • Academic Level C or D (dependant on experience)
  • Competitive salary + 17% Super

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. RMIT University prizes diversity of thought and we are proudly 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 School of Health and Biomedical Sciences has a strategic focus on chronic disease and integrative health care, and has established research programs in Chronic Inflammatory & Infectious Diseases, Neurological Development in Health & Diseases, Integrative & Preventative Healthcare, and Translational Immunology and Nanotechnology.

The Role and Responsibilities

** As the Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor you will join the Chronic Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases Research Program. This consists of 7 independent but interlinked research groups with a focus on respiratory research including studies on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, lung cancer, asthma, respiratory infections and lung regeneration, and on chronic viral infections of importance to human health such as HIV. You will contribute to research and teaching within a School environment and work with research teams/programs and partnerships in the School. You will be required to undertake research activities in line with the University's research strategy that emphasises relevant and translational research. You will develop a successful new research group within the School's research Program in Chronic Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases, preferably in the study of viral pathogens of importance to human health, and/or the immunological basis of infectious or inflammatory diseases.

Skills & Experience Required

You will have a prominent national research profile and to be considered for an Associate Professor level, will need to be able to demonstrate a strong international profile. You will have sustained success in attracting research grants in the study of viral infections of major importance to human health. In addition to your research expertise, experience in undergraduate teaching would be desirable. Experience in supervising higher degree by research candidates and success in research leadership will be essential to your success in this role.

To Apply

To view a position description, please visit and search using job number 575259 or for further information please contact Professor Melissa Churchill on +61 3 9925 6657 or**

Applications close on Monday 22nd April 2019.

Applicants are requested to apply via the job link and 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.

North Melbourne Victoria Australia

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