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Senior Lecturer in Anatomy (Teaching Intensive)

LocationCallaghan, NSW 2308
Work TypeFull time
Positions1 Position
Job no: HRC0006470
Category: Academic, Level C
  • Salary $132,768 - $153,093 + 17% super
  • Full-time Permanent role based in Newcastle
  • Learning and teaching focused environment with potential to continue research activities

About the Position

As a Senior Lecturer in Anatomy you will provide high quality teaching and assessment of large cohorts of undergraduate students undertaking anatomy.

Your responsibilities in this role will include:

  • Preparation and delivery of lectures, tutorials, practical classes, and workshops
  • Supporting enhancement of the Anatomy program including ongoing development of a high quality blended learning environment
  • Leadership of teaching teams as course coordinator
  • Delivering an excellent student experience
  • If you have an established research programme, opportunities to continue your research activities will be considered


About You

The successful candidate will have a proven record of developing and implementing high-quality, safe, and inclusive learning environments for students using adaptive and innovative teaching methods, such as online teaching and hands-on experiences.

You will have:

  • A PhD in anatomy or an associated discipline
  • The capacity to teach a broad range of anatomical topics and concepts including but not restricted to cadaveric musculoskeletal anatomy and head and neck anatomy
  • Proven excellence in high quality teaching demonstrated by strong student outcomes and/or teaching awards
  • Experience with course coordination responsibilities and administrative duties

If you have an established research program the School will consider opportunities to continue your research activities.

Please note, as part of the recruitment process you will need to formally address each criterion of the Selection Criteria (including desirable criterion) in your application. You will find the complete list of Selection Criteria in the attached Position Description.


About the School and our University

The School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy is has a very large and diverse teaching operation, providing teaching in anatomy, biochemistry, physiology, pharmacology, microbiology, immunology and pharmacy in the College of Health Medicine and Wellbeing.

The School is considered one of the research flagships within the University of Newcastle, with multiple research themes aimed at addressing global health challenges.

The University of Newcastle stands as a global leader distinguished by a commitment to equity and excellence. Our vision is to be a world-leading University for our regions and creating a better future for our regions and the globe. Underpinned by this vision are our values of excellence, equity, engagement and sustainability.


What we offer

The remuneration for this position is ranges from $132,768 - $153,093 plus 17% superannuation.

In addition to working for a university that is breaking boundaries, discovering new ways of thinking and cementing a place as a global leader, we offer a range of benefits to our employees to ensure you balance your commitments, stay healthy and work effectively.

These include:

  • flexible working arrangements (in line with the University’s Flexible Work Policy);
  • 17% super and salary packaging;
  • additional University Holiday days, generous personal leave and parental leave, annual leave loading and additional purchased leave scheme;
  • discounts for private health insurance, gym memberships, software, travel and more;
  • wellbeing programs.

For information on our employee benefits please visit here.


Move to Newcastle

A move to Newcastle, Australia offers you the choice to live in the city, by the sea or near bushland - the region offers a wonderful place for a family to grow and the opportunity to strike a work/life balance.

Visit the City of Newcastle site to imagine your future in Newcastle.


How to Apply

Please visit here for a guide on how to apply for a role. It’s important you read this document to ensure you are providing all the requirements of your application.

If viewing this on a job board other than the University's please click ‘Apply’ to reach the University's website, where a copy of the Position Description can be accessed. Please download a copy before commencing your application.

Your application must include:

  • A current copy of your CV, which should be a maximum of five pages and be succinct and discipline appropriate.
  • Your ORCID ID
  • A URL link to your University Academic Profile (or equivalent)
  • A Cover Letter, including contact details for a minimum of three relevant referees.
  • A statement formally addressing each criterion of the Essential and Desirable Criteria, as provided in the relevant Position Description attached below.

Please upload your Cover Letter and response to the requested Criteria as one PDF document.

Your Cover Letter and Response to the Essential Criteria should not exceed 4 pages (approximately 2,000 words).

Due to the nature of this role, the University will require the preferred candidate to undertake further pre-employment checks.

For specific position enquiries, please contact the Professor Lisa Wood, Head of School via email at lisa.wood@newcastle.edu.au or on 02 4921 7485.

Having Difficulties? Please reach out to us: employment@newcastle.edu.au


Closing date: Thursday, 18th July 2024 at 11.59pm AEDT

We are excited to be Looking Ahead with you!

The University of Newcastle is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Birpai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.

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