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Associate Professor, Level D/Senior Lecturer, Level C, School of Environment and Science
Griffith University in Brisbane,
Date Posted 12/29/2020
Faculty-Agriculture-Environmental Science, Ecology & Forestry
Employment Type Full-time
Application Deadline Open until filled

About Griffith University

At Griffith University we believe in, strive for and celebrate the remarkable.

We are known for our high impact research, outstanding student experience, our commitment to social justice and our welcoming environment. We rank in the top 2% of universities worldwide and we're proud of our remarkable achievements, of our people and their passion for making a positive difference. Together we contribute to the development of knowledge and learning in an attractive environment which values excellence, equity, diversity, and innovation.

The opportunity

As a Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor you will be expected to lead and develop a central NMR facility within the Griffith Sciences Group. You will have an outstanding international research profile, shown significant contribution to the profession/discipline, be committed to teaching excellence, and will actively and effectively supervise honours and postgraduate research student projects. Ideally, you will also have expertise in solid state NMR or the capability to acquire this specialisation for Environmental applications, building on a good theoretical understanding.The position will be a predominantly Research and Service role, with some teaching, within the School of Environment and Science.

The appointee will be expected to play a senior leadership role within the School of Environment and Science, developing and leading a centralized NMR facility that services a range of researchers based in one of the six aligned research institutes and a fee-for-service to external industry clients and partners. The appointee will undertake research in their chosen area of expertise, lead infrastructure and research grant applications and oversight the necessary training of postgraduate students and post-doctoral researchers. Expertise and experience in both liquid and solid-state NMR applications is preferred and / or an ability to acquire the solid-state specialization building on a good theoretical understanding.The position will also be required to undertake some undergraduate teaching and higher degree research supervision within the School of Environment and Science.

This is a continuing, full time position based at the Nathan campus. Griffith is a multi-campus university and therefore it is understood that this position will work across campuses as required.

About you

You will be a highly committed NMR spectroscopist and researcher, with experience of facility management. You will have a proven ability to train and supervise postgraduate students and postdoctoral researchers, and a willingness to collaborate widely to disseminate best practice in NMR. You will have a limited teaching load in a relevant area and in addition to managing the facility will have a developing research profile that aligns with one of our leading institutes or centres. Expertise in solid state NMR for environmental applications is preferred, or a willingness to take on this specialisation from a good theoretical background.

Salary range

Associate Professor, Level D: $141,967 - $156,405 per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $166,102 - $182,993 per annum.

Lecturer, Level C: $117,905 - $135,955 per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $137,949 - $159,068 per annum.

How to apply

Please submit your application online and ensure your application includes the following:

  • Please indicate level for which you are applying on your cover letter.
  • One page covering letter outlining your suitability for the role
  • Current curriculum vitae/resume which should include:
      • Full name, address, telephone number and email address;
      • Details of education, professional training and qualifications;
      • Employment history, including present position and details of relevant professional, consulting or industry experience;
      • Research interests and list of publications;
      • Research grants awarded and any other relevant information, such as offices held in professional bodies, community services etc.

Obtain the position description by clicking on the Apply button. You will be redirected to the Griffith University job search page where you will be able to access the position description.

Note: Application attachments should be saved as .doc, .docx or .pdf only. File names should be no more than 25 characters long and should include letters and numbers only.

What we offer

Working for one of the most influential universities in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, you will join a University that spans six campuses in South East Queensland and all disciplines, while our network of more than 200,000 graduates extends around the world.

Further information

For further information about this role, please contact Professor Richard John, Discipline Head (ESS - Chemical Sciences), School of Environment and Science on +61 (0) 7 555 28260.

For application queries, please contact the People Support Team on +61 (0) 7 3735 4011 or at

Closing date: Monday, 1 February 2021 at 5 pm AEST. All applications must be online

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