Position Title: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Mammalian Biochemistry at Massey University
Reference Number: A473-08B
Department: Institute of Molecular BioSciences
Division: College of Sciences
Location: Palmerston North, New Zealand
You will have a PhD and postdoctoral research experience in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology or a related discipline and enthusiasm for teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
Location Palmerston North, New Zealand
Term of Contract: Permanent Salary Range, View Academic Salary Information...
Closing Date: 31 October 2008
Applications are called for a Lectureship/Senior Lectureship in Mammalian Biochemistry within the Institute of Molecular BioSciences. You will have a PhD and postdoctoral research experience in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology or a related discipline and enthusiasm for teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. We request a clearly articulated plan for the development of an independent and innovative research programme designed to reinforce and develop mammalian biochemistry as a research theme within the Institute. Projects that incorporate mammalian genetics or physiology would be desirable. Enquiries of a scientific nature should be directed to
Dr Kathryn Stowell
or Professor B Scott,
E - firstname.lastname@example.org .
Information about the Institute can be found at http://imbs.massey.ac.nz
We seek applicants who are able to establish an active research programme and contribute to the undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in biochemistry.
Responsible To The Head of the Institute of Molecular BioSciences. Key Accountability Areas Research:
Lead an active research programme in Biochemistry
Publish papers and other scholarly works in academic journals, books and other media
Present research at national and international meetings
Seek both internal and external support for research Teaching/Research
Undertake undergraduate and postgraduate teaching
Develop curricula for both undergraduate and postgraduate courses
Co-ordinate and administer the teaching of courses
Supervise the research activities of postgraduate students and postdoctoral fellows
Undertake continuing personal professional development
Service to the Community:
Participate in community activities that further advance the profession or field and which are consistent with the University Charter and Strategic Plan University
Serve on University and/or Institute committees, as requested
Ensure the observance of University policy and codes of practice in all teaching, research, community service and administrative practices
Contribute to the development of the Institute working environment of teamwork and co-operation
Any other duties as requested by the Head of Institute
A PhD in Biochemistry, Molelular Biology or a related discipline.
Post-doctoral experience in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology or a related discipline is required. Research experience in mammalian biochemistry is highly desirable. Experience in mammalian genetics or physiology would be an advantage.
Attributes and Skills:
An excellent knowledge of biochemistry
Initiative and enthusiasm
Ability to write scientific papers
Ability to supervise others
Ability to stimulate and excite students and researchers
High level of computing skills
Ability to write research grants and contracts
A good knowledge of bioinformatic tools
Commitment to quality improvement, upskilling personal development
Ability to organise and maintain quality records
Integrity and confidentiality
Ability to work as a member of a team
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