Faculty Positions in Genetics

rsaint at genetics.adelaide.edu.au rsaint at genetics.adelaide.edu.au
Thu Mar 7 02:15:33 EST 1996


TWO LECTURESHIPS IN GENETICS

Applications are invited for two Lectureships in genetics in the Department of 
Genetics, University of Adelaide.

Lecturer (tenurable) (Ref: 8893)

Lecturer (limited term, 3 years) (Ref: 8892)


  The successful applicants, who will have an appropriate doctoral degree (or 
equivalent qualification) and a record of productive and innovative research, 
will be expected to establish vibrant research programs and teach in various 
undergraduate genetics courses.  Research areas of particular interest are those 
that strengthen or extend current areas of expertise within the Department and 
that will provide high quality training for postgraduate students.  These 
include (but are not limited to) any aspect of human genetics, neurogenetics, 
behavioural genetics, genome and chromosome structure and function, gene 
expression and developmental genetics.  It is expected that one of the two 
appointees will be actively involved in human genetics research.  

  The Department of Genetics has excellent postgraduate and research programs 
with strengths in gene expression, chromosome structure, developmental genetics, 
cell cycle genetics, evolutionary genetics and genetic engineering of plants and 
microbes.  Affiliates include members of the Department of Cytogenetics and 
Molecular Genetics, the Women's and Children's Hospital, the Evolutionary 
Biology Unit of the South Australian Museum and the South Australian Forensic 
Science Centre.

  The positions are available from 1 July 1996.

  Further details about the Department and duties of the positions, including a 
selection criteria, may be obtained from Professor Robert Saint, Department of 
Genetics, telephone 61-8-303 4043, facsimile 61-8-303 4399 or via http://
www.science.adelaide.edu.au/genetics/home.html.

Salary per annum:   Lecturer (Level B): $42,198 - $50,111

  Applications, in duplicate, quoting reference numbers 8893/8892 and giving 
full personal particulars (including whether candidates hold Australian 
permanent residency status), details of qualifications, current salary and names 
and full addresses of three referees should reach the Director, Personnel 
Services, University of Adelaide, Australia 5005, no later than 12 April 1996.  
Applicants should clearly address the selection criteria in their applications.

  The University reserves the right to make enquiries of any person regarding 
any candidate's suitability for appointment, not to make an appointment or to 
appoint by invitation.

The university of adelaide is an equal opportunity employer.



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