Lectureship, Ecology (Tenure Track)

Dr Michelle Waycott mitch at cyllene.uwa.edu.au
Mon Aug 19 16:21:59 EST 1996


Applications are invited for a new tenurable appointment (Level B to Level
D) in Botany.   The appointee will be required to develop a strong
teaching and research programme in ecology/ecophysiology.  The appointee
will also be expected to participate in the teaching of first year
biology/botany courses, to develop specialised modules within the senior
course offerings of the Department at second and third year levels and to
co-supervise or supervise Honours (fourth year) and postgraduate
students.  The appointment is offered at 3 levels - Lecturer (Level B),
Senior Lecturer (Level C) and Associate Professor (Level D) to allow
applicants early in their career as well as established
academics/researchers with strong track records to be considered.  A
demonstrated potential to apply the skills of basic plant science to goals
relevant to an understanding of the native terrestrial biota of Western
Australia is desirable.  The level of appointment will depend on the
extent of experience in both research and teaching, or research
productivity and on proven capacity to attract research funding. 
Applications must address the selection criteria and applicants with
teaching experience are requested to submit a teaching portfolio as part
of their application. For further information and copies of the selection
criteria please contact Professor Craig Atkins on telephone number 619 380
2262;  fax 619 380 1001; or email botany at uniwa.uwa.edu.au or see

Salary Range:   Lecturer (Level B)               $43,042-$51,113 pa
                Senior Lecturer (Level C)        $52,726-$60,797 pa
                Associate Professor (Level D)    $63,487-$69,942 pa

Closing Date:   13 September 1996

Benefits include superannuation, fares to Perth (if applicable) for
appointee and dependent family, removal allowance (if applicable), study
leave and long service leave.  Conditions of appointment will be specified
in any offer of appointment which may be made as a result of this

Written applications quoting reference number, telephone number,
qualifications and experience and the names, addresses (including email)
and fax/telephone numbers of 3 referees should reach the Director, Human
Resources, The University of Western Australia, Nedlands WA 6907 by the
closing date.

The University is an equal opportunity employer and promotes a smoke-free
work environment.

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