Professor in Physiology

Arbeitgeber La Trobe University
Standort melbourne, Australia
Veröffentlicht 20. May 2016
Gültig bis 16. June 2016
Referenz 551158


La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change to benefit the communities we serve.

The School of Life Sciences was a major contributor to this success, with particularly strong contributions from the newly formed Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Microbiology, one of three departments within the School. La Trobe was rated as ‘well above world standing’ in the fields of Physiology, Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Microbiology, as well as “above world standing’ in Genetics.
This newly established position will build on the Department’s strengths in the broad discipline of Physiology, with access to world-class research infrastructure. The successful appointee will provide discipline leadership and deliver programs in physiology and related areas. The successful appointee will be expected to build a world-class, independent and well-funded research program in a field aligned with the research interests of the Department, and in particular contribute to tackling the challenges of obesity, diabetes or cardiovascular disease.
To be successful you will possess:
• Outstanding record of internationally recognized research, with evidence of the highest quality and/or impact plus a successful record of gaining external research funding through grants/contracts/consultancies;
• Proven ability to build sustainable relationships with a range of industry partners and evidence of the ability to promote research links with outside organisations/agencies.
• Evidence of achievement in fostering and supporting research teams, a research culture and in mentoring early career staff.
• Evidence of effective leadership and management at department/school/college and/or university level and promotion of a collaborative and collegiate culture.
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Job Number/Reference: 551158
Closing Date: 16 June 2016

Name, Position: Professor Mike Clarke, Head of School Telephone: +61 3 9479 2244

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