VisionScienceList: University of Melbourne, Lectureships in Optometry

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Date: Thu Sep 06 2001 - 16:13:48 PDT

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    The University of Melbourne is an internationally recognised teaching and research institution. Commitment to excellence is demonstrated by innovative academic programs and its record as Australia's largest recipient of competitive research funding.

    The Positions: You will be required to take on responsibility for teaching duties in the B.Optom. course and B.Sc. in Vision Sciences. You will be expected to maintain an active research programme supported by external research funding. Some research establishment funds will be available in the first instance.

    The Person: You will have a Ph.D. in clinical or basic vision sciences and a proven track record of postdoctoral research. Candidates with research expertise in the areas of ocular growth and refractive development, retinal structure and function or ocular disease/visual neurophysiology may be given preference. Ideally you will have an optometric qualification that will enable you to be licensed to practice in Australia, although candidates with a strong background in the applied vision sciences are also encouraged to apply. A demonstrated commitment to quality teaching and capacity to sustain an externally funded research programme are required for this position. Applicants for the Senior Lecturer position would be expected to have an established international research track record and proven success in attracting research funding.

    The Benefits: Salary; 52,548 - 62,460 AUD p.a. (Lecturer Level B); 64,371 - 74,224 AUD p.a. (Senior Lecturer).

    Employment Type : These are full time (continuing) positions.

    Contact: Professor Neville McBrien, Head of Department, on
    (Tel) +61 3 8344 7001, (Fax) + 61 3 9349 7474 or email for further information and a position description.

    Applications To: Director, Human Resources, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia; fax + 61 3 8344 4694 by September 30, 2001. Quote position number Y0010551 for the Lecturer position and Y9400554 for the Senior Lecturer position and include the names, phone and facsimile numbers and email addresses of three referees in your application.

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