[MARMAM] Lecturer in Mammalian Biochemistry

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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
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Mammalian Biochemistry (A473-08B)

Institute of Molecular BioSciences, College of Sciences











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

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Closing Date

31 October 2008



Position Overview

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 (Tel: +64-6-350-5155/7517; Fax +64-6-3505668; E-mail:k.m.stowell at massey.ac.nz or Professor B Scott, E - d.b.scott at massey.ac.nz. Information about the Institute can be found at http://imbs.massey.ac.nz



Job Description

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Purpose Statement

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 Supervision: 
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 Responsibilities: 
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



Person Specification

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Qualifications

A PhD in Biochemistry, Molelular Biology or a related discipline. 




Experience

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 
Experimental creativity 
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 
Time-management skills 
Ability to work as a member of a team














Region: Palmerston North, New Zealand
Closing Date: 31/10/2008

View the details of this job by following this link:
http://jobs.massey.ac.nz/positiondetail.asp?P=5527





Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Mammalian Biochemistry (A473-08B)

Institute of Molecular BioSciences, College of Sciences








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