Associate Professor / Professor of Biodiversity Genomics

University of Western Australia - School of Biological Sciences

  • Tenurable appointment
  • Level D/E

About the team
The School of Biological Sciences is a research-intensive school that prides itself in providing innovative, research-informed, teaching at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The School has internationally recognised expertise in Computational Biology, Ecology and Conservation, Evolutionary Biology, Neuroscience and in Science Communication.

The School also hosts the Centre for Evolutionary Biology and the WA Biogeochemistry Centre and has strong links with other Schools in the Faculty of Science, in particular the School of Molecular Sciences and the UWA School of Agriculture and Environment, as well as the UWA Oceans Institute.

The School of Biological Sciences has major strengths in marine biology and its sub-disciplines and is looking to appoint an exceptional academic to develop the fields of biological oceanography and /or marine molecular microbiology.

About the opportunity
Applications are invited for the Associate Professor / Professor of Biodiversity Genomics in the School of Biological Sciences at The University of Western Australia. The position calls for  an outstanding academic in the field of Biodiversity Genomics who has made a significant contribution to high quality teaching and who is internationally recognised. 

For further information regarding the position please contact:
Professor Sarah Dunlop, Head of School, School of Biological Sciences on (08) 6488 2237 or

Closing date: Thursday, 31 May 2018

This position is open to international applicants.

Please see the candidate brochure prior to applying: Professor Biodiversity Genomics.pdf

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce. We celebrate inclusion and diversity and believe gender equity is fundamental to achieving our goal of being a top 50 university by 2050.

We have child friendly areas on campus, including childcare facilities. Flexible work arrangements, part-time hours and job sharing will all be considered.

  • UWA has been awarded Top Ten Employer for LGBTI – inclusion of the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2016).
  • The University is also a proud member of the Athena SWAN/SAGE Pilot for Gender Equity.    
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