Bond University

Bond University

Professor / Associate Professor of Genetics (Level E / Level D)


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Professor / Associate Professor of Genetics (Level E / Level D)

Full-time, Continuing Appointment

About the position

As Australia's first private University, Bond University based at Robina, Gold Coast seeks to be recognised internationally as a leading independent university, imbued with a spirit to innovate, a commitment to influence and a dedication to inspire tomorrow's professionals who share a personalised and transformational student experience.

  • Exciting opportunity to join a leading independent university ranked #1 in student satisfaction.
  • Join a faculty with a reputation for excellence in education and research in the medical, health, and sports sciences.
  • Make a positive impact on our students in an esteemed academic setting.

Professor / Associate Professor of Genetics (Level E / Level D)
Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine 
Full-time, Continuing Appointment
Based on the Gold Coast, Queensland 

About the Position

An opportunity has arisen for a distinguished academic to join the Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine in the Biomedical Science program. This role provides an ideal opportunity for an individual with the proven capacity to provide leadership and promote a culture of excellence in biomedical and health sciences teaching and research.

We are seeking an innovative and engaging teacher and researcher who is committed to helping students develop a deep understanding of genetics and molecular diagnostics and who has a collaborative mindset willing to engage in interdisciplinary research. The current group of academics collaborate across disciplines including nutrition and dietetics, medicine, sports and exercise science and bio-medical science. Research Centres in the faculty include the Clem Jones Centre for Regenerative Medicine and the Centre for Urology Research. Strong relationships currently exist with external university research groups where laboratories are based.

About the person

The ideal candidate will have a PhD and an internationally recognised track record with evidence of effective teaching, scholarship and research in genetics and academic administration relevant to biomedical and health sciences disciplines. They will have excellent leadership skills including the ability to mentor and support staff at all levels as well as significant experience in building effective working relationships. Area(s) of research expertise that will synergise with the current faculty research interests within the Biomedical and Health Sciences field in order to maximise potential for collaborative research would be advantageous. See the position description and selection criteria for further details.  

Additional information

If you are a successful and highly motivated academic who is interested in contributing to advancing the visibility and impact of genetics, we would like to hear from you.

For further details regarding this appointment, please reference the Selection Criteria and Position Descriptions:

Application and submission details

Please contact Pam Lubrainschik at Ccentric Executive Search on +61452 295 088 or email [email protected]  for a confidential discussion and/or to receive a detailed candidate information pack.

Applications close: 5:00pm, Friday, 14 June 2024  

Short-listed applicants without work rights will need to demonstrate they can meet the requirements for obtaining a valid Australian work visa.

Bond University is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage our students and staff to respect individuality and diversity. In line with Bond University’s values, people from diverse backgrounds, women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people who identify as LGBTIQ+, and people with a disability are encouraged to apply for positions at the University.

Job details


Professor / Associate Professor of Genetics (Level E / Level D)


Bond University




May 10, 2024

Application deadline

June 14, 2024

Job type

Associate Professor/Professor



About the employer

Bond University offers a broad range of internationally recognised undergraduate and postgraduate (coursework and research) degrees across its Faculties of Law, Business, Humanities & Social Sciences and Health Sciences & Medicine; and Institute of Sustainable Development and Architecture. With an internationally diverse, close-knit community of around 4,500 students, Bond University offers the Australia’s lowest student-to-staff ratio, enabling small class sizes that encourage productive engagement and individual mentoring. This personalised approach to education, combined with its uncompromising focus on industry relevance, Bond University apart from every other Australian university. Bond's three semesters per year schedule facilitates accelerated study programs, allowing students to complete a six-semester bachelor degree in two years instead of three, or a master’s in 12 months.

Bond University’s extensive corporate partnerships give students access to industry leaders, opportunities for internships, scholarships and graduate placements with a number of blue-chip organisations worldwide. Students can broaden their horizons by participating in an international exchange program, with the opportunity to study at some of the world’s leading universities. Bond University also welcomes students from its partner institutions who wish to study in Australia for a semester through the Study Abroad program. Also on campus are Bond College – offering university pathway programs – and the Bond University English Language Institute.

The Bond University campus is located on the Gold Coast in the south-east corner of the state of Queensland; one hour from Brisbane and with easy reach of Sydney through regular commercial flights departing from the Gold Coast Airport. Considered Australia’s fastest growing city, the Gold Coast has a strong industrial base formed of marine, education, information communication and technology, food, tourism, creative, environment and sports industries. The city’s economic prosperity is predicted to strengthen further as it prepares to host the Commonwealth Games in 2018. The Bond University campus itself boasts state-of-the-art teaching and learning facilities and infrastructure. There is a wide array of on-campus accommodation and dining options with additional accommodation within walking distance of the campus. More than 70 on-campus sporting, recreation and special interest clubs operate on campus, fostering the tight-knit community spirit and complementing the student experience.

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