Emerging research leaders

Early-to-mid-career academic teaching and research opportunities in sciences at the University of Adelaide.

The Faculty of Sciences is seeking emerging academic research leaders who have a passion for educating and inspiring the next generation of scientists.

Advance our undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programs as you establish and maintain dynamic research programs and contribute to interdisciplinary research across the University.

If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

  • Join the Faculty of Sciences

    The Faculty of Sciences is a connected academic community and a transdisciplinary hub of cutting-edge teaching and research in fundamental and translational life and physical sciences.

    We are internationally renowned for our research expertise in agriculture, food and wine; chemistry, physics and earth sciences; ecology and environmental sciences; evolutionary genomics; biotechnology and animal and veterinary sciences.

    Our four schools host thriving research centres and foster strong collaborations with other faculties and local organisations, including the Botanical Gardens and State Herbarium and the South Australian Museum.

    We also actively partner with government departments and industries to solve scientific problems of global significance.

  • Enjoy an outstanding career environment

    The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace.

    The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

    It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

    Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

    We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

    In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.



Will you be one of our new scientific leaders? We are seeking people to join us across the following areas of research and teaching: