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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer - Diagnostic Imaging Medical Physics
University of Sydney

  • Jun. 27, 2017
 
 
  • Jul. 27, 2017
  • Available immediately
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  • Lecturer/Instructor
    Senior Lecturer
  • Radiology & Radiological Sciences
    Diagnostic Radiology/Nuclear Medicine
 
 
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Discipline of Medical Radiation Sciences
Faculty of Health Sciences
Reference No. 1198/0617


  • Teaching and research position in diagnostic imaging medical physics
  • Strong potential to further your academic career in a collaborative, supportive team
  • Full-time, continuing; remuneration package: $120K-$170Kp.a. which includes base salary $102K - $144K, leave loading and up to 17% super


About the opportunity
The Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Sydney is the largest and most comprehensive grouping of allied health professions, researchers and teachers in Australia, and is internationally recognised for quality and innovation in teaching and research. The faculty is committed to research-led learning and teaching in a multi-disciplinary context.

The faculty’s Discipline of Medical Radiation Sciences is renowned for its world-leading research in image optimisation and perception, mammography, motion correction and advanced molecular imaging technologies. The discipline attracts high-calibre students, researchers and academics, and delivers innovative teaching programs that prepare our graduates as future leaders in medical imaging.

We seek an experienced diagnostic imaging medical physicist with a track record of accomplishment in teaching and research, potential for academic leadership and, ideally, experience in curriculum development. You will take responsibility for:

  • teaching our undergraduate and postgraduate courses in radiographic physics
  • coordinating units of study
  • contributing to curriculum design and development
  • supporting and supervising honours and postgraduate students
  • developing a research program relevant to the discipline’s research themes.


Your commitment to excellence and innovation will be rewarded by the opportunity to work with a cohesive, collaborative team with strong potential for further interdisciplinary research and teaching opportunities.

The position is fulltime continuing, subject to the completion of a satisfactory probation period for new appointees. Visa sponsorship will be made available to suitable overseas candidates subject to meeting visa requirements.

Relevant criminal history, apprehended violence orders and prior employment checks, including relevant disciplinary proceedings, may be conducted on the preferred applicant.

About you
The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance in recruiting talent aligned to these values in the pursuit of research and teaching excellence.

To succeed in securing this role you will need to demonstrate at Lecturer level:
  • a PhD in in medical physics or a relevant field
  • a track record of research in the medical physics field demonstrated via academic publications
  • experience in research-led teaching and the design and development of teaching materials for diagnostic radiography students
  • a track record of research and teaching in one or more of the following areas: computed tomography, radiation dosimetry, radiation monitoring, measurement, optimisation and safety
  • previous experience in recruiting and supervising postgraduate students (desirable)
  • involvement in relevant professional bodies and networks including registration or eligibility to register with the Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers (ACPSEM) or equivalent
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to develop and maintain collaborative networks.


To succeed in securing this role you will need to demonstrate as a Senior Lecturer:
  • a PhD in medical physics or a related field
  • experience in research-led teaching of diagnostic imaging physics
  • a track record of publications in high quality peer-reviewed journals in the medical physics field
  • a national and emerging international reputation in one or more of the following areas of research and teaching expertise: computed tomography, radiation dosimetry, radiation monitoring, measurement, optimisation and safety
  • a track record of success in attracting competitive research grant funding
  • extensive experience in research led-teaching and curriculum development and successful PhD student supervision
  • involvement in relevant professional bodies and networks including registration or eligibility to register with the Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers (ACPSEM) or equivalent
  • ability to provide academic leadership in teaching and research
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to develop and maintain collaborative networks.


About us
Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 6000 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitmentand search by the reference number to apply.

Closing date: 11.30pm 27 July 2017

  • The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

    If we think your skills are needed in other areas of the University, we will be sure to contact you about other opportunities.

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    The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.


 
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    Faculty of Health Sciences
    The University of Sydney
    Sydney, NSW 2006
    Australia
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