First listed on: 27 May 2019

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Medical Radiation Sciences

  • Teaching and research role in Medical Imaging Sciences (formerly Medical Radiation Sciences)
  • Currently located at Faculty of Health Sciences, Lidcombe Campus, with relocation to Camperdown in 2021
  • Continuing, full-time preferred. Remuneration package: $104K - $147K, which includes leave loading and up to 17% superannuation

About the opportunity 

We wish to enhance our established research and teaching programs with an appointment at Lecturer (B) or Senior Lecturer (C) level. You will join an established and highly-skilled teaching team and make a substantial contribution to the continued success of our well-funded research.  For more information on the medical imaging research theme please visit the following link:

Applicants with expertise in any area of practice in Diagnostic Radiography will be considered. There will be opportunities to contribute to ongoing curriculum development ensuring that our programs produce future leaders in medical radiation sciences, health care, health research, and health education. This is a stimulating position that offers the opportunity to be involved in cross-disciplinary research within the Faculty of Health Sciences, throughout the University of Sydney, and with international partners. The Discipline enjoys access to state-of-the-art imaging facilities for teaching and research purposes.  Note that the faculty will be joining the Faculty of Medicine and Health in 2020.

In this role you will:

  • teach into undergraduate and postgraduate courses in medical imaging, including instrumentation and research methodologies and take on responsibility for unit of study coordination and contribute to curriculum development
  • pursue a research program that aligns with the Faculty Research Strengths, including grant acquisition, and peer-reviewed publications
  • recruit and supervise honours and postgraduate research students
  • contribute to the Faculty’s academic program of innovation in education and excellence in governance
  • contribute to administrative aspects of teaching, research and community engagement.
  • have opportunities to engage with the speech pathology profession and the public and collaborate with our clinical partners in research, teaching and/or clinical education
  • work as an effective team member, and as required team leader, in teaching, research and community engagement
  • If appointed as a Level C you will be expected to provide leadership in one or more areas of the curriculum.

We are currently located at Lidcombe in Western Sydney but anticipate moving to the Camperdown campus in early 2021. Teaching is currently conducted on both campuses and until the move you will be expected to work on both campuses from time to time.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer who:

  • a PhD in a field relevant to medical imaging
  • clinical expertise in any area of diagnostic radiography
  • a record of journal publications for appointment at Level B; an established publication record in high impact journals and demonstrated capacity for research grant acquisition for appointment at Level C
  • experience in research-informed teaching of medical imaging at the tertiary level
  • experience with research student supervision (desirable at Level B; essential at Level C)
  • experience in curriculum development and unit of study coordination (desirable at Level B; essential at Level C)
  • excellent English language communication skills
  • eligibility for registration as a Diagnostic Radiographer with the Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia
  • demonstrated capacity to work effectively in a range of roles in diverse teams.

About us

The Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Sydney is a world leader in health sciences research and education. Courage and creativity guide our decision making, teaching and research. The strategic direction of the faculty is to be known nationally and internationally for the impact of our transformational education and research, and importantly, our research will be deeply embedded with our global partners. The faculty seeks mutually beneficial engagement with local health districts, primary health care networks, academia, industry and communities. We work effectively in diverse cultural settings. Our students represent culturally and socially diverse backgrounds; hence we are building a health workforce that reflects Australia’s diversity. As well as graduating outstanding clinicians we graduate leaders in health who have an international perspective.

The faculty’s Discipline of Medical Imaging Sciences  is renowned for its world-leading research on a wide range of medical radiation science related fields. The discipline attracts high-calibre students, researchers and academics, and has recently developed innovative new programs that are taking the discipline in a new, exciting direction.

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 7600 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.

How to apply

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 and search by the reference number 589/0319C to apply.

Closing date: 11:30pm Sydney Time, Sunday 23 June 2019

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.

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


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