Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Medical Radiations

Location
Melbourne, Australia
Posted
27 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
24 Feb 2022
Ref
JR7858
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
  • 3x full time, ongoing positions available within the Discipline of Medical Radiations
  • 1 x position available at Academic Level B ($100,465 - $119,304), 1 x position available at Academic Level C ($123,070 - $141,912) and 1 x position available at Level B or C
  • Contribute to the teaching and research efforts within Medical Radiations Discipline

About the College

The STEM College holds a leading position and expertise in the science, technology, engineering, mathematics and health (STEM) fields. We are uniquely positioned to influence and partner with industry, as never before.

STEM College is a community of exceptional STEM researchers, teachers, inventors, designers and game-changers, supported by talented professional staff. We offer higher education programs across all STEM disciplines at the Bachelor, Master and PhD levels, and ensure our students experience an education that is work-aligned and life-changing.

Further information on STEM College in this link.

About the role and the Discipline

As the Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, you will contribute to the teaching, scholarship, research, and industry engagement efforts of the School in the field of Medical Radiation, more specifically (Medical Imaging, Radiation Therapy or Nuclear Medicine as relevant to your expertise).

This role will see you:

  • Contributing to the leadership of the program and its delivery of taught programs
  • Being actively involved with the industry partners and nurturing new and already established links within your relevant stream and within the wider medical radiations community of practice.
  • Working collaboratively with fellow academics within the teaching team, and updating colleagues and students on developments in your subject area or specialization
  • You may also be responsible for course coordination.

The discipline of Medical Radiations contributes to teaching and research in the fields of Medical Imaging, Radiation Therapy and Nuclear Medicine. The undergraduate program enables graduates to be eligible for registration to practice as Medical Imaging Technologists, Radiation Therapists or Nuclear Medicine Technologists in Australia under AHPRA. The discipline promotes strong, interdisciplinary collaboration within Applied Health and contributes to the mission and vision of the School of Health and Biomedical Sciences, the STEM College and RMIT University. It also promotes strong links with industry partners and regularly engages with these and other stakeholders.

To be successful for this role, you will have:

  • Ability to prepare and deliver programs at undergraduate level, including online delivery, and the ability to produce high quality curriculum or program materials
  • Ability to undertake course coordination role
  • Demonstrated capacity in working effectively with and negotiating sensitively with students especially on issues related to effective learning and ability to supervise higher degree by research students
  • Emerging track record and recognition for quality research outputs evidenced by publications, development of new research initiatives, competitive research funding, and industry links
  • Strong commitment to fostering industry links and networks and ability to generate alternative funding projects through effective liaison with industry and government
  • Strong interpersonal skills appropriate for interacting with students, staff and industry partners and focus on multidisciplinary collaboration

To be successful for level C appointment, in addition to the above you will also have:

  • Ability to coordinate large courses and implement innovative approaches to provide best of class student experience
  • Ability to manage a large program or several small programs involving substantial blended and online learning
  • Experience in research/scholarship/industry leadership with the ability to build collaborative teams, mentor academic staff to deliver high quality outcomes, attract external research funding/relevant industry links to sustain academic effort and the ability to manage funded projects
  • Ability to manage an academic program team and supporting scholarly development of less experienced staff
  • Understanding of and commitment to financial, governance and quality management systems within a university

Qualifications

Mandatory:

  • PhD in a related field or approved AQF equivalency with relevant industry experience (a minimum of seven years of full-time practice or equivalent for appointment at level B and a minimum of ten years of full-time practice or equivalent for appointment at level C)
  • Registration or eligibility to register with AHPRA
  • Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children Check

To Apply

Please submit your CV, cover letter and separately address the Key Selection Criteria for this position by clicking on the 'Apply' link.

For further position related enquiries, please reach out to Dr. Clare Smith, Lecturer, Nuclear Medicine at clare.smith@rmit.edu.au or see Position descriptions above.

Applications close on Thursday, 24th of February 2022.

Bring Your Whole Self to Work

We are better for our diversity. When we listen to those who are different to us, or challenge us, we grow stronger together. When we feel like we belong, we can achieve so much more. We respect each other, embrace our differences and build a sense of belonging in our team and beyond.

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RMIT has a strong dhumbali (commitment) to the employment, development and retention of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people within a culturally safe environment; we strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

RMIT is a Disability Confident Recruitment Team and we are happy to adjust the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. Please contact us at TalentSupport@rmit.edu.au telling us your preferred type of communication and we will be in touch as soon as possible to discuss your requirements.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.

Vaccination requirements:

The Victorian Government has announced that all workers - in Melbourne and regional Victoria - on the Authorised Worker list must be vaccinated. This is not a decision made by RMIT - we are compelled to comply with this government health directive. RMIT has not made any decisions to mandate vaccination across our whole RMIT community.

If the requirements of this role determine vaccination is required, resulting from the current Authorised Worker mandate or future Victorian Government changes, RMIT will advise and request proof of vaccination during the recruitment process.

We are a 2021 Circle Back Initiative Employer - we commit to respond to every applicant.

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