Lecturer in Medical Sonography, Academic Level A/B

Adelaide, Australia
$93,165 (Level A) or $104,838 (Level B) per annum (plus 17% superannuation)
17 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
30 Nov 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Based in the UniSA Allied Health and Human Performance Unit at the City East campus
  • Full-time, fixed term contract until 20 November 2025
  • Commencement Salary: $93,165 (Level A) or $104,838 (Level B) per annum (plus 17% superannuation)

About the Role

This position is responsible for contributing to the teaching, scholarship, research and professional activities of the Academic Unit. The position will coordinate and teach in the Medical Sonography discipline, however, due to an increased focus on multidisciplinary teaching, the position may be required to work with multidisciplinary student groups. The position will also contribute to the advancement of teaching and enhance the research profile of the Academic Unit.

About UniSA

The University of South Australia is Australia’s University of Enterprise. Our culture of innovation is anchored around global and national links to academic, research and industry partners. Our graduates are the new urban professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change. Our research is inventive and adventurous and we create new knowledge that is central to global economic and social prosperity.

The UniSA Allied Health and Human Performance Academic Unit offers a wide range of degrees and conducts research in the fields of physiotherapy, occupational therapy, podiatry, medical radiation sciences, medical sonography, speech pathology, clinical exercise physiology, exercise and nutrition, health sciences, public health, exercise and sport science, and human movement.

Core Responsibilities


  • Contribute to the development and delivery of courses
  • Apply research and scholarship to the development of courses, including investigating and developing alternative teaching methods
  • Maintain and strive to improve the quality of courses as measured with a variety of evaluation instruments
  • Develop a network of contacts to support and contribute to the development and delivery of courses
  • Provide academic counselling and high-quality service and advice to students


  • Develop, coordinate and deliver courses on campus, offshore, online or via other appropriate methods
  • Work collaboratively and reciprocally with staff in other Academic Units and partner organisations to ensure that courses contain quality content
  • Supervise / co-supervise honours or postgraduate students as appropriate to qualifications
  • Create, foster and enhance national and international links with relevant industry, business, university and community bodies
  • Undertake course coordination duties (as required)

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Medical Sonography or relevant discipline, together with accreditation with the Australia Sonographer Accreditation Registry
  • Demonstrated ability to provide teaching and supervision of Medical Sonography students and ability to actively engage and educate a student group


  • Clinical practice experience as a Medical Sonographer
  • Demonstrated high standard of interpersonal ability, written and oral communication skills and the ability to work as a member of a diverse team
  • High level administrative and organisational skills


  • PhD in Medical Sonography, together with accreditation with the Australia Sonographer Accreditation Registry
  • Clinical practice experience and leadership as a Medical Sonographer
  • Demonstrated commitment to continual professional and personal development


Getting a great job working with the best is just the start. UniSA rewards its staff with a wide variety of benefits such as:

  • Access to great personal development opportunities 
  • Generous superannuation contributions of 17% 
  • Employee assistance and development programs 
  • Staff study support 
  • Various on-site services available at our campuses which may include on-site gym membership 


As a University of Enterprise, we offer a dynamic and agile workplace culture, one that embraces challenges and thrives on breaking new ground. Our staff are creative and innovative thinkers, communicating with clarity, conviction and enthusiasm. We embrace diversity and inclusion in a vibrant, engaging environment. Our people are authentic, resilient, and influential, and we deliver results. 

How to Apply

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA. The online application form will list the specific selection criteria that you need to address.

Please address your cover letter to Georgie Hart, Senior Consultant: Recruitment Central.  For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact UniSA Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or via email at recruitment@unisa.edu.au using job reference number 4691.

Applications close: 11:30 pm Wednesday 30 November 2022

Applications welcomed from Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents and those who have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment. 

Pursuant to the Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Act 2016 (the Act) and the Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Regulations 2019 (the Regulations), this position has been deemed prescribed. This role will require the successful candidate to hold a current Working with Children Check.

How to apply:

Applications must be lodged online, please note UniSA does not accept applications via email.

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UniSA is committed to developing a diverse workforce and a constructive enterprising culture in which everyone can thrive.

For further support, contact Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or email recruitment@unisa.edu.au and you will receive a response within one working day.

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