Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Engineering

Sydney, Australia
21 Sep 2016
End of advertisement period
20 Nov 2016
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Macquarie is the university of pioneering minds. Globally recognised as one of Australia's leading research universities, Macquarie is a place where extraordinary new possibilities come to light. We've helped people to hear, introduced wireless internet technology to the world and broken through traditional boundaries by appointing the Australia's first female vice-chancellor.

In Macquarie's Faculty of Science and Engineering you'll join passionate researchers and educators blazing new trails in the spirit of discovery and exploration. Encouraged to think boldly, and supported by some of Australia's most outstanding facilities, brilliant minds converge in our faculty to create incredible new possibilities: the world's first attempt to synthesize complex life, the creation of Wi-Fi, the discovery of dancing dwarf galaxies, and the development of blue LED light. Inspired by challenge and opportunity, we look forward to welcoming you as we imagine a new future together.

Join us and start seeing the world in a different light.

About the Department

The Department of Engineering offers flexible undergraduate and postgraduate Engineering degree programs with a strong focus on practical learning. The University has made significant recent investments in research and is uniquely placed to leverage its location in the middle of one of Australia's largest high-technology precincts.

Research facilities at Macquarie University include a laboratory for research in the area of biomedical imaging and sensing which is equipped with a 9.4T NMR spectrometer, benchtop NMR relaxometer, a cardiac ultrasound system, optical CT scanners and EEG system. The research group also has access to state-of-the-art facilities in the brand new Macquarie University Hospital (including two 3T MRI scanners). For more information about the Department please visit http://engineering.mq.edu.au/

The Role

As part of a strategic program of growth and expansion, the Department of Engineering is seeking to appoint two dynamic and qualified academics as Lecturer (Level B) or Senior Lecturer (Level C) with a strong enthusiasm and track record of research and teaching in the area of Biomedical Engineering. From 2017, the department of engineering is introducing a new specialization in "Biomedical Imaging and Sensing". The successful applicant will also assist with teaching new units and help in developing a new major in Biomedical Engineering.

Successful candidates will:

  • Attract government and corporate funding.
  • Continually make quality contribution to the research and scholarly activities of the department.
  • Proactively build research collaborations, both internal and external.
  • Contribute to the full range of departmental activities.

Selection Criteria

To be considered for this position candidates must submit as part of their application a separate document responding to the selection criteria below.

  • PhD in Biomedical Engineering or a relevant discipline
  • An established research record in Engineering
  • Demonstrated success in teaching and curriculum development
  • Capacity to attract competitive grant funding and industry funding
  • Capacity to attract and supervise Honours and Higher Degree Research students
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff and with other members of the University

Appointment Type: 2x full-time continuing.

Salary Package: From $96,970 - $114,732 p.a. (Level B) or $118,401 - $136,161 p.a. (level C) plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading.

Enquiries: Professor Yves De Deene, Professor in Biomedical Engineering on yves.dedeene@mq.edu.au or +61 2 9850 9152.

General Recruitment Enquiries: Diane Abinoja on diane.abinoja@mq.edu.au

Applications Close: Sunday, 20 November 2016 at 11:55pm AEST.

Macquarie University is an EO Employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); Indigenous Australians, people who identify as GLBTI; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Applications need to be submitted through the Macquarie University online recruitment system. Where circumstances such as disability or remote location prohibit your access to our online system please contact the enquiries person listed in this advertisement for assistance.