Lecturer in Radiology

Sydney, NSW
22 Sep 2016
End of advertisement period
22 Oct 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 Australia's first female vice-chancellor.

At Macquarie you'll join a vibrant community of diverse perspectives, all working towards a brighter future for our communities and our planet. Surrounded by beautiful parkland campus, our students and staff are free to explore and discover, supported by facilities including a high-tech library, private teaching hospital, gym and pools, childcare facilities, a campus train station and the newly expanded Macquarie Centre shopping complex next door. 

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. 

The Department of Chiropractic runs an extremely successful evidence based teaching program and educates students in the clinical, diagnostic and therapeutic skills required for registration as a chiropractor. The Department has a commitment to excellence in teaching and research, as well as service to the profession and the community. 

For further information about the Department of Chiropractic, please click here

The Role

The Department of Chiropractic is seeking a Lecturer specialising in diagnostic radiology imaging (with a musculoskeletal focus).  The role will require an academic who has well developed and recent skills in taking and/or interpreting x-rays and other forms of medical imaging.  The successful applicant will need to demonstrate compliance with licensing, accreditation requirements and standards for the chiropractic profession.

The successful applicant will have evidence of a strong track record in research and teaching and demonstrate strengths for future potential across other research and teaching streams of the Department.

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:

Essential criteria

  • A Phd (or nearing completion) in a relevant disciple and a minimum Masters level qualification specific to radiographic image interpretation (with a musculoskeletal focus)
  • Registration (or ability to gain registration) with the Chiropractic Board of Australia
  • Holding (or ability to hold) a NSW Radiation licence
  • Demonstrated academic knowledge in the discipline of radiographic image interpretation within a Chiropractic program
  • A strong track record of delivering high quality learning and teaching, involving the design, delivery and management of lectures, tutorials and assessment at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
  • A strong track record in academic planning, including curriculum and program design, at both the unit and program levels
  • Demonstrated capacity for external research collaboration and ability to apply for funding opportunities
  • Evidence of high quality publications in both national and international journals (relevant to the discipline) within the last three years, including lead author publications within impact factor journals
  • Excellent communication skills, with an ability to relate to staff and students from all backgrounds and to represent the Department and Faculty to external stakeholders and the general public
  • Demonstrated ability to make an active contribution to the academic life and administrative tasks of the Department with a track record of effective teamwork and contribution to a safe and healthy work environment

Desirable criteria

  • Evidence of interdisciplinary research collaboration
  • Evidence of external promotion of research activity, both nationally and internationally
  • Evidence of supervision of research students at a postgraduate level
  • Demonstrated innovations in teaching

Appointment Type: Full-time, Continuing 

Enquiries: Rosemary Giuriato, Head of Department and Director of Clinics via e-mail or phone rosemary.giuriato@mq.edu.au or phone +61 2 9850 6992

Salary Package: from AUD$96,970 - $114,732 p.a. (Level B), plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading

Applications Close: 11:55pm on Sunday 13 November 2016, Australian Eastern Standard Time

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.