Lecturer in Brain Dynamics and Neurophysics

Sydney (Suburb), New South Wales (AU)
16 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
30 Nov 2016
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Physics
Faculty of Science
Reference no. 1792/1016

  • Opportunity to contribute to world-leading physics education and research
  • Academic Level B, with flexibility for part time position
  • Permanent position, remuneration package: $117k-$139k p.a. pro-rata, which includes salary, leave loading and up to 17% super)

The University of Sydney is Australia's first university and has an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. We employ over 7600 permanent staff, supporting over 60,000 students.

The School of Physics wishes to make a continuing academic appointment in the area of brain dynamics and neurophysics at Level B (Lecturer). This position is closely linked to the CRC for Alertness, Safety, and Productivity, so your research will be closely aligned with the Centre’s industry-related research program for the first three years. Your research will involve physics-based mathematical and computational modeling of relevant brain systems.

The School is one of the largest schools of physics in Australia. We provide an exceptional teaching and research-training environment for our students and we strive for research of the highest quality that has impact beyond Australia.

The School is seeking to lift the representation of women and to improve its cultural diversity, and strongly encourages applications from suitably qualified female candidates and/or those from culturally diverse backgrounds.

The successful applicant will fulfil the following essential criteria:

  • PhD or equivalent qualification in physics, applied mathematics, theoretical or computational neuroscience, biomedical engineering, or a closely-related field with a strong background in physics and mathematics.
  • Ability to work both independently with limited supervision and cooperatively with others.
  • Ability to contribute effectively to research teams, especially including ones involving industry partners. Demonstrated capacity to develop and foster collaborations with other research groups in Australia and/or internationally.
  • Ability to supervise students at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number for more information and to apply.

CLOSING DATE: 30 November 2016 (11.30pm Sydney time)

The University is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications from equity target groups, including women and people with disabilities are encouraged. As the University of Sydney has established a scheme to increase the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff employed across the institution, applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are also encouraged.

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