David Hartley Chair in Radiology

Perth, Australia
10 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
29 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


The University of Western Australia (UWA) is a member of the prestigious Group-of-Eight leading Australian research-intensive universities.  With a reputation for international excellence and ranked among the top 1% of universities in the world, UWA‘s continued success is on target for its longer term goal of reaching the world top 50 by 2050.

Royal Perth Hospital (RPH) is Western Australia’s longest-servicing hospital and is renowned for contributing to innovation and excellence in medical research and patient care.  As a premier teaching hospital, RPH has a number of joint appointments with local universities, hosting many significant medical breakthroughs while embracing an enviable global reputation that includes Nobel Prize-winning discoveries. 

The Chair in Radiology provides a challenging opportunity for a suitable qualified person with a record of leadership and achievement in an area of diagnostic and interventional radiology and research.

Applicants must hold appropriate academic and clinical higher qualifications and be registered or eligible for registration as a medical practitioner in Australia.  The appointee will undertake a full range of academic responsibilities for graduate and postgraduate teaching, supervision and research as well as clinical responsibilities in an area of radiological medicine.


For information regarding clinical aspects of the position, please contact Dr Elizabeth Wylie, Head of Department of Radiology, Royal Perth Hospital, tel: +61 8 9224 2126; or email: liz.wylie@health.wa.gov.au

For academic aspects of the position, please contact Professor Christobel Saunders, Discipline of Surgery, UWA, tel: +61 8 6151 1108 or email: christobel.saunders@uwa.edu.au

Benefits and Conditions of Employment:

  • 5 year fixed term with the possibility for renewal
  • Associate Professor (Level D) or Professorial (Level E) or and hospital salaries
  • Access to private practice (limited or election to a private practice allowance)
  • A generous start up grant will be provided
  • Employer contribution to superannuation is 17% of salary
  • Recreation leave of 20 working days per annum
  • Long Service Leave after ten years
  • Eligibility for sabbatical leave
  • Relocation assistance including airfares and short-term accommodation

Closing date: 29 September 2017

Full details of the position’s key responsibilities and selection criteria are outlined in the Information for Candidates brochure.  Applicants should clearly demonstrate they meet the selection criteria and include details specified on page 13 of the