Associate Lecturer/Lecturer in Diagnostic Radiography

Sydney, Australia
29 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
24 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Health Sciences

  • Teaching and research position in diagnostic radiography
  • Strong potential to further your academic career in a collaborative, supportive team
  • Full-time, continuing; remuneration package: Level A/B $84K - $143K p.a. which includes base salary $71K - $121K,  leave loading and up to 17% super

About the opportunity 

We are seeking to appoint an Associate Lecturer or Lecturer to join the diagnostic radiography team to contribute to interdisciplinary research and to teach students at undergraduate and postgraduate level. You will take responsibility for:

  • teaching into our radiography undergraduate and postgraduate courses, delivering content in radiographic practice and/ or radiographic physics
  • contributing to curriculum design and development
  • developing research interests aligned to the discipline’s research themes and faculty strategic direction.

In addition, at the Lecturer level, you will also:

  • coordinate units of study
  • support and supervise honours and postgraduate students
  • pursue a research program aligned to the discipline’s research themes, including grant acquisition and peer reviewed publications.

Visa sponsorship will be made available to suitable overseas candidates.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values. To succeed in securing this role you will have:

  • relevant qualifications in diagnostic radiography and a demonstrated commitment to undertake a research higher degree
  • experience in teaching at university level (desirable).

At Lecturer level:

  • a PhD in a relevant field
  • A university teaching qualification (desirable)
  • experience with the design and development of teaching materials for diagnostic radiography students
  • a track record in research related to diagnostic radiography demonstrated via academic publications and experience with grant submission
  • experience in research led-teaching and curriculum development and successful postgraduate student supervision
  • previous experience in recruiting and supervising postgraduate students (desirable).

At both levels you will also need to demonstrate:

  • recent clinical radiographic experience (desirable)
  • involvement in relevant professional bodies and networks including registration or eligibility to register with the Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia (MRPBA)
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to develop and maintain collaborative networks.

Your commitment to excellence and innovation will be rewarded by the opportunity to work with a cohesive, collaborative team with strong potential for further interdisciplinary research and teaching opportunities.

About us

The Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Sydney is the largest and most comprehensive grouping of allied health researchers and teachers in Australia, and is internationally recognised for quality and innovation in teaching and research. The faculty is committed to research-led learning and teaching in a multi-disciplinary context.

The Faculty’s Discipline of Medical Radiation Sciences is renowned for its world-leading research on a wide range of medical radiation science related fields. The discipline attracts high-calibre students, researchers and academics, and has recently developed innovative new programs that are taking the discipline in a new, exciting direction.

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

How to apply

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit and search by the reference number to apply.

Closing date: 11.30pm 24 January 2018

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

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The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

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