Associate Professor/Professor of Human Neuroscience

Sydney, Australia
18 May 2018
End of advertisement period
24 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job no: 503674
Work type: Full Time
Vacancy type: Internal Vacancy, External Vacancy
Categories: Academic - Teaching and Research

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.

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. 

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

Macquarie’s Faculty of Human Sciences holds a distinctive place on the global stage. With several internationally acclaimed centres producing ground-breaking research in language acquisition, atypical development, reading and communication, hearing sciences, elite performance, perception and action, emotional health and children’s learning, our faculty is a place of passionate educators and unbridled discovery. Supported by state-of-the-art facilities including the Australian Hearing Hub, we work together to investigate and answer some of the big questions about what makes us human.

The Role

Macquarie University is a vibrant multidisciplinary research environment with significant neuroimaging infrastructure and ample opportunities for training and collaboration. We are seeking a distinguished academic within a speciality of cognitive neuroscience to join a growing group of cognitive scientists, hearing scientists, experimental psychologists, linguists and education researchers making original, innovative and prominent contributions to teaching and research at Macquarie. As a senior member of the team, you will have access to resources including MEG, fMRI, fNIRS and TMS as well as the opportunity to build collaborative networks with specialists within Macquarie University Hospital, located on campus.

How to Apply

For a confidential discussion about the role and the University’s expectations, please contact Associate Professor Paul Sowman on +61 2 9850 6732 or email

For the position description, selection criteria and application submissions, please contact Leonie Verzeletti on

Applications Close: Sunday, 24 June 2018 at 11.55pm

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

Advertised: 18 May 2018 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 24 Jun 2018 AUS Eastern Standard Time

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