Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Microelectronics

Sydney, Australia
23 May 2018
End of advertisement period
12 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Australia’s leading engineering faculty
  • World-leading group of researchers and teachers
  • Cutting edge facilities and innovative research

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

UNSW Engineering is recruiting outstanding and inspirational individuals to join our world-leading group of researchers and teachers to build on our success and take the Faculty into the world’s top 20 engineering faculties.

As Australia’s leading engineering faculty, we create bold new solutions to globally relevant challenges to improve lives. We combine the world’s best facilities and innovative research with an exciting and connected education experience to open doors for our graduates.

The Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering

The Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering (GSBmE) is internationally recognised for its international contributions by highly experienced academic staff who offer a high quality educational experience and dedicated researchers who conduct world class research and have made astounding breakthroughs. For further information about the School, please visit http://www.engineering.unsw.edu.au/biomedical-engineering/

The School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications

The School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications has a vibrant research culture reflected in the achievements of its academic staff, and is currently rated as a level 5 ERA School (“Well above world standard”) in each of the 2010, 2012 and 2015 Excellence in Research Australia evaluations. The School enjoys a world-leading reputation for research excellence, with six IEEE Fellows among our 44 academic staff. According to the Shanghai Jiaotong 2016 rankings, EE&T@UNSW is placed first in Australia. The School has innovated significantly by introducing the first 5-year integrated bachelors/masters (with minor) and first (non-conversion) 2-year accredited masters programs, each with a major component of engineering design. These innovations have positioned the School in a period of very strong growth.

Nationally, the School offers the most complete range of undergraduate and postgraduate electrical engineering and telecommunications programs, and is the largest of its kind. The School building is currently undergoing a $104m refurbishment, which when complete, will place our facilities amongst the best in the world. With a team that is recognised for its teaching excellence and innovative research, the School is producing the next generation of innovative engineers who will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to make a positive impact on industry and society. http://www.engineering.unsw.edu.au/electrical-engineering/

About the role

This position is a joint appointment between the Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering and the School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications. The successful candidate will conduct research and deliver excellent teaching in the area of Biomedical Microelectronics and to play a significant leadership role within the Schools supporting the research achievement and service missions of the Schools and Faculty.

The appointment would be:

  • at level B ($103K - $121K) or at level C ($125K - $143K) (plus 17% superannuation and leave loading) per annum, commensurate with academic qualifications and experience,
  • Full-time
  • to a Convertible Tenure Track Employment Contract for an initial fixed term period of 5 years, with conversion to continuing appointment based on satisfactory performance and there being sufficient productive work available

The Faculty reserves the right to offer an appointment on a continuing basis or to directly appoint to advertised positions.

About you

We are looking for an early to mid-career academic in Biomedical Microelectronics that will have international impact in research, can contribute to the Faculty’s education strategy and contribute to administration in the schools (GSBmE and EET), Faculty and University.

UNSW desires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. UNSW aspires to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff, paying particular attention to ensuring no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability or Indigenous origin.

Engineering strongly encourages female applicants and actively supports women to succeed through specific Faculty and UNSW initiatives and generous parental leave provisions and flexible work practices.

Applicants with industry experience are especially welcome.

The preferred candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks prior to appointment.

How to apply

Click 'Apply Now' and be sure to review the position description and systematically address the selection criteria in your application.

Any enquiries can be forwarded to Scientia Professor Nigel Lovell, Head, Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering or Eliathamby Ambikairajah, Head, School of Electrical Engineering:

E: n.lovell@unsw.edu.au, e.ambikairajah@unsw.edu.au

T: +61 (2) 9385 3922, +61 (2) 9385 4009

Applications close: 23:55, Sunday 12th Aug 2018 (AEST)