Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Advanced Bionics Manufacturing and Medical Robotics

Location
Sydney, Australia
Posted
23 May 2018
End of advertisement period
22 Jul 2018
Ref
493682
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
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 Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

The School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering is one of the largest and most prestigious in Australia, with 2500 student enrolments, 80 academic staff, 25 professional staff, and total annual budget of over $22 million including external research grants. Our mission is to prepare students for careers of leadership and innovation, create new scientific advances, and translate research outcomes to positively impact national and global industry and society. We are seeking to attract high-calibre researchers and educators to expand our thriving research programs and contribute to our education excellence in Aerospace, Mechanical Engineering, Advanced Manufacturing Engineering, Robotics and Mechatronics. For further information about the School, please visit http://www.engineering.unsw.edu.au/mechanical-engineering/.

About the role

The successful candidate deliver outstanding research and teaching in the area of Advanced Bionics Manufacturing and Medical Robotics. The Engineering Faculty has a well-established track record in assistive technologies; care robotics is targeted as a specific area for focus. There are significant opportunities for building collaboration and further cross-faculty capacity as well as strong collaborations with Medicine, the Lowy Cancer Research Centre and clinical collaborators through this appointment.

The appointment would be:

  • at Level B ($103K - $121K) or Level C ($125K - $143K) plus (17% superannuation and leave loading and annual 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 period, 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 Advanced Bionics Manufacturing and Medical Robotics that will have international impact in research, can contribute to the Faculty’s education strategy and contribute to administration in the school, 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 Professor Chun Wang, Head, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

E: n.lovell@unsw.edu.au

T: +61 (2) 9385 3922

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