Associate Professor or Professor of Medical Radiation Sciences

Sydney, Australia
06 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
12 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Health Sciences

About the opportunity

The University of Sydney is Australia’s premier University with an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence, and employs over 7600 permanent staff supporting over 60,000 students. The Faculty of Health Sciences is a world leader in health sciences research and education. Courage and creativity guides our decision making, teaching and research. The strategic direction of the faculty is to be known nationally and internationally for the impact of our transformational education and research, and importantly, our research is strategically aligned with our global partners. The faculty seeks mutually beneficial engagement with local health districts, primary health care networks, academia, industry and communities. We work effectively in diverse cultural settings. Our students represent culturally and socially diverse backgrounds; hence we are building a health workforce that reflects Australia’s diversity. As well as graduating outstanding clinicians, we graduate leaders in health and health research who have an international perspective.

The faculty’s Discipline of Medical Radiation Sciences (MRS) is renowned for its world-leading research in medical image optimisation and perception, breast cancer imaging, motion correction and advanced molecular imaging technologies. The discipline attracts high-calibre students, researchers and academics, being awarded over $10m in research funding over the last 5 years. While our researchers within the discipline work closely the highest ranked international institutions, they also have been independently acknowledged as being the world’s leading MRS scientists and work closely with the highest ranked international institutions.

As part of this growth we are seeking to appoint a highly motivated Associate Professor (Level D) or Professor (Level E) who holds a vision for the future of MRS in a changing health climate as well as an understanding of changes in the health sector and its impact around the discipline.

About you

The successful applicant will lead research programs in medical optimisation and/or perception within radiological imaging. In addition, the successful applicant will enjoy educational responsibility for coordinating units of study, and lead and contribute to curriculum design and development, and the opportunity to attract, supervise and support postgraduate research students. The successful applicant will have exciting access to university-wide imaging facilities, Sydney Imaging Hub, and other collaborative opportunities in engineering, IT and the Sydney Policy Lab

Term and remuneration

The successful applicant will be offered a full-time continuing position, subject to the completion of a satisfactory probation and confirmation period for new appointees, with an attractive remuneration package. Membership of a University approved superannuation scheme is a condition of employment for new appointees.

How to apply

For more information on the position, faculty and University, please view the candidate brochure available on 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 959/0518C for more information and to apply.

Closing date: 11.30pm Sunday 12 August 2018

We are committed to diversity and social inclusion.  We welcome applications from women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles), Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people,  people with a disability, people who identify as LGBTIQ and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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

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