Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Engineering

The University of Sydney - School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering, Faculty of Engineering & Information Technology

Reference No. 1373/0717 

  • Full-time continuing position
  • Become an integral part of one of the leading research and teaching Engineering Schools
  • Remuneration $120k - 147k p.a. which includes base salary, leave loading and up to 17% super, a generous startup package will also be negotiated with successful candidates 

About the opportunity
The School of Aerospace Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering (AMME), University of Sydney, is one of Australia’s leading research and teaching Engineering Schools, with degree programs in Mechanical, Mechatronic, Aeronautical, Space, and Biomedical Engineering. The School has a student body of over 1800 students and has seen strong growth in demand for teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. 

About you
The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance in recruiting talent aligned to these values in the pursuit of research excellence. 

For this role, we are seeking candidates with demonstrated research and teaching excellence across a broad range of biomedical engineering fields.  Our Biomedical program has grown from a minor in Mechanical Engineering to become one of our most popular degree streams across the Faculty.  We have existing research strengths in the areas of biomaterials, implant design, biomechanics and biomedical imaging, with close connections to the University of Sydney’s outstanding Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, the Charles Perkins Centre, the Brain and Mind Institute, the Bosch and Kolling Centres and the Australian Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology.  We are seeking to appoint one Level B/C (Lecturer/Senior Lecturer) in areas related to biomechanics, biomechatronics, proteomics/genomics, lab on chip, biomedical instrumentation, neuro-engineering but candidates with strong track records in all areas of biomedical engineering are encouraged to apply to help broaden our research profile in this area.  Detailed application instructions are included below 

As a member of the AMME staff, in addition to leading research you will be expected to take responsibility for lecturing in up to two units of study.  Specific areas of teaching will be determined in consultation with the Head of School and may comprise 1st and 2nd year introductory engineering units of study as well as specialist higher-level electives associated with your research area. Teaching experience in engineering is a requirement for this position. 

Applications should include a research and teaching plan (not to exceed five pages), a detailed resume including a publications list, and the names and addresses of at least two references.  The research and teaching plan should include half a page to one page outlining a program of research that you will lead and providing a strategic vision for your future research. 

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 sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number to apply. 

To be considered for this position it is essential that you address the online selection criteria and include your Scopus ID.

Closing date: 11.30pm 05 November 2017 (Sydney time)

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