Lecturer (Radiation Therapy), Curtin Medical School

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Perth, WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Job Type: PartTime

Job Reference: 1193720

Enhance your career in medical radiation science education with this exceptional opportunity at Curtin University, where we merge passion for teaching with real-world clinical expertise. As a Lecturer (Teaching Academic) specialising in Radiation Therapy, you'll play a pivotal role in shaping the future of healthcare by guiding and inspiring the next generation of radiation therapists.

  • Attractive Compensation: $110,442 - $130,829 (ALB) pro-rata, plus 17% superannuation.
  • Flexible Role: Choose your commitment, ranging from 0.3-0.6FTE, ongoing position with potential for job sharing.
  • Impactful Mentorship: Make a significant difference by supporting radiation therapy students through their education journey.

This is a unique opportunity to develop and diversify your skillset and career, as well as bridge the gap between theoretical knowledge and clinical expertise; fostering the next generation of radiation therapists within a supportive and dynamic academic environment.

Your Role

As a Lecturer in Radiation Therapy, you will be instrumental in delivering high-quality teaching across core units of the Bachelor of Science in Medical Radiation Science (B-SCIMRS). Your responsibilities will include:

  • Contributing to innovative teaching and learning in radiation therapy and medical radiation science units.
  • Facilitating engaging workshops and assessments across six Clinical Radiation Therapy units.
  • Overseeing VERT and RT positioning laboratories within the four Radiation Therapy Practice units.
  • Ensuring exceptional student experiences and quality education during clinical placements.
Your Impact
  • Contribute to the academic rigour and practical relevance of our radiation therapy program.
  • Influence and shape the clinical and professional skills of our students.
  • Enhance the linkage between academic learning and real-world clinical application.
Who We Are Looking For
  • A passionate educator with registration as a radiation therapist with the Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia (MRPBA).
  • A professional possessing substantial disciplinary knowledge and expert practical skills in radiation therapy.
  • An individual with a minimum of 5 years of clinical experience in radiation therapy.
  • Experience as a clinical teacher or educator is highly desirable, as is a postgraduate degree.

To learn more about this opportunity please contact

Associate Professor Sharon Maresse

at [email protected] or

Abby Fox, Talent Acquisition Advisor

at [email protected].

About us

The Curtin Medical School (CMS) includes the disciplines of Medicine, Medical Radiation Science, Laboratory Medicine, Pharmacy, and Biomedical Science. CMS forms part of the Faculty of Health Sciences and is affiliated with two research institutes; the Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute (CHIRI) and the enAble Institute for Health Science (enAble). The discipline of medicine headquarters is based out of a dedicated building on the University Bentley campus with tailored clinical teaching and simulation facilities.

The School’s mission – “To improve health in society through excellence and innovation in teaching, research and engagement with the university and global medical and bioscience communities” – encompasses a wide range of research in laboratory, clinical and community settings, a suite of eight undergraduate courses and Higher Degrees by Research in multiple disciplines.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a collegial team environment with a vibrant teaching and research community that is industry-facing and enjoys strong networks with other health professional educators both domestically and internationally.

Curtin University

We are an energetic, dedicated team of academics and professionals working together to provide global solutions through quality graduates and innovative research. Curtin is a welcoming space where integrity, respect for one another, courage, excellence, and impact are essential to everyday life. Situated on Whadjuk Nyungar Country, our vibrant campus includes a gym, day-care centre, a medical centre, art gallery, endless food options including a supermarket, beautiful gardens, end-of-trip facilities, good parking, and excellent public transport connections.

  • Global Excellence: Curtin University proudly stands among the top one percent of global universities according to the ARWU 2023 rankings.
  • Rewards Beyond Salary: Enjoy the perks of a generous superannuation contribution (17%) with cash out options*, customisable salary packaging benefits through Paywise; as well as Hotel and Health Insurance discounts.
  • Time Well-Spent: Experience the added value of 17.5% Leave Loading, with the option to be paid out or taken as additional leave. Benefit from Parental Leave (26 weeks for the primary caregiver), Annual Leave (20 days), Personal Leave (14 days), Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Leave (5 days)*, Study Leave, and Community Service Leave. Plus 18% more observed days off - enjoy 12 Public Holidays each year (including Easter Tuesday!), and 2 extra University Days over the Christmas/New Year Period (see EBA 51.1 and 51.9).
  • Recognition for Prior Service: Curtin recognises prior service for long service leave purposes. New Curtin employees may be* eligible if they have worked for an Australian University, public service or other recognised institution.
  • Health and Wellness: Our on-campus Medical Centre prioritises Curtin staff and students. Join Curtin's Healthy Lifestyle Program, with up to 2 hours per week of paid time off to engage in University-approved healthy lifestyle activities. Explore Curtin’s wellbeing locations at https://tinyurl.com/mtyf3vad

For more information about our university, please visit www.curtin.edu.au

Join us!

As part of your application, please include the following:

  • a cover letter
  • a copy of your current CV
  • statement addressing the selection criteria (noted below) to allow us to assess your suitability for this role
Selection Criteria:
  • A passionate educator with registration as a radiation therapist with the Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia (MRPBA).
  • A professional possessing substantial disciplinary knowledge and expert practical skills in radiation therapy.
  • An individual with a minimum of 5 years of clinical experience in radiation therapy.
  • Experience as a clinical teacher or educator is highly desirable, as is a postgraduate degree.
Applications close: Sunday 21 April 2024, 3PM AWST

Applicants should note that prior to appointment, any offer of employment is subject to completion of National Police Records checks, and background, integrity, and reference checks to Curtin’s satisfaction. At Curtin, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation and this position may also require you to have a current Working With Children Check.

If you have any queries in relation to this application process, please contact our careers team on 08 9266 9000 (option 3,1), quoting the reference number.

Please note we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies at this time.



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