Lecturer/Senior Lecturer - Sonography

Updated: about 1 month ago
Deadline: 19 May 2024

  • $110,065 – $130,045 pa (Level B), $134,035 - $154,013 pa (Level C)
  • Ongoing, Full-time, Joondalup Campus
  • Open to candidates with relevant work rights


LECTURER: $110, 065 – $130,045 (LEVEL B) 
SENIOR LECTURER: $134,035 - $154,013 (LEVEL C)

The Sonography team at Edith Cowan University (ECU) is looking for a lecturer to join the team at our Joondalup campus in Perth. The Medical Sonography program at ECU commenced at our Joondalup campus in February 2024. This course is a 4-year offering accredited by Australian Sonographer Accreditation Registry (ASAR). The ECU Sonography team pride themselves on excellence in teaching and research, working closely with local, national, and international health care organisations to provide undergraduate and postgraduate education. With campuses in both Joondalup and Bunbury and a new City campus on the horizon, along with contemporary digital learning technologies, our team produce excellent clinicians and future health leaders through higher education. 

As a lecturer, you will deliver contemporary high-quality teaching, develop innovative and evidence-informed content and be responsible for the coordination of units. Through your knowledge and expertise, you will teach within the undergraduate and/or postgraduate components of the Sonography programme with the opportunity for involvement in the development of continuing professional development short courses.

Graduates will have core knowledge and skills in applied anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology, application and operation of ultrasound imaging systems, ultrasound image recognition and comprehension, patient assessment, care and communication, critical thinking skills, ultrasound physics, occupational health and safety, infection control and quality assurance as well as professional reflective practice.

What you’ll do:

  • Undertake contemporary teaching practices in the sonography programs including theory and practical elements of the course.
  • Coordinate and develop strategically aligned curriculum that aligns with course and industry expectations and best evidence-informed practices.
  • Foster an inclusive learning environment with diverse students that encourages active student participation and critical thinking.
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to students by supporting their academic and professional development.
  • Stay current with advances in medical imaging and incorporate relevant updates into the curriculum.
  • Collaborate with colleagues and industry to enhance the overall quality of the sonography programs. 

What we’re looking for a candidate with:
  • Accredited Medical Sonographer on the Australian Sonographer Accreditation Registry. 
  • Current working rights in Australia.
  • Extensive clinical experience as a sonographer.
  • A demonstrated understanding of the competency framework for sonographers. 
  • A PhD (level C) or working towards a PhD
  • Demonstrated experience in tertiary level teaching and learning including the development and delivery of face-to-face and online learning modalities.
  • Proven experience developing strong professional partnerships and the ability to collaborate with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with demonstrated student-centred learning and teaching philosophy.
  • Personal attributes that are congruent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry, Courage, and Personal Excellence. 

Edith Cowan University is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

Benefits & Remuneration
This full time, ongoing position attracts remuneration of Lecturer: $110,065 – $130,045 (Level B)/Senior Lecturer: $134,035 - $154,013 (Level C) plus 17% University superannuation contribution.

ECU supports a work/life balance for staff. Benefits such as flexible working arrangements may also be negotiated to meet your personal circumstances. Part-time work may be considered.

ECU has an award-winning health and wellness program and an extensive range of staff benefits across entertainment, financial, health, travel and consumer goods and services.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our website Employment Opportunities Overview .

Contact Information
Interested applicants are welcome to email Associate Professor David Reid ([email protected])  for further information.

How to Apply
Please upload your resume along with a covering letter outlining your suitability with particular reference to the items listed above.

Closing Date
Applications will close on Sunday 19 May 2024 at 11.30pm AWST.

To be eligible for this position, you are required to have Australian citizenship, permanent residence or a current valid visa that allows you to fulfil the requirements of this role.

ECU is a diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address underrepresentation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.


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