Senior Lecturer/ Associate Professor (Medical Radiation Science), Medical School

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime

Job reference: 1203958

Opportunity Highlights
  • Competitive Salary: Ranging from $134,904 to $178,393 (ALC/ALD level) plus 17% superannuation.
  • Strategic Leadership Role: Shape the future of the BSc (Medical Radiation Science) program and contribute to the leadership within the Medical Radiation Science discipline.
  • Professional Growth: Engage with continuous professional and academic development opportunities in a dynamic and supportive environment.
  • Impactful Community: Be part of a team that is deeply integrated with global medical and bioscience communities through teaching and research.
Your new role

Join Curtin University’s prestigious Medical School in a pivotal role that blends academic rigor with clinical excellence. We are seeking a dedicated Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor in Radiation Therapy/Medical Imaging to significantly influence the delivery and development of the Bachelor of Science (Medical Radiation Science) program. This role is essential for maintaining our high standards in teaching, research, and clinical training, preparing students to excel as future professionals in medical radiation science.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and innovate in teaching core and specialised units within the BSc(MRS), involving foundation and advanced Medical Radiation Science and Radiation Therapy/Medical Imaging theory and practice.
  • Contribute to course leadership and curriculum development ensuring alignment with industry standards and accreditation requirements.
  • Foster research excellence and mentorship within Medical Radiation Science, helping to expand our research capacity and impact.
  • Act as a role model and mentor for students, guiding them through their educational journey and clinical placements.
We’re looking for
  • A passionate educator with current registration as a Medical Radiation Practitioner with the Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia
  • An experienced scholar with a doctoral qualification in Medical Radiation Science or at least 10 years of recent clinical experience in a senior role in Radiation Therapy or Medical Imaging.
  • Proven track record in high-quality teaching, research, and publication.
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to engage effectively with both academic peers and students.

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

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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 current registration as a Medical Radiation Practitioner with the Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia
  • A doctoral qualification in Medical Radiation Science or at least 10 years of recent clinical experience in a senior role in Radiation Therapy or Medical Imaging.
  • A demonstrated record of achievement in and commitment to excellence in teaching.
  • Demonstrated achievement in the discipline/field through the scholarly development and delivery of high-quality educational courses.
  • An established record of highly productive research outputs with regular publication in high quality refereed academic journals.
  • An established record of obtaining research income.
  • Demonstrated academic leadership experience in the discipline/profession and in community engagement.
  • Demonstrated high level communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to foster the development of a collegial and supportive working environment and the ability to interact with students and staff with cross cultural sensitivity.

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Senior Lecturer (ALC):
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Applications close: Tuesday 28 May 2024, 6PM 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 opportunity or the application process, please contact our careers team on [email protected] or 08 9266 9000 (option 3,1).

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

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