[Comp-neuro] Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Physics - The University of Sydney

Sandra Klinke s.klinke at usyd.edu.au
Tue Nov 27 06:07:49 CET 2007

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Physics

School of Physics/Faculty of Medicine


The School of Physics and Faculty of Medicine wish to make a continuing
academic appointment in the area of biomedical physics of the brain at the
level of Lecturer (Level B) or Senior Lecturer (Level C). In the last
decade, the School of Physics and the Faculty of Medicine have established a
strong program in quantitative modeling of brain dynamics and neural
activity. The research program involves collaborations with local hospitals,
industry, and international teams, and covers brain dynamics ranging from
microscopic neural activity to whole-brain phenomena, measurement effects,
and imaging.  


The appointee will contribute to teaching biological and biomedical physics
at the undergraduate and postgraduate level, as well as general physics
teaching up to Honors level. The appointee will be expected to have a strong
involvement in supervising postgraduate students and Honors research
projects in brain modeling and related fields in biomedical physics, with an
emphasis on joint projects with students and researchers from the Faculty of


The selection criteria which the successful applicant will satisfy include a
PhD or equivalent qualification in physics, biomedical physics, theoretical
or computational neuroscience, biomedical engineering, applied mathematics,
or a closely related field, biological physics research interests that
strengthen current programs, a strong relevant publication record and
experience in tertiary level teaching. Other essential requirements include
the ability to communicate and liaise effectively and, for the senior level
of appointment, ability to attract research support, undertake
administrative responsibilities, and provide leadership. The full set of
selection criteria can be viewed by clicking on ‘position description


This is a full-time permanent position, subject to the completion of a
satisfactory probation period for new appointees. Membership of a University
approved superannuation scheme is a condition of employment for new
appointees. Start-up funds to support the position will be negotiated. The
University will support any necessary visa application by the successful


All applications must be completed online by visiting the website
http://positions.usyd.edu.au <http://positions.usyd.edu.au/>  and searching
for Reference Number 100968. 


Applicants should indicate the level of appointment (Lecturer or Senior
Lecturer) for which they wish to be considered. The selection criteria may
be viewed by clicking on ‘position description preview’. To assist the
selection process, applicants must address each of the essential and
desirable criteria separately, in a cover letter to be uploaded as a
separate document (instead of completing responses in the boxes below each
selection criteria). Applicants must also attach a CV including a list of
publications and the names and contact details of three referees, and must
also arrange for their three referees to send their letters of
recommendation directly to k.royle at usyd.edu.au by the closing date.   


For specific information about the position, please contact Professor Peter
Robinson on +61 2 9351 3779 or email: robinson at physics.usyd.edu.au  or the
Head of School, Associate Professor Anne Green on +61 2 9351 2537 or email:
hos at physics.usyd.edu.au. General enquiries may be directed to Fabrice Noël
on +61 2 9036 7295 or email f.noel at usyd.edu.au 


Level B Remuneration package: AUD 83,363 - 98,993 p.a. (which includes a
base salary Lecturer level AUD 70,443 - 83,651 p.a., leave loading and up to
17% employer’s contribution to superannuation)


Level C Remuneration package: AUD 102,118 - 117,642 p.a. (which includes a
base salary Senior Lecturer level AUD 86,291 - 99,499 p.a., leave loading
and up to 17% employer’s contribution to superannuation)


Closing date: 12.December.2007



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