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• School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
• Join a cutting-edge research environment focused on advancing Biomedical Engineering deepening our expertise in the field.
• Shape the next generation of bio medical engineers through diverse teaching opportunities
• Be part of a supportive academic community at UQ offering ample opportunities for career growth and development
• Based at our vibrant and picturesque St Lucia Campus

About UQ

As part of the UQ community, you will have the opportunity to work alongside the brightest minds, who have joined us from all over the world, and within an environment where interdisciplinary collaborations are encouraged.

At the core of our teaching remains our students, and their experience with us sets a foundation for success far beyond graduation. UQ has made a commitment to making education opportunities available for all Queenslanders, regardless of personal, financial, or geographical barriers.

As part of our commitment to... excellence in research and professional practice in academic contexts, we are proud to provide our staff with access to world-class facilities and equipment, grant writing support, greater research funding opportunities, and other forms of staff support and development.

About This Opportunity

The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at St Lucia comprises five discipline groups, one of which is Imaging, Sensing and Biomedical Engineering (ISB). ISB has research strengths across Biomedical Imaging Technologies and Engineering; Biomedical Engineering applications in neuropathology, rehabilitation and neuroscience; Optics and Photonics; Electromagnetics; Signals Processing and Engineering applied Artificial Intelligence.

We are seeking a Lecturer (Level B) or Senior Lecturer (Level C) in Biomedical Engineering to further grow our strengths in this area.

We Are Particularly Seeking Applicants With a Research Interest And Growing Research Track-record In One Or More Of The Following Research Areas
• Biomedical engineering applications in basic neurosciences, neuropathology or rehabilitation.
• Biomedical imaging technologies and engineering.
• Biomedical image processing.
• Bio-photonics or bio-electromagnetics.
• Biomedical engineering application informed artificial intelligence and signals processing.
• Biomedical instrumentation, and in particular: quantum bio-sensors; novel sensor systems or wearable electronics with applications in neurosciences, neuropathology or rehabilitation.

It Is Also Expected That The Successful Applicant Would Have The Demonstrated Capability And Willingness To Teach Into One Or More Of The Following Teaching Areas Within The School
• Introductory programming
• Intermediate systems programming
• Embedded and digital systems at the introductory, intermediate or advanced undergraduate level
• Engineering individual capstone projects, research methods and engineering professional practice at the senior undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels
• Electrical engineering team projects and engineering professional practice at the introductory or intermediate undergraduate level

In addition, applicants are expected to be able to teach courses in the advanced biomedical engineering or electrical engineering curriculum aligned with their area of research expertise.

Key Responsibilities Will Include
• Teaching
• Research
• Supervision and Researcher Development
• Citizenship and Service

This is a teaching & research position. Further information can be found by viewing UQ’s Criteria for Academic Performance.

This is a full-time (100%), continuing position at Academic Level B or C.

The full-time equivalent base salary at Level B will be in the range $108,201.26 - $128,201.75, plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be up to $126,595.47 - $149,996.05 annually.

The full-time equivalent base salary at Level C will be in the range $132,201.83 - $152,202.33, plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be up to $154,676.15- $178,076.72 annually.

As these roles are covered by an Enterprise Agreement, you will also receive regular remuneration increases in line with the Enterprise Agreement.

The greater benefits of joining the UQ community are broad: from being part of a Group of Eight university, to recognition of prior service with other Australian universities, up to 26 weeks of paid parental leave, 17.5% annual leave loading, flexible working arrangements including hybrid on site/WFH options and flexible start/finish times, and genuine career progression opportunities via the academic promotions process.

About You

Academic Level B:
• Completion of a PhD in biomedical engineering or in a related field with research experience in biomedical engineering.
• A growing research profile in biomedical engineering in one or more of the specific areas outlined above.
• A developing national reputation and track record of publications in reputed refereed journals and presenting at conferences.
• Evidence of contributions towards seeking, obtaining, and managing external research funding.
• Evidence of a high level of quality teaching at undergraduate, honours, or postgraduate level, ideally with experience in both biomedical engineering and broader electrical engineering curriculum area; with capability and willingness to teach courses in one of more of the areas outlined above.
• Experience in course coordination and contribution to the development and continuous innovation of new programs, curriculum design and course material in the discipline area.
• A growing record of supervision of Honours and Research Higher Degree students to successful completion.
• Experience in meaningful internal service roles in conjunction with active contributions to external activities.

Academic Level C
• Completion of a PhD in biomedical engineering or in a related field with experience in biomedical engineering.
• An established national research profile in biomedical engineering in one or more of the specific areas outlined above.
• An established national reputation and track record of publications in high-quality refereed journals and international conferences.
• Evidence of successfully seeking, obtaining, and managing external research funding.
• Evidence of a high level of quality teaching at undergraduate, honours, and postgraduate level, ideally with experience in both biomedical engineering and broader electrical engineering curriculum areas; and capability and willingness to teach courses in one of more of the areas outlined above.
• Experience in course coordination and leadership in the development and continuous innovation of new programs, curriculum design and course material in the discipline area.
• An established track record of supervision of Honours and Research Higher Degree students to successful completion.
• Demonstrated leadership and strong contributions in internal and external service roles.

In Addition, The Following Mandatory Requirements Apply
• Work Rights: Visa sponsorship may be available for this appointment.
• Background Checks: All final applicants for this position may be asked to consent to a criminal record check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

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Questions?

For more information about this opportunity, please contact Associate Professor Philip Terrill at pterril@eecs.uq.edu.au

For application queries, please contact talent@uq.edu.au stating the job reference number (below) in the subject line.

Want to Apply?

All applicants must upload the following documents in order for your application to be considered:
• Resume
• Cover letter
• Responses to the ‘About You’ section

Other Information

At UQ we know that our greatest strengths come from our diverse mix of colleagues, this is reflected in our ongoing commitment to creating an environment focused on equity, diversity and inclusion. We ensure that we are always attracting, retaining and promoting colleagues who are representative of the diversity in the broader community, whether that be gender identity, LGBTQIA+, cultural and/or linguistic, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, or people with a disability. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to talent@uq.edu.au.

If you are a current employee (including casual staff and HDR scholars) or hold an unpaid/affiliate appointment, please login to your staff Workday account and visit the internal careers board to apply for this opportunity. Please do NOT apply via the external job board.

Applications close Saturday 11th May 2024 at 11.00pm AEST (R-37720
St Lucia QLD Australia

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