Leadership position at New Zealand's top ranked research-intensive and clinically connected University
Live and work in New Zealand's largest, most cosmopolitan and culturally diverse city
The Department of Anatomy and Medical Imaging is one of eight departments in the School of Medical Sciences within the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences (FMHS) at the University of Auckland. It is recognised locally and internationally for anatomy (ranked 18th in the recent QS ranking) and medical imaging education and research, in particular in neuroscience, cardiovascular, and musculoskeletal systems.
The Department has state of the art anatomical dissection, processing, plastination, and medical imaging facilities, and fully integrates physical examination and medical imaging into a variety of teaching and research programmes. The Department offers the only registrable postgraduate programmes in Medical Imaging in New Zealand and will offer a newly established undergraduate Medical Imaging programme starting in 2019.
This is an exceptional opportunity for a motivated, experienced and enthusiastic academic in the field of Medical Imaging, to oversee our comprehensive Medical Imaging programmes for medical imaging technologists, allied health professionals and science/engineering students (post-graduate and undergraduate).
You will have a postgraduate qualification in Medical Imaging; eligible for registration with the Medical Radiation Technologists Board, a commitment to high quality teaching and research, including supervision; and proven experience in curriculum development and course delivery in medical imaging and clinical practice.
The successful appointee will provide academic and strategic leadership across all areas of Medical Imaging, including stakeholder engagement that includes medical and science students, registrars, postgraduate students, and health professionals.
Candidates will demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to constructively lead a diverse team; excellent communication skills; the ability to work effectively with professional bodies and academic management; and excellent teaching, assessment and research skills.
The substantial academic appointment will be made according to the successful candidate's research profile and academic experience.
The University of Auckland is New Zealand's pre-eminent research-led University. Established in 1883, it is an international centre of learning and academic excellence. Based in New Zealand's largest city Auckland, the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences is located on the Grafton Campus adjacent to Auckland City Hospital. Ranked in the top 100 world universities in the medical disciplines, the Faculty provides professional undergraduate degrees across a range of disciplines as well as a strong and diverse range of postgraduate and PhD programmes.
New Zealand's natural environment and moderate climate, stable political and social environment, and good medical and health services are the top three contributing factors for Auckland retaining its ranking as third best city in the world (out of 450) for quality of life in the Mercer Quality of Living Index.
For further information please contact:
Clare Litten, University of Auckland, email: email@example.com
Dr Kathrin Soehnel, University of Auckland, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
How to Apply
Applications close Sunday, 7 April 2019.
For further information go to www.auckland.ac.nz/opportunities
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