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Professor in Biomedical Engineering, The University of Newcastle (Australia)

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  • Professor in Biomedical Engineering, The University of Newcastle (Australia)

    Join a global leading Engineering School – be part of new thinking, ideas & breakthroughs
    • Shape & lead the emerging Bachelor of Medical Engineering (Honours) program
    • Work with internationally recognised leaders in the engineering and medical fields
    Join a Uni that has research impact, with 22 research fields with an ERA rating of 5, placing us in the top 8 Australian unis for research quality.

    The Professor of Biomedical Engineering will provide vision and leadership in the biomedical engineering field and foster excellence in research, teaching and professional activities. The position offers the opportunity to shape and lead the emerging Bachelor of Medical Engineering (Honours) program and provide high-quality and engaging learning environment for undergraduate students.
    Through this role, the successful applicant is expected to:
    • Provide outstanding leadership that fosters staff development and promotes cooperation between the university, government, national and international academia, and industry.
    • Sustained and significant research performance to attract undergraduate and postgraduate students to the discipline and mentor early career researchers.
    • Attract industry-based research support and competitive external grant funding at national or international level.
    • Enhance student learning and experience by providing exceptional leadership to staff in delivering a relevant curriculum using contemporary teaching pedagogies (e.g. blended and active learning).
    • Provide leadership in the development and implementation of new programs.
    • Work cohesively within a team environment to strengthen current and future research priorities of the School.
    • Lead service activities within the School, College and University to maintain academic standards and administrative effectiveness.

    For additional information on the position contact Professor Phil Clausen, Acting Head of School on (02) 4921 6202 or email:

    Closing date: 11:59 pm on Tuesday 12 October 2021