Lecturer in Christchurch (New Zealand)

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Medical Physics in Christchurch / New Zealand

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Applications are invited for a continuing (similar to tenured) position of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer (equivalent to US Assistant Professor and Associate Professor, respectively) in the subject area of Medical Physics - Radiation Physics.

Applicants with an active research programme in the area of Medical Physics and in particular Radiation Physics will be considered. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Physics, Engineering or a related discipline and have demonstrated strong scholarly and research achievements as well as teaching experience in the area of Medical Physics appropriate for the level of application. Postdoctoral research experience in Radiotherapy and/or an interest in medical imaging is desirable.

The appointee will be required to teach and co-ordinate undergraduate and post-graduate courses in Medical Physics and related areas and to supervise graduate theses.

The successful applicant should be able to inspire and motivate students and work within a collegial environment. The appointee will be expected to publish regularly in high-impact journals, to contribute to collaborative research and to actively seek and obtain funding in support of research.

Based in Christchurch New Zealand, the University of Canterbury is known for its world class research, inspirational teaching, vibrant campus environment and diverse academic community.

Located on a picturesque campus, the University offers an extensive range of services and facilities including library and art collections, child-care centres, health centre, recreation centre, pharmacy, book shop and cafs. The University of Canterbury offers generous leave provisions, support for attendance at international conferences, and superannuation benefits. You'll have opportunities to work alongside members of a world class, diverse academic community and enrich your own professional and personal development. The University is a smoke-free campus.
Enquiries of an academic nature may be made to Professor Roger Reeves, Head of Department, at roger.reeves@canterbury.ac.nz or Dr Juergen Meyer, Medical Physics Director of Studies, at juergen.meyer@canterbury.ac.nz. Further details about the Department of Physics and Astronomy can be found at http://www.phys.canterbury.ac.nz/.

For further information and to apply online visit please visit http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/hr/job_vacancies.shtml