University of Queensland

University of Queensland

Head of Teaching & Learning (Clinical)



  • Centre for Advanced Imaging

  • Join a university ranked in the world's top 50

  • Culture committed to excellence and innovation

  • Plan for your future with a generous 17% superannuation allowance

  • 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

    Provide clinical professional leadership in the provision of world class educational programs in the field of imaging. These programs include but are not restricted to the Master of Magnetic Resonance Technology (MRT), the Master of Molecular Imaging (MMI), the Molecular Imaging Technology Field of Study in the UQ Master of Biotechnology and short courses. The role also involves developing protocols and conducting human imaging scans on subjects on 3T, 7T and PET/CT as required to support the Centre for Advanced Imaging Human Imaging Facility.

    Key responsibilities will include:


  • Contribute effectively to teaching, including course coordination, across internal and external modalities.

  • Lead and coordinate programs, student cohorts, and curriculum development to scaffold and enhance student learning across courses within programs.

  • Demonstrate continuous improvement in curriculum and assessment, motivate student participation and learning through effective pedagogies and the use of technologies.

  • Grow the reputation of teaching excellence in the discipline across the Faculty and externally.

  • Build internal and external collaborations that enable and facilitate the dissemination of educational innovations within and across the discipline.

  • Research

  • Lead projects (internally, externally or unfunded) that address pressing educational problems or advance exciting new approaches in medical imaging, with national recognition.

  • Enable the transfer of evidence-informed knowledge of educational practices into the curriculum across programs, such as conducting course audits to implement.

  • Foster intellectual independence and drive strategic collaborations that yield new and quality insights in pedagogical practices and activities.

  • Supervision and Researcher Development

  • Supervise and mentor coursework masters research student projects.
  • Citizenship and Service

  • Consistently demonstrate behaviours that align to the UQ values.

  • Shows leadership of self and others through mentoring, collaboration, and responsibility for staff well-being, including mentoring colleagues for Teaching Awards, Educational Fellowships, etc.

  • Show a history of success in internal service roles, highlighting strong collaboration, active participation in decision-making, and committee service.

  • Establish collaborations in relation to external service activities and engagement.

  • Strengthen external partnerships through collaborative activities with industry, government, professional bodies, and the community to enrich curriculum, teaching, and assessment, especially in clinical areas.

  • This is a teaching focused position. Further information can be found by viewing UQ's Criteria for Academic Performance.

    This is a full-time (100%), fixed-term position for up to 3 years. At Academic level C. The full-time equivalent base salary 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.

    About You

    Applicants should possess a Masters or equivalent in medical imaging, with an undergraduate degree in medical imaging and significant clinical experience in an imaging discipline relevant to CAI's educational programs. Applicants should also have Australian Society of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy (ASMIRT) MRI Level 1 National Accreditation and a Queensland Government Radiation Licence.

    Additionally, you will demonstrate:

  • An established record of teaching excellence and expertise at postgraduate levels across a variety of settings, with course coordination responsibilities in medical imaging programs.

  • National recognition for teaching impact in the medical imaging discipline.

  • A record of successfully initiating and managing projects that improve curriculum, pedagogy, or assessment practices of others.

  • Experience in educational leadership at the program, plan, or equivalent levels with evidence of effective impact on the teaching and/or assessment practices of peers.

  • Evidence of leadership in curriculum development at the program and/or course level in magnetic resonance imaging technology or practice.

  • A record of meaningful internal service roles, including the successful mentoring of less experienced staff, in conjunction with evidence of leadership in external activities.

  • Well-developed communication, interpersonal and consultative skills, and the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues in teaching and learning.

  • A professional clinical profile that enhances existing expertise at the Centre and demonstrates awareness of industry education needs through established networks.

  • In addition, the following mandatory requirements apply:

  • Mandatory Immunisations: It is a condition of employment for this role that you will be required to provide evidence of immunisation against certain vaccine preventable diseases.

  • Work Rights: You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.

  • AHPRA registration : Is it a requirement of this position that the incumbent holds and maintains AHPRA registration as a Medical Radiation Practitioner or Nuclear Medicine Technologist.

  • 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.

  • Questions?

    For more information about this opportunity, please contact Associate Professor Idriss Blakey, Principal Research Fellow – CAI at [email protected]. For application queries, please contact [email protected] stating the job reference number (below) in the subject line.

    Other Information

    We know one of our strengths as an institution lies in our diverse colleagues. We're dedicated to equity, diversity, and inclusion , fostering an environment that mirrors our wider community. We're committed to attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent. Reach out to [email protected] for accessibility support or adjustments.

    Applications close Thursday, 23 May 2024 at 11.00pm AEST (R-38525 ).


    Job details


    Head of Teaching & Learning (Clinical)


    University of Queensland




    May 16, 2024

    Application deadline

    May 23, 2024

    Job type

    Lecturer,Associate Professor/Professor



    About the employer

    The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia’s leading research and teaching institutions. UQ strive for excellence through the creation, preservation, transfer and application of knowledge. For more than a century, this university has educated and worked with outstanding people to deliver knowledge leadership for a better world.

    Since it was founded in Brisbane in 1909, UQ has provided exceptional study experiences, research excellence and collaborative partnerships, coupled with an unforgettable lifestyle and stunning climate, to deliver knowledge leadership for a better world. With 3 campuses and more than 40 teaching and research sites, UQ is the perfect place to teach, research and study. Take advantage of the extensive UQ features including the largest research library in Queensland, hundreds of quality study spaces, several museums, a theatre, 11 college residences, and magnificent sporting facilities, such as swimming pools, tennis, basketball and volleyball courts, sports fields, Olympic-standard running tracks, and gymnasiums.

    Our high-quality range of around 390 undergraduate and postgraduate programs is one of the most comprehensive in Australia, providing students with the latest and most advanced disciplinary knowledge and industry placements informed by UQ’s world-leading research. UQ’s 6 faculties, 8 globally recognised research institutes and 100+ research centres attract an interdisciplinary community of more than 2,000 scientists, social scientists and engineers, who continue UQ’s tradition of research leadership.

    As you enjoy Queensland’s stunning campuses and climate, you can also make the most of the University’s proximity to many natural wonders – including beautiful beaches, lush rainforests, outback deserts, the Great Barrier Reef, as well as the largest sand island in the world – and visit stunning tourist attractions within an hour’s drive, such as the Gold and Sunshine Coasts, Byron Bay, Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and the world-famous ‘Australia Zoo’. Within Australia, Brisbane is renowned as a friendly and affordable city, with plenty of dining and entertainment attractions, and was ranked by The Economist Intelligence Unit’s 2019 Global Liveability Index as the world’s 18th most liveable city, achieving a perfect score for education and healthcare.

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