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Associate Professor/Professor in Biomedical Engineering
University of Wollongong

Date Posted Feb. 11, 2019
Title Associate Professor/Professor in Biomedical Engineering
University University of Wollongong
Wollongong, Australia
Department Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences
Application Deadline Mar. 13, 2019
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate Professor
  • Bioengineering (all Bio-related fields)
  • Permanent/Continuing full-time appointment

The School of Mechanical, Materials, Mechatronic and Biomedical Engineering, which is one of the top Engineering Schools in Australia, is committed to research and teaching excellence through its world-class undergraduate and postgraduate programs in a range of exciting technological areas.

The discipline of Biomedical Engineering has been established with a focus on applying engineering principles, problem solving skills and methodologies to the research and development of novel medical and diagnostic devices including prosthetics, orthotics, assistive and rehabilitation devices and artificial organs, tools, systems and technology that will deliver substantial healthcare benefit and improve the quality of life for individuals.

This position will be expected to teach at all levels of the biomedical engineering curriculum including the team-taught introductory engineering subjects and specialised subjects in biomedical engineering depending on the expertise of a successful candidate. Depending on the level of experience, academic leadership and achievements, research and teaching track records of the applications, they will be appointed either as Associate Professor or Professor.

This position will also establish a vigorous research program that complements and enhances the extensive interdisciplinary engineering network at the University of Wollongong, particularly in the areas of bionics, biomedical technologies, biomaterials, biofabrication, synthetic biosystems, rehabilitation devices, smart materials and structures, robotics, innovative fabrication methodologies and technologies. We are seeking an individual who will potentially not only be the thought leader of their research field, but also bring new momentum and strength to the school of MMMB Engineering, particularly to its discipline of biomedical engineering.

The University is committed to workforce diversity and removing barriers to participation. The University is seeking to increase the representation of women in the academic workforce across science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medical (STEMM) disciplines and encourages suitably qualified candidates to apply.

You will be prompted to respond to the selection criteria as part of the online application process, based on the position description below. You will be able to save your application at any time and submit at a later date if required, you will only be able to do this before the closing date of the position.

For further information about this position, please contact Professor Gursel Alici on + 61 2 4221 4145.

Note: Applications submitted via email will not be considered. All applications must be submitted online via the UOW job portal. For further information please contact

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Contact Information

  • Senior Professor Gursel Alici
    Faculty of Information Sciences
    University of Wollongong
    Wollongong, NSW 2522
  • + 61 2 4221 4145


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