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Position Title: Professor in Medical Imaging/Senior Medical Officer Radiology
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 1.0 FTE
Date Posted: 04/02/2021
Application Closing Date: 28/02/2021 11PM
Job #: UoOJC21
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The Otago Medical School - Dunedin Campus, in association with the Southern District Health Board, seeks to appoint a Professor (Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer) of Medical Imaging. This position provides an excellent opportunity for a clinical academic to establish themselves in one of the leading medical schools in Australasia.


The appointee will provide leadership in teaching and research in the field of Radiology while supporting an effective and efficient service for radiology patients in the Otago and Southland regions. There are opportunities for wide collaboration with researchers in the University’s well regarded medical and biomedical science departments.

This is a joint University/Hospital position and will be held as single contract with the University. The two separate roles equal the equivalent of one full-time position.


Academic Component – 0.5 FTE

The successful applicant will be based in the Department of Medicine, Otago Medical School - Dunedin Campus and appointed to the position of Professor, Associate Professor or Senior Lecturer based on academic achievement, skills and experience. The appointee will have academic qualifications and prior experience in teaching and research, and will be responsible for teaching at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. There will be significant opportunity for clinically-based research. There will be generous support for research available.


Clinical Component - 0.5 FTE

The Dunedin Hospital has 388 beds and provides care for a population of approximately 300,000 spread over a large area of the lower South Island of New Zealand. The successful applicant will participate in a shared roster and an after-hours on-call roster; clinical duties and patient care will form 50% of weekly duties. Alongside an enthusiastic group of colleagues, the appointee will provide support for the radiology clinics. Additional payment is made for clinical duties outside of regular hours, in negotiation with the Southern District Health Board.


The successful candidate will have specialist qualifications in Radiology and be eligible for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand. A postgraduate academic qualification and experience in research and teaching are essential.


Further details

The University of Otago is well-known for its collegiality and, combined with living in the vibrant city of Dunedin, provides opportunities for an excellent work-life balance. The Dunedin campus is ranked as one of the top 15 most beautiful in the world. The city has affordable living, excellent schools, and a great array of activities, ranging from Art and Literature to outdoor activities.



If you are looking for an exciting new opportunity and would like to learn more about joining our team, then please contact Farai Madambi, Recruitment Consultant for a confidential discussion via the contact details below:



Phone: +64 3 479 5231


Applications quoting reference number 2100269 will close on Sunday, 28 February 2021.

How to Apply  
To apply for this position please email with the reference UoOJC21.
If you have any questions regarding this position please contact the Recruitment Advisor using the contact details given above.

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