Post Doc Researcher

University of NSW, Sydney
Job Type: 
Full Time
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

(Biomedical Engineering)

Job# 495586

The Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering

This role will be physically based within the School of Women’s & Children’s Health (SWCH) with reporting lines to and supervision from the Faculties of Medicine and Engineering.

The School of Women’s & Children’s Health (SWCH) is comprised of the disciplines of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Paediatrics and the National Perinatal Epidemiology Statistics Unit (NPESU). The School has substantial commitment to undergraduate and postgraduate education providing expert clinical services across subspecialties.

UNSW Engineering is a national leader in engineering learning, teaching and research with strong links to industry. There are close collaborative links between the SWCH and the Schools of Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science and Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering.

The Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering is internationally recognised for its international contributions by highly experienced academic staff who offer a high quality educational experience and dedicated researchers who conduct world class research and have made astounding breakthroughs. The vision of the Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering is to provide the best research and teaching outcomes relevant to the development of applications in the human health sector to help in the diagnosis, treatment and quality of life of Australians with life-threatening or debilitating diseases and conditions.

About the role

$73K – $103K plus 17% superannuation (based on experience/qualifications)

Fixed term for 24 months with possibility of renewal

Full-time (35 hours per week)

We seek highly motivated individuals to join our exciting team. The Post-Doctoral Research Fellow will develop a Medical Image Analysis Application (MIAA) including techniques for integration as extensions/modules, and development and validation of imaging tools. You will conduct research to design, implement and refine novel algorithms for relating to novel fetal imaging techniques as well as collaborating with the engineering team in the development of engineering tools for the project. The role will contribute to the writing of scientific papers and possible participation at conferences to present relevant project.