Imaging Informatics Fellow

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Sydney, Australia
Monday, 20 January 2020
End of advertisement period
Monday, 24 February 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Provide strategic advice in this pivotal role working with the National Imagining Facility
  • Located at Camperdown Campus
  • 3 year Fixed-term, Level B-C, base salary from $130,000 - $150,000 p.a plus superannuation

About the opportunity 

As an Imaging Informatics Fellow, you will be part of a network of National Imaging Facility (NIF) Informatics Fellows and Facility Fellows supporting the activities of NIF at the local and national level. Informatics Fellows are the main point of access to computational and informatics infrastructure and expertise for NIF users. You will play a critical role in the success of NIF by providing strategic advice to imaging and non-imaging scientists as required. You will also be required to actively participate in national initiatives and various networking and promotional opportunities for inter-nodal collaborations and communicate NIF’s capability to the wider scientific community, both in academia and industry.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for an Imaging Informatics Fellow who demonstrates:

  • PhD and relevant experience in computational, data science or informatics
  • experience in managing large scale research data with differing file formats and delivery of this data to internal and external users
  • experience in a wide range of image processing activities, including visualisation, segmentation and registration, as well as excellent programming skills
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a dynamic, multidisciplinary team
  • database management skills with knowledge of research computing and IT hardware and software platforms
  • excellent organisational skills and demonstrated ability to set priorities to meet deadlines
  • experience in developing image analysis pipelines using high performance computers and containers
  • prior experience with biomedical imaging data analysis, such as MRI, PET and CT

About us

The position is located within the National Imaging Facility (NIF) node at the Brain and Mind Centre. NIF is a national research infrastructure funded by the Australian Government through National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS) and supported by state government, universities and research agencies. NIF enables outstanding science and research through a collaborative network of leading imaging centres across Australia that pioneer research and translation. This joint node is an NCRIS funded major national research facility, collaboratively operated by the University of Sydney and ANSTO.

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

How to apply

For more information on the position and University, please view the position description available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit and search by the reference number 083/0120F to apply.

Closing date: 11.30pm, Monday 24 February 2020

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

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