Research Fellow, Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences

5 days left

Location
Perth, Australia
Posted
29 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
25 Nov 2018
Ref
502367
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time
  • An amazing opportunity for an inquisitive researcher to work with the Head of the Bioimaging Research and Innovation for Translational Engineering Lab (BRITELab), Dr Brendan Kennedy and his team in the area of biomedical optics
  • Full time, 12 month fixed term appointment in a 12-month role
  • Salary range: Level B $97,310 - $115,350 p.a. plus superannuation

Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences

School of Engineering

Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities. With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to ‘innovate and inspire’ there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top University.

The Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences is a world leader in multidisciplinary research, offering integrated solutions to ongoing challenges faced in fields such as engineering, physics, mathematics, healthcare, technology and offshore facilities.

About the team

As a member of the Bioimaging Research and Innovation for Translational Engineering Lab (BRITELab) within the Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering, you will be working with a group of passionate scholars in the area of biomedical optics, and specifically, on the development of advanced imaging systems for use in the range of clinical applications. This role will primarily be based within the BRITELab at the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research on the Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital campus.

About the role

Reporting to Head of the BRITELab and Senior Research Fellow, Dr Brendan Kennedy, you will perform research in the field of biomedical optics, specifically in developing new optical imaging techniques. You will work with colleagues in the BRITELab, Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering as well as in close collaboration with surgeons and pathologist, to develop novel probes for eventual deployment in surgery.

You will be responsible for the development and testing hardware aspects of a handheld imaging probe. 

About you

With a prior research background in optics and preferably in optical coherence tomography and/or other imaging modalities, you will bring with you evidence of a strong ability in at least one of the research areas in optics, photonics, medical imaging or microscopy. Along with your strong research publication record and openness to learning beyond your discipline, you will also demonstrate the following:

  • Experience supervising or mentoring of Honours or PhD students
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a group
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to perform research administration tasks

Full details of the position’s responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description and applicants should clearly demonstrate they meet the selection criteria. 

Closing date: Sunday, 25 November 2018

This position is open to international applicants.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

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