National Imaging Facility Engagement Officer

Brisbane, Australia
09 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

National Imaging Facility

The National Imaging Facility (NIF) is an Australia wide collaborative network of world-class imaging infrastructure, which was established in 2007, one of the four initiative projects implemented by the Australian Government, under the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS) Characterisation capabilities program.

NIF provides state-of-the-art imaging capabilities for the imaging of human, animals, plants, and materials and consists of 10 Nodes (University of Queensland (Lead Agent), University of New South Wales, University of Sydney, Western Sydney University, The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Large Animal Research & Imaging Facility, University of Melbourne, Monash University, Swinburne University of Technology, and University of Western Australia) together with ANSTO, as a national partner in radiophysics and radiopharmaceuticals.

Connecting Researchers with Infrastructure, NIF provides cutting-edge imaging technologies and highly specialized expertise in three main themes of:

  • Molecular Imaging and Radiochemistry;
  • Human Imaging; and
  • Animals, Plants, and Materials Imaging.

The NIF organizational structure consists of Independent Board, Participant Council, Operations Committee, Thematic Groups, Industry Engagement Committee and Advisory Panel, and the NIF Central management team. The Centre for Advanced Imaging (CAI) at the University of Queensland hosts the largest Node of NIF and is also the base of NIF Central Management. For further information on NIF please visit

The role

This position will manage the communication, stakeholder engagement, and marketing initiatives for the National Imaging Facility, to implement the Facility’s goals in strengthening research and increasing engagement with institutional and industrial partners. This includes the management and continuous assessment of promotions, contribution to marketing strategy development, and outreach engagement plans for NIF.

The person

Applicants should possess a degree in business and marketing, or science, or a related field, with subsequent relevant experience. They must be experienced in developing effective marketing campaigns and promotional materials. Written and oral communication skills and the capacity to work with multidisciplinary research teams and stakeholders to develop impactful case studies are necessary.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University’s Diversity and Inclusion webpage ( for further information and points of contact if you require additional support.  

Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to contact person listed below.


This is a full-time, fixed term appointment for 5 years at HEW Level 6. The remuneration package will be in the range $75,957 - $81,715 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $88,870 - $95,607 p.a.).

The University of Queensland also offers other competitive options including salary sacrificing, on campus childcare, leave packaging and discounted private health insurance as well as many other benefits.

Position Description

505417_3043969_NIF_Engagement Officer_PD.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Ms Saba Salehi on

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You must have valid Australian work rights to apply for this role. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.