Postdoc Scientist, Sydney Translational Imaging Laboratory

Sydney, Australia
27 Feb 2020
End of advertisement period
29 Mar 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Exciting opportunity to work on a research program aimed at understanding cardiovascular energetics and flow dynamics
  • Located in the Charles Perkins Centre on the Camperdown/ Darlington campus
  • Full-time, 12 months, fixed-term with a base salary (dependent on qualifications and level of appointment) ranging from $94K - $106K p.a., plus superannuation

About the opportunity 

This position is within the Sydney Translational Imaging Laboratory (STIL); Faculty of Medicine and Health at the University of Sydney. You will be joining a dynamic and highly successful collaborative research program, headed by Professor Stuart Grieve (Parker Hughes Chair of Radiology, University of Sydney).The research program is aimed applying advanced cardiac imaging techniques to common clinical problems using big data approaches including AI.

We are aiming to develop a platform from which to form a complete energetic and functional assessment of cardiovascular flow and function. Our lab images across a range of clinical sites and has access to large numbers of well-defined clinical groups of patients. We also have well developed and extensive national and international collaborations.

The program incorporates a substantial multidisciplinary research effort involving advanced cardiac MRI, cardiac physiology, imaging processing, computational fluid dynamics and programming.

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 a STIL Postdoctoral Scientist(Level A) who has:

  • a relevant higher degree (or four years of tertiary study or equivalent qualifications and experience)preferably with a background in scientific medical research, engineering, or computer science
  • an interest in AI and the numeric analysis of the cardiovascular system, an expertise and experience in programming is desirable
  • a track record of producing high quality research that has been published in leading internationally recognised journals
  • experience in assisting with student supervision including supervision of honours students and potentially the co-supervision of PHD students

In addition to the above, to be considered for STIL Postdoctoral Scientist(LevelB) you will also have:

  • experience in research or scholarly activities, which have resulted in publications in, refereed journals or other demonstrated scholarly activities
  • carried out independent and/or team research
  • at times supervised postgraduate research students or projects and be involved in research training

About us

This position is within the Sydney Translational Imaging Laboratory; Sydney School of Health Sciences/ Faculty of Medicine and Health at the University of Sydney.

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 339/0220Fto apply.

Closing date: 11:30pm, Sunday 29 March 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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