Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, NHMRC Funded Project

Location
Perth, Australia
Posted
20 May 2020
End of advertisement period
16 Jun 2020
Ref
076/2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time
  • JOINT APPOINTMENT WITH THE SCHOOL OF HEALTH AND MEDICAL SCIENCES AND
  • SCHOOL OF SCIENCE, COMPUTING AND SECURITY
  • JOONDALUP CAMPUS
  • $89,524 TO $95,855 ALEVA/$100,643 TO $118,912 ALEVB PA
  • UP TO 3 YEAR FIXED-TERM, FULL-TIME CONTRACT

Overview

The position is funded under an Australian National Health and Medical research Council Grant: “Automated methods for evaluating structural vascular disease”. Working with the principal awardees, A/Prof. Joshua Lewis, and Prof. David Suter, the successful applicant will contribute to novel theory and methods in applying Deep Learning methods to problems in Medical and Health related image analysis. Particularly, the key focus will be to develop and assess methods to extract calcification measures off images of the abdominal aorta and correlate these measures with clinical data.

The Role

The School is looking for enthusiastic Post-doctoral Research Fellow who possesses knowledge and expertise in areas including:

  • Machine Learning
  • Deep Learning
  • Computer Vision
  • Mathematics and Statistics

What you will do

The successful candidate/s are expected to promote and publish in these areas of research and engage in the supervision and training of research students and project team members.

Skills & Experience

You must have a PhD in an appropriate field (e.g., Computer Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering) and expertise in one or more of the areas listed above will be an advantage. Strong mathematical ability will be highly regarded.

The successful applicant will also demonstrate personal attributes that are congruent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry and Personal Excellence.

Benefits & Remuneration

This full-time, fixed-term position attracts remuneration of $89,524 to $118,912 pa ALEVA-B plus 9.5% University superannuation contribution for contracts up to 2 years, and 17% University superannuation contribution for contracts over 2 years.

ECU supports a work/life balance for staff. Benefits such as flexible working arrangements may also be negotiated to meet your personal circumstances.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our Employment Opportunities website.

Contact

Interested applicants are encouraged to email Professor David Suter d.suter@ecu.edu.au

How to Apply

Application is through the University recruitment website and you should include pdf copies of a full CV (including publication list – please reference impact factors and citations), relevant documents such transcripts of undergraduate results, and a covering letter briefly summarising your suitability for the role and including the names and contact details of at least three relevant referees.

Closing Date

Applications close on Tuesday 16 June 2020 at 11:30 pm AWST

Open to Australian and International applicants

ECU is a diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address underrepresentation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

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