NHMRC Grant Funded Researcher B

Adelaide, Australia
06 May 2022
End of advertisement period
13 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

(Level B) $100,933 to $108,310 per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation may apply

Fixed term, full-time position available for 3 years

The University of Adelaide is ranked 66 in the world in the 2022 US News Rankings for Best Global Universities, with the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) ranked 16 in the world.

The School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) is seeking applications for a Grant Funded Researcher in the area of Biomedical Imaging and Photonics.

The successful candidate will get the opportunity to participate in and lead cross-disciplinary activities within EEE core areas and collaborate with world-leading groups in Photonics and Cardiovascular research. There may be opportunities to visit interstate and international collaborators. The Grant Funded Researcher will work in a multi-disciplinary team to develop a multimodal intravascular imaging system and fibre-optic probes that enables accurate detection of high-risk plaques that cause a heart attack and sudden cardiac death.

To be successful you will need:

  • Completion of a PhD in electrical and electronic engineering, biomedical engineering or physics or have equivalent qualifications or research experience.
  • Strong ability in at least three of: photonics, optics, electronics, opto-mechanical systems, and signal and image processing.
  • Experimental design and operation of advanced laboratory and technical equipment to enhance research outcomes.
  • Experience in working as a team player, preferably within a cross-disciplinary team.
  • Commitment to the principles of equity, diversity and inclusion, and ability to contribute to the diversity of the School of EEE community

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs

Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences is a thriving centre of learning, teaching and research in a vast range of engineering disciplines, computer science - including machine learning, high-level mathematics and architecture, planning and landscape architecture. Many of its academic staff are world leaders in their fields and graduates are highly regarded by employers.

Learn more at: ecms.adelaide.edu.au

If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

Click on the link below for a copy of the selection criteria and to apply:


Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications close 11:55 pm, 13 June 2022.

For further information

For discussion regarding this position, contact:

Jiawen Li
Lecturer, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
P: +61 (8) 8313 8187
E: Jiawen.li01@adelaide.edu.au

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.

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