Research Fellow in Stroke Neuroimaging

Melbourne, Australia
$110,236 - $130,900 p.a. plus 17% super
12 Dec 2022
End of advertisement period
30 Jan 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Location: Parkville
Role type: Full-time/ Fixed-term for 2 years
Faculty: Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences
Department/School: Department of Medicine
Salary: Level B – $110,236 - $130,900 p.a. plus 17% super

The University of Melbourne would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated, the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung Peoples, the Yorta Yorta Nation, the Dja Dja Wurrung People. We acknowledge that the land on which we meet and learn was the place of age-old ceremonies, of celebration, initiation and renewal, and that the local Aboriginal Peoples have had and continue to have a unique role in the life of these lands.

About The Department of Medicine

The Department of Medicine is a large and diverse department in the Melbourne Medical School that undertakes research, postgraduate and undergraduate teaching within the University of Melbourne teaching hospitals. The Department undertakes basic and clinical research, research training and teaching of the highest international quality relevant to a breadth of medical disciplines and radiology, and promotes research lead improvement in clinical practice and outcomes.

About the Role

A research fellow with neuroimaging expertise is sought to contribute to the research capacity of the Melbourne Brain Centre at Department of Medicine (Royal Melbourne Hospital) on stroke neuroimaging studies in conjunction with the Department of Radiology at the University of Melbourne. The role will perform independent imaging analysis with assistance and supervision from senior imaging scientists including perfusion MRI, diffusion weighted imaging and functional MRI and QSM on MRI brain imaging of stroke patients.

Responsibilities include:

  • To perform independent research in neuroimaging analysis and provide research support for the Melbourne Brain Centre.
  • Advance applications of novel imaging methods on multimodal co-registration across CT and MRI of the human brain.
  • Assist in the analysis under supervision of MR perfusion, angiographic imaging, diffusing imaging, functional MRI and CT perfusion.
  • Contribute to publications arising from scholarship and research, such as publication of books and in peer reviewed journals

About You

You will bring your excellent written and oral (scientific) communication skills with demonstrated ability of independent writing of scientific conference abstracts and journal papers.

You will also have:

  • A PhD in the area of radiology, neuroimaging, biomedical engineering, physics, or a related field.
  • Experience in MR imaging of the brain
  • Experience with data analysis (SPSS, R, SAS etc)

Please note: To be considered for this role you must have current valid work rights for Australia.

About the University

The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

Benefits of Working with Us

In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

  • Flexible working arrangements, generous personal, parental and cultural leave
  • Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary packaging and leave loading
  • Free and subsidised health and wellbeing services, and access to fitness and cultural clubs
  • Discounts on a wide range of products and services including Myki cards and Qantas Club
  • Career development opportunities and 25% off graduate courses for staff and their immediate families

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Be Yourself

We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and encourage and celebrate diversity.  First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

Join Us!

If you feel this role is right for you, please submit your application, including a brief cover letter, your resume and your "statement of suitability". Please note that you are not required to provide responses against the selection criteria in the Position Description.

We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact us at

Applications close: 30th January 2023 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Position description: 0057950_Research Fellow in Stroke Neuroimaging_PD.pdf

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