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NHMRC Grant Funded Researcher A, Biomedical Engineering

Adelaide, Australia
$91,402-$97,927 per annum, plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation applies.
Closing date
12 Apr 2023

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Level A ($91,402-$97,927 per annum) plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation applies.

Fixed term position available for a period of 2 years.

Be a part of something amazing!

The School of Mechanical and Electronic Engineering (EME) is seeking applications for an NHMRC Grant Funded Researcher in the area of Biomedical Imaging and Photonics.

The successful candidate will participate in and lead cross-disciplinary activities within EME core areas and collaborate with world-leading groups in Photonics and Cardiovascular research. There may be opportunities to visit interstate and international collaborators.

You will work in a multi-disciplinary team developing 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, biomedical engineering or physics or have equivalent qualifications or research experience
  • Strong ability in at least two 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 EME community.

Good interpersonal and communication skills are required with the ability to tailor communication skills when interacting with different stakeholders.

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.

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Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology is a multidisciplinary hub of cutting-edge teaching and research. Many of its academic staff are world leaders in their fields and graduates are highly regarded by employers. The Faculty actively partners with innovative industries to solve problems of global significance. 

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

Click on the link below to view the selection criteria and to apply for the opportunity.

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, 12th April 2023.

For further information

For discussion regarding this position, please contact:

Jiawen Li
Senior Lecturer, School of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
P: +61 (8) 8313 8187

The University reserves the right to close this advertisement before the closing date if a suitable candidate is identified

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Female applicants, people with a disability and/or and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.


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