Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Electrical Engineering

Brisbane, Australia
11 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
23 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

School of Information Technology & Electrical Engineering

It is an exciting time to get involved with the School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, located on UQ’s St. Lucia campus.  The School is ramping up its investment in teaching, research and engagement to create an inspiring, diverse and flexible workplace. The direction is backed by a bold, new strategic vision to ensure the School is at the forefront of meaningful research outcomes and pedagogy across its core impact areas of health, data, automation and energy. Boasting strong student enrolments in professionally accredited programs, combined with world-class researchers and facilities, the School is focused on strengthening its position in the global computer science and engineering communities.  By attracting the brightest minds and fostering a truly innovative and collaborative work environment, the School will develop global solutions to contemporary issues and mentor the leaders of tomorrow.

The role

The appointee will be responsible for the design and analysis of gradient coils used in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). The successful applicant will collaborate with Professor Stuart Crozier and Professor Feng Liu, participating in, and initiating research projects.  In addition to executing the proposed research plans, they will contribute to reporting project findings contributing to the supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate students.

The person

You should have a PhD in the area of electrical engineering, biomedical engineering or related fields. Demonstrated expert knowledge and experience in the area of MRI gradient coil research, as well as numerical simulation of MRI gradient electromagnetic field problems is essential. Programming ability in Matlab and C and Experience in student supervision is desirable.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion.

Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Applications are also encouraged from women.


This is a full-time fixed-term appointment for 12 months at Academic Research Level A. The remuneration package will be in the range $64,534 - $87,535 per annum plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $75,504 - $102,416 per annum).

Position Description

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To discuss this role please contact Stuart Crozier on +61 7 336 57098 or

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