Research Fellow in Robotics for Biomedical Implant Surgery

Melbourne, Australia
27 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
10 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Convenient CBD Location
  • Full-Time, 4 year Fixed-Term Position
  • $92,815 - $110,220 p.a. + 17% Superannuation

Our Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work.

The School of Engineering comprises a diverse range of disciplines: Aerospace Engineering and Aviation; Chemical and Environmental Engineering; Civil and Infrastructure Engineering; Electrical and Biomedical Engineering; Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering; Manufacturing, Materials and Mechatronics Engineering; Mechanical and Automotive Engineering.

As a top 100 university in the world for engineering (2015 QS Rankings by Faculty; Engineering and Technology), RMIT Engineering provides students with work-relevant education programs, access to excellent research facilities and opportunities to engage in creative real-world project work through robust relations with local and international industry leaders.

RMIT University is an Athena SWAN member and the College of Science, Engineering and Health is central to driving improvements in gender equality, diversity and inclusion, particularly in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines.

The Role

The primary objective of the position is to support the delivery of research within the Just-in-Time implants project supported by the IMCRC and involving Stryker Australia, St Vincents Hospital and University of Technology Sydney.

Your Responsibilities

The successful candidate will conduct applied research in the field of robotics for biomedical implant surgery. The candidate will focus on new end-effector designs, cutting tools and tool path software for robotic surgery optimisation. You will contribute to the academic output of the School, assist with postgraduate and undergraduate student mentoring and work collaboratively and collegially with fellow researchers in the Centre for Additive Manufacturing

Skills & Experience Required

The incumbent must have a demonstrated track record and experience in robotics, end-effector design and tool path generation. Your ability to carry out high quality basic and applied research whilst demonstrating a capacity to think laterally and use innovative approaches to establish research directions will be essential to your success in the role. A proven record of journal publications in a research field relevant to the position will be highly regarded.

To Apply

For further information please contact Professor Milan Brandt on +61 3 9925 4197 or to view a position description visit and search using job reference number 558706.

Applications close on Sunday 10th December 2017.

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description. This role will require satisfactory confirmation of a Working with Children Check.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.