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May

Research Fellow In Medical Image Analysis

THE UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND - St Lucia, QLD

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JOB DESCRIPTION

The Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) is one of the world's leading neuroscience research institutes. Part of the University of Queensland, the Institute is home to over 450 staff and students, which includes 38 Faculty/Group Leaders. Research at QBI spans cellular, molecular, circuit and systems neuroscience. The success of QBI's research is demonstrated by its team of world-leading scientists who publish regularly in the most prestigious international journals.

School of Information Technology and 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.

Our people are our greatest asset. We offer collaborative, inclusive work and study places, which are enriched by the significant diversity of our staff, students and community. We genuinely believe that creativity and innovation flourishes in an environment where people feel supported, valued and empowered. Mutual respect, inclusivity and accountability are at the cornerstone of UQ’s culture.

The School is committed to supporting the career growth of women researchers and have a number of initiatives to support women in developing and achieving a fulfilling research career at the School.

Details of the School may be accessed on its website at http://www.itee.uq.edu.au/

About This Opportunity

This is a joint position across QBI and ITEE, undertaking neuroimaging research on a 2-year externally funded research project that seeks to develop a new, highly sophisticated tool for the accurate prediction and progression on a person-by-person basis of traumatic brain injuries (TBI).

For further information on this role, please refer to the position description below.

This position is located at our picturesque St Lucia campus, renowned as one of Australia’s most attractive university campuses, and located just 7km from Brisbane’s city centre.

Our Ideal Candidate

Boasting experience with modern image analysis techniques and/or neuroimaging tools and algorithms, you must have obtained a PhD in one or more of Biomedical or Electrical Engineering, Computer Vision, Medical Image Processing/Analysis, Computer/Data Science, Neuroimaging or a related field such as Medical Physics. Demonstrated expert knowledge and publication track-record in one of the fields of medical imaging, neuroimaging, computer vision or a related area is essential. In addition, outstanding communication, interpersonal and organisation skills along with demonstrated ability to bring research to publication will see you excel in this role.

Finally, broad scientific interest and curiosity towards developing clinically applicable diagnostic tools for neurological conditions as well-developed professional contacts with leading researchers in the field of neuroimaging, computer vision or medical imaging would be highly desirable.

Due to the start date of this position, all applicants must be based in Australia at the time of application. Should you be based within Australia and are currently on a temporary visa, visa sponsorship may be available for this appointment.

We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to recruitment@uq.edu.au.

What We Can Offer

This is a full-time, fixed term position for up to two (2) years at Academic level B

The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $99,542.79 - $118,206.74 per annum plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be in the range $116,465.07 - $138,301.88 per annum.

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, recreation leave loading (of 17.5%), salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, affordable parking, development programs and many other benefits.

For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.

Position Description

514121_Research Fellow in Medical Imaging Analysis_PD.pdf

Questions?

To discuss this role please contact Dr Fatima Nasrallah.

Want to Apply?

To submit an application for this role, use the apply button. All applicants must supply the following documents:

  • Cover letter addressing key selection criteria
  • Resume

To satisfy pre-requisite questions and ensure your application can be considered in full, all candidates must apply via the UQ Career portal by the job closing deadline. Applications received via other channels including direct email will not be accepted.

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