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Facility Scientist - Image Processing And Analysis


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The Centre for Advanced Imaging

The Centre for Advanced Imaging is a major research Centre within The University of Queensland, and is the largest research facility of its type in Australia. CAI's collaborative research programs cross interdisciplinary boundaries in addressing questions of fundamental and applied bioscience through innovative application of leading edge imaging technology and methodology. CAI strives to facilitate new discovery through the provision of world class instrumentation and expertise in imaging.

CAI manages major imaging instrumentation collectively valued at over $35 million including human MRI scanners, high-field micro imaging systems, MRI/PET and PET/CT, EPR spectrometers, and high field solution and solids NMR facilities. A new CAI building completed in 2012 houses Australia’s first ultra-high-field 7T MRI and MRI-PET scanners, new cyclotron and radiochemistry facilities and a range of other laboratories and offices.

Further details on the Centre for Advanced Imaging may be obtained from its website http://www.cai.uq.edu.au/

About This Opportunity

We are currently searching for a Facility Scientist – Image Processing and Analysis to join our St Lucia team. The primary responsibility of this role will be to support users of The Centre for Advanced Imaging in image analysis including MRI, PET and CT. There is also opportunity for teaching, research and PhD supervision as a component of the role.

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. Bounded by the Brisbane River on three sides, and with outstanding public transport connections, our 114-hectare site provides a perfect work environment – you can enjoy the best of both worlds: a vibrant campus with the tradition of an established university.

Our Ideal Candidate

The successful applicant will possess significant experience in magnetic resonance imaging and image reconstruction, processing and analysis. You will have a high level of proficiency in scientific computer programming, commonly used image analysis platforms, MATLAB and Linux. You will also have highly refined communication and interpersonal skills. Our ideal candidate will possess a PhD relevant to magnetic resonance imaging, or have submitted their PhD and awaiting outcome, in Biomedical Engineering, Applied Mathematics or similar field.

You must have ongoing unrestricted work rights in Australia to apply for this opportunity.

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, 9 month, fixed term position at Academic Research Level A or B. There is a possibility for extension as required in line with requirements of the Centre for Advanced Imaging.

Academic Research Level A: The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $70,729 - $94,637, plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be in the range $82,753 - $110,726.

Academic Research Level B: The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $99,542 - $118,206, plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be in the range $116,465 - $138,301.

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

Facility Scientist PD.pdf


To discuss this role please contact The Centre for Advanced Imaging: cai_pa@uq.edu.au

Want to Apply?

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

  • Cover letter addressing key selection criteria
  • Resume

Please indicate in your covering letter which level position you are applying to, Academic Research A or Academic Research B. Your application should address the criteria relevant to the level of position you are applying to.

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