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Postdoctoral Research Associate ACRF Image X Institute

Fantastic opportunity to work with Professor Paul Keall within the Australian MRI-Linac Program, contributing to high impact, cutting edge scientific and translational clinical projects

Located at Biomedical Building, Australian Technology Park

3 years fixed term, base salary Level A $89K-$98K p.a plus superannuation

About the opportunity 
The research program in the ACRF Image-X Institute is led by Professor Paul Keall who develops new medical devices and treatment options in radiotherapy. We are seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work on the Australian MRI-Linac Program. You will have the opportunity for clinical trial involvement, algorithm development and data analysis for a project that will go to clinical trial in 2018. 
You will benefit from a strong mentoring environment; lead and be part of high quality and high impact publications and intellectual property; and attend international conferences.  You will be engaged in a global scientific network working closely with industry to develop new products that improve our ability to image and treat human disease. 
About you
The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. We see the importance in recruiting talent aligned to these values in the pursuit of research excellence. We are looking for a Postdoctoral Researcher - ACRF Image X Institute who has:

an awarded or near completed Ph.D. in a relevant discipline (Medical Physics, Science, Computer Science or Engineering)
demonstrated experience or knowledge in the following:


working with a variety of experts in different fields (e.g. radiation oncologists, radiation therapists, physicists, engineers, etc)
software development in C#, C++ or Java.
mathematical algorithm development (in physics, engineering, computer science, etc)
working with MRI/X-ray equipment or linear accelerators


a publication track record or research trajectory that places emphasis on quality publications
demonstration of scientific creativity and innovation/discovery
outstanding interpersonal and communication skills in a team environment.

About us
ACRF Image-X Institute
Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australias first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.
We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.


The University of Sydney encourages part-time and flexible working arrangements, which will be considered for this role.
Intending applicants are welcome to seek further information about the position from Professor Paul Keall on +61 2 8627 1159
For recruitment-related enquiries, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Mona Shamshiri on +61 2 8627 5474 or
Please refer to the candidate information pack for further details. Job Reference No. 1322/0718F
Closing date: 11:30pm Wednesday 8 August 2018
The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.
The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

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