Postdoctoral Fellow in Biofluids
University of New South Wales

Postdoctoral Fellow in Biofluids

Job no: 498877

Work type: Fixed term / Full time

Location: Sydney, NSW

Categories: Post doctoral research fellow

The Opportunity

You will perform research in the area of experimental and computational modelling of coronary artery blood flow from / in stented and non-stented phantoms. Specifically, the Postdoctoral Fellow will build an arterial mock loop for endothelia cell seeding within phantoms for stenting and 3D PIV flow measurements. Histology images will be analysed and combined in a final report for two stent technique recommendation.  

The role of Postdoctoral Fellow reports to Dr Susann Beier and has no direct reports. 

  • Salary (Level A): $95,449 - $102,112 (AUD) + 9.5% superannuation
  • 12-month fixed term contract with possible extension
  • Full-time position
  • Location: Kensington Campus – Sydney, Australia

About UNSW

UNSW is currently implementing a ten-year strategy to 2025 and our ambition for the next decade is nothing less than to establish UNSW as Australia’s global university. This position is within the Faculty of Engineering

Selection Criteria

  • PhD (or soon to be awarded) in biofluid or similar area.
  • Able to conduct independent research with limited supervision.
  • Track record of publications and conference presentations relative to opportunity. 
  • Able to work in a team, collaborate across disciplines and build effective relationships.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong expertise in medical image analysis
  • Expert in computational modelling for vascular flows
  • Proficiency in experimental 3D flow measurements, knowledge in working with biological cells is preferred
  • Knowledge of health and safety responsibilities

Download File Postdoc Fellow in Biofluid (498877)- Position Description.pdf

Within your application you should address the selection criteria which are listed within the position description. 

  • Pre-employment checks required for this position include qualification verification.

Please apply online. Applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed below. 


Eugene Aves


T: +61 2 9385 3475

 Applications close: 11:30 pm (AEST), Saturday 15th February 2020

UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds.

UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff, and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.


Advertised: 17 Jan 2020 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: 15 Feb 2020 AUS Eastern Daylight Time


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