Postdoctoral Research Fellow for AI-based biomedical imaging
University of Queensland, Centre for Innovation in Biomedical Imaging Technology (CIBIT)

Postdoctoral Research Fellow (AI-based biomedical imaging)

Job No:507873

Area:Office of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)

Salary (FTE):Academic Level A ($67,542.89 - $90,982.26)

Work type:Full Time - Fixed Term

Location: St Lucia


Centre for Innovation in Biomedical Imaging Technology (CIBIT)

The Australian Research Council Training Centre for Innovation in Biomedical Imaging Technology (CIBIT) is a multidisciplinary collaboration between researchers at The University of Queensland’s Centre for Advanced Imaging and partners in the Medical Technologies and Pharmaceutical industry.


The purpose of this national centre is to provide research training for 20 early career and postgraduate students to fill critical skills gaps in the Medical Technologies and Pharmaceutical industry. Trainees will undertake industry-relevant research to overcome bottlenecks in the development and application of novel diagnostics, therapeutics and theranostics and to inform changes in regulatory policy that support industry growth.


CIBIT is supported by industry partners Siemens Healthcare Pty Ltd, BGI International Pty Ltd, Inter-K Peptide Therapeutics Ltd, Clarity Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd, Minomic International Ltd, Theranostics (Australia) Pty Ltd, Brisbane Veterinary Specialist Clinic, Uniting Care Medical Imaging and Red Radiology Pty Ltd. More information is available on the CIBIT website: .


Further details on CAI and the research interests of its staff can be found on CAI’s website


CAI is committed to supporting the career growth of female researchers and have a number of initiatives to support females in developing and achieving a fulfilling research career at the institute. For more information, please visit our CAI Women in Imaging website at .


About This Opportunity

The successful applicant will work with CAI Academics and Industry Partners to develop a research program in biomedical imaging using AI/machine learning. They will be expected to participate in publication of high quality scholarly papers, attend conferences, and assist with applications for research funding.


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

Applicants should possess a PhD in the area of physics, mathematics, biomedical engineering, electrical engineering, signal processing or an equivalent combination of relevant experiences, training or education. The applicant should have programming skills and experience with using simulations to solve research problems, preferably in the area of biomedical imaging. The applicant must have the enthusiasm and drive to conduct high quality research. Good communication and teamwork skills are essential.


It is a condition of employment for this role that you will be required to provide evidence of immunisation against certain vaccine preventable diseases.


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


What We Can Offer

This is a full-time, 2 year fixed term position at Academic level A.


The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $67,452 - $90,882 plus super of up to 17%.


You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, cheap parking, development programs and many other benefits.


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


Position Description

Download File 507873_Postdoc_biomedical_imaging_PD.pdf



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

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Responses to the Selection Criteria


Advertised: 21 Jun 2019

Applications close: 22 Jul 2019 (11:55 PM) E. Australia Standard Time

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