Health and Medicine: Imaging, Health and Medicine: Radiation
Opportunity to work with a multidisciplinary team in cancer imaging and targeted radiation therapy: innovation, discovery and translation
Located at ACRF Image X Institute
Multiple full-time fixed term opportunities with base salary $92K - $98K p.a plus superannuation
About the opportunity
We are seeking to recruit multiple Postdoctoral Research Associates (Academic Level A) to join the translational research program that focuses on applying cancer imaging and targeted radiotherapy inventions in first-in-human clinical trials. Led by Professor Paul Keall at the ACRF Image X Institute, the program is a partnership between academic researchers and cancer treatment centres.
Based on your expertise we’re looking to recruit into the following areas:
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Real-time targeted liver radiation therapy
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Real-time targeted radiation therapy
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Deep learning for treatment optimisation
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Beam adaptation
At the ACRF Image X Institute, you will benefit from a strong mentoring environment; lead and be part of high quality and high impact publications and intellectual property. 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.
The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Postdoctoral Research Associates who possess:
Ph.D. in a relevant discipline (Medical Physics, Science, Computer Science or Engineering) - awarded or near completion
Experience in the following:
software development in C#, C++ or Java
mathematical algorithm development (in physics, engineering, computer science, etc)
experience or knowledge of working with X-ray equipment or linear accelerators
ability to work with a variety of experts in different fields (e.g. radiation oncologists, radiation therapists, physicists, engineers, etc)
A publication track record or research trajectory that places emphasis on quality publications
Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills in a team environment
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 Australia's 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.
How to apply
For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.
All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number 430/0319F to apply.
Closing date: 11:30pm 21 April 2019
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.
Internal Number: 430/0319F
About The University of Sydney
As the first university to be established in Australasia, the University of Sydney consistently ranks as one of Australia’s top universities. We aim to create and sustain a university that will, for the benefit of both Australia and the wider world, maximise the potential of the brightest researchers and most promising students, whatever their social or cultural background.
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??We are unique among Australia's leading universities in the breadth of disciplines we offer, providing wide opportunities for personal development and cross-disciplinary study that delivers unique insights and breakthroughs. Studying alongside top researchers exposes Sydney students to excellence – and challenges them to succeed as leaders in whatever career field they choose.
We reach beyond our campuses to improve the lives of those who never enter our classrooms or laboratories as academics or students. Our award-winning researchers are leaders in addressing issues that impact everyone, from public health to environmental sustainability.??
THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY IN NUMBERS (as at 31 March 2012)
Year of foundation: 1850
Student enrolments: 50,2...06
Academic staff: 3,474
Number of alumni worldwide: 270,000
Student union clubs and societies: 200+
Number of student exchange agreements: 286 (in more than 30 countries)
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