Radiation Physics Laboratory
Sydney Medical School - Central
- Work with Professor Paul Keall and other renowned leaders in the field, contributing to high impact, cutting edge scientific and translational clinical projects
- Develop innovative radiotherapy treatment devices
- Develop your career in a global, cosmopolitan city that boasts an enviable quality of life
About the opportunity
The research program in the Radiation Physics Laboratory 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 medical device and algorithm development for dual cardiac and respiratory imaging and/or Kilovoltage Intrafraction Monitoring. You will have the opportunity to develop control systems and algorithms for cutting edge medical devices such as linear accelerators and the Artis Pheno CBCT system where you will develop algorithms for cardiac imaging and/or tumour tracking applications.
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.
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 who has:
- an awarded or near completed Ph.D. in a relevant discipline (Science, Computer Science or Engineering)
- demonstrated experience in one or more of:
- software development in C#, C++ or Java, including a strong understanding of object oriented techniques
- mathematical algorithm development (in physics, engineering, computer science, etc)
- image processing
- embedded development and/or interfacing with medical hardware
- real-time programming
- scientific or engineering skills for medical devices.
- strong software development skills in C#, C++ or Java
- a publication track record or research trajectory that places emphasis on quality publications and demonstrates an understanding of medical device development
- outstanding interpersonal and communication skills in a team environment.
This position is suited to an engineer, physicist, computer scientist or mathematician with the ability to develop algorithms for real-time cardiac or tumour tracking applications. We encourage and will consider applications from a variety of fields. For example, you might have scientific software development skills, mathematical algorithm development experience, image processing or embedded development experience.
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 6000 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.
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 to apply.
Closing date: 11pm 12 June 2017
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.
If we think your skills are needed in other areas of the University, we will be sure to contact you about other opportunities.
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