View Full Version : Position: Postdoctoral Researcher in Biomechanics (medicalimaging), Full-time

Justin Wade Fernandez
05-03-2007, 05:13 PM
Position: Postdoctoral Researcher in Biomechanics (medical imaging),
Organisation Unit: NICTA
Classification: Postdoctoral Researcher Fixed Term 5 year appointment

1. Position Summary

National ICT Australia (NICTA) is Australia’s ICT Research Centre of
Excellence. NICTA brings together world-class researchers and professional
staff to enhance their skills and build a culture of entrepreneurship and
achievement in use-inspired research. This will build Australia's ICT
capacity into the future. The research position will form part of an
interdisciplinary team of researchers, postgraduate students and
collaborators from various life-sciences research institutes and industry
pursuing bio-medical research and development. Applicants are sought to
carry out research on developing subject-specific biomechanical computer
models from medical imaging data. You will be expected to collect,
process, and analyze data obtained from MRI and CT and to reconstruct
solid models from these data. You will have demonstrated knowledge,
skills, and experience in general biomechanics of the human
musculoskeletal system, as well as core knowledge in rigid body dynamics,
graphical visualization, and image processing.

2. Selection Criteria

The successful applicant will have a PhD or equivalent degree in
mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering, or related field. The
appointee must be able to work as part of a team and communicate
effectively with a range of people from both industrial and research

This position is based at the University of Melbourne and the successful
candidate will be working closely with Professor Marcus Pandy and the
biomechanics research group. For more information about this position
contact Professor Marcus Pandy, Head of Mechanical Engineering, University
of Melbourne (e-mail: dillang@unimelb.edu.au).

For a more detailed job description and for applications go to
'http://nicta.com.au/director/careers.cfm', click on ‘Applications’ and
then select ‘Research Vacancies’. The job is listed as ‘Researcher in
Biomechanics (medical imaging)'.

Closing date: 30 June 2007.