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

    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:

    For a more detailed job description and for applications go to
    '', click on ‘Applications’ and
    then select ‘Research Vacancies’. The job is listed as ‘Researcher in
    Biomechanics (medical imaging)'.

    Closing date: 30 June 2007.