First listed on: 25 July 2018

Research Scientist - Medical Image Analysis 

  • Is your research experience in the area of medical imaging, image processing, or similar?
  • Have you applied your research to clinical environments?
  • Join CSIRO in research that impacts both Australian and international e-Health programs

The Position

CSIRO seeks an enthusiastic Research Scientist to join the AEHRC Medical Image Analysis team to make a hands-on contribution to solving the research challenges found in applied medical image analysis.  In this role, you will undertake medical image analysis research and software development and contribute to multiple projects undertaken by the CSIRO, and in collaboration with other academic and commercial partners, such as the University of Queensland and Siemens Healthcare.  This project will use the multi-tissue 3D imaging capabilities of magnetic resonance (MR) for non-invasive objective assessments of hip joint biomechanics, morphology and biochemistry in patients.

Your duties will include: 

  • Developing novel algorithms and software to support the development of the MRI based hip intervention and planning system.
  • Developing novel algorithms for medical image quality assurance, registration, segmentation, and for the generation and validation of medical imaging data.
  • Developing high quality software for the Siemens Frontier, MILXview and MILXCloud platform in the areas of medical image registration, segmentation and image analysis, using C++ language, python, scripts and other appropriate software languages.

Location: Brisbane (Herston), QLD
Salary:  AU$95K to AU$103K pa plus up to 15.4% superannuation
Tenure:  Indefinite
Job reference:  57865

To be successful, you will need:

  • A doctorate and research experience in a relevant discipline area, such as medical imaging, image processing, engineering or equivalent field with a background in statistical analysis of clinical studies.
  • A solid record of publication in quality, peer reviewed journals.
  • Experience with medical image acquisition, analytics, research innovation and biomarkers used in musculoskeletal imaging.
  • Competency in research applied to clinical environments
  • Ability and willingness to incorporate novel ideas and approaches into scientific investigations and design of clinical decision support systems for musculoskeletal radiology and orthopaedics
  • Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team to prototype research ideas and develop them into demonstration and/or proof of concept systems.  
  • Demonstrated experience of advanced programming skills (e.g., C++, Python) and software design and development processes/environments, and experience in driving the delivery of informatics solutions.
  • Competency in management of cross-functional and distributed project teams, excellent communication skills.

Before you apply, please view the full position details and selection criteria here: Position description

We work flexibly at CSIRO, offering a range of options for how, when and where you work. Talk to us about how this role could be flexible for you. Find out more! Balance

We imagine. We collaborate. We innovate. At CSIRO, we do the extraordinary every day. We innovate for tomorrow and help improve today – for our customers, all Australians and the world. We do this by using science and technology to solve real issues. Diversity is the compass that navigates our innovation. We provide an inclusive workplace that respects, values and actively pursues the benefits of a diverse workforce.

How to apply: Please upload one document containing both your CV/Resume and cover letter. Your cover letter should provide enough information relevant to the selection criteria to enable the selection panel to determine your suitability.

Applications close: 11:59pm AEST, Tuesday 21st August 2018

Recent Jobs