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Research Associate

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Work type: Part-time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Post doctoral research fellow


School of Women’s and Children’s Health, UNSW


  • Part time (14 hours/week) Fixed term for 24 months
  • Salary: level A ($78K-104K) Plus 17% superannuation and leave loading
  • Sydney based

The School of Women’s & Children’s Health (SWCH) is comprised of the clinical disciplines of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Paediatrics, and the National Perinatal Epidemiology Statistics Unit (NPESU). The Perinatal Imaging Research Group (PIRG) in the school is a multidisciplinary team of medics (obstetrical and neonatal) and engineers (biomedical engineering and computer science) working with raw ultrasound data to devise new ways to evaluate the fetus and neonate. The team is seeking to appoint a Research Associate who will be responsible for providing specialised ultrasound scanning skills and research assistance to the Professor of Maternal Fetal Medicine in activities associated with a research focus in the area of fetal doppler evaluation.

This will include the contribution and application of knowledge in the field of maternal fetal medicine to develop novel ultrasound/Doppler imaging techniques for the human fetus to a range of projects conducted within the Perinatal Imaging Research Group.

Skills and Experience

  • A PhD in a related discipline, and/or relevant work experience Qualified and hold current accreditation with ASUM or ASAR as a registered Sonologist
  • Proven ability to perform basic ultrasound scanning, including biometric measurement and at least limited morphological and Doppler assessment prior to commencing is essential
  • Proven commitment to proactively keeping up to date with discipline knowledge and developments.
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake high quality academic research and conduct independent research with limited supervision
  • Demonstrated track record of publications and conference presentations relative to opportunity
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team, collaborate across disciplines and build effective relationships
  • Evidence of highly developed interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and interact with a diverse range of stakeholders and students

You must have full Australian work rights for the duration of the position. You should systematically address all the selection criteria (skills and experience section of the PD) found in the position description.

Download File PD-Research Associate 501017.pdf

Contact: Alec Welsh, Professor


Applications Close: 26 January 2021

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