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Health Economics Postdoctoral Research Fellow

An exciting position has opened with the Australian Research Council Training Centre for Innovation in Biomedical Imaging Technology (CIBIT), a multidisciplinary collaboration between researchers at The University of Queensland’s Centre for Advanced Imaging (CAI), UQ Business School and partners in the Medical Technologies and Pharmaceutical industry.  The successful applicant will work with CAI and Business School Academics as well as CIBIT Industry Partners to develop a program of applied and contract research focused on economic patterns and innovation in the imaging industry and initiate and develop course material related to commercialisation and entrepreneurship training for science students and researchers. The candidate will be expected to participate in the publication of scholarly papers, supervise and consult with students, and assist with the development of joint research projects.

Applicants should possess a PhD in the area of Health Economics, Innovation, Strategy or a related discipline.

Applicants should have expertise in advanced data analytical techniques and demonstrated understanding of the imaging industry specifically or the bio-medical industry more broadly.

The applicant must have the enthusiasm and drive to conduct high quality research and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision and co-operatively across multiple projects. In addition, the applicant should have excellent communication skills (academic writing in particular), and will be required to supervise and mentor junior researchers.

This is a full time fixed term appointment at Research Academic Level A or B. The level of appointment will commensurate with qualifications, experience and academic achievements. Applicants should note in their cover letter the academic level to which they are applying.

To discuss this role please contact Prof. Martie-Louise Verreynne on +61 7 3346 8160 or m.verreynne@business.uq.edu.au.

For full details of the role and to apply, please visit UQJobs.
Applications close 22 August 2018.

Coming soon:
PHD Scholarships for the ARC Training Centre for Innovation in Biomedical Imaging Technology

The Australian Research Council Training Centre for Innovation in Biomedical Imaging Technology (CIBIT) is a multidisciplinary collaboration between researchers at The University of Queensland’s Centre for Advanced Imaging and partners in the Medical Technologies and Pharmaceutical industry. The purpose of this national centre is to provide research training in the development of ‘smart’ probes and ‘smart’ scanning techniques in conjunction with industry partners. Students will undertake industry-driven research to overcome bottlenecks in the development and application of novel diagnostics, therapeutics and theranostics and to inform changes in regulatory policy that support industry growth. Scholarships will include an industry placement for one year.

CIBIT’s research themes are:

Theme 1: ‘Smart’ Probes: Diagnostics, therapeutics and theranostics for Precision Medicine in cancer.

Theme 2: ‘Smart’ Scanning: Harnessing the digital revolution to improve diagnostic imaging cost-effectively.

Applications are invited from outstanding and enthusiastic graduates with relevant backgrounds. Students may be domestic or international of high scholarly calibre and will have a First Class Honours degree, Masters degree or equivalent.   Applicants must meet the requirements for admission into the UQ Graduate School PhD program (https://graduate-school.uq.edu.au/uq-research-degrees) and should also be eligible for a UQ Graduate School Scholarship (UQGSS) (https://graduate-school.uq.edu.au/scholarships). 

Theme 1 Project areas:

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Theme 2 Project areas:

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