First listed on: 08 May 2018

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Cardiovascular Research 

Northern Clinical School/Kolling Institute
Reference no. 605/0418F

  • Contribute to the research of the Cardiology Research Group
  • Located at Kolling Institute – Royal North Shore Hospital
  • Fixed term opportunity for 2 years, remuneration package of $106K- $114K, which includes leave loading and up to 17% super

About the opportunity 

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Postdoctoral Research Associate to join the Cardiology Research Group at Kolling Institute, led by Prof Ravinay Bhindi. The Group is focussed on studies in Coronary Chronic Occlusion modelling and experimentation, sheer flow simulation, and assessment of the level of cardiac collateralisation and function of collateral vessels after remodelling. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to take a lead in computational modelling and its real-life application based on their strong understanding of coronary physiology and cardiac haemodynamics.

The Postdoctoral Research Associate will support the research effort of the Group by providing technical knowledge and expertise, actively contributing to research activities, designing research protocols, undertaking core aspects of research work and contributing to analysis and key findings, applying for funding, and publishing key findings generated by the research group. They will also contribute to the training and supervision of students, and the daily running of the lab.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Cardiovascular Research who:

  • PhD qualification in biomedical science or biomedical engineering
  • expertise and understanding of coronary physiology in cardiac haemodynamics
  • extensive experience in computational imaging and analysis
  • extensive experience in flow simulation and modelling.

Ability to perform statistical analysis would be highly regarded.

About us

The Kolling Institute is a major biomedical research institute at Royal North Shore Hospital and is a joint venture between the University of Sydney and the Northern Sydney Local Health District (NSLHD). The research focus of the Kolling Institute is on a range of lifespan conditions. It has over 200 staff and students in a number of major research divisions.

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For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

As this position is located on a NSW Health site, it is a regulatory requirement to complete compulsory employment checks prior to starting in this position. For more information and instructions, please visit: NSW Health employment requirements.

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Closing date: 11.30pm 5 June 2018

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.


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