The University of Queensland (UQ)

Deputy Director, Technology

The University of Queensland - Centre for Advanced Imaging

Brisbane, Australia


Deputy Director, Technology

The Centre for Advanced Imaging (CAI) brings together the skills of a critical mass of researchers and ‘state-of-the-art’ research imaging instruments. It is the only facility of its type in Australia, one of only a handful in the world. The 5,500 m2, AUD$55M CAI building was funded by the Federal Education Investment Fund in 2010 and contains over AUD$50M of imaging and spectroscopy equipment, putting UQ’s researchers at the forefront of a field that is advancing swiftly.

Our researchers work on innovations in spectroscopic and imaging technology, imaging biomarker development and in biomedical research disciplines, frequently in collaboration with clinical research sites and other local, national, and international research institutes. I invite you to visit our website, view our facilities and take a glimpse at some of our activities.

About This Opportunity

The Deputy Director, Technology, will oversee the operation of Centre research technologies and participate in executive leadership, as well as working with the Director of CAI to develop collaborative partnerships within UQ and with other institutional, national and international collaborators including the National Imaging Facility and the Queensland NMR Network. It is expected that the Deputy Director will continue to undertake quality research, while fostering national and international collaboration in research and infrastructure.

This position is located at our picturesque St Lucia campus (, renowned as one of Australia’s most attractive university campuses and located just 7km from Brisbane’s city centre. Bounded by the Brisbane River on three sides, and with outstanding public transport connections, our 114-hectare site provides a perfect work environment. You can enjoy the best of both worlds: a vibrant campus with the tradition of an established university.

Our Ideal Candidate

To be successful in this position, you will need to have extensive experience in managing imaging research facilities, preferably in an academic environment with evidence of outstanding contribution to research. The ability to build effective relationships and represent the Centre within University, national and international research communities is essential, as is the passion to maintain and build our industry reputation as a renowned imaging research facility.

We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage ( contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to

What We Can Offer

This is a full-time, fixed-term (five years) position at Academic level E. The salary will be negotiated with the successful candidate and include a superannuation contribution of 17%.

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities (, recreation leave loading, salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, cheap parking, development programs ( and many other benefits.

The University of Queensland has access to temporary accommodation close to campus, including family friendly options. This will be made available for the successful candidate and their family, should you need to relocate for the role.

For further information, please review The University of Queensland’s Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021 (

Our Selection Process

Please note that Panel Interviews have been scheduled for the week commencing 11 November 2019 at The University of Queensland’s St Lucia campus.

As part of the Selection Process, applicants shortlisted for interview may be required to present a seminar prior to their scheduled interview.

The University of Queensland is committed to ensuring all candidates are provided with the opportunity to attend the panel interviews, however, for those candidates who are unable to attend in person, video interview options will be available.


To discuss this role please contact Professor David Reutens, Director of Centre for Advanced Imaging on

Want to Apply?

To submit an application for this role, go to and use the Apply button. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter; Resume; Responses to the Selection Criteria.

Applications close: 21 October 2019

Job No: 508221

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