Image Analyst (Postdoctoral Fellow)

University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia

Kensington, Sydney, Australia

The Opportunity

You will be responsible for the implementation of algorithms and pipelines for diverse image processing tasks, including inter and intra-modal 3D image fusion, analysis of structural image features and the extraction of physiological and microstructural parameters, from micro-CT, PET and MRI datasets. In addition, co-registration of the multiple 2D/3D imaging techniques such as SEM, XRD, XRF, and fluorescence microscope into micro-CT data is also part of the scope.

The Image Analyst reports to the Prof. Klaus Regenauer-Lieb and has no direct reports.

  • Salary $76,570 – $126,386 + superannuation
  • Full time
  • Fixed-term contract – 1 year
  • Location: Kensington – Sydney, Australia

About UNSW

UNSW is currently implementing a ten-year strategy to 2025 and our ambition for the next decade is nothing less than to establish UNSW as Australia’s global university. This position is within the Faculty of Engineering

Selection Criteria

Level A

  • Degree or PhD in / Computer Science / Imaging Science / Physics / Mathematics / Material Science or equivalent with a solid background in image analysis, and co-registration of multiple imaging systems.
  • Experience with image processing algorithms and their application in the medical and minerals studies.
  • Knowledge of operational principles of various imaging modalities including micro-CT, MRI, PET, XRF, XRD, SEM and fluorescence microscope.
  • Knowledge and experience in data post-processing applicable to structural and molecular/tracer imaging modalities in micro-CT, MRI, PET, XRF, XRD, SEM and fluorescence microscope.
  • Experience in the implementation and use of advanced image processing software packages of interest to the MWAC and Tyree micro-CT laboratory users. This include both free software (such as TomoPy, MatPlotLib, SPM) and commercial software (such as Avizo, Amira).
  • Programming skills in scientific applications and scripting languages including python, matlab, octave and/or java, C/C++, and the ability to support the management and operation of scientific IT infrastructure and databases.
  • Capacity to work with, train and support others in image analysis methods
  • Able to work independently and collaboratively with others in a research environment
  • Able to innovate and multitask
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Able to interpret and present analytical results, and write scientific reports
  • Knowledge of health and safety responsibilities

Level B (in addition to Level A)

  • High level consultation and communication skills
  • Able to assume responsibility for project planning and delivery with minimal supervision.
  • High level analytical and problem-solving skills
  • A proven track record in research support and collaboration, delivering excellent outcomes while managing multiple projects and challenges.

Additional details about the specific responsibilities for this role can be found in the position description via the link, 

 Position Description – Image Analyst (Postdoctoral Fellow).pdf or via the advert on 

  • Within your application you should address the selection criteria which are listed within the position description. 

Please apply online. Applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed below. 


Penny Spencer


T: +61 2 9385 0708

Applications close: 11:50pm, Tuesday 21st January 2020

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