Postdoctoral Fellow

University of Melbourne
April 03, 2024
Offerd Salary:$114,645 - $136,136
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Contract Type:Fixed-term for 2 yea
Working Time:Full time
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Postdoctoral Fellow

Job no: 0061883 Location: Parkville Role type: Full-time; Fixed-term for 2 years Faculty: Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences School: Melbourne Dental School Salary: Level B – $114,645 - $136,136 p.a. plus 17% super

  • Conduct 3D imaging research in Orthodontics and Craniofacial morphology.
  • Opportunity to work with esteemed mentors, engage in cutting-edge research, and contribute to peer-reviewed publications.
  • Salary packaging, subsidised health and wellbeing services, fitness and cultural clubs, Myki discounts, and a 25% discount on graduate courses to our staff and their immediate families!
  • About the Role

    The Postdoctoral Fellow will lead 3D imaging research in Orthodontics and Craniofacial morphology at the Melbourne Dental School, working under the guidance of A/Prof. Paolo Cattaneo and Prof. Marie Cornelis. Key responsibilities include analysing orthodontic and craniofacial 3D datasets, conducting experiments ethically and accurately, contributing to publications, and mentoring students and staff.

    Your responsibilities will include:

  • Work with orthodontic and craniofacial 3D datasets and analyse data using appropriate 3D software and equipment.
  • Plan and carry out experiments focused on completion of research project aims.
  • Preparing reports, undertaking quantitative analysis and providing input into the interpretation of results.
  • Carry out experiments related to the project ethically, accurately and productively.
  • Who We Are Looking For The successful candidate will demonstrate a developing research track record in Orthodontics, with expertise in clinical Orthodontics and 3D imaging. They must possess strong collaborative, organisational, and communication skills, with a proactive approach to problem-solving. Desirable qualifications include clinical expertise in Orthodontics and evidence of Research Higher Degree supervision.

    You will also have:

  • A completed PhD in Orthodontics or related discipline.
  • Developing research track record and the potential to conduct high quality research in Orthodontics and to contribute efficiently to research teams under supervision.
  • Knowledge and experience in 3D imaging, dental digital workflow, orthodontic tooth movement, image and data collection, data analysis, data presentation.
  • For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.

    This role requires that the successful candidate must undergo and maintain an up-to-date Working with Children Check. This is essential to guarantee a secure environment for all individuals at the University. In the case the selected candidate doesn't have a valid Working with Children Check, they will be able to apply for the WWCC as part of the initial onboarding procedures.

    Please note: Visa sponsorship is available for this position.

    Your New Team – Melbourne Dental School The Melbourne Dental School has a strong tradition in dental research and an established international reputation in several research areas. Research in the School is an integral component of staff and student activities underpinning both the undergraduate and graduate curricula. The major research activities of the school are conducted via three divisions and four major research groups, which range translational biomedical science to clinical studies, pedagogical research. The Head of School joined the University of Melbourne in 2020 and is leading a program of change within the School focusing on strategic reviews of education, research and organisational structure, known as MDS'25.

    What We Offer You! In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information, check out our benefits page!

    About the University of Melbourne We're tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via our website and stay connected with our stories and people on LinkedIn.

    Be Yourself The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

    We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require reasonable adjustments, please contact Kim Groizard at [email protected], with an email containing your name and contact details for a confidential discussion. Please ensure your email is titled "Reasonable Adjustments Request".

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.

    For further information, including our 2023-2027 Indigenous strategy please visit -https: //

    Join Us! If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience
  • The responses against the Selection Criteria^ (found in the Position Description)
  • ^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to https://

    If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Brett Verity via email at [email protected], ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.

    If you have any particular questions regarding the job please follow the details listed on the Position Description.

    Advertised: 06 Mar 2024 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

    Applications close: 03 Apr 2024 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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