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Research Assistant - Electrical Engineer

Jobs on jobactive - Parkville, NSW

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Who Are We?

At MCRI we share a powerful vision; to re-imagine the future of child health. We are the home to many life-changing scientific discoveries. We believe that no question is too impossible to try and answer. We are renowned for our cutting edge focus on early interventions, improved diagnosis, prevention and development of potential cures. Our success is founded on a philosophy of collaboration through a multi-disciplinary approach to solving the toughest questions in child health.

The Opportunity

The Electrical Engineer will support the bioinformatics and programming activities of the Transcriptomics and Bioinformatics Group members and their collaborators. This role consists in developing novel virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) environments with high-fidelity haptic feedback, centered around the -omics datasets generated in the laboratory. The Electrical Engineer will design novel algorithms and new electronical devices that will assist around data integration and visualisation and participate in bioinformatics training activities.

Your Responsibilities Include But Are Not Limited To

  • Setting up novel virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) environments with high-fidelity haptic feedback
  • Liaises with IT and other Bioinformatics groups regarding infrastructure requirements
  • Bioinformatics training of group members and collaborators

You Demonstrate
  • Degree/Honours/Masters qualification in Electrical Engineering
  • Demonstrated experience in developing VR applications with high-fidelity haptic feedbacks
  • Demonstrated experience in developing electronical devices (physical modules, wireless remotes)
  • Proficiency in Unity API, C#, web-based programming (HTML, CSS, PHP and SQL), JavaScript, Markdown, and data visualisation tools
  • Demonstrated experience in Bioinformatics and basic knowledge of biology

On Offer
  • Salary Range $75,700 - $92,190 PA + super + MAXXIA salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program, Wellbeing & Learning & Development Programs
  • Full time two years

For a full list of responsibilities and the key selection criteria Download the Position Description.

In one document place your cover letter & resume.

Applications will only be considered when submitted via the MCRI website.

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Position Reference: 22714

Closing Date: Friday 5 March 5pm AEST

For questions not answered in the PD please contact Dr hieu.nim@mcri.edu.au

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