MonashHeart Research / PhD Fellow – with interest in cardiac CT research

MonashHeart is the premier centre for cardiac CT in Australia. It is a busy and rapidly expanding clinical unit which serves a population of 1.3 million people in South Eastern Melbourne and regional Victoria.

Operating with a dedicated 320 detector CT scanner for cardiac imaging, 4000 clinical cases are undertaken annually, making it the largest cardiac CT service in Australia.

The CT service at Monash is actively engaged in pioneering research in atherosclerotic plaque, epicardial fat and coronary physiology derived from cardiac CT. It has a track record of PhD completion with multiple high impact publications. MonashHeart has working relationships with industry partners such as HeartFlow Inc and Canon Medical Systems, as well as research collaborations with multiple university centres including with Imperial College London and Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

We are seeking a Research / PhD Fellow interested in undertaking a PhD through Monash University on CT derived fractional flow reserve, ethnic differences in coronary disease and high risk coronary plaque imaging. This would be expected to be a 3 year involvement and would include playing a substantial role in global multicentre trials and registries. The appointment will initially be funded on a part time basis, with support for application for post-graduate scholarships as well as limited clinical opportunities within the department.

Applicants must be eligible for appropriate registration with APHRA. For enquiries please email Ms Anna White (anna.white@monashhealth.org), personal assistant to Professor James Cameron, the Director of Monash Cardiovascular Research Centre, or further information is available from A/Prof Brian Ko at MonashHeart (brian.ko@monashhealth.org).