MRI Research Radiographer


MRI Research Radiographer

Heidelberg, Victoria

Position Title: MRI Research Radiographer (Medical Imaging) ( Austin Campus, Heidelberg)

Location: Florey, Austin Campus

About Us:
The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health is a medical research institute specialising in the brain and mind and is one of the world’s top 10 brain research centres. We employ exceptionally talented people who work to solve the greatest brain and mind challenges of our era. Our staff and students are the bedrock of our research and success, and we strive for excellence by fostering partnerships and empowering people. At the Florey our mission-driven culture enables our people to collaborate, thrive, learn, make ground breaking discoveries and advance humanity through brain and mind science.

About the Team:
The Florey MRI Facility is a dedicated team of research radiographers, who are responsible for the delivery of the advanced structural and functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) studies for research groups throughout Australia that improve our understanding of the normal developing brain, the ageing brain, and our knowledge of trauma and pathologies affecting the brain through the application of novel imaging methods.
With access to two 3T MRI scanners, the team offer specialised technical support to acquire MRI data for world-leading research studies, as well as aiding advances in MRI technology by supporting MRI sequence development and the development of novel image acquisition protocols to advance clinical neuroscience research.
The Facility operates from 9am – 5pm Monday – Friday

About the Opportunity:
An exciting opportunity is available to join a vibrant team of MRI Research Radiographers.
The successful candidate will be an integral part of this specialised team responsible for the daily operations within the facility including the acquisition of MRI research scans and quality assurance of facility equipment. Working in this facility provides a unique opportunity to actively engage in the advancement of novel imaging methods in clinical neuroscience.
This position is full-time ongoing and attracts an annual salary offer ranging from Grade 2 MIT $83,361.20 to Grade 3 MIT $96,205.20 commensurate with relevant years of experience and as per the Allied Health Professionals – Victorian Public Sector Enterprise Agreement.
The role requires being onsite at our Heidelberg facility Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, however a job share arrangement to cover these MRI operational hours would be considered.
The MRI Research Radiographer will report directly to the Chief Research Radiographer.
To find out more about this role, please view the Position Description.

About you:
The successful candidate will have:

  • BSc (or equivalent) in Diagnostic Radiography
  • Current AHPRA registration as Radiographer / Medical Imaging Technologist / Medical Radiation Practitioner
  • Level 1 ASMIRT accreditation or Post-Graduate MRI qualification with a minimum of 3 years radiographer/ medical imaging technologist experience
  • Knowledge of established and emerging MR imaging techniques and their application
  • Up-to-date knowledge of all aspects of MRI safety

Grade 3 applicants will also have:

  • MSc (or equivalent) in MRI
  • A minimum of 5 years post graduate experience as a Radiographer / Medical Imaging Technologist
  • Experience in the delivery of MRI Safety Education and experience in the collation of information required to aid MRI safety decisions and ensure
  • MRI safe practices

What we offer
Working at the Florey offers you the chance to work with a dedicated group of researchers within a culture that focuses on equity, diversity and collaboration. Other benefits include:

  • Generous salary packaging to maximise your benefits
  • Up to 17% superannuation
  • Wellbeing initiatives including flexible working opportunities and access to our employee assistance program

If you have any questions, please contact the Chief Research Radiographer, Dr. Shawna Farquharson: via email or phone 03 9035 7200, or email our Human Resources Team via
All final applicants for this position may be asked to provide evidence of COVID-19 vaccination or to consent to a criminal record check.

Job Ad Reference: FLOREY88

Application Details:

Vacancy Closing Date: “We will be implementing a quick recruitment process and encourage all suitable candidates to apply asap”